As Tinker said repeatedly, repentance isn’t easy. Repentance calls us to cast aside our myths of moral superiority, and honestly confront the ways that we have fallen short in our relationships with others. It forces us to take our heroes off their pedestals and recognize that they were broken men who often did horrible things in the name of God. The lie of manifest destiny – the false theology perpetuated by the church – provided the cover to avoid Christ’s call of love, and to engage in acts of hate.
5 reasons millennials like United Methodism
Millennials are seeking intergenerational and welcoming communities of faith, writes Andrew Ponder Williams.
Filipino bishops call for unity
In a pastoral letter, the bishops urged United Methodists in the Philippines to continue in holy conversation and prayer leading up to the 2019 General Conference.