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Judicial Council President Oswald Tweh is drawn into a political war of words in his native Liberia that disquiets United Methodists who remember the country's 12-year civil war. more

Views from a Ridge

The flying rodents have swarmed the hospital and halted normal activities. more

Global Nature

Liberia Bishop Samuel J. Quire has urged his fellow citizens to support the incoming president, former soccer star George Weah, one of five United Methodists who were candidates in the national election. more

Global Nature

Dr. Karteh

Photo by Julu Swen, UMNS

Cause of the mysterious deaths of 10 people, including two United Methodists, in southern Liberia hasn't been identified, but medical officials have ruled out the Ebola virus. more

Liberia

Photo by Julu Swen, UMNS

United Methodist Women in Liberia have pledged themselves to advocate for the rights of girl children, who are often denied education and health care. more

Advocating Justice

Brussels Memorial

Photo by Miguel Discart, Wikimedia Commons

A United Methodist mission volunteer from Liberia recounts his experience of the Brussels terrorist attacks on March 20. more

Global Nature

Johnson Sirleaf

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a United Methodist, says she opposes legislation to designate her country as a "Christian" nation because it will produce division among its citizens. more

Liberia Christian Nation

Photo by Julu Swen, UMNS

United Methodist Bishop John G. Innis and other church leaders are opposed to legislation that would declare Liberia to be a "Christian nation," reports Julu Swen. more

Global Nature

Gladys Camp 72

Photo Courtesy of Christy Thomas

The Rev. Christy Thomas finds a disturbing United Methodist connection in a documentary film about a courageous woman who survived Liberia's disastrous civil war. more

Christy Thomas

Togba Nah Tipoteh

Photo Courtesy West African Writers

While the U.S. branch of the United Methodist Church talks of possible schism, United Methodists in Liberia are pursuing a different kind of diversity. more

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