John Wesley and black colleges
Walter Kimbrough writes that United Methodists can see the social principles in action when they support the Black College Fund.
Relevance X 2012 brings spirituality to Sin City
A conference in Las Vegas brings young adults and those in young adult ministry together to shape the future of the church and the world.
British cite importance of hospital chaplains
Often targeted by budget cuts, health-care chaplains are shown to improve patient experience.
Ethnic groups offer ideas for vital church
National plans for ethnic/racial ministries are growing churches and planting new ones. They should be part of any new structure, groups say.
Health-care chaplaincy — What’s it good for?
Chaplains get constant opportunity to serve outside their church walls.
Africa’s pioneering clergywomen honored
First female African bishop cries tears of joy as she and 18 other United Methodist women are honored by over 300 African clergywomen.
Giants defensive tackle puts God first
“God has blessed me with a tremendous platform to influence young minds,” says Chris Canty, whose mom is a United Methodist pastor.
Couple ties knot during surprise wedding
It was a traditional church wedding, except that almost none of the guests had a clue that a wedding was going to happen.
Six sweet ideas for couples ministry
Help couples in your congregation and community strengthen their marriages with these ideas for launching or enhancing a couples ministry.
Listening for the melody of God
The Rev. Connie Shelton speaks on living a fuller Christian life through authenticity, song.
The Vow: A real love story of faith
A new movie shows how United Methodists Kim and Krickitt Carpenter faced immense odds yet kept the commitment they made before God.
Doctor buys hospital to aid rural health
Meharry Medical College graduate models dedication to the poor in Mississippi. “We have to stop making excuses and do more.”
Meharry tackles health care from all angles
From cancer research to community partnerships to reduce diabetes, historic Meharry keeps an eye on the future.
NCC begins to consider its future
United Methodists join other members in looking at financial support, Christian unity goals.
Church process no guarantee against suits
Pastor says he filed sexual misconduct lawsuit to protect himself and others. “The church sometimes, with its silence, ends up hurting people.”
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