A couple of devotions this week on Methodist Life ultimately addressed theologically conservative Methodist leaders positioned to make a difference in our current Holston Conference environment, as well as the people beholden to them. Links to those devotions are below. Keep your eyes and… Continue Reading “For Such a Time as This”
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Most departing churches do not know right now whether they will be required to eat a mouse or an elephant to get out of the UMC.
By Chuck Griffin LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C.—Many of us are here at the Holston Annual Conference, of course, “we” being clergy and lay members of the Wesleyan Covenant Association. From a traditional Methodist perspective, there’s probably not a lot that can be accomplished here. That’s… Continue Reading “At the AC”
By Chuck Griffin, Holston WCA President The United Methodist Church’s Judicial Council has ruled whether an annual conference can vote to withdraw from the UMC and move to the GMC. In short, the answer is no—not without the General Conference first meeting and passing… Continue Reading “Judicial Council Rules ‘No’”