United States of America

Guam UMC

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The people of Guam have heard North Korea's threats before, but still United Methodists there pray for “wisdom and restraint on the part of all those with the instruments of such deadly force in their hands,” Read more

In the World

The Empire is obsessed with names and uses them to legitimize all forms of brutality, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith in a Christian critique of recent U.S. foreign policy actions. Read more

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The current U.S. administration can be redeemed, says the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas, but only if the people demand an end to the president's lies. Read more

Christy Thomas


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If the U.S. government endorses one version of Christianity as the national religion, what about the rest of us? asks the Rev. Jerry Eckert. Read more


Finding a Path

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Rev. Jack Shitama offers alternatives to both anxiety and blaming in response to the new federal administration. Read more

Practicing Faith

Immigration Airport Demonstrations

Photo by Erik Alsgaard, Baltimore-Washington Conference

Bishop Ken Carter of Florida offers both calm and challenge in his advice to clergy -- which works for lay Christians as well. Read more