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Daniel R. Gangler

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Illustration Courtesy of Chris Ritter

Longtime United Methodist communicator and social justice advocate, the Rev. Dr. Daniel R. Gangler, challenges the Rev. Dr. Chris Ritter's assessment of progressive and centrist United Methodists. Read more

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Immigration Airport Demonstrations

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United Methodists came out in droves over the weekend of Jan. 28-29 to protest President Trump's executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim countries, reports Kathy L. Gilbert of United Methodist News Service. Read more

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Indiana Vigil

Photos by Daniel R. Gangler

Defying anti-refugee sentiment and their governor's refusal to accept Syrian refugees in Indiana, United Methodists extend a warm welcome to three Syrian families in a rally and interfaith candlelight prayer vigil. Read more

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The Rev. Todd Outcalt's latest book, "A Common Ground," explores how the world's different religions faiths carry universal human values, writes the Rev. Daniel R. Gangler. Read more

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More than 400 Indiana United Methodists have signed a letter in support of the Rev. Anna Blaedel, who faces the possibility of a church trial over their sexual orientation. Read more

Ordained Ministry 10 Comments

The Room for All Coalition prepared a slate of candidates with centrist and progressive stances toward full inclusion of LGBTQ people in the UMC. Read more

UMC Future 3 Comments

Indiana Bishop Julius C. Trimble reached out to LGBTQ United Methodists in his area to share in an emotionally intense panel discussion after the 2019 General Conference. Read more

General Conference 2019 2 Comments

A new book by Dr. Adolf Hansen provides information and poses questions for mature audiences on the United Methodist Church's conflict over acceptance of homosexuality. Read more

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Illustration Courtesy of Chris Ritter

Longtime United Methodist communicator and social justice advocate, the Rev. Dr. Daniel R. Gangler, challenges the Rev. Dr. Chris Ritter's assessment of progressive and centrist United Methodists. Read more

Perspectives 8 Comments

Mike Tupper

Photo by Daniel R. Gangler

A United Methodist pastor from West Michigan is sleeping outside to protest The United Methodist Church's stances on homosexual practice. Read more

Advocating Justice

Indiana Vigil

Photos by Daniel R. Gangler

Defying anti-refugee sentiment and their governor's refusal to accept Syrian refugees in Indiana, United Methodists extend a warm welcome to three Syrian families in a rally and interfaith candlelight prayer vigil. Read more

Advocating Justice 1 Comments

The Rev. Todd Outcalt's latest book, "A Common Ground," explores how the world's different religions faiths carry universal human values, writes the Rev. Daniel R. Gangler. Read more

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Historical Jesus

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We’re familiar with the Jesus portrayed in the New Testament, but Todd Outcalt pulls together a wealth of stories and traditions about Jesus have always existed alongside the usual Biblical sources. Read more

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  • Paula & Ed Kassig

    Photos by Daniel R. Gangler

    Paula & Ed Kassig

    INDIANAPOLIS – Paul and Ed Kassig, whose son Abdul-Rahman Peter Kassig was killed by ISIS in 2014, speak at the rally and interfaith prayer vigil in support of Syrian refugees.

  • Basha

    Photo by Daniel R. Gangler

    Basha

    INDIANAPOLIS – With three Syrian refugee families standing behind her, Nora Basha, with the Syrian American Council of Indiana, speaks during a press conference before a rally and candlelight interfaith prayer vigil in honor and support of Syrian refugee families on Dec. 11. The event was held by the Syrian American Council of Indiana at the Epworth United Methodist Church.