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.
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List of GC2019 petitions under court review
Downloadable PDF lists approved changes to the Book of Discipline that will be reviewed by the Judicial Council in April.
Opinion: ‘What’s next for our United Methodist Church?’
With a little more than a year before the regular General Conference 2020, retired Bishop Michael J. Coyner looks at what The United Methodist Church might consider for the future.
Traditional Plan advances as One Church, Simple plans fail
General Conference 2019 delegates moved the Traditional Plan forward to plenary, not the One Church Plan or the Simple.