Oh, The Morality!

I’m often told that unity is the centerpiece around which the United Methodist Church will live or die. We must be united or else there is no “United” in the Methodist Church. I agree but not in the way you might think. I view unity much in the same way that the apostles Peter andContinue reading “Oh, The Morality!”

Pondering Principles: Science and Technology

After what seems like forever, I am back at these Social Principles. Today, we are on Science and Technology. You can read it here. A few lines did stick out to me. Let’s get started. Here is the text: “We recognize science as a legitimate interpretation of God’s natural world. We affirm the validity ofContinue reading “Pondering Principles: Science and Technology”

Everybody. Period

Below is a letter I wrote to my congregation regarding GC2019, the Judicial Council declaration and where we go from here. Hello, Church, A LOT has happened in the global United Methodist Church since our last newsletter. Specifically, the Special Session of General Conference met in February to determine the official UMC position on theContinue reading “Everybody. Period”