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Daily Digest: September 19, 2014

“Prolonging the lockdown would be unbearable for the market women, taxi drivers and traders who eke out a living from trading.” - Bishop John K. Yambasu. Read More

Daily Digest: September 18, 2014

“There is no future. Da'ish (ISIS) destroyed our future. We are scared to go back.” - Christian girl, 14, from a village on the Nineveh Plain, Iraq. Read More

Daily Digest: September 17, 2014

“I am keenly supportive of the celebration of national identity but believe that is not undermined by remaining in union.” - The Rev. Lilly Twist, referring to the Sept. 18 vote. Read More

Daily Digest: September 16, 2014

"We have to experience the pain of those who suffer, to serve them." - Eduardo Valentin Morales, who had communion with people at the border fence. Read More

Daily Digest: September 15, 2014

"We don't want any United Methodist health worker to die of Ebola. ” – Sierra Leone Bishop John Yambasu. Read More

Daily Digest: September 12, 2014

“We have our part to play alongside God in this fight to defeat Ebola.” — The Rev. Yatta Young, a United Methodist educator in Liberia. Read More

Daily Digest: September 11, 2014

“The Affordable Care Act was a game-changer because clergy now have a viable alternative to the conference health insurance.” — The Rev. Richard A. Van Giesen. Read More

Daily Digest: September 10, 2014

“The Affordable Care Act was a game-changer because clergy now have a viable alternative to the conference health insurance.” — The Rev. Richard A. Van Giesen. Read More

Daily Digest: September 9, 2014

“Most of the folk at Revel that just lost their jobs had found a job after they had been laid off at other casinos.” — The Rev. Juliann Henry. Read More

Daily Digest: September 8, 2014

“There were 3,000 deaths during that crisis and we were the voice of hope.” – Isaac Broune. Read More

Daily Digest: September 5, 2014

“Imagine walking 50 kilometers to see a doctor, only to be told the doctor is not in. Walk home another 50 kilometers and come back tomorrow,...” – Priscilla Muzerengwa. Read More

Daily Digest: September 4, 2014

“I’ve chased death around the world to report on humanitarian aid, but today the game is changing. ” – The Rev. Larry Hollon, in his speech at the Game Changers Summit. Read More

Daily Digest: September 3, 2014

“The annual conference gave each pastor a bicycle and we had to pay for it in installments.” – The Rev. Jairos Mafondokoto. Read More

Daily Digest: September 2, 2014

“I don’t know about you, but I have yet to see a menu at the doctor’s office telling me what they are going to charge.” – Valarie Willis, member... Read More

Daily Digest: September 1, 2014

“What was once typical mistreatment — physical or verbal abuse or sexual harassment — is in the process of being eliminated.” – Tomato picker Lupe Gonzalo said through an interpreter. Read More

Daily Digest: August 29, 2014

“God works on us. And I get to work with a lot of wonderful, passionate people.” – Susan Hellums, border area mission coordinator. Read More

Daily Digest: August 28, 2014

“We’re an old battleship that’s been re-commissioned.” – Michael Smith, director of the Holding Institute in Laredo, Texas. Read More

Daily Digest: August 27, 2014

“They walk toward the shining light.” – The Rev. Javier Leyva, describing how unaccompanied minors coming from Central America often surrender themselves to the U.S. Border Patrol. Read More

Daily Digest: August 26, 2014

“The question is: Is there a middle ground that will allow most of the traditionalists to stay and yet satisfy most of the progressives?” – Bishop Scott Jones. Read More

Daily Digest: August 25, 2014

“Do you focus better on vital congregations — which I think lots of us want to do — by leaving more in the hands of conferences?” – Indiana Area Bishop Mike Coyner. Read More