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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

Shock, horror not enough

Commit to work of reconciliation in midst of hatred

North Alabama bishop hopes, prays after Charleston slayings people will be moved beyond feelings to take actions addressing racism. read more »

by Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett
on July 10, 2015

Confessions of a white Southerner

Growing up with messages of victimhood, white supremacy and hate

Until we are honest with ourselves about who we are and who we have been, we are never going to be able to move on. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Clayton Childers
on July 10, 2015

Q&A: Responding to a massacre

Interview with Bishop Marcus Matthews

Charleston killings at Emanuel AME Church may be significant moment in history. read more »

July 10, 2015

Burning sacred havens: We must be vigilant against unspeakable acts of hatred

The events of the past weeks have highlighted the worst and the best of the American spirit. The worst: unbearable, unspeakable acts of hatred. The best: acts of openness, forgiveness, bravery, moral courage and acceptance. The burning of many black churches in recent weeks reminds us of our need to... read more»

July 02, 2015

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