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A Firm Foundation

  • September 28th, 2017
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  • Julie Allen

HOPE AND VISION FOR A NEW METHODIST FUTURE The Wesleyan Covenant Association announces the release of a new resource, “A Firm Foundation,” on October 14! Until about 40 years ago, most Methodist knew what it meant to be a Methodist. Today, there are so many competing visions of what it means to be a Methodist […]

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There’s Much to Pray About So Our Prayers Abound

  • September 15th, 2017
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More than one person has observed that adversity brings out the best in us and frequently produces a sense of community that was unanticipated. Plenty has occurred in recent weeks to put this observation to the test. The Wesleyan Covenant Association continues to intercede for our neighbors experiencing natural disasters and for our church, The […]

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All Hands on Deck

What’s your highest priority? Often, that which grabs our attention is the urgent – not the important. The truly important must command our very best. Imagine the scene. Jesus has traveled from town to town. He has taught in the synagogues. His consistent message has been to announce the Good News about the Kingdom. He […]

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Rescue the Perishing

Jesus was explicit.  “The Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.”  Luke 19:10 (NLT).  In God’s great wisdom, those who were perishing would be rescued through a relationship with God’s Son – Jesus.  No one was exempt from the necessity of a rescuer.  Rescue was available to all, but each […]

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Preparing a Plan for the Future

The Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) believes that United Methodism will look very different from how it looks today after the 2019 special General Conference. The mandate given to the Bishops’ Commission on a Way Forward is very expansive and offers the opportunity for major structural changes within the denomination. What will be the place of […]

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Creating a Unified Response

We are in a time of great uncertainty in The United Methodist Church. Persistent and escalating disobedience to the order and discipline of our church has created anarchy. The 2016 General Conference entrusted the Bishops’ Commission on a Way Forward for the Church with the task of arriving at a recommended way to break the […]

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Committed to Christ and the Scriptures

What is the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) all about? In a time of theological conflict and uncertain future, the WCA issues a clarion call to Christ-centered, biblically based ministry. Noted 19th century British preacher Charles Spurgeon could have been speaking about our time when he wrote: “Unity without truth seems hazardous. Our Lord’s prayer [for […]

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Our Hope for the Way Forward

One of the purposes of the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) is to create a unified response to the work of the Bishops’ Commission on a Way Forward that would maintain traditional, orthodox United Methodist beliefs.  The Chicago Statement was an initial step in fulfilling this purpose. On May 1, 2017, the Bishops’ Commission invited the […]

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Marriage and the Means of Grace

Carolyn Moore Carolyn Moore is an elder in the United Methodist Church who has served Jesus alongside the good people of Mosaic Church in Evans, Georgia for fourteen years. She currently serves as the vice-chair of the WCA Council. I’ve been married for thirty years to a man I absolutely adore. When my husband and […]

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Back to the Basics: Love, Sin, Salvation, and the #NextMethodism

By Dr. David Watson Dr. David Watson, Dean of Academics at United Theological Seminary and Wesleyan Covenant Association Council member pens this helpful piece bringing us back to the basics of our Wesleyan tradition. This is part of the Next Methodism! A few good posts have popped up about the “Next Methodism” and what that […]