Global defense spending

U.S. accounts for 34% of world total

U.S. spends nearly 3 times as much on defense as China, and more than 7 times what Russia spends. read more »

June 17, 2015

Feeling ‘strangely warmed’

Concern, advocacy for migrant workers

The global public square has become what to Wesley were the itinerant ministry and priesthood of all believers. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on April 24, 2015

$41,400 Peace with Justice grants go to 15 ministries around the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has awarded $41,400 to 15 Peace with Justice ministries around the world. The grants are in conjunction with the denomination’s Peace with Justice Sunday, which witnesses to God's demand for a faithful, just, disarmed and... read more»

April 16, 2015

Accountability sought in killings

Filipino bishops seek impartial probe

Ecumenical prayer service held for 44 police commandos killed in clash with Muslim rebels. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on February 10, 2015

40-day climate walk ends on typhoon anniversary

‘We can't afford to lose this battle for humanity’

By highlighting vulnerable countries like the Philippines, marchers hope to encourage confronting global climate-change crisis. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on November 13, 2014

Social Principles consultations begun

Applications still open for Prague, U.S.

Consultations to consider how to make United Methodist Social Principles more succinct, theologically founded, globally relevant. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 04, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

Social Principles consultations to set process

8 planned: 6 in Central Conferences, 2 in U.S. to evaluate global relevancy

Philippines consultation added, Nigeria dates to be determined, some deadlines to apply change. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 25, 2014

Philippine bishops condemn ‘Pork Barrel’

Applaud Supreme Court ruling of unconstitutionality

Bishops declare high time to call for justice, accountability for misused government funds. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 15, 2014

Great things in small ways

‘God of Life, lead us to justice and peace’

Young people host poetry reading on Mandela’s legacy for Haiyan survivors in Philippines. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on March 05, 2014

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