We are no closer to being a black church or even a non-white church at the denominational level than we were last week. We are never completely ready to break with the discriminatory past.
At the end of the day – if structural changes are a giant disaster, if every single new church plant fails, if digital discipleship is a flop – God will still be with us. Our Lord’s resurrection is not contingent upon our success or failure as a Church.
Whether General Convention should continue to meet as two separate houses or join together in a unicameral legislature is one of the big questions of the structure proposals. Many are adamantly opposed to such a change, but what is driving these reactions?