The Story: Under Construction
On Point (11 AM)
Now that the Judicial Council has examined and ruled on the General Conference 2019 legislation pertaining to LGBTQIA+ persons, it looks like The United Methodist Church is heading toward a denominational split. It leaves one wondering, "What do we do now?" This is the same question new followers of Jesus asked the apostles on the day of Pentecost. Though entirely different situations, in both cases, the people of God have the desire to faithfully follow Christ by living into God's vision for the Church as a family.
Jesus has given his disciples the Great Commission. We are to go and make disciples for the transformation of the world. With our mission before us and our everyday tasks, expectations and stressors mounting, how can we best participate in the continuation and growth of the Church in the world? How can we prioritize Jesus and his message in our lives? Or maybe the better question is, how can we not?