Methodist Retreat, British & American

Apr 2, 2024 by

By Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism. The New Statesman, a progressive British magazine, posted a fascinating lament about the closure of a venerable British Methodist church where the author had been shaped spiritually, intellectually,...

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Don’t use ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ to avoid offence, says Methodist guidance

Jan 10, 2024 by

by Colin Hart, Coalition for Marriage: The Methodist Church has come under fire after telling its ministers they should sometimes avoid using the terms “husband” and “wife” because they convey an assumption that is not “the reality for...

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Methodist Church issues guidance discouraging use of terms ‘husband’ and ‘wife’

Jan 1, 2024 by

By Jon Brown, Christian Post. The Methodist Church in Great Britain released an “Inclusive Language Guide” this month advising Methodists to avoid using gendered terms such as “husband” and “wife”...

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Learning From the UMC’s Mistakes

Apr 25, 2023 by

by John Lomperis, First Things: As the United Methodist Church goes through an increasingly bitter, slow-motion divorce, with theologically orthodox members forming the new Global Methodist Church, it offers an important cautionary tale...

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United Methodist LGBTQ Re-Education

Dec 16, 2022 by

by John Lomperis, Juicy Ecumenism: As our denomination splits, propagandists for the increasingly liberal post-separation UMC (psUMC) have lately been claiming that the psUMC will still have “a place” for non-liberals. But what sort of...

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There Go the Churches

Dec 3, 2022 by

by Mark Tooley, World: The floodgates are opening, and congregations are leaving the United Methodist Church. Just days ago, 487 United Methodist churches were approved for disaffiliation from the denomination, bringing the total of...

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