Pastoring in partisan times

Four church leaders share how preachers can keep worship holy in today’s highly polarized times.

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Human sexuality … it’s a journey

A Reserve Delegate describes a significant conversation that took place in the “Peanut Gallery” and offers a prayer of hope.

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POTUS in Flint

President Obama tells Flint residents: ‘I’ve got your back.’ 

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Sexuality debate spans four decades

Since 1972 General Conferences have been voting on legislation regarding human sexuality. Here’s a 44-year timeline.

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Keeping quiet, feeling alone

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One seemingly “upbeat person” talks about the day the fog of depression began to lift.

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Retired bishop again officiates same-gender nuptials

Retired Bishop Melvin G. Talbert co-officiated at the April 23 wedding of two men at First UMC, Charlotte, NC.

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Debating Sexuality

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By Heather Hahn April 15, 2015 | UMNS

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Baptism is thicker than water

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Rev. Dan Dick, Assistant to the Bishop of the Wisconsin Area, reflects on division and unity within The United Methodist Church.

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Making Peace April 16,2016

Keep Making Peace agenda, Saturday, April 16, 2016, includes focus on Water Justice for Flint.

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‘Missioning with fear’ in Brussels

A United Methodist missionary from Liberia, Nicodemus Doe, and others report from the scene of terror in Brussels.

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