Bill Mefford

Addicted to the Institution

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  • Posted on April 30th, 2012

I remember when I was in seminary having a really strange conversation with another student. I remember him telling me that he saw the need for change in the United Methodist…

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Bill Mefford is Director of Civil and Human Rights at the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society. His blog is Jeremiah Weeping: Thinking prophetically, acting missionally, loving radically.