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6qumc – What I learned about outcomes.

6 Questions for The United Methodist Church could have been improved greatly by clearer named and expected outcomes. It was not sufficient to simply seek to “change the conversation” within the denomination. The project would have had much clearer outcomes from the beginning, if I were to do it over.


6qumc – What I learned about social media.

6 Questions for The United Methodist Church was an exercise in social media for me. My hope was to use social media to spread the word about the opportunity throughout the denomination. It didn’t quite live up to the lofty expectations as far as numerical participation, but I did learn some keys about social media: […]


6qumc – What I learned about focus…

I learned the value of focus from 6 Questions for The United Methodist Church.There were a large number of topics which diluted the focus and made it more confusing to participate. For a similar project in the future, I would change the topics to less than seven. I could have learned this lesson from Simple […]


What’s Next for 6qumc

Earlier this year, you were invited to join in a conversation which sought to raise questions for The United Methodist Church. This effort was called 6 Questions for The United Methodist Church (6qumc). 6qumc officially closed on September 30. I am working on compiling the top 6 questions in each category into a book which […]


My Favorite Topic in 6 Questions for the United Methodist Church

My favorite topic as a part of 6 Questions for The United Methodist Church is for a member of a local United Methodist Church. I have found that this topic has generated a large number of questions and I have found them to be most helpful. What’s your question? Visit http://bit.ly/6qumc to get involved. Read […]


Invitation to UMC Young Clergy Collaboration

“Give me one hundred [people] who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergyman or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon the earth.” –John Wesley Does this describe you? Are you under age 35 and […]


#6qumc – Data (5 of 5)

6 Questions for The United Methodist Church is an open project and I have been encouraged by the response. If you are interested in data of participation from the project check it out at http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=r06wd0oDSanzEZ3I9gWArVQ&output=html Data for the day should be added in the morning. Feel free to use the data how you want. By […]


#6qumc – Where is it leading? (4 of 5)

Another question that has been asked of 6 Questions for The United Methodist Church, “Where is it leading?” Ultimately, I pray that this project is leading where God wills. The stated purposes of the project are: Raise important questions for next steps in the life of the denomination. Provide guidance for future face to face […]