Hoda Katebi

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The Rev. Morgan Guyton recommends watching a TV interview with an Iranian American fashion blogger to learn how to speak the truth lovingly in the face of prejudice. Read more


Marse Robert

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Discovering an ancestor's Civil War military service renews her struggle dealing with her white Southern family's history of racism, writes Cynthia B. Astle. Read more

Views from a Ridge 3 Comments


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In order to be peacemakers today in our polarized society, Christians need to understand that someone's scorn may be the back side of their fierce empathy for a loved one, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. Read more


We can't escape responsibility for the Las Vegas shooting massacre because we create the toxic environments in which shooters like Stephen Paddock can develop, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. Read more

Christy Thomas

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A veteran of the war against the Nazis, the Rev. Billy Cox finds the study of history more urgent than ever in America's current crisis about race and white supremacy. Read more


Edmonds UMC Audience

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A Muslim, an immigrant, a lesbian and community leaders shared how they faced welcome and prejudice in American society today, and what United Methodists can do to care for their vulnerable neighbors. Read more

Advocating Justice 2 Comments

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Bishop Woodie White's annual letter to the late Martin Luther King Jr. almost didn't get written this year, as the bishop struggled like so many of us with the aftermath of the 2016 elections. Read more

Perspectives 2 Comments

Lee Statue

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"Intersectionality" -- the ways various forms of prejudice interact with one another -- deeply affects how one interprets Bible passages used to "clobber" or liberate marginalized people even today, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. Read more

Perspectives 4 Comments

Bishop Dyck Refugees

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The United Methodist Church officially has condemned prejudice against Muslims and Arabs since 1988. Read more

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