Northaven United Methodist Church

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    County Commissioners Field Community Response to Undocumented Kids Plan

    It's not every Tuesday that you see reporters from three Dallas TV stations live tweeting a Dallas County Commissioners' meeting, but that's just what happened today. Why the hubbub? This meeting was a de facto public hearing on County Judge Clay Jenkins' plan to house up to 2,000 undocumented minor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Dallas Pastor Facing Discipline Over Gay Wedding Gets Defenders He Doesn't Want

    Faithful America -- think for progressive Christians -- has spent the past several days promoting a petition on the site that calls on the United Methodist Church to go easy on the Reverend Bill McElvaney. McElvaney, 85, a retired pastor and professor emeritus at SMU, last month presided ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Dallas Pastor Bucks Methodist Church, Says He Will Perform Same-Sex Weddings

    The United Methodist Church, much like the state of Texas, does not approve of gay marriage -- or, for that matter, of any divergence from the Adam & Eve model of human sexuality set down in Genesis. The UMC's official rulebook says that "sexual relations are affirmed only with the covenant of mono ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Obama, Bloomberg Groups Are Teaming Up for Dallas Gun Control Rally This Weekend

    Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the advocacy group funded and founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is struggling to stoke the kind of grass-roots passion for gun regulation that has made its arch-nemesis, the NRA, such a political force. Organizing For America, the post-electoral version o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Judge Harold Barefoot Sanders

    Judge Harold Barefoot Sanders Writing for Texas Lawyer as I did for four years and being a Texas lawyer for 34 years, I have known many judges. Some came to the job unprepared, young and unwise in the ways of the world, ballot-sitters who simply caught a wave of Republican or Democratic sentiment an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    Barefootin': Tributes and Trivia

    Judge Harold Barefoot Sanders, being interviewed a few years ago by KERA's Sam Baker The Big Boss is on his way to Northaven United Methodist Church for the 4 p.m. funeral of Judge Harold Barefoot Sanders, who died Sunday at 83 and whose obituary makes The New York Times today. Mark profiled the leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2007

    Blocked by the Blockers, Jim Could Find No Love on Saturday

    I spent Saturday going around to polling places trying to talk to the “blockers” hired by Mayor Laura Miller and others to keep people from signing petitions for a referendum on the Trinity River toll road. I consider myself a halfway decent street reporter, so I was very frustrated that I could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2007

    All's Quiet on the Northwestern Front

    The missus and I just concluded a morning tour of the Northwest Dallas polling places, and so far, no drama -- or voters, for that matter. At 9:32, we were Nos. 53 and 54 at Leonides Cigarroa Elementary School on Webb Chapel Road and Walnut Hill Lane (our third polling place in three elections, come ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 18, 1996