African students urged to be entrepreneurs
Africa University’s 20th graduating class is told, ‘Let this not be the end of learning. Make this the beginning.’
‘Grandfamilies’ provide love, sanctuary
Grandparents thrown back in the parenting game face many challenges. United Methodist grandparents Mollie and John Moore share their story.
June 19, 1865 marked the end of slavery in the U.S. Now Juneteenth is a time to reflect on African-American history and heritage.
Black caucus expresses concern over Bledsoe
Black Methodists for Church Renewal question the process that led to North Texas Bishop Bledsoe being asked to retire.
Global delegates mean multiple languages
A large team of interpreters helped non-English-speaking delegates maneuver through GC2012.
Obama immigration policy decision praised
Bishop Carcaño calls executive order opening door for young people ‘an extraordinary way forward for much-needed immigration reform.’
My dad: A kind, gentle man of steel
Nettles Talbert taught son to “acknowledge the humanity in the other person.”
UMTV: Father’s Adoption Story
United Methodist dad recalls the dramatic circumstances that saved one baby’s life and changed his family’s future.
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.
Race commission addresses Bledsoe case
The agency that monitors United Methodist racial matters expresses concern about the situation involving Bishop Bledsoe.
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.
Global women join in ‘prayerful action’
Meeting in New York, World Day of Prayer International Committee brings together 225 women from 104 countries.
NEW: GC2012 clergy appointment reversal?
The connection is abuzz about an email sent by Bishop Devadhar about General Conference action on ending guaranteed appointments for clergy.
Beating hunger in DRC
In DRC, 70% of people are malnourished. UMCOR has been working to change that through its agricultural, sanitation and health programs.
New wrinkle in appointment security
The United Methodist connection has been abuzz about a letter calling into question whether General Conference really ended clergy job guarantees.
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