Looking for Accountability in North Katanga

Last week’s Perspective reported some troubling actions taken by the Board of Ordained Ministry in the West Congo Annual Conference, Central Congo Episcopal Area. Today’s post reports on similar actions taken in the North Katanga Annual Conference. There are 3 million United Methodists in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) — the largest contingent of Methodism outside… Continue reading Looking for Accountability in North Katanga

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Violations in Central Congo

The polarization of The United Methodist Church in the United States is now unfortunately surfacing in the part of the church located in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – one of at least 17 countries on the continent of Africa to host United Methodist churches. There are 3 million United Methodists in DRC –… Continue reading Violations in Central Congo

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Images of UM Fracture

The current focus of our denomination is rightly on how to do effective ministry in the midst of a pandemic and how to understand and address racism in our nation and in our church. For most of our pastors and leaders, there is not much bandwidth left to keep abreast of denominational conflicts. Unfortunately, the… Continue reading Images of UM Fracture

One Step Back

How do Christians deal with discouragement? Some parts of the United States, as well as some other countries around the world, have recently seen an uptick in the number of Covid-19 cases, with increased hospitalizations and deaths. The increases have led governments to pause steps to reopen the economy and, in some cases, roll back… Continue reading One Step Back

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