United Methodists score high in survey
Church can ‘turn a good reputation into a gospel opportunity,’ LifeWay Research official says.
United Methodists share faith, fun at Christmas
With socks, random acts of kindness and more, annual conference and agency staff reach out to God’s children.
Don’t let holiday blues steal the season
Taking time for reflection, relaxation could be best gift of all during busy holiday season.
Peace depends on ‘courageous remnant’
The Rev. Bob Edgar tells those at peace conference to ‘be out on the edge a bit’ and help church ‘step up for change.’
Call to ‘remind people to honor each other’
Pastors in ministry during Occupy protests see their role as recognizing the humanity of everyone and remembering we are all God’s people.
Faith guides church in Penn State crisis
St. Paul’s pastor reminds congregation of duty to care for each other as Penn State coach’s sexual abuse case touches all.
Ordinary people doing extraordinary things
“Sorry for the Inconvenience: We’re Trying to Save the World” said the “soccer mom’s” sign as she joined 10,000 others in Occupy march.
‘Would I be able to worship at your church?’
Simple request from a homeless man moves a youth group to start Open Table program that has grown to more than 80 tables.
Program makes room at table for poor
As volunteers mentor those trying to break the cycle of poverty, they find themselves transformed.
‘AIDS-free generation’ in sight
On World AIDS Day 2011, United Methodists embrace the call to end the global AIDS pandemic.
Stigma kills as effectively as AIDS
As we recognize World AIDS Day, people testify that “worse than having HIV and AIDS is the way people treat you.”
Advent app joins online devotional resources
A new mobile app, an online retreat and devotions delivered via email offer digital ways to prepare spiritually to remember Christ’s birth.
Ivorian officials welcome church leaders
After a year of difficulty, delegation meets with government and faith leaders to discuss rebuilding and reconciliation of the country.
12 ways you can fight hunger
From food pantries to walking to buying livestock, there are ways to make a difference every day in the fight to end hunger.
Sierra Leone appoints 2 women to D.S. posts
‘We will not fail you,’ promises lay leader as appointments end 15 years without a woman in district superintendent post.
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