domestic violence

United Methodists in many countries have taken stands against gender-based violence that are worth reading, writes Dr. David W. Scott. Read more

Global Nature

The Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference has made reducing domestic violence a missional priority and will hold training on the topic Sept. 28. Read more

Global Health

Gil Hanke, top executive of United Methodist Men, finds there are bright spots in the "ungodly messes" that men are causing. Read more

Local Church 7 Comments

Silence is a spiritual virtue that Christians should nurture, but they must also be aware of the times when silence indicates a great harm is going on, writes the Rev. Paul Graves. Read more


A new logo highlights the renewal of the World Council of Churches' "Thursdays in Black" campaign protesting rape and violence against women and girls. Read more

Advocating Justice

Sexual assault and sexual harassment are symptoms of a larger disease, a cancer that treats women and girls as though they are not made in God’s image, writes Susan Greer Burton for the General Board of Church and Society. Read more

Advocating Justice

The Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas writes: "Here’s the truth about those who step up to complain of abuse: those who hold power seek to “disappear” them. I myself nearly did a permanent disappear. Until I decided to live." Read more

Christy Thomas