Communicators' text messages are helping to alert people in the Democratic Republic of Congo to an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever and how to avoid it. Read more

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Black Lives Matter

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United Methodist communicators around the world chose the ongoing struggle against racism as the top news story for 2015. Read more

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African Immigration

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Noting the recent wave of migration from Africa to Europe, scholar David N. Field calls United Methodists to consider how to accept immigrants as siblings in the family of Christ. Read more

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Ganta Hospital Administrators

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After leading a campaign against Ebola, United Methodist missionary Victor Doolakeh Taryor steps down after eight years as administrator of church-related Ganta Hospital. Read more

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Ebola Young Adults

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United Methodist News Service looks back at the top stories of 2014. Read more

In the Church

Dr. Martin Salia

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Despite medical efforts, Dr. Martin Salia, the medical head of the UMC's Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone, has died of the Ebola virus. Read more

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Look Sign

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Americans' fear of catching Ebola scarcely compares to the reality that West Africans face from the disease, and therein lies a spiritual lesson, writes the Rev. Brandon Lazarus. Read more

Rev. Juan Guerrero

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Dr. David W. Scott counsels that while international news seems grim, United Methodists can take heart that they're taking action to relieve suffering and proclaim their hope in God. Read more

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Bishop Yambasu Ebola

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Dr. Donald Messer writes that the challenge of grace to The United Methodist Church requires facing up to its LGBT exclusions, in the latest installment examining the mission theology document, "Grace Upon Grace." Read more

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