Loan break for United Methodist students
BorrowSmart offers a 3.75 interest rate, different repayment option to try to help students graduate without huge amounts to repay.
New business manager for General Conference
The Rev. Alan Morrison takes new role as support services director. Sara Hotchkiss to plan denomination’s top lawmaking meeting.
United Methodists prepare to meet Isaac
As Tropical Storm Isaac continued toward Haiti on Friday afternoon, Aug. 24, United Methodists were gearing up to provide relief.
Is pastor’s self-care selfish?
Clergy urged to set boundaries and maintain healthy lifestyles. “Honoring our bodies and our time… are as important as caring for others.”
Bishop accused of urging disobedience
Letter asks bishops to ‘publicly censure’ retired Bishop Melvin Talbert for his advocacy for gay marriage. Talbert stands by his statements.
Keep college students connected to church
Mission trips and other activities help them stay involved. “Students want to see faith in action.”
Campus ministries nurture future of church
"I wish everyone could open their eyes and see just how important this age group is for the church in the future — and now,” says director.
Attending church in prison
Daring leadership creates a church for female inmates that offers a message of true freedom.
College majors’ value not measured in cash
In response to Kiplinger’s “worst college majors,” Dillard University president says salary is not only criteria for choosing what to study.
Tips for the care and keeping of young clergy
Under 30s talk about challenges and successes as they take first steps into ministry.
Mass shootings sign of young adult crisis
Campus minister explores connection between recent shootings like the one in Colorado and the increasing pressures college students face.
‘Church history requires we discuss racism’
It is essential we remember what has happened, says the Rev. Gil Caldwell, so we don’t treat others as we have been treated.
Bishops Wandabula, Nhanala re-elected
Africa Central Conference episcopal elections first of gatherings to elect or re-elect bishops in Africa, Europe, Eurasia and Philippines.
Mingling singles and family ministries
Inviting singles to a group event that also includes married couples can keep them from feeling “like contestants on a matchmaker game show.”
John Wesley: ‘Take care of yourself’
During Wesley’s life, his most popular publication was a book of medical advice. In his day, clergy provided both spiritual and physical care.
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