Gandhi urges graduates to ‘transform Africa’
Arun Gandhi tells 350 Africa University graduates to turn their knowledge into wisdom.
It takes someone special to be a dad
As Father’s Day approaches, people share on Facebook how dads nurture their faith and enrich their life.
Volunteers Adopt Hospice Pets
Deacon recruits foster parents for pets when owners are dying. “People want to help because they wonder, ‘What would happen to my pets?’”
Church musician sets Guinness World Record
Since 1942, Ida Mae Cumbest has played for more than 10,000 services. Her son credits her: “I don't know anyone that has a vocation for as long.”
Pauley Perrette: Acting on Faith
She’s a TV star, but her church and her faith keep her grounded. “I have Romans12:21 tattooed on my finger. It gave me my power back.”
Celebrating marriage during Sunday worship
Where weddings are concerned, rituals sometimes upstage reverence. Meet three couples who chose a simpler way.
Churches reflect on military sacrifices
Memorial Day is more than just another day off. It’s also an opportunity to honor ‘those who put themselves in harm’s way.’
Twelve ways to observe Memorial Day
Churches in the U.S. find a wide variety of ways to honor fallen veterans. “Remember, that was a person who had … dreams and desires.”
Twisters déjà vu for Alabama pastor
The Rev. Kelly Clem lost her child and her church in a 1994 tornado. Now she is comforting others recovering from storms.
Pastor shocks by giving away prize money
A German United Methodist pastor’s generosity to a friend in financial need teaches how Christians share, draws attention to the church.
Losses and lessons from 1994 tornados
Rev. Kelly Clem, whose daughter was killed when a tornado hit her church, knows what it's like to have one's life torn apart by a storm.
Life After Foster Care
Two-thirds of kids in foster care don’t graduate and half end up homeless. Advocates make sure those without parents have someone to turn to.
Abraham Sellu, 64, remembered as leader
The former educator and mission coordinator served in Sierra Leone and East Africa.
The mother who is ‘my everything’
From an impoverished childhood to today, Bilha Alegría draws her most valuable lessons from her mother.
Lambuth students ‘torn apart’ by school closing
Years of financial struggles and a loss of accreditation end a 168-year-old United Methodist institution – leaving its students to ponder the future.
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