Heartlands Resources for the United Methodist General Conference 2019

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If seems like we’ve been writing about the Called General Conference in St. Louis for years, it’s because we have. Below is a collection of links to material that has appeared on Heartlands since its inception in January 2017:

Essays & Book Reviews:

What if We Can’t ‘Get Past’ Sex?: A Review of Entangled – a history of the debates over sexuality in the United Methodist Church

What’s It Going to Take to Fix & Free the UMC – a review of a Together, a centrist view

How an Old United Ad Gives Me Hope for the Church – for Feb. 27

The UMC & The Which Way Tree – an image of post-GC freedom

Considering Our Hearts (& the Future of the UMC):A Review of The Anatomy of Peace – an influential book in the work of the Commission on a Way Forward

Can We Talk About Sexuality? – a plug for my co-authored book Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality & The United Methodist Church

The Last Thing I Want to Talk About – Bishop Oliveto & the UMC

Poetry & Prayers:

In the Dreamtime That Was Portland – Poetry Before General Conference

For a Way Beyond Our Walls

A Prayer for a Way Forward by Bishop Sharma D. Lewis

Can We See a Little Less Clearly, Lord?

Your Giddy Desire

Unity Not Excepted

For a Fire in Winter

We Dream a Frame

 

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