Rev. Erin Martin is the Columbia District Superintendent of the Oregon-Idaho Conference.
Among us you are all equal - 6/7/2018
“In Christ’s family, there can be no division into Jew and non-Jew, slave and free, male and female. Among us you are all equal. That is, we are all in a common relationship with Jesus Christ.” Galatians 3:28 (MSG) Dear Kindred in Christ: Until this year, I never thought that gender equality was doctrinally in question within the United Methodist Church, and yet, in May, we learned across the connection that Annual Conferences failed to ratify Amendment 1 to the UM Constitution clearly stating...