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.”
Church launches campaign against early childhood marriages
The United Methodist Church’s Ministry with Women, Children and Youth in Zimbabwe recently embarked on a 15-day outreach campaign against violence and childhood marriages.
Commentary: Evaluating the GC2019 organizational plan
A reserve lay delegate praises some of the organizational plan for the special General Conference 2019, but raises concerns about other points, including selection of committee officers.