The Rising Global Middle Class: How Will It Affect The United Methodist Church?

United Methodists are part of a new middle class emerging in Africa and other parts of the world. Larry Hollon looks at this trend, how it affected General Conference and what it means for the future of the church. http://www.larryhollon.com/blog/2012/05/11/the-rising-global-middle-class-how-will-it-affect-the-united-methodist-church/

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