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July 14, 2014
Hero or troubled soul: Dallas pastor takes his life
Right from the start, a long Page 1 story in The Dallas Morning News portrays the...
June 08, 2014
United (for now) Methodists and the same-sex debate
Amid talk of a possible schism over homosexuality, the United Methodist Church is back in the news....
May 29, 2014
Boy, you got a prayer in … the drive-thru lane
I'll never forget a sermon I heard as a young boy — mainly because I...
May 27, 2014
United Methodists stand at a ‘tipping point’ — once again
Yes, it's time to head into yet another oldline Protestant summer of sex. This leads...
March 23, 2014
Surprise! Dallas Morning News finds a Methodist to quote
Once or twice (or maybe three or four or five times) in recent weeks, we...
March 13, 2014
Pod people: There really are two sides to every story, folks
The stories we critique here at GetReligion usually fall into one of two categories. First...
March 11, 2014
United Methodism doctrine? Think location, location, location
Sherman, please set the controls of the GetReligion WABAC (pronounced "wayback") machine for the year...
March 11, 2014
Giving both sides a voice in Methodist same-sex debate
Maybe you've noticed, but your normally friendly GetReligionistas get grumpy when newspapers write one-sided stories....
March 06, 2014
Dallas Morning News advocacy journalism, the prequel
Pardon me, Dallas Morning News. We underestimated you. I'll explain what I mean in a...
March 04, 2014
Dallas paper advocates for Methodist same-sex marriage
Let's try this again. I thought Tamie "wife of this blogger" Ross had a catchy...
February 27, 2014
If at first you don’t succeed … find another source
Tis a lesson you should heed: Try, try again. If at first you don't succeed,...
February 11, 2014
United Methodists fighting over gay marriage — period?
Maybe it's because I covered religion in Colorado during the 1980s, but I find it...
November 28, 2013
Pod people: LA Times cheers for United Methodist ‘reform’
If readers want to know where The Los Angeles Times stands on the issues the...
November 20, 2013
WPost listens to half of the great United Methodist debate
After years of covering the sexuality wars in America's oldline denominations, I am well aware...
November 19, 2013
Is there a religion ghost in Liz Cheney’s closet or not?
As we have watched the gossipy headlines roll past in recent days, I have found...
November 17, 2013
Here we go again: That new normal on SSM coverage
At this point, I think it is safe to say -- as our own Bobby...
November 07, 2013
Still another one-sided same-sex marriage story
Here we go again. A major media organization has published still another one-sided story on the...
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