UMC Regional Bodies Deny Breaking Rules by Accepting Openly Gay Clergy

Regional bodies of the United Methodist Church do not believe they are violating denominational rules on ordination by no longer questioning clergy candidates on matters of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

John stonestreet

Why Christians Believe Your Physical Body Matters

How we view our bodies says a lot about our worldview. Are bodies something we merely "have" or are they core to who we are?

  • Shane Pruitt

    If You're a Christian, You're a Missionary

    To the surprise of most, the words "missions" and "missionary" are found nowhere in Scripture. However, the definition and concept of missions is a central theme in God's Word.

  • Thom Rainer

    7 Common Changes to Church Outreach

    "So what are churches doing to reach people today, Thom?" I hear some version of that question on a regular basis.

  • Matt Barber

    Hitler Was Not a Christian

    Yes, there have been evil men who have done evil things in the name of false Christianity. To a limited degree, Adolf Hitler was one such man. Still, and as even he frequently admitted outside the public eye, he was no Christian.

  • Diogo Morgado, The Bible Series

    Jesus Is Transgender?

    When the Civil Rights Movement gained momentum in the 1960s, Christian ministers were forced to confront ugly, twisted misinterpretations of the Bible that categorized black Americans as something "other" than fully human and inferior to whites.