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Letters to the Editor

Just a quibble

Just a quibble: Daniel Valentin-Morales is listed as an "Hispanic/Latina American," (U.N. tour causes 2nd thoughts, Faith in Action, Aug. 25), and given his name and picture I sincerely doubt he can pass the physical... read more»

Sent by Doug Shaul (Yacolt, Washington) on August 25, 2014

Lawlessness hurts immigrants

While, I agree with the aims and ends of the president's announcment (Commendable ‘critical first step’, Faith in Action, Nov. 22, 2014), the actions taken hurt immigrants and citizens alike, both in the near term and in the... read more»

Sent by Ryan Kiblinger (Temple, Texas) on November 22, 2014

World AIDS Day

The Book of Resolutions contains official policy statements for guiding the worldwide work and ministry of The United Methodist Church; ¶3242 states: "United Methodist Church commits itself to a holistic approach of awareness, education, prevention, treatment, community organizing and public advocacy ... The following actions are strongly recommended: that local congregations... read more»

Sent by Lynne Benson (Berlin, New Jersey) on November 16, 2014

Human sexuality

The United Methodist Church is mot divided into two groups of opposing opinions on human sexuality (‘Not of 1 mind’, Faith in Action, Nov. 13, 2014). We are divided into three groups: a small group on one side of the... read more»

Sent by William Kaster (North Webster, Indiana) on November 16, 2014

Stay on topic and target!

The United Methodist bishops issued a sincere and heartfelt statement about not being of one mind concerning human sexuality (‘Not of 1 mind’, Faith in Action, Nov. 13, 2014).This is admirable in every respect. They also asked for... read more»

Sent by Vincent Ciro (Wantagh, New York) on November 14, 2014

Global relevance of UMC

There is a near absolute consensus in the scientific community that global climate chaos is being unleashed upon the world, and that the point of no return has, in fact, already been passed. There is also a great deal of literature dealing with the causes and consequences of this "great... read more»

Sent by Boyd Holliday (Lake Junaluska, N.C.) on November 06, 2014

The pastor’s call to speak out

What about using Powerpoint (The pastor’s call to speak out, Faith in Action, Sept. 12, 2014)? It is very effective for visual learners.  Another thing is about delivery. The content of the sermon may be excellent but... read more»

Sent by Mercedita Cueto (Vallejo, California) on October 29, 2014

Drones

Why do you give space to these people (Clergy arrested at Beale Air Base again, Faith in Action, Oct. 20, 2014)? Why not talk about how drones protect U.S. military personnel and citizens? Do you want to get more personal... read more»

Sent by James Hardin (Opelika, Alabama) on October 22, 2014

They are not alone

The traditional Muslim world is horrified by the specter of privileged and educated youths raised in Western secular society being recruited to fight on the side of religious extremism and extremist religious causes (Not path to paradise, Faith in Action,... read more»

Sent by George Potter (Tallahassee, Florida) on October 21, 2014

Biblical obedience

Pandering to conservative bishops (Supreme Court did not change Discipline, Faith in Action, Oct. 10,2014)? Let us hear from those who follow biblical obedience rather than the Discipline. Some of this discussion seems similar to that historical debate of how many... read more»

Sent by Mona Bomgaars (Honolulu, Hawaii) on October 16, 2014

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