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An Integrity of Faith and a Clarity of Witness: Can the U.S. Church Rediscover its Voice and Honor its Lord?*

8/20/2018 — The summer has been a long one for the church, a parched wilderness in which we have experienced not showers of blessings but the relentless heat and light shining upon our sins and failures. +In our United Methodist Church, we continue the slow journey toward a special called General Conference to discern and debate our impasse over understandings of human sexuality in the church. This impasse creates anxiety about the ...

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The Disintegration of the Church, A Meditation on Ash Wednesday, 2014

"God Hath Bid All Humankind":  Generous Orthodoxy and our Mission with Gays and Lesbians
in the  United Methodist Church  July 26, 2013

Sanford, the peace of Christ and our birthright gift  July 15, 2013

Newtown, the shadow of death and the path of peace  Dec. 18, 2012


Bishop/Cabinet Statement on Orlando Shooting

Bishop's Letter on Hospitality and the Refugee Crisis

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