(Read Part One Here.) Contrary to the apocalyptic narrative put forward by the Global Methodists, Institute for Religion and Democracy, the Wesleyan Covenant Association and Good News, United Methodism will not soon capsize into a post-modern chaos of moral relativism and unfettered sexual license. The UMC will not cease to be Christian any more than […]
I recently had the opportunity to attend one of the whistle-stop rallies promoting the Global Methodist Church (GMC), a new denomination being formed by the Wesleyan Covenant Association that is recruiting members of the United Methodist Church. WCA/GMC operatives are organizing rallies inside UMC churches throughout my conference under the pretext of a “discernment process.” […]
Last week, the United Methodist Church Commission on the General Conference announced the suspension of the 2020 General Conference, postponing it to 2024. Frustrated by the failed opportunity to pass legislation called “The Protocol,” conservative political groups announced the May 1, 2022 “launch” of the Alt-Methodist denomination “Global Methodist Church.” This action provides an opportunity […]
Rev. Feagins examines the values of wealth, health, happiness, and popularity in light of Jesus’ teaching in Luke 6:11-26 on the poor, the hungry, the grieving, and those persecuted for the sake of justice.
Luke 5:1-11 6 February 2022 In this sermon, Rev. Feagins explains providence in a general and special sense, while offering pastoral wisdom on seasons of scarcity and abundance.
A Loving People
Those of us in ministry are not free of the push and pull of anxiety about ourselves, our status, our power, our income, and our future. This anxiety is exacerbated when facing a crisis of denominational decline. In the movie Titanic, those in power are first to learn of the doom facing the ship, a […]
An Organized People Preached at La Trinidad UMC, San Antonio, TX 23 January 2022
A Gifted People: Understanding Personal Racism as a Theological Problem
JPF 11/19/21 1. God be with you till we meet again,Keep your webcam up and running,and your system gently humming,God be with you till we meet again. Till we meet, till we meet,Through Facebook, Zoom, Whatsapp or Tweet,Till we meet, till we meet,God be with you till we meet again. 2. God be with you […]