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Daily Digest - April 27, 2017

“Fundamentalism today is really related to a fairly rigid understanding of Scripture … I would distinguish that from evangelicalism.” — The Rev. Thomas Lambrecht, a leader of the group Good News. Read More

Daily Digest - April 26, 2017

“Girls, I’ll give you shelter and God will give us bread.” — Mary “Madam” Volino, who in 1895 turned her brothel into a Methodist rescue mission for prostitutes. Read More

Daily Digest - April 25, 2017

Was last July’s election of a gay bishop by United Methodists in the denomination’s U.S. Western Jurisdiction a violation of church law or a legal elevation of... Read More

Daily Digest - April 24, 2017

“Are we ‘ready to cross every boundary to call for true human dignity among all peoples?’” —Bishop Thomas Bickerton, quoting the Theology of Mission statement of the United Methodist Board... Read More

Daily Digest - April 21, 2017

“Arkansas death row inmate Ledell Lee's last meal request before being executed last night? Holy Communion — the body and blood of Jesus Christ.” — The Rev. Britt Skarda, pastor of Pulaski... Read More

Daily Digest - April 20, 2017

“There is great interest, disagreement and anxiety about the anticipated decision of the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church.” — Bishop Bruce Ough, president of the Council of Bishops. Read More

Daily Digest - April 19, 2017

The United Methodist Church’s top court faces a number of questions about the election of the denomination’s first openly gay bishop — including whether it should weigh in at... Read More

Daily Digest - April 18, 2017

“I did what every one of us would do — I chose between survival and death.” — Abdul Saboor, an Afghan refugee now resettled in Syracuse, New York. Read More

Daily Digest - April 17, 2017

“The juxtaposition of Easter Sunday with ‘Execution Monday’ has cast a dark cloud over our state.” — The Rev. Britt Skarda, pastor of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church in Little Rock,... Read More

Daily Digest - April 13, 2017

“A miracle is an everyday extraordinary.” — Alisyn, one of the children in a United Methodist ad campaign. Read More