How pastors can ‘bloom where planted’
Clergy — not just military families — deal with frequent moves, new assignments and expected and unexpected anxieties.
Tools for responding after violence
Find resources to help children and adults cope with tragic events and read how United Methodists are making a positive difference.
U.S. court rulings impact same-sex couples
This morning’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions likely will intensify United Methodists’ ongoing debate about human sexuality.
Alternative breaks focus on service
United Methodist-related Cornell College makes vacations count as students gain experience and a global perspective.
The Church in China: Focus on disaster relief
When disaster strikes, Amity goes to front lines, a new action in a country where government traditionally managed disaster response.
Door open to Southern Baptist Scout groups
United Methodist Men responds to Baptist action to support church and families that want to cut ties to Boy Scouts.
The Church in China: To serve God, society
For the past 28 years, the Amity Foundation has worked to assist those on the margins of Chinese society.
The Church in China: Pews are full
Many of country’s historic churches now filled with thousands—instead of hundreds—as young people turn to churches in large numbers.
Furor over block to gay clergy candidate
Bishop asked to rule on due process in case of Texas woman who had completed steps toward ordination when she came out as lesbian.
The Church in China: One pastor’s journey
At 69, he looks back on a Christian lifetime nurtured by his father and grandfather, who embraced the faith in the mid-19th century.
U.S. envoy encourages Côte d’Ivoire students
“Practice, practice, practice,” urges ambassador in visit with wife to United Methodist Secondary School.
The Church in China: A growth in size, faith
As the number of Christians in China climbs, Chinese faith leaders work to maintain relationships with faith groups internationally.
Young people inspire at preaching festival
Indiana Annual (regional) Conference lifted up by 18 youthful sermons at event designed to showcase and encourage.
Africa U. to offer palliative care degree
Palliative care treats the whole person — body, mind and spirit.
United Methodists ahead of malaria goal
Fundraising for Imagine No Malaria reaches June goal of $40 million early, more than halfway to final goal of $75 million by 2015.
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