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By Chuck Griffin Change is scary for a lot of people. Change creates incredible opportunities, however. I’m trying to keep that second principle in mind as the United Methodist Church moves toward General Conference 2019. It seems there are four basic possible outcomes: Dissolution….

Aug. 25 Plans

Our first formal gathering of the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Holston chapter is still on for Saturday, Aug. 25, in Kingsport. Both the Rev. Keith Boyette, president of the WCA, and the Rev. Walter Fenton, the WCA’s vice president for strategic engagement, will be present…

News Regarding GC2019 Plans

This is from United Methodist News Service … Plans Prayerfully Pondered by United Methodists This is a statement from the Council of Bishops, with links to the three basic plans going to the called General Conference in 2019… Way Forward Report Released in All…

What Faithfulness Looks Like Now

Originally posted on Encouraging Words:
Well, there’s a war brewing within the United Methodist Church. It doesn’t look like we’re going to “move forward” without coming apart. The denomination has been trying to hold together for over forty years now. The issues are not…

Really?

  By Chuck Griffin From a United Methodist News story on the Uniting Methodists’ strategy meeting in Charlotte, N.C.: Dave Nuckols, Minnesota Conference lay leader, Connectional Table treasurer and a Commission on the Way Forward member, told the group that strong U.S. support for…