How will The United Methodist Church resolve the contradictions over its support for the civil rights of LGBT people and its prohibitions against same-gender marriage, ponders the Rev. Andy Bryan. more »
Using already established relationships from its new office in Manila has made it easier for Stop Hunger Now to respond more quickly to the food needs of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. more »
Reflecting on Nelson Mandela's memorial service, the Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell finds the South African leader's legacy of reconciliation mirrors the lesson of Matthew 5:23-24 in making peace with one's enemies. more »
Dec 11, 2013 in Gilbert H. Caldwell
David W. Scott finds that United Methodist initiatives on improving global health form international connections that contribute to the denomination's worldwide identity. more »
The first of two national events to discover how United Methodists can develop ministries with economically disadvantaged people, rather than continue often demeaning charity, forges bonds and ideas for the future. more »
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Once at odds with science, nearly two-thirds of American believers now say they're comfortable with recent space discoveries, which they see as extensions of God.