Rejecting the denomination’s stance on gay rights and same-sex marriage were important issues for at least 15 annual conferences.
Commentary: Threat of schism hangs over jubilee of church
The constitution of The United Methodist Church faces a critical test, the Rev. William B. Lawrence and Sally Curtis AsKew write in an essay about the crisis facing the denomination.
Commentary: Addiction, Mother’s Day and God’s grace
Children are born, grow up and then have babies of their own — one grandmother reflects on blessings for Mother’s Day.