Bible study

The difference beween Bible study and scripture reading involves the reader engaging with the text from a different posture of being acted upon. Read more


Data from the 2014 Religious Landscape Study show that black Americans feel deeply connected to the bibilical story of the Hebrews' liberation from slavery in Egypt. Read more

Practicing Faith

For Wesley Bros' creator Rev. Charlie Baber, "it’s weird to think that people are actually ready to divide property and draw lines between friends over who has the truest understanding of John Wesley and the Bible." Read more

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Does the medium of the Holy Bible mangle or manage the message? asks the Rev. Jason Valendy. Read more

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Bible Light

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The Rev. Jim Burklo offers a Bible study fashioned around the idea of Christian resistance to the current racist and inhumane political actions happening in the United States. Read more

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Two years after he somewhat reluctantly joined a small group, United Methodist layman Shaun Jex finds that investing in one another's lives is crucial to growing in faith. Read more

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Communication can be tricky business at any time, but especially when it comes to talking about the Bible, says the Rev. Jason Valendy. Read more

Local Church

The Rev. Mike Slaughter of Ginghamsburg UMC invites United Methodists to read the Bible through the lens of Jesus' teachings. Read more


Reading & Living with Humility

The Bible serves as a means of grace rather than a source of certainty, writes the Rev. John Meunier, and it challenges us to live humbly and trust God despite uncertainty. Read more

Feb 4, 2015 11:29 AM John Meunier

We Christians too often forget God's call to care for and serve the poor, and we do so at our own peril as the prophet Amos proclaimed, writes Craig L. Adams. Read more

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