Boston Marathon bombings

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Bombshells and Church Bells

The Rev. Jim Burklo urges creative approaches to fostering interest in peace and reconciliation rather than violence. Read more

Apr 26, 2013 7:21 PM Jim Burklo

Bishop Devadhar

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United Methodists and believers of other traditions joined together April 18 for an interfaith prayer service in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. Read more

In the Church

Boston Aftermath

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The Rev. Thomas Shanklin rebels at the world's daily diet of chaos and evil and urges us all to seek a better way. Read more


The New England Conference of The United Methodist Church responds to the Boston Marathon bombings with prayers and support for those affected. Read more

In the Church

First Responders

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Always Some Good

Geoffrey Kruse-Safford pays tribute to the first responders who this week showed us all what real courage looks like in the face of disaster. Read more

Apr 18, 2013 8:04 AM Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

After Boston, a Hymn

The Rev. Dalton Rushing's hymn written for an earlier event merits consideration after the Boston Marathon bombings. Read more

Apr 17, 2013 3:14 PM The Inside Out Life

Original Boston Marathon

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The Rev. Dave Faulkner of the British Methodist Church challenges us to think globally about the problem of violence such as the bombings that struck both Boston and Baghdad on April 15. Read more


Boston Marathon Bombing

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The Rev. Christy Thomas ponders what the bombings at the Boston Marathon mean in a faith context. Read more

Christy Thomas