“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.”
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Commentary: Keep the main thing the main thing
Citing the church stance on homosexuality as a mostly U.S. concern, the Rev. Edgar De Jesus writes that Filipino United Methodists are more focused on how to make the Gospel relevant.
Commentary: Grateful for gifts of LGBTQ in church
The Rev. Molly Vetter says that throughout her life, she has been blessed by the gifts of mentors and colleagues in ministry who are LGBTQ.