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William B. Lawrence

United Methodists ought to be meeting in the open, with very few exceptions, writes the Rev. William B. Lawrence. Read more

Perspectives 2 Comments

The Rev. William B. Lawrence, past president of the Judicial Council, shows how actions of the 2019 General Conference violated not only United Methodism's highest laws, but also its greatest theology of God's grace. Read more

Perspectives 4 Comments

The Rev. William B. Lawrence, past president of the Judicial Council, contends that the Commission on General Conference shouldn't have considered allegations of GC2019 voter fraud behind closed doors. Read more

General Conference 2019

The Judicial Council's most recent decision poses a greater threat to the future of United Methodism that may appear at first, writes the Rev. William B. Lawrence, former president of the UMC's "high court." Read more

Finance and Administration 2 Comments

Bishops and church legal experts express dismay and confusion over the rationale behind dismissing church charges against U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a United Methodist layman. Read more

Finance and Administration 1 Comments

Two eminent United Methodist jurists warn that the church is facing a constitutional crisis as its leadership has violated church law in the Way Forward process and other events. Read more

Perspectives 5 Comments

Using the Christian sense of "requiem" as both death and resurrection, the Rev. Dr. William B. Lawrence lays out hope and options for The United Methodist Church in its unity struggle. Read more

A Way Forward

Evangelical

Photo illustration by Mike DuBose, UMNS

People with widely varying theological viewpoints claim to be "evangelical," writes Heather Hahn of United Methodist News Service. Just don't call them fundamentalist. Read more

Practicing Faith 1 Comments