“The Holy Spirit may have brought us together to be in conversation”

Jorge Lockward (New York, USA, lay) believes that “the Holy Spirit may have brought us together to be in conversation.”  Through the painful experience of the morning discussion about the Church’s stance on homosexuality a “conversation happened that many might not chosen to have, and to have together.”

“I do not approve of what happened, but I praise God for what God will be doing with it.”

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The Rev. William B. Lawrence.  Photo by H. Jackson/Southern Methodist University.

Possible steps after General Conference delay

A global pandemic has postponed General Conference, but the former Judicial Council president argues there is still work that cannot wait a year.
The Rev. Michael Kurtz. Photo by Robert Louis Kelsey, courtesy of the Western North Carolina Conference.

Loss always comes with separation, divorce

North Carolina pastor prays that separating parties in The United Methodist Church can find renewal and peace in division.
The Rev. Jay Williams. Photo by Robert Louis Kelsey.

Seeking future liberation from past oppression

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