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An open letter to all local churches of the United Methodist church on the continent of Africa!

The United Methodist Church at its General Conference held in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, from April 23 to May 3, 2024, forever changed the face of the UMC when it removed the phrase that distinguished it from other Christian denominations concerning the practice of homosexuality, definition of marriage, and established regionalization of the denomination. At

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The Issues Preoccupying The United Methodist Church

Editorial Comments Historically, The United Methodist Church is well known for being a “holy conferencing” church. The phrase is typically employed “to encourage people to have polite conversation with each other, particularly around issues where people are going to disagree” (Emily Snell, Means of Grace: Christian conferencing, 2020). A Special Session of the General Conference

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The role of money and power in deepening the division in the United Methodist Church (UMC)

Money, it is said, is a good servant but a bad master. It is a good servant because with money, one can find solutions to various needs in life. One can live comfortably and have many friends. It is a bad master because sometimes money makes people proud and corrupts them. It can, at times,

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What John Wesley would say to United Methodists in Africa today.

John Wesley needs no introduction. However, let us remember that he was one of the main actors of the Methodist Revival which caused a real religious, moral and social upheaval in the 18th century, deeply marked by sin and worldliness. Indeed, the vigor of the Reformation had long since cooled. The preaching, as a whole,

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The Significance of the Covenant in the United Methodist Church (UMC) and how it has been broken.

The United Methodist Church is founded on Wesleyan Theology of Grace, anchored in Scripture and based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and the continuing movement of the Holy Spirit. Covenant is a scriptural word referring to the action of God entering into a sanctified undertaking with individuals or a group and/or congregation.

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