Some will stand on the floor of General Conference and say that the church is in bad shape and is doomed. While I believe we must be the architects of a new church and improve on the things that are challenging us, today I had the privilege of telling my church how good it is through the wonderful things God has empowered us to do.
–Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton
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Commentary: Grateful for gifts of LGBTQ in church
The Rev. Molly Vetter says that throughout her life, she has been blessed by the gifts of mentors and colleagues in ministry who are LGBTQ.
Communication at forefront of GC2019
Story of 'critical moment' for The United Methodist Church will be shared by a range of communicators, using everything from print to podcasts.
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A retired clergyman reflects on what lessons the slavery debate at the 1840 and 1844 General Conferences might offer for the legislative assembly in St. Louis.