A higher calling for higher education
A United Methodist-related education translates into strong faith communities and a supportive learning environment.
‘Christmob’ surprises with hope
To reach people in unexpected ways, one church’s flash mob visits shelters and public areas with clothes, food and “random acts of blessing.”
When disaster hits: Lessons from others
As tornadoes and floods challenge churches, one clergywoman says, “People do not recover without support, nudging and compassion.”
Disaster recovery: Harvest reaps blessings
The tornado gave church new opportunity to reinvent itself, learn from past, embrace a brighter future, says Alabama pastor.
Disaster recovery: Minot celebrates beginnings
"The flood changed my entire ministry here," says the Rev. Debra Ball-Kilbourne, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church.
Disaster recovery: Indiana town bounces back
One year after tornado levels Henryville, pastor says, “When we bind together as the body of Christ, we are a force to be reckoned with.”
Gatlinburg church reaches out to forgotten population
Ministry serves the poor unseen by tourists.
Africa U. celebrates its first 20 years
In a short 20 years, the United Methodist-related university has grown to a world-changing institute with more than 4,000 graduates.
Native American youth to benefit from camp
Brandon Ahmicasaube Smith, who is creating Spirit Journey with his church, was inspired by camp meetings and pastor grandfathers.
Seminary can benefit anyone called to serve
From music ministers to chaplains, a theological degree helps students “strengthen their capacity to respond to God's call in their lives.”
Man in heels fights domestic violence
A pastor challenged his church to raise money to combat violence against women. In return, he promised to deliver the sermon in high heels.
The untold story of African AIDS relief
Zimbabwean United Methodists lead way in caring for HIV/AIDS patients and talking about what has been taboo to discuss.
Stations of Resurrection keeps focus on Easter
“Via Lucis: The Way of the Light” devotion focuses on the season after the Resurrection and notes appearances of Christ.
Haiti 2013: Future seen through eyes of a ‘kid’
For rural families in two communities in Haiti, goats are the gift that keeps on giving. Third in a series.
Ancient traditions still influence Easter
All-night vigils, baptisms, communion — and welcoming all worshippers — are more important than fancy clothes.
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