Nelson Mandela

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Let's Imitate Mandela and Show Some 'Jesus Love'

Reflecting on Nelson Mandela's memorial service, the Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell finds the South African leader's legacy of reconciliation mirrors the lesson of Matthew 5:23-24 in making peace with one's enemies. Read more

Dec 11, 2013 11:49 AM Gilbert H. Caldwell

Jackie Robinson

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Remembering Jackie Robinson and the Methodist Church

The Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell remembers the role of the Methodist Church in breaking "color bars" like Jackie Robinson did. Read more

Apr 17, 2013 6:32 PM Gilbert H. Caldwell

How Will We Change Our Minds?

The Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell ponders the UMC's stance on same-sex marriage in light of recent votes legalizing the unions. Read more

Jan 2, 2013 3:22 PM Gilbert H. Caldwell 1 Comments

Living the Question About Same-Gender Relationships

Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell, civil rights activist for racial and gender justice, challenges The United Methodist Church on its stances against LGBT rights. Read more

Jan 30, 2012 12:34 PM Gilbert H. Caldwell 7 Comments

About this Blog

Thoughts from the Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell, a retired clergy member of the Rocky Mountain Annual Conference, co-founder of Black Methodists for Church Renewal and United Methodists of Color for an Inclusive Church.