Wednesday, August 4
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Tag: discipleship

The Cure for the Church

Christianity, Church, Religion, United Methodist Church
I have heard all kinds of frustration within the blogosphere, twitter, and Facebook expressed at the United Methodist Church. It began during General Conference. There, nothing of consequence seemed to happen except further division. The angst, of course, was around human sexuality and the church's stance. No matter what side you were on, you were not happy. Oh, there was one thing of major import for clergy. Guaranteed appointment was eliminated. This shook the core of some of our clergy as they felt betrayed by the body they have spent their lives serving. Remember, if clergy is ineffective, we CAN remove them and will be able to remove them. So what was that vote really about? It doesn't matter what it was about since the decision was struck down by the judicial council. The one ma...