I'd say this is pretty close to where I come out on this matter, too: "Top Five Reasons Why I Am Not A Progressive Methodist"
1. I don't believe that progressive Christianity holds exclusive rights to the longstanding goals of what we used to call the "social gospel" --
2. I believe that heaven and hell are real and that Jesus will actually return to earth one day to judge the quick and the dead.
3. I choose an ancient understanding of authority over a modern one. ... what is current and/or personal becomes authoritative in progressive theology. I am of the mind that newer is almost never better when it comes to doctrine.
4. I hope and pray to embrace the heart of the Wesleyan movement -- a passionate belief in free will, a celebration of the assurance of salvation, and a promise to spread scriptural holiness -- without a particular attachment to its contemporary forms.
5. I don't read the bible literally. I don't read the bible symbolically. I read it literarily.Expositions at each point.