The world of technology – not just computers, but cell phones, tablets and more – offers a new mission opportunity for The United Methodist Church, writes Dr. David W. Scott. Read more

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Why people oppose new technologies can also be applied to why they resist novel ways of thinking about God, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. Read more

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With a quote from legendary Methodist evangelist E. Stanley Jones, the Rev. Laura Felleman offers a Christian perspective on the inequalities of America's current economic transition. Read more


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The Commission on the General Conference and United Methodist Communications have joined forces to introduce technology to help non-English-speaking delegates get fair translation of the 2016 conclave's proceedings. Read more

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Technology can help link United Methodists globally, but it still poses limits, writes Dr. David Scott. Read more


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Two young adult clergy delegates organize a "tweetup" online chat called DreamUMC in which the church's youngest leaders discuss the future of The United Methodist Church. Read more

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Ecumenical celebrations, ministry with the poor, technology and a new structure for The United Methodist Church's general agencies marked proceedings on May 1 and 2 at the 2012 General Conference in Tampa, Fla. Read more

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