One of the most beautiful descriptions of love in the Christian traditions can be found in I Corinthians 13. But it can be said that the whole of Jesus’s earthly ministry is a testament to love itself. Love is the essence of God. It is the foundatio...

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Our New Bishops As we welcome the 15 newly elected bishops of The United Methodist Church, we note that seven are women, six are African American, and one is Latino. This cohort represents a 47% ethnic diversity within this group. Building church leadersh...

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The Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church convened to advance the formation of The Commission on a Way Forward to lead on matters of human sexuality and the church’s response and doctrine. Last week, the Executive ...

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