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If early reports from the Confessing Movement are any indication, those hoping for the United Methodist Church to change its stance on homosexuality will likely be disappointed.
For those who haven’t been following the 2012 United Methodist General Conference, proposals have been made for the worldwide group to change its stances on, specifically, homosexual clergy members and gay marriage. Central to the conflict is the Book of Discipline, the document which provides the rules and regulations to United Methodist churches. In 1972, language was added to the Book of Discipline that …