Celebrate Schism!

The polarized assumptions are that we have one of two choices: either look back to what Jesus and John Wesley said at the start and return to our foundation or to see where the winds of the Holy Spirit are blowing in the current contexts, where our foundational principles outweigh historical limitations. There is a better way.… Read More Celebrate Schism!

General Conference 2016: In this corner..

It’s a big deal. The General Conference is both an executive body and an event. That makes the term contextually important. The 2016GC  will be held in Portland, Oregon, May 10-20, 2016. Every four years the official decision and policy-making body of the United Methodist Church gathers delegates that represent the global denomination to worship,… Read More General Conference 2016: In this corner..

Annual Conference: Finding Christ in the Crossed Wires

With all the bandwidth flying through the air between smartphones, texts, voting devices, streaming signals and human conversation one would think that communication would be better and clearer. If we could see the waves of data, signal and movement moving around us we might better see the entanglement as we gather in the name of… Read More Annual Conference: Finding Christ in the Crossed Wires