By Chuck Griffin Chair, Holston WCA First of Three Parts. A split in our denomination is a near certainty. I know, I know, it’s hard to get our heads around this idea—so many have so much invested in the existence of the United Methodist… Continue Reading “Toward Mutual Care, Pt. 1”
By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair Something happened at General Conference 2019 that we have not fully contemplated. In passing the Traditional Plan, we opened ourselves to renewed ministry with gays, lesbians and other people struggling with sexual and gender identity issues. Now wait… Continue Reading “Revoicing Our Outreach”
This video from the Rev. Rob Renfroe summarizes what happened at General Conference 2019. Let’s be sure to lift up prayers of thanks for those who worked so hard these last few days on our behalf in St. Louis.
By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair I know many of us have long been in prayer regarding what is about to transpire in St. Louis at the Special General Conference, and for the people who will gather there to make a decision. Let’s very… Continue Reading “Pray Forward”
By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair Oh, the anxiety. Oh, the chatter! I say that in my Holston Wesleyan Covenant Association role, as a person who gets phone calls and e-mails from worried Methodists. I say that as pastor of a church. As February… Continue Reading “Peace Be with You”