While I grew up in the United Methodist Church, I made the conscious decision as an adult to remain United Methodist. The denomination has its weaknesses for sure—the US church is mostly white, mostly older and mostly affluent. We have gotten it wrong so many times in the past, from our split over slavery to our decades-long angst over LGBTQ inclusion to our near-silence on environmental issues to our treatment of Native Americans. I chose to stay United because of what we did well. We were established as a church that believes......