Adam Hamilton suggests that incompatibility language in the life of the church “doesn’t serve us well.” He thinks that inclusiveness in the church is viewed differently by different generations. “This is the issue for many young adults…if we’re not careful our failure to recognize the difference of opinion in the church is eventually going to leave many in the next generation looking for another church somewhere else.”
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Scripture key to first draft of WCA discipline
The first glimpse of how a new Methodist denomination might look is available in the initial draft of a Book of Doctrines and Discipline released by the Wesleyan Covenant Association.
Gathering dreams of inclusive future
Members of the Fresh United Methodism Summit worked through hundreds of ideas in effort to dream of a new form of Methodism for Western Jurisdiction.
Group of bishops calling for ‘deeper conversations’
Eight active and retired United Methodist bishops released a statement calling for the church to be open to new expressions of Methodist witness.