One would have removed language endorsing reconciliatory programs between religion and science. Another would have removed language stating that scientific descriptions of evolution did not in conflict with theology. A third petition would have added language supporting the teaching of creationism along with evolution in the public schools.
I’m tired at the moment, but it seems the UMC of southern Alabama tried to go full-blown Young Earth Creationist…and they were stopped.
General Conference is in a few years. I’ll have to watch if this is not something, this tilt to the crazy, taking place in other conferences. Ours starts tomorrow.