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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…

Why I Joined

By Rowland S. Buck I have been a United Methodist my whole life. My great-great-great grandfather was a Methodist preacher. My father was a Methodist preacher. I have been born and raised in the Methodist Church. So, the schism we experience now, the divide…

Don’t Forget Africa

By Buford “Boo” Hankins Coming away from the 2018 Holston Annual Conference, I was hoping to have had an opportunity for the conference as a whole to give its reaction to the Council of Bishops’ proposal to the special General Conference in February 2019….

Is Orthodoxy Optional?

By Rowland S. Buck Do United Methodists believe that orthodoxy is optional? Is it a core value of ours, in spite of our clearly defined doctrinal standards, that it is okay to believe whatever you want or need to believe about the Bible, God,…