The rush includes a retired seminary dean & president in New York state who is also an ordained elder in our connection:
A former missionary to the Philippines now serving as a pastor in Massachusetts:
A pastor under appointment in Binghamton, NY writing an open letter to his bishop:
An Annual Conference in Texas caught up in a commotion over a candidate for ordained ministry:
For background on the Texas story, check here: http://www.rmnblog.org/2013/04/convo-weddings.html
And, closer to home, a provocative decision regarding wedding-ceremonies-in-church by a congregation in Winston-Salem:
Who knows what tomorrow will bring?
Can factions that speak such different languages and see the world through such different lenses possibly stay together over the long haul?