Every child of God is filled with the power of the Holy Spirit, specially gifted to play a unique and valued role in the body of Christ.
The foundation of Christian living is faith in Christ.
Faith is the central loyalty that gives purpose and direction to our lives.
In this section you'll find stories that inspire, practices to deepen your spiritual life, and resources to sustain you on your journey of growing and deepening faith.
Practicing Your FaithView All»
Following Jesus Every Day with Junius Dotson
The leader of United Methodist Discipleship Ministries gives practical tips for growing our spiritual lives through sharing, prayer, worship, and giving. Listen
Grace’s power over sin: Sanctifying grace
United Methodists know that by grace, which is more powerful than sin, God roots out sinful behaviors so that we may live and love more like Jesus. Read More
By grace we are forgiven: Justifying grace
Explore the Wesleyan concept of grace and what it means when we say grace is ‘a description of God at work in our lives.’ Read More
What Olympic sport fits John Wesley best? Facebook fans vote
If Methodism's founder was in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics, where would he excel? Some good sports weigh in. Read More
Denzel Washington continues support of black colleges
The Hollywood star directed a film about United Methodist-related Wiley College and has given two million dollars to its debate team. Read More
Profiles of United MethodistsView All»
United Methodist studying evangelization at Olympics
College senior is researching the religious atmosphere of the Games and the various Christian groups that travel from around the world to be in ministry there. Read More
Gilbert Caldwell: Voice for Justice and Human Rights
The retired United Methodist pastor reflects on how his relationship with MLK and involvement in the civil rights movement shaped his life and ministry. View
Blind Artist Beats Odds, Gives Back
Despite significant health challenges, a young United Methodist uses his talent to help others. His work has sold to celebs like Elton John and Billy Joel. View
James Lawson: Reflections on Life, Nonviolence, Civil Rights, MLK
The United Methodist pastor's parents told him “there’s a better way” than violence to resolve conflict. Those words would shape James Lawson’s life, leadership and ministry. View
Resources for MembersView All»
United Methodist Now: 2017 Archives
United Methodist Now is a biweekly e-newsletter for church members to highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages, and focus on what it means to be part of our... Read More
The United Methodist Lent Quiz
How much do you know about the themes and practices during the season of Lent? Take this quiz and be sure to share it with others. Read More
Where in the world are United Methodists? Part 1
The world really is our parish. Take this short quiz to see how much you know about the places United Methodists live, work, play, and pray. More
Get Your Spirit in Shape: Getting (and Staying) Healthy
To help with our health goals, we talk with a doctor and a nurse about fitness tips and our United Methodist tradition of caring for body and soul. Listen