Church Leadership

Evangelism
DeAmon Harges delivers a Ted Talk in 2017. Harges, a member of Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, is one of five winners of the inaugural Tom Locke Innovative Leader Award from the Wesleyan Investive. He is a community organizer who has consulted in South Africa, Canada and Central America. Photo by WildStyle DaProducer.

Looking to neighbors to fix neighborhoods

An organizer who believes residents are the most important key to improving in-danger neighborhoods has won a Tom Locke Innovative Leader Award. DeAmon Harges works to improve northwest Indianapolis and consults all over the world.
Social Concerns
The Rev. Jason Stubblefield. Photo courtesy of the author.

United Methodism's crisis of authority

United Methodists need the stability of established doctrine and the means to uphold it. Emulating the Catholic Church’s magisterium could serve that purpose.
Local Church
The Rev. Dr. Heesung Hwang. Photo courtesy of the author.

Korean churches must nurture younger generations

It is crucial for Korean churches to create a safe space for young Korean Americans to develop their faith and their identity, writes seminary professor.
Bishops
Korean American United Methodists and others stage a demonstration outside the California-Pacific Conference office in Pasadena, Calif., on May 21. The group was protesting Bishop Grant Hagiya’s decision to move three Korean American pastors from the churches they’ve been serving. Photo by Ted Smith III.

Protests mount against Cal-Pac bishop

Bishop Grant Hagiya’s decision to move three Korean American pastors gets pushback in vari-ous forms, including demonstrations.

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