Resources for what matters most this week
On preaching the dangerous sermon
by Frank Thomas
I would like to suggest a few lessons that I have learned attempting to preach dangerous sermons. Many of these suggestions are the result of dialogue in many diverse settings after lectures, teachings, and presentations on how to preach dangerous sermons, and I am deeply indebted to audiences, colleagues, mentors, preachers, students, teachers, and conversation partners who helped me to marshal my experience and clarify my thinking. Read here
Renewal from the margins
by Jason Villegas
In my work both with the local church and the annual conference, I have come to realize just how difficult it can be to speak words of renewal calling the church to learn from marginalized racial minorities. Those leading us toward such renewal often charge us to look at the church’s complicity with the forces of empire and the history of white supremacy in our culture. Read here
Our history, 92 delegates, and sacred worth
by Wesley Bros
Our highlighting of Wesley Bros' beautifully illustrated history of "incompatibility" continues with the second installment. Discover more about how the language in our Social Principles developed and changed, and how we got where we are today. Read here
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