By Melody Aberin and Rev. Stephen Lee
By Rev. Dr. Kari Tolppanen
By Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey
We call upon United Methodist congregations and individuals everywhere to lay down your arms against queer and trans people.
By M Barclay
The Clergy Session of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The UMC did not accept the recommendation of the BOOM to vote T.C. Morrow into provisional membership as a deacon.
What can Christianity learn from the queer experience? A lot, according to Rev. Liz Edman
By Julie Hilliard Wood
By Dr. Dorothee Benz
By Katie Sorey
By Joe Openshaw
The resulting pain was described as an aid to helping me cope with emotions/thoughts/feelings. Essentially, to remind myself that a life of homosexuality was a life full of pain and suffering and that I had a choice in the matter.
What the Discipline does is more sinister than exclusion; it is coercion and oppression. It has no way of knowing who is queer until we voluntarily identify ourselves.
So embrace your inner monster, during the Halloween season and the rest of the year.
I ask you, which is lawful in The United Methodist Church: to do good or to do evil, to save a life or to destroy it?
A statement from RMN’s executive director, Matt Berryman
At CLASP, our major aim is to assist LGBT asylum seekers while they await the long and complicated process of applying for asylum here in the USA.
God calls me to be a voice of justice, to stand up and be loud for God’s love.
Allow me to shine a light on three key issues
I realized that neither God nor my call has changed. It is I that has changed.
We cannot be a church that contributes to anyone feeling they are not accepted by their Creator.
For that cause I choose to error on the side of love and compassion.
This church has stood steadfastly by me during my most turbulent times.