Tag Archives: Human sexuality

METHODISTS NOT UNITED ON SEX ISSUE

By LORETTA FULTON United Methodists voted Feb. 26 in St. Louis to maintain the current wording in the church’s Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality issues. The denomination’s Council of Bishops, including Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe of the Northwest Texas Annual Conference, voted in May 2018 to support a plan that would have been more inclusive. That plan, and one

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WHY TALKING ABOUT SEX IN CHURCH IS MORE THAN OK–IT’S NECESSARY

By Loretta Fulton Never talk religion and politics at a polite dinner party–everyone knows that adage–but what about discussing sex in church? The thought of that is enough to make most people squirm, but Tom Copeland, a professor of psychology and counseling at Hardin-Simmons University, proved recently that it’s not only OK, but a good thing. Granted, it wasn’t a

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