The Fifty-Year Fight over Scripture & Sexuality in the #UMC (April 1972-April 2022)

by Chris Ritter Born in 1968, our fledging denomination considered its first articulation of Social Principles at the 1972 General Conference in Atlanta. Language was proposed by the high-profile study commission naming homosexuals as people of sacred worth, welcome in the fellowship of the church, and persons whose rights should be protected. An issue quickly arose, […]

The Fifty-Year Fight over Scripture & Sexuality in the #UMC (April 1972-April 2022)
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