Category: Organizing

A Sort-of-Short Report

As one of your delegates to the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s first Global Legislative Assembly, I want to offer you an update on today’s event. I’ll begin by saying there was worship, of course. As many of you have experienced while attending other WCA events,… Continue Reading “A Sort-of-Short Report”

A Word from the Holston Foundation

The Holston Foundation has helped Methodists prudently invest money for the benefit of the kingdom since 1981. The organization’s executive director has released a statement assuring churches and individuals that General Conference 2019 will not negatively affect the group’s ability to serve current or… Continue Reading “A Word from the Holston Foundation”

Okay, So Now What?

By Rowland S. Buck Chair, Holston WCA On Saturday, Aug. 25, 160 people from all over the Holston Annual Conference convened to organize the Holston Wesleyan Covenant Association. As we sang our opening hymn, “Victory in Jesus,” I was encouraged, not just by the… Continue Reading “Okay, So Now What?”

Wish List

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.… Continue Reading “Wish List”

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… Continue Reading “Why I Joined”