Is the end near?
Most United Methodists laugh off the prediction that May 21 is Judgment Day, but such end-times conjectures are no joke, scholars say.
Saving souls and bodies in Africa
Bishop shares how the church’s anti-malaria fight and Côte D’Ivoire radio station make disciples.
As waters rise, volunteers serve neighbors
On a global day of service, Louisiana congregations assembled 1,500 cleaning buckets where flooding is anticipated.
Change the World sows seeds, reaps blessings
In 15 countries, including the United States, United Methodists reached out to their neighbors through more than 2,000 projects.
Leaders give church changes yellow light
Advisory panel asked to proceed with caution on proposals to add a new board and have agencies charge for services.
Mentoring and Ministry
In three decades of leading one of the largest congregations in the U. S., the Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell has developed his own style of preaching, and his own strong opinions about staying vital.
Windsor Village’s ‘three-legged’ ministry
The pastor of the 18,000-member Houston-area church talks about his successes, church vitality and obstacles to church growth.
Denomination faces sizable budget cuts
For the first time in the history of The United Methodist Church, even the best-case budget projection called for a reduction in available funds.
Lay speakers give Haitians clean water
Cholera will likely affect more lives in Haiti than the 2010 earthquake, and United Methodists across the U.S. are doing something about it.
Thousands gear up to Change the World
On May 14 and 15, United Methodists from more than 1,600 churches will participate in some 1,800 events to reach out to their communities.
Methodist e-Academy welcomes first full class
Online theological education grows Europe’s future spiritual leaders while they grow community with one another.
Nets may save newborn’s life
Bintu Kamara has lost three children to malaria. New bed nets hanging in her home will give her newborn a better chance at life.
Car Care for Single Moms
Church makes mothers’ day. "They came for free gas, but the look in their eyes when you said ‘I would be glad to pray for you’ was a God moment."
Drenched communities pray levees will hold
As melted snow and record rainfall flood towns and farmland across the U.S., United Methodists respond and reach out.
Jamaica event to continue focus on peace
Searching for the ways of ‘just peace’ as the WCC’s Decade to Overcome Violence ends.
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