Churches need courage to welcome warriors
Pastors and church members must remember that soldiers returning from war have a new worldview, chaplain says.
Words, photos show struggle in Darfur
Book offers a glimpse of journalists' experiences while on assignment for humanitarian groups.
Ethnic church social justice programs funded
Church and Society awards $187,000 in grants to ethnic local church projects
Black Methodists to share God’s ‘amazing grace’
Black church leaders called to deepen commitment to ministry with the poor.
Zimbabwe’s suffering is man-made, lawyer says
“Zimbabwe did not suddenly become poor and destroyed,” says Tinoziva Bere.
Tragedy in Sudan moves conference to expand goals
Holston Conference leaders appeal for broader rescue effort
Study team faces turmoil in Sudan
Gunfire keeps team sequestered in hotel, provides opportunity for ministry to hotel staff and to one another.
United Methodists address Red River threat
The Rev. Rich Zeck has spent the last 10 days bagging sand for the emergency dikes.
Buy chocolate, help farmers, agency says
UMCOR encourages buying fair-trade chocolate for Easter to meet the 100-Ton Challenge.
Higher Ed board approves plan, cost cuts, scholarship
Agency’s directors focus on what it means to lead the church in developing principled leaders.
Obama staffer says make neighbor’s struggles real
Michael Strautmanis encourages church board members to be engaged with their communities and the Oval Office.
United Methodists share concerns with lawmakers
The time is now for faith communities to mobilize around health care reform, an aide to Sen. Edward Kennedy says.
Churches focus on Christian recovery programs
United Methodist congregations are joining programs that address hurts, habits and hang-ups.
Church leaders suggest ways to overcome profiling
Understanding the myths that lead to profiling is an important step to beating the problem, experts say.
GracePoint United Methodist Church starts over
Kansas Church is rebuilding after leaders depart and form nondenominational church of the same name
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