United Methodist blogosphere dominated by white men
White, American men’s voices are about 3 times as great as their proportion of UMC membership. read more »
Civil rights protests far removed to Dallas teen in 1964
Historic summer grabbed attention of ‘surprisingly callow white male’ in college U.S. history class. read more »
What then should we do?
There are days when foundations fail on which governments, police, churches and other institutions stand. read more »
Conference Commission on Religion & Race workshop Oct. 4
Filmmaker to lead ‘Moving Beyond Prejudice’ to help people deal with their biases about people who are not like themselves. read more »
'We are all accountable'
We must demonstrate Christ’s outreaching, redemptive love in responding to senseless, random violence plaguing our society. read more »
1964 Freedom Summer began real-world theological education
Unsung Mississippi hosts embodied theology that nourished author, countless others ever since in struggles against domination. read more »
Statement from Missouri Conference bishop on Ferguson
‘We continue to look for opportunities to serve and bring ministry of healing to community deeply hurt,’ says Bishop Schnase. read more »
A response to the events in Ferguson, Mo.
Do not wait to conduct deep, prayerful conversation about racism, racial profiling, economic injustice and other related issues. read more »
NCC statement on death of Michael Brown
National Council of Churches cautions about ‘increasingly militarized’ police forces. read more »
North Carolina, 12 other states stage protests
State capitols target of demonstrators concerned about ongoing extremist legislative attack on poor people, minorities. read more »