How 192 Delegates Saved Methodists from Madness & Other Stories from the General Conference
by Mark Tooley
One United Methodist observer described it as “The Empire Strikes Back.” Realizing that time is not their ally, liberals in the 11-million-member United Methodist Church maximized their campaign at the church’s 2008 General Conference, held from April 22 through May 2, 2008, in Fort Worth, Texas. They succeeded in ousting the conservative majority on the church’s top court, which often rules on crucial cases involving the church’s official disapproval of homosexual behavior.
But liberals fell short of pushing through “compromise” language that would have diluted the . . .
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