Evangelism after Charleston

Racial fault lines still divide the U.S.

Our responses to tragedies may reveal fundamental values about race, which is the issue at hand. read more »

by Daniel Shin
on September 24, 2015

‘Liberty and justice for all’

Black Methodist historic gathering issues clarion call

A new struggle for 'liberty and justice for all' should be the priority of churches across America. read more »

September 04, 2015

A litany against racism

One: “Prayers can’t be answered unless they are prayed,” so the poet reminds us and so we have honored the dead in vigils of remembrance, emotional prayers, heartfelt tributes, scripture-based homilies, fervent eulogies, thoughtful soliloquies and appropriate words spoken by public officials, but something must follow... read more »

Posted by Bishop Adam Richardson Jr. (African Methodist Episcopal Church) on September 04, 2015

‘Liberty and justice for all’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four historically African-American Methodist denominations issued a clarion call this week to end racism. They issued the call in a series of events here that concluded with a meeting at the White House Sept. 2. Leaders of the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church, the African Methodist Episcopal ... read more »

Posted by Wayne Rhodes on September 04, 2015

We the people

A brutal summer for human rights, dignity

People find themselves caught in mix of tragedy, promise, confronting superficial cultural assumptions to defend ‘less-than-Christian behavior.’ read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on July 28, 2015

Sandra Bland death needs answers

Social-justice agency grieves young woman’s ‘suicide’ in Texas

Agency prays for comfort for her family, says surest way to bring healing is to answer questions surrounding her death. read more »

July 28, 2015

‘Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth’ webinar resources available

Interview with award-winning author Eloise Greenfield featured

General Board of Church & Society launches initiative to teach sacred worth through children's books. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on July 28, 2015

Running away from our shadows

We cannot run away from racism shadows of our past

‘Our current reality is always shaped and impacted by that past,’ says Indiana bishop. read more »

by Bishop Michael Coyner
on July 28, 2015

Burning sacred havens

We must be vigilant against unspeakable acts of hatred

6 suggestions as to how those with Methodist heritage should respond to racially charged turmoil of recent weeks. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on July 10, 2015

Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth

July 17 webinar will feature award-winning author

Children’s books can open world of possibilities, celebrate divine in everyone. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on July 10, 2015

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