UM Fallout: January-April 2022 Archive

Click Here to Join Team Caffeine Explore this document with your browser’s search feature. Fallout archives are also available for: 2021, 2020, 2019, or earlier. “Updates for Mt. Bethel” via North Georgia Conference. “The Trustees of the North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church and Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church are engaged in aContinue reading “UM Fallout: January-April 2022 Archive”

Judicial Council Rules ‘No’

By Chuck Griffin, Holston WCA President The United Methodist Church’s Judicial Council has ruled whether an annual conference can vote to withdraw from the UMC and move to the GMC. In short, the answer is no—not without the General Conference first meeting and passing enabling legislation. Once again, the conspiracy to prevent a General ConferenceContinue reading “Judicial Council Rules ‘No’”

United in God

Here’s a link to a pertinent post from Methodist Life. There’s a reference in that item to decisions we must make soon as traditional Methodists. Our annual conference leaders continue to emphasize an onerous process for churches wanting to go to the Global Methodist Church, and we still await a decision from the United MethodistContinue reading “United in God”

“Get Out” – The Movie, the Methodists, the Next Chapter — People Need Jesus

by Bob Phillips In 2017 African American actor/writer Jordan Peele created the horror-suspense movie, “Get Out,” for public consumption. The movie was a hit, actually more like a slug in the face of audiences with its suspenseful plot and numerous squirm-and-scream moments. Peele was awarded an Oscar for Best Screenplay, and saw the movie earn […]Continue reading ““Get Out” – The Movie, the Methodists, the Next Chapter — People Need Jesus”

The Problem with St. Francis’s Most Famous Quote That He Never Really Said

LISTEN NOW! Colossians 1:24 NRSV I am now rejoicing in my suffering for your sake, and in my flesh I am completing what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church. CONSIDER THIS Somewhere along the way we got the impression that sharing the gospel with another person…Continue reading “The Problem with St. Francis’s Most Famous Quote That He Never Really Said”