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Ken Steppe and a scout are prepared to serve communion. Photo courtesy of Ken Steppe.

‘What would I do?’: Fatherly advice for tough questions

As the U.S. prepares to mark Father's Day, older people of faith share some insights with the young, and offer lessons for all ages. Read More

Sonora Smart Dodd (second from right) visits with Boy Scouts and a Civil War veteran in Spokane, Wash., in this undated photograph. Dodd played a pivotal role in the creation of a national Father's Day celebration. Photo courtesy the Dodd family.

Father’s Day has Methodist ties

Sonora Smart Dodd, whose father raised six children alone, helped establish the holiday nationally but two churches lay claim to starting the U.S. celebration. Read More

Lessons from Joseph, Jesus’ ‘old man’

He was an adoptive father, a heeder of dreams and faithful. “Joseph chose to take a risk for God... an example we can all follow.” Read More

UMTV: Father’s Adoption Story

United Methodist dad recalls the dramatic circumstances that saved one baby's life and changed his family's future. View

What I like about Father’s Day

The Rev. D.J. Rosario reflects on the ways celebrating fatherhood can be a good exercise for people of all types. Read More

My dad: A kind, gentle man of steel

Nettles Talbert taught son to "acknowledge the humanity in the other person." Read More

Celebrating my father, exorcising a demon

We need to examine our fathers to understand the challenges of their lives, says retired pastor, now a father and grandfather. Read More

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