Monthly Archives: April 2019

Doing Harm in the United Methodist Church

Anytime I hear traditionalists say that everyone in the United Methodist Church is being harmed by our divisions over the acceptance and affirmation of persons who are LGBTQIA+, I have to ask: How many United Methodists have been bullied for … Continue reading

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Who Will Save Us?

Corporations are not going to save us. Politicians are not going to save us. Judges are not going to save us. Philanthropists are not going to save us. Preachers are not going to save us. Scientists are not going to … Continue reading

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Clinging to Centrism: Broad Center Bell Curves, Incompatibilism, and Compatibilism

Image from Adam Hamilton’s “An Update on the Denomination,” March 29, 2019 The language of “centrist” United Methodists like Adam Hamilton that focuses on whether we are “incompatibilists” or “compatibilists,” in addition to being a nightmare to type with autocorrect … Continue reading

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