“For Africa to have more delegates to the General Conference is something we have to celebrate,” said Mr. Muyombo, president of Kamina Methodist University in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “To me, it’s a matter of celebration that we are indeed a global family and that the church has done well in terms of mission.”
Mission and Ministry
Commentary: There is danger when there is gender imbalance
The role of all men and all women within The United Methodist Church is to be disciples who make more disciples, writes Gilbert C. Hanke of United Methodist Men.
Commentary: A simple majority is a foundation of sand
A simple majority vote at General Conference provides an unstable basis for denominational unity.
Ask The UMC: Does Christmas have roots in pagan beliefs?
A look at the long history of celebrating Christmas on December 25 and how the early church arrived at that date.