The combination of increased social activity, and even a moderate amount of gift purchasing, can put us on edge. Combine that with togetherness pressure from family traditions and holidays can become a challenging time. writes Rev. Jack Shitama. Read more

Practicing Faith

Time spent with his first grandson and his father-in-law prompt the Rev. Jack Shitama to reflect on life's deepest connections. Read more

Practicing Faith

Family Praying

Photo Courtesy of David MacDonald

How might it shift American United Methodists' thinking about church unity if we draw more on the metaphor of family, where differences can be tolerated, instead of the metaphor of friendship that relies on shared qualities? Read more

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    Family History

    Sharing a family history can teach children resilience to face life's challenges. Photo courtesy of Jack Shitama.