The current social and political climate in America is increasingly polarized. Our culture one that is quick to differentiate between “us” and “them” however we may define those terms. There is a hesitancy, in most cases an outright refusal, to see where the other side may be right. In 2020 I believe that Republicans stillContinue reading “Eyes to See and Ears to Hear”
As anyone who follows the goings-on of the UMC no doubt knows by now a bipartisan group of negotiators representing various advocacy groups across the theological spectrum met with renowned negotiator Kenneth Feinberg to determine if a solution to our great impasse could be reached. Through a series of difficult meetings and tough compromises theContinue reading “Towards a Better Canaan”
A young clergy perspective on the separation protocol I’m not exactly what you would call a “cradle Methodist.” I grew up in and out of church and by the time I was preparing to leave home for college I wasn’t sure church was for me. All of that changed at a United Methodist college inContinue reading “Ad Meliora”
Just a brief post to welcome you to 412 Methodist! I started 412 because I am absolutely committed to the belief that the church needs young voices speaking into our common life. I hope that 412 will be a valuable resource for the church and provide unique insights into our past, present, and future. LookingContinue reading “A Fresh New Blog”
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