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Posts by Vicki Brown

The Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota, UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Commentary: Mission of the church as our Way Forward

Mission should be the driving force as the church moves toward the special called 2019 General Conference. Read More

Courtesy photo of The Rev. Cathy Hall Stengel.

#MeToo and The United Methodist Church

As other professions grapple with realities of sexual harassment and misconduct, a clergywoman explains how these problems have affected The United Methodist Church. Read More

Courtesy photo of The Rev. Darryl W. Stephens, United Methodist Communications.

Commentary: Christian ethics in volatile times

What should a United Methodist do when there is a conflict between church law and moral conscience? The Rev. Darryl W. Stephens looks at past answers to that question. Read More

Photo of the Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota by Mike DuBose, United Methodist News Service.

Commentary: Can our ‘way forward’ be reconciliation?

African clergyman says the “way forward” for The United Methodist Church involves reconciliation. Read More

Communion or correctness?

BURKE, Va. — Why did Jesus have to die? Was it because God needed to impute perfection to imperfect people or foster reconciliation between irreconcilable people? To the Rev. Morgan Guyton, ... Read More

Nov. 1: Response in middle of disaster; prayer, flood buckets order of day

“As the East Coast prepared for Hurricane Sandy, business was as usual at Drew Theological School,” wrote Ivelisse G. Castellano, a second-year Master of Divinity student and a Latino/Latina... Read More