Denominations

What Is Christian Mission without Any Call to Conversion?

"Sadly, I have come to the conclusion that my denomination is no longer evangelical, even in a broad sense. I am open to correction, but someone from the denomination will have to tell me how and where its partners in America and around the world are actively inviting people to accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior" - Roger Olson

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Who controls church property? Lawsuit asks the Supreme Court not to privilege denominations over congregations

"Many congregations have faced similar dilemmas ... as they parted ways with denominations over questions of Biblical authority, sexuality, and theology. The Supreme Court precedent in such disputes seems to indicate that courts should consider neutral principles of trust and property law to determine whether a local congregation or denomination holds the title to the church building and land." - WORLD 

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How denominations split: Lessons for Methodists from Baptist battles of the ’80s

"Now that the Methodists have reached the precipice, the very complicated organizational work of division has to get underway, and one thing is sure: Nothing will happen quickly. Whatever division happens will unfold at multiple levels over at least a decade." - RNS

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