Commentary: Should be hard to leave denomination
A church leadership scholar argues making it too easy for churches leaving the denomination removes the impetus to stay with the struggle and undermines the historical goal of unity among Christians.
Alabama bishop met race challenge
New book describes how Bishop W. Kenneth Goodson led the way on integration of the state’s Methodist conferences.
Witnesses recall birth of The United Methodist Church
They were in Dallas, 50 years ago, as a new denomination formed from the Methodist Church and Evangelical United Brethren Church.