Category: Theology

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”

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.… Continue Reading “Don’t Forget Africa”

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,… Continue Reading “Is Orthodoxy Optional?”

A Word from Dr. Tennent

We want to encourage everyone to take time to read Dr. Timothy Tennent’s “Seven Reasons Why the ‘One Church’ Plan Should Be Rejected.” Dr. Tennent is president of Asbury Theological Seminary.