February 20, 2019
Mornings with Carmen 2-20-19 | UMC Special Conference with Dan Moran | Bill English on Protecting the Vulnerable in Church | Moses Bratrud on Conversion Therapy
First on today’s episode of Mornings with Carmen, Dan Moran from the Institute for Religion and Democracy explains the structure of the United Methodist Church and talks about this weekend’s special general conference session to discuss and vote on issues related to human sexuality and the leadership of the church.
Then, Carmen and Hunter Baker, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Union University, have a conversation about the continued division over the border wall, and the potential candidates for the upcoming 2020 election.
In the second hour, Bill English from bibleandbusiness.com talks with Carmen about how we in the church can handle this season of sorrow for the abuse that has taken place and been covered up within the Southern Baptist Convention. He discusses what practical steps churches can take to protect the vulnerable.
Minnesota is considering a bill on conversion therapy. Moses Bratrud from Minnesota Family Council joins Carmen to discuss what reparative therapy is and what it is not and why precision matters in how we talk about this topic.
For More: Spotlight Interview with Gary Ingraham: Helping the Church Minister to Relational & Sexual Brokenness