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Judicial Council: Annual conferences not permitted to disaffiliate
Annual conferences in the United States are not legally permitted under current church law to disaffiliate from The United Methodist Church. That’s the final word from the Judicial Council, the UMC’s top court, in its ruling released May 10 (Decision 1444). By Jessica Brodie.
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Care, not just ‘dominion’
Being stewards mean sometimes being uncomfortable so nature can win. It might mean paying more money or shelling out more tax dollars or even passing expensive legislation that prioritizes the land over reckless consumption. It means love and proper, respectful care, not just “dominion.” By Jessica Brodie.
The Advocate PressResources & Books
Who Am I? A Devotional for a Jesus-Centered School Year
A student devotional that follows the school year from August through May. Designed for students from sixth to 12th grade.
From My Heart to Your Eyes: Poems of Faith and Social Justice
A collection of poems on faith and justice from one man’s experiences as a minority in America, how it feels to be marginalized by fellow believers, and how his relationship with Jesus keeps him strong.