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Commentary: Wesleyan Covenant meeting overlooked important issues

One observer of Wesleyan Covenant Association’s inaugural event excited by call for a church revival, but feels certain concerns must be resolved. Read More

Steven W. Manskar is the director of Wesleyan Leadership at Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church. Photo courtesy of Discipleship Ministries.

Commentary: Wesley’s views on holding right opinions

John Wesley was certainly a fan of orthodoxy, but believed the goal of religion was to love God with all your heart and to love your neighbor as yourself. Read More

This Nativity is part of the collection in the Nativity Museum maintained by First United Methodist Church in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Photo by Kathryn Price.

An inconvenient Christmas

The truth is, Christmas, the real Christmas, has never been convenient. Jesus' birth was inconvenient. Read More

Courtesy photo: The Rev. Christopher P. Momany

Commentary: Taking our theology seriously

In an age of division, it’s important to remember that Wesley’s movement embodied a diversity of identities united by a God who died for all. Read More

The Rev. Junius Dotson.

After divisive election, pastors can help heal

United Methodism is a big tent filled with Republicans, Democrats, conservatives and progressives, often within the same local church. Read More