UMC Cross & Flame



United Methodists profess the historic Christian faith in God, incarnate in Jesus Christ for our salvation and ever at work in human history in the Holy Spirit.”[1]  We seek to be passionate followers of Jesus who pursue a deeply personal faith and live lives characterized by justice, kindness and compassion. We love the Bible and seek to live its words, but recognize the importance of rightly interpreting it. We’re a church that values conservatives, centrists and progressives who come together to grow in our love for God and for our neighbor. Our mission is “to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

[1] The United Methodist Book of Discipline, paragraph 102, section 1.

Adam Hamilton Responds to Rob Renfroe’s Videos about the UMC

In the summer of 2022, Rob Renfroe, President and Publisher of Good News Magazine, released a series of 6 videos in which he made the case for why United Methodists should leave the UMC to join the newly formed Global Methodist Church. Many United Methodists have watched those videos and asked, “Is this really true?”  We don’t doubt that Rob Renfroe believes what he says, but most United Methodists have a very different perspective from his.  

Recently, Adam Hamilton, Senior Pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, the denomination’s largest church, watched each of Renfroe’s videos and took a few minutes to respond to each.  We hope these are helpful for you and your congregation.  If you find them helpful, please share freely with other United Methodists.