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Thursday, June 6, 2019

The debate over whether women can preach

Adam Hamilton on 'Methodists in the middle' and what's next for the denomination
Religion News Service: Hamilton spoke about UMC Next and why he believes the United Methodist Church is worth fighting for.

W.Va. bishop gave powerful cardinals and other priests $350,000 in cash gifts before his ouster, church records show
Washington Post: In the years before he was ousted for alleged sexual harassment and financial abuses, the bishop gave cash gifts to fellow clergy, including young priests he is accused of mistreating.

How bail laws fail poor Americans and what faith groups are doing to help
Deseret News: Across the country, religious leaders are joining with civil rights organizations and policymakers to reform bail policies.

Beth Moore's ministry reignites debate over whether women can preach
Religion News Service: After suggesting on Twitter that she was spending Mother's Day preaching at a church -- though she did not use the word "preaching" -- a crowd of prominent Southern Baptist men charged after her.

What pastors get paid, and when it's not enough
Christian Century: For clergy, whatever the setting, their relatively low salary is often an issue of economic survival.

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