Trial of lesbian elder gets under way
The Rev. Amy DeLong expresses no regrets although she faces the possibility of defrocking.
Leadership change on tap for world Methodists
Freeman to retire as conference meets Aug. 4-8 in Durban, South Africa.
DeLong Church Trial: Questions and answers
She faces charges of violating church laws regarding homosexuality. A church trial is a ‘a last resort’ if a resolution can’t be reached.
Juneteenth: Bringing joy to all
A young man’s perspective on the holiday that remembers the end of an era of oppression.
Gandhi urges graduates to ‘transform Africa’
Arun Gandhi tells 350 Africa University graduates to turn their knowledge into wisdom.
It takes someone special to be a dad
As Father’s Day approaches, people share on Facebook how dads nurture their faith and enrich their life.
Network empowers young African women
In Sierra Leone, gender and age barriers keep young women from leadership roles. A new network aims to break those barriers.
Clean water saves lives, makes disciples
Four communities in remote Mozambique are praising God and The United Methodist Church for a life-saving well project.
Lewd tweets offer lessons on sexual ethics
Lawmaker’s misstep highlights concern over abuse of power in both church and society.
UMCOR aids demining team in Libya
With UMCOR support, ACT Alliance team enters besieged Libyan city to help city try to restore way of life
Prison ministry opens doors
After 39 years in jail, Kevin Petty gives advice on ministering to inmates: “Each has different needs. Be patient, loving, and nonjudgmental."
Calling all Phil Campbells!
Alaska United Methodist pastor joins his namesakes to build a Habitat house in tornado-hit Phil Campbell, Ala.
The Holy Spirit: Questions and Answers
Why don’t we talk more about the Holy Spirit? As Pentecost approaches, we explore the Holy Spirit and how it is present and at work within us.
A Holy Spirit Primer
What does it mean to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit, particularly in baptism? Find out what the Bible and Wesleyan tradition say.
Church must ‘measure what we treasure’
Corporate America’s best practices don’t necessarily apply to reinventing The United Methodist Church.
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