Twenty-dollar gift grows to $500,000 for Nets
In a modern-day 'loaves and fishes' story, a $20 gift multiplied into more than a half million dollars from the Texas Annual Conference.
Consultation explores global nature of the church
Amid an increasingly global environment, United Methodists are exploring how to shape its organizational structure accordingly.
Pastor brings Katrina aid to Hispanic community
The Rev. Sally Bevill is making a difference in the lives of Hispanics in Biloxi, Miss., in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Commentary: Undocumented immigrants being dehumanized
The Rev. Humberto Casanova says hateful propaganda blinds Americans from seeing God's image in undocumented immigrants.
United Methodist couple struggles as undocumented workers
Except for living in constant fear, Darwin and Perla Alvarez are a typical hard-working couple struggling to achieve the American dream.
Commentary: Should U.S. flags fly in sanctuaries?
A United Methodist pastor explores the tradition and practice of displaying the national flag in many U.S. churches.
Christians continue work in Pakistan, despite hostility
In a majority Muslim country, Christians live in an environment of increasing uncertainty and tension.
New process yields $642 million spending proposal
The budget, focused around four new mission initiatives, will go to the 2008 General Conference for action.
Weatherhead book recognized for sales achievement
More than 60 years after being published by Abingdon Press, The Will of God continues to touch readers.
Bush nominates United Methodist as surgeon general
Dr. James W. Holsinger, a physician from Kentucky, also serves on the Judicial Council and World Methodist Council.
Commentary: Peace remains elusive in Middle East
Church agency executive Linda Bales finds heartbreak during a two-week visit to the troubled region.
NCC delegation meets refugees in Middle East
A group of 16 U.S. church women learns of the hardships faced by Iraqi and Palestinian refugee women.
Agency awards three communication scholarships
United Methodist Communications chooses three young scholars answering a call to be religion journalists.
Clergywoman solicits help in breast cancer fight
The Rev. Sheron C. Patterson is using her battle with the disease to increase awareness of breast cancer.
Gulfside on ‘deliberate’ track to recovery
Gulfside Assembly in Waveland, Miss., needs volunteer help and other support as it rebuilds following Hurricane Katrina.
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