President Donald Trump

Church leaders in Baltimore are urging United Methodists to resist “reactionary responses” to President Donald Trump’s disparaging tweets about their beloved city. Read more

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The Rev. Morgan Guyton sees President Donald Trump's insistence on a border wall to be idolatry, a "graven image built to a fake demonic god of certainty who loves walls more than he loves humanity." Read more

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No, it's not Donald Trump, says the Rev. Morgan Guyton, it's how capitalism has captured American Christianity. Read more


A new academic resource finds that "evangelicals" aren't the monolithic voting bloc they're taken for, and that not all of them support President Trump. Read more

Perspectives 2 Comments

Jeff Sessions stepped down Nov. 7 as U.S. attorney general, ending a tenure marked by near-constant pushback from faith communities that opposed his policies and his attempts to defend them with Scripture. Read more

Advocating Justice

A Filipino United Methodist missionary went on a 7-kilometer walk in Singapore the night before the U.S.-North Korea summit in order to pray for peace. Read more

Practicing Faith

President Donald Trump's description of several non-white nations as "s**thole countries" continues to reverberate through both church and society. Here the Rev. Morgan Guyton takes a deeper look at the ethics of dehumanizing language. Read more


Trump Transgender Reax

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The real problem is not the president's cursing, but the systemic racism that lies behind it, writes the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. Read more


United Methodist leaders condemn President Donald Trump's reported vulgar slur against Haiti, African countries, and El Salvador. Read more

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MLK in Jail

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Retired United Methodist Bishop Ernest S. Lyght gives President Trump a history lesson and a leadership challenge on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read more

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Anticipating the annual Martin Luther King Day observance, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling urges United Methodists to react to President Trump's vulgar disparagement with the acts of love that Dr. King advocated. Read more


Those places from which President Trump doesn't want immigrants are precisely where Jesus resides, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more


What “Fire and Fury” reveals about the Empires of today was already known by a medieval mystic, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. Read more

Jeremy Smith

For the second consecutive year, President Trump and his conservative evangelical supporters topped the list of the 10 most important religion news stories of the year as compiled by the country’s largest organization of religion journalists. Read more

In the World

Trump over Hitler

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Yes, it is with a great sense of entitlement that Mein Führer Donald Trump has given us a list of banned words in his quest to eliminate the most vulnerable among us, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. Read more

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Jerusalem Old City

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The spiritual vision of Zion and its capital Jerusalem differs greatly from the political reality that will be affected by President Trump's decision, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. Read more


Jerusalem Palm Sunday

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Missions exec Thomas Kemper and social-action exec Susan Henry-Crowe say Jerusalem should remain a city open to people of all faiths. Read more

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AAR Trump

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The annual meeting of university and seminary professors takes on an atmosphere of civil resistance after the 10 months of the Trump Administration. Read more

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Kim-Jong Un Donald Trump

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The National Council of Churches pleads with the president to tone down rhetoric towards North Korea and its leader Kim-Jong Un as a means to avoid war. Read more

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Topped by his support for white supremacists, President Donald Trump has violated morality, truth, decency, and human dignity so ruthlessly that it's now incumbent for Christians to pray and work for his removal, writes the Rev. Wes Magruder. Read more

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