Continuing his thought-provoking series, the Rev. Jeremy Smith ponders what it would mean to United Methodist unity if we determined that we're wrong about what constitutes sin. more »
The university's move from an interreligious to a secular institution caused UMC-related Claremont School of Theology to end its formal relationship with the college. more »
Despite revocation of its charter by the Boy Scouts of America, Rainier Beach UMC plans to continue holding meetings with youths led by an openly gay leader. more »
Geoffrey Kruse-Safford finds the current rumbles from conservatives about breaking apart The United Methodist Church over LGBT inclusion to be outworn threats that ignore reality. more »
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Washington Post's Michelle Boorstein posits that the current movements around rectifying economic inequality in America resemble the years leading up to the Civil Rights Era, and could be the issue that re-ignites the religious left.
The Rev. Wendy Lambert, whose father was killed in the 1995 bombing of Oklahoma City's federal building, has forged ties with families affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary massacred in Newtown, Conn.
A new survey of biblical literacy finds that only 1 in 5 Americans has a truly accurate recollection of what the Holy Bible contains.
Following the policies of the United Methodist Social Principles, the General Board of Church and Society has announced its legislative focus for this year, including immigration reform and health care.