OPINION (PNW) – Ignored by most media outlets amid coverage of the escalating conflict with Iran and the ongoing impeachment saga was a significant development last week within American evangelicalism. On Friday, representatives of the United Methodist Church tentatively agreed on a proposal that would split the nation’s second-largest Protestant denomination over “fundamental differences” regarding the “interpretation of Scripture, theology, and practice.” Years in the making, disagreements between conservatives and liberals in the church reached an impasse last year at…