Choir director Tonny Mbowa shapes young lives
The survivor of a difficult childhood, Mbowa pursues a calling to help others.
Global partnership takes aim at malaria deaths
Bishop Janice Huie joins businessman Ted Turner as he announces an expanded global partnership against malaria.
Choir opens world to children with 'hard lives'
Twenty-three children whose lives have been uprooted by war are preparing for their first “international tour.”
Church rescues children in displaced persons’ camp
Dorothy Lakol’s life was in jeopardy before she was chosen to be part of a Uganda children’s choir.
Pastor brings church to vulnerable people
The Rev. Titus Olaka offers the Gospel and hope to an internally displaced persons’ camp in northern Uganda.
Training helps Florida churches prepare for storms
With an active hurricane season predicted, United Methodists in Florida are preparing to help their neighbors weather the storms.
Faith community examines disaster response
A Church World Service forum brings together leaders in disaster relief ministry to discuss economics and justice in disaster response.
U.S. state efforts advance to abolish death penalty
United Methodists in Maryland, Nebraska and other states are key in efforts to end capital punishment.
Advocates fought for N.J. death penalty repeal
In 2007, New Jersey became the first state in 42 years to legislatively end the death penalty.
Commentary: Death penalty law follows spirit of ’56
The United Methodist Church officially opposed the death penalty at the 1956 General Conference.
Sister Prejean to receive Methodist peace award
The Catholic nun known for her opposition to the death penalty will receive the award April 2 in New Orleans.
Meet Ben Scharfstein, ‘the inviting guy’
"You have to make it personal," says the one-man evangelism marvel, on how to invite people to church without turning them away.
Youth experience ‘night walk’ as homeless teen
In Chicago, the Night Walk program gives young people a taste of street life at night from a homeless youth's perspective.
Curriculum invites children to build ‘rock solid’ faith
Hank the Hammer and friends will help children build a "rock solid heart of faith" through a new United Methodist Sunday school offering.
United Methodists begin Midwest flood response
UMCOR and disaster relief leaders respond to flooding and other weather challenges in Arkansas, Ohio, Illinois and Missouri.
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