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A New Day Coming

By Rob Renfroe- Many people were shocked, actually offended, when Dr. Ted Campbell told the World Methodist Conference, “The question at this point is not whether we divide or not. That, I fear, is a given now.” A United Methodist elder and ...

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Celebrating Growth

By Courtney Lott- Congratulations to Impact Church, Embrace Church, and New Covenant United Methodist Church for ranking among the fastest growing churches in the United States in the latest issue of Outreach Magazine. Impact Church  East ...

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Deep Stirring

There is a spiritual stirring within United Methodism. In the midst of chaotic and difficult times for our denomination, there is a simultaneous movement calling for a renewal of our minds and hearts. In addition to the launch of the Wesleyan ...

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Bill Hybels and the Virtuous Spiral Upward

By Steve Beard- “For 60 minutes I sat in my own personal agony, watching this guy, who was probably only ever going to come to church once. I could viscerally sense him being pushed further and further away from the God that he was interested ...

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Wesleyan Family Reunion

By Sam Hodges- There’s no better place than a World Methodist Conference to witness the scattered seeds and deep roots of John Wesley’s approach to Christianity. Some 2,500 Wesleyan faithful, from 108 countries and 88 communions including The ...

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More than Humanitarians

By Elizabeth Glass-Turner- The brilliance of the World Methodist Conference is still shifting through my mind; light through a suncatcher hanging on a window. The days in Houston were color, sound, faces, laughter, weeping, worship, intensity, ...

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Why the Wesleyan Covenant Association?

By Bill Arnold- The Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) is a new alliance of congregations, pastors, and laypeople, coming together to enhance and support vibrant, scriptural Christianity within United Methodism. The question for many is why? ...

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In the News

Stand Strong, give to Good News

For fifty years Good News has promoted and defended Scriptural Christianity and the orthodox teachings of The United Methodist Church. Good News has provided critical leadership and worked for ...

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Good News Celebrates Steve Beard’s 25 Years as Editor in Chief

The special occasion in Memphis also marked the 25th anniversary of Mr. Steve Beard as columnist and editor in chief of Good News - at the helm for more than 150 issues of the independent United ...

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Maxie Dunnam Receives United Methodist Renewal Award

By Walter Fenton At its most recent meeting, the Good News Board of Directors bestowed the Ed Robb Jr. United Methodist Renewal Award on the Rev. Dr. Maxie Dunnam, pastor, author, seminary ...

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Complaint Filed Against Bishop Julius Trimble

By Walter Fenton- A group of seventeen clergy and laity in the Iowa Annual Conference have filed a complaint against Bishop Julius Trimble of the Indiana Episcopal Area. In a letter addressed to ...

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Bishop Bard Endorses Disputed Just Resolution

By Walter Fenton- Bishop David Bard, the newly appointed leader of the Michigan Episcopal Area, has signed-off on a frivolous and insulting "just resolution" of a complaint filed against the Rev. ...

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Tupper Resolution

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Can the Bishop’s Special Commission Find a Way Forward?

By Walter Fenton Earlier this week the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church announced the 32 people who will serve on its Special Commission on a Way Forward. Eleven laity, 11 elders, ...

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