UMTV: Mother-Son AIDS Journey
Heidi Simon credits church family for support. “If everybody knew what we knew about God being with us there wouldn’t be any problems.”
‘Giving Tuesday’ to keep Christ in Christmas
Amid the bargain-hunting hype, generous givers seek opportunities to feed hungry, fight malaria, offer relief, nurture leaders and more.
A Different Kind of Christmas
Rethink Church shares ways your local church can offer an alternative to those searching for A Different Kind of Christmas.
UMTV: Church Helps Addicts Heal
Former addict Monte Payne aids others struggling to overcome the “spiritual death” of addiction at the same Arkansas church that helped him.
Arkansas program helps addict ‘let go’
‘I lived in the dark, and now I live in the light,’ says Monte Payne, who found hope at Theressa Hoover United Methodist Church in Little Rock.
Chuck Knows Church: Pulpit vs. Lectern
Ever wonder why there are two podiums inside many church sanctuaries?
A Native American look at Thanksgiving
The Rev. Carol Lakota Eastin explores the past and ways the church and families are seeking healing and hope on this U.S. holiday.
Church observes ‘Year of Gratitude’
St. Luke’s year-long practice yields over 20,000 thank you notes and becomes an ‘amazing blessing’ to Oklahoma City congregation.
Final Cokesbury Christmas for stores
As United Methodist retail outlets close their doors, shoppers find old favorites and new products for Advent at ‘open house’ events.
How to ‘give thanks in all things’
John Wesley realized ‘gratitude was the response to faith in God.’ Find out how being thankful makes even stewardship easier to “swallow.”
Chuck Knows Church: Sign of the Fish
Chuck explains the meaning and history of the fish symbol in the Christian church.
Cokesbury closures challenge seminaries
Theological schools have multiple options for supplying students. But some worry the loss of brick-and-mortar stores will do lasting damage.
Community health workers bring healing
In remote areas of Liberia with few resources, a team of volunteer health workers is often the only way villagers receive medical care.
N.J. church sign points way to storm relief
Drakestown congregation has provided food, shelter and Internet access to those without power in its community.
Ohio church sews quilts of love for Congo ill
Raising money to buy a new plane for Congo ministry wasn’t enough for a congregation that also wanted a personal touch.
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