Those supporting the Traditional Plan say the vote was the best way forward, but it’s not a time for celebration.
The Rev. Benton Heisler looks back on his childhood relationship with Aunt Peggy. She nurtured in him a love of scripture and a desire to share God’s grace with others.
Eugene Peterson died October 22. He devoted his life to writing that helped millions encounter Scripture as the living word of God.
For the past 500 years lay persons have been encouraged to search the scripture for guidance and hope.
Plenty of United Methodists claim the name evangelical but with different emphases.