Tag: Global Legislative Assembly

The Antidote to Anger

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair In my last reflection, I spoke about the anger orthodox Methodists sometimes feel when we consider how the authority of Scripture, a traditional feature of the movement, is suddenly being downgraded by leaders in the United Methodist Church….

Orthodox Anger

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair As I continue to reflect on the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Global Legislative Assembly, I feel the need to address the issue of anger. We don’t usually like to admit we’re angry, but it’s a common-enough emotion where there…

Loosing and Binding

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair In a lot of ways, we as a group simply are rolling toward February. Our long-term mission is unclear until we see the results of the called United Methodist Church General Conference in St. Louis. Over the next…

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,…

Prayers and Possibilities

Your Holston WCA delegates to the Wesleyan Covenant Association Global Legislative Assembly seek your prayers Friday. Jeff Weiss is your lay delegate, and Chuck Griffin is your clergy delegate. (With Holston WCA board approval, Chuck is filling in for Rowland Buck, who is unable…