Emily McFarlan Miller
Emily McFarlan Miller writes for Religion News Service.
The United Methodist Church retained current language in its Book of Discipline—but it might not be enforced, and churches are considering leaving from both sides.
Moore and Lucado were featured speakers at a conference at Wheaton College on sexual abuse and the church.
“I didn’t come here to find an echo chamber,” one attendee said.
The bishops recommended removing prohibitions on same-sex marriage and LGBT clergy in the global denomination's Book of Discipline—while allowing new regional rules.
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