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What is Wrong With the Church? (Psalm 51)

4/30/2018 — With some regularity, I receive communications—letters, links to blogs, statements—about what is wrong with the church. +The church is either not conservative or not liberal enough. If the church were more like the Republican Party or Democratic Party, God would be pleased with us. +Or the church has somehow not met a need for us—the music, the youth program, the preschool, the ordination process, the assignment of a ...

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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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