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Bishop John K. Yambasu

In the third video series installment, Bishop John Yambasu of the Sierra Leone Episcopal Area acknowledges the anxiety about the future of The United Methodist Church, but insists that God “will lead his church to where he wants his church to be.” more

A Way Forward

Burundi Unity

Photo by Tafadzwa Mudambanuki, UMNS

United Methodists in Burundi are rejoicing over the reunification of the African conference after 12 years of internal strife. more

Global Nature

Bishop John Yambasu expressed hope “for a revived and transformed United Methodist Church … built on the strong foundations of biblical authenticity.” more

A Way Forward

Mudslide workers

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

United Methodist Bishop John Yambasu reports being "so devastated" as he toured the aftermath of a massive mudslide and flood that killed hundreds in Sierra Leone. more

In the World

Yambasu

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Movement toward financial independence among West African annual conferences shows both preparation for a possible United Methodist split and for greater control of their future ministry, writes Dr. David W. Scott. more

Global Nature

Bishop Yambasu 2017

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

Acknowledging the possibility of a split in American United Methodism over the acceptance of homosexuality, Bishop John K.Yambasu of Sierra Leone warned against the loss of U.S. financial support for his country's church. more

Global Nature