So much is happening in the world right now that we're all on edge, but taking out our anger on others isn't the best way to cope, writes the Rev. Melissa Meyers. more »
The Rev. William K. McElvaney died Aug. 24 after a lifetime of living out the scripture to "do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God." more »
The Rev. Bill McElvaney, who died Aug. 24, was a pastor, educator and prophet for whom social justice was an integral part of Christian discipleship. more »
A consultation on United Methodist ministry brings the Rev. Jim Parsons to a revelation: it makes sense to create a Global Discipline that defines United Methodist identity, but leaves church polity and administration to regional authority. more »
The Rev. Jeremy Smith confesses his own blindness to racism, repents of his insensitivity and calls the church to stand up immediately for justice for all regardless of race or color. more »
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The United Methodist Committee on Relief is working with local partners to provide thoughtful, effective response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who led South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee after the fall of apartheid, tells Jonathan Merritt of Religion News Service how he forgives others.
Popular author and blogger Matthew Paul Turner examines how Americans from Jonathan Edwards to Joel Osteen have remade the image of God into something that blesses American values.
The Rev. Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seeks a peaceful, non-violent response to the racially motivated events in Ferguson, Mo.
Getting out into the community, rather than sitting in an office in case a member drops by, will keep pastors and congregations focused outward in mission, writes Joseph Yoo.