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A Fresh Start Built on the Scriptures and the Creeds

“We are unapologetically intending a fresh start for the people called Methodist across the world,” said Dr. Billy Abraham at “Transformed! the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Fourth Global Gathering” at Asbury United Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday, November 9, 2019.  “This is not simply a parochial North American matter. We are a global church […]

We Have Got to Up Our Game

“As Christians, the question is not whether we should or should not be a theologian,” said Oklahoma laywoman Cara Nicklas at “Transformed! the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Fourth Global Gathering” at Asbury United Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday, November 9, 2019. “If a broad definition of the word theologian is one who seeks to […]

Dedicated, Faithful, and Honorable Leaders

By Walter Fenton There is no hiding the fact that many United Methodists are disappointed in many of the U.S. bishops who have led the church since its inception in 1968. These bishops have presided over a denomination in the U.S. where church membership has gone from over 11 million to now fewer than 7 […]

Now Thank We All Our God

By Keith Boyette In the seventeenth century, Martin Rinkart wrote the words of an amazing hymn of thanksgiving, “Now Thank We All Our God.” Rinkart knew the adversity of having lived through the Thirty Years’ War and a plague that decimated his home city. Rinkart is reported to have conducted 4,000 funerals in one year, […]

Empowering Laity for a New Methodist Movement

By Walter Fenton In order to be a healthy and vibrant branch of the church universal, a new Methodist movement must equip and empower laity for ministry and service. This is a truism for any church, but we sense it will be critical in an era of increased secularization in some cultural settings and encounters […]

Deploying Faithful, Energetic, and Effective Clergy

By Keith Boyette Local churches need faithful, creative, and energetic pastors to partner with them in worshiping God, growing as disciples of Jesus Christ, and being passionate and diligent in the mission field God has given them. Clergy have a significant impact on the effectiveness and fruitfulness of local churches, so how they are deployed […]

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