Tawanda Chandiwana

Efforts to keep the United Methodist Church unified despite differences over theology and human sexuality was rated the top news story of 2018. Read more

In the Church

Miracle Osman, 24, of Blantyre, Malawi, has reunited with her family there, after being detained by the Republic of the Philippines for alleged "anti-government activities" for working with a peacemaking group. Read more

Global Nature

Missionary Tawanda Chandiwana arrives home in Zimbabwe expressing gratitude for all the church members who signed a petition and prayed for his release from detention in the Philippines. Read more

Global Nature

Two detained missionaries head home while a third works on paperwork that will release her. All three were accused of "anti-government" activities. Read more

Global Nature

United Methodist leaders are seeking the release of missionaries jailed and detained in the Philippines Read more

Advocating Justice