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.

via Immigration and creationism at United Methodist annual conference in Mobile |

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.