The Jurisdictional Re-Draw Strategy

This is NOT a "plan."  I am not casting a vision or a destination, or presuming an outcome. This document is a strategy, the means and not the end, a road map of one potential way we could get to an outcome that might be like what one of the many "plans" envision. As such,… Continue reading The Jurisdictional Re-Draw Strategy

Petition to GC2020: Trust Clause in the case of Successor Entities

I'm working on some legislation, and would love the input from other minds! Comments? Suggestions? (Im)Perfections?   Motion: Amend ¶2501.1 by adding a new paragraph following the first paragraph (which currently ends “from their connection with the entire worldwide Church.”) This trust requirement must be maintained by The United Methodist Church and its successor denominations,… Continue reading Petition to GC2020: Trust Clause in the case of Successor Entities

Setting my face toward General Conference

"The disagreement became so sharp that they parted company; Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus. But Paul chose Silas and set out, the believers commending him to the grace of the Lord. He went through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches."  - Acts 15:39-41 I dropped my kids off for their first… Continue reading Setting my face toward General Conference