Who decides what is misinformation in a church? How can such judgments be made in a disinterested manner under conditions in which assets and budgets are at stake and trust is low among different parties?
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While I’m sure there will be another wave of disaffiliating congregations in 2023, I think we can safely say this will be the largest wave of congregations making their way out of the denomination.
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Firebrand Rewind highlights outstanding previously published articles. Originally published June 1, 2020 Recently, it was announced that the Wesley One Volume Commentary has been published (edited by Ken Collins and Rob Wall; Abingdon, 2020).
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When I taught confirmation classes at our church, I looked upon a room of eager (or not-so-eager) middle schoolers with their parents and said, “I care a lot less about whether you become a member of this church than that you become a follower of Jesus Christ.
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What is “Christian Nationalism” and how should Methodists think about it? Arkansas United Methodist Bishop Gary Mueller recently commented to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette about United Methodism’s split: “There are parts of the church in which traditional Trinitarian thinking is beginning to
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With the recent announcement of the official launch of the Global Methodist Church (GMC), a new Methodist denomination, United Methodist Churches and annual conferences will, in the months ahead, discuss what this means for them. Some churches will choose to leave the UMC.
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God loves all people by loving a particular people. The movement called “Black Lives Matter” has been a source of controversy among Christians. The affirmation that black lives matter should not be.
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Earlier this month I attended my 20th college reunion at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. Despite the fact that my parents and most of my family now live in Idaho, I hadn’t made it to any of my previous reunions at the university.
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