The Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue, Jr., considers the possible schism in the denomination and concludes the best outcome is, “holding on to the hand of Jesus Christ.”
Will the denomination act toward schism or splinter? The author says it’s still too soon to tell what might happen. He urges careful consideration of consequences.
What does John Wesley teach United Methodists today on how to live and serve with fellow Methodists with varying opinions? The Rev. Steven W. Manskar, talks about “Christian perfection.”
“There are numerous, intended or unintended, consequences of any kind of schism or splinter of The United Methodist Church,” says Rev. John Harnish.
A self-professed “Wesleyan nerd” analyzes the consequences of a break up of The UMC.
This pastor believes that the UMC should strive for authenticity within its diversity.
Wesleyan scholars say that when it comes to Methodism’s founder, the subject of unity gets complicated.