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    "Christians can disagree on exactly what solidarity with the poor looks like from a policy perspective. But this disdain for the poor, this condescension & animus, is anti-Christ, plain & simple.

    – Rachel Held Evans on Twitter.


    “Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.” ANNELAMOTT's wisdom comes to us not a moment too soon. #resist"

    – Religion columnist Jonathan Merrett on Twitter.


    “I know that the love I’ve experienced in my faith community has been life-changing. I think that sometimes we are not kind to each other because we don't try to love, like I’ve learned to love at church.  Dr. King encouraged many people to stand up for what is right, and to see everyone’s inner soul instead of what’s on the outside.”

– Wesley Stoker, 9, winner of the 26th Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Contest in Dallas and son of Rev. Andy Stoker, senior pastor of First UMC, Dallas, and Megan Stoker, via Dallas News.


The United Methodist Church officially opposes the death penalty: "We believe the death penalty denies the power of Christ to redeem, restore and transform all human beings." (The Social Principles, Book of Discipline). 



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