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Commentary: JFON helps immigrants get the welcome they deserve
Justice for Our Neighbors, a ministry of The United Methodist Church, helps low-income immigrants and refugees navigate the complex U.S. legal system. Read More
Commentary: 5 Harvey things you don’t expect
The Rev. Eric Huffman, who is leading a new United Methodist church in Houston, reflects on what he’s learning from his first hurricane. Read More
Cleaning Buckets Needed
One way to make a difference after a disaster is to create cleaning buckets for survivors. Learn about the depots of the UMCOR Relief Supply Network. Read More
Commentary: Desert encroachment in Nigeria
United Methodists in Nigeria are suffering as more land is lost each year to desertification. Read More
Commentary: Christian ethics in volatile times
What should a United Methodist do when there is a conflict between church law and moral conscience? The Rev. Darryl W. Stephens looks at past answers to that question. Read More
Commentary: What’s next for Standing Rock?
The Rev. David Wilson says the mood has changed at Standing Rock, but water protectors haven’t given up their fight to protect Mother Earth. Read More
Commentary: Lawyer on meaning of bishop ruling
Lawyer who argued the request for a declaratory decision on election, consecration and nomination of a gay bishop offers his interpretation of the Judicial Council’s ruling. Read More
By the Rev. Keith Boyette | May 9, 2017
Commentary: Attorney on confusion over Oliveto’s status
Attorney for Western Jurisdiction contends Bishop Oliveto’s election, consecration proper under church law. Read More
By Richard Marsh | May 3, 2017
Commentary: Who ‘counts’ in ministry any more?
As the denomination struggles with declining U.S. membership, a chaplain at a United Methodist-related college wonders who counts in his campus ministry. Read More
Commentary: Can our ‘way forward’ be reconciliation?
African clergyman says the “way forward” for The United Methodist Church involves reconciliation. Read More