Extremism targets females

Violent politics of exclusion, intolerance and misogyny promoted

Religion being used as political, cultural and social force against women and girls, says U.N. Women executive. read more »

by Lopa Banerjee
on February 23, 2015

Support Obama executive orders on immigration

Letter to members of Congress from social-justice agency

United Methodist Church has long called for just, humane immigration reform that upholds the dignity of immigrants and their families, Henry-Crowe emphasizes. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 23, 2015

The endpoint of gender inequality

Role of faith crucial to achieve goal

Without fulfillment of human potential of half the world, no transformation, no development, no progress can be attained, says U.N. Women executive. read more »

by Lopa Banerjee
on February 16, 2015

You are dust

A reflection on Ash Wednesday

The gruesome reality is that roughly 200 migrants — most of them unidentified — lose their life in the Sonoran Desert each year. read more »

by the Rev. Elizabeth Murray
on February 16, 2015

Some pros, some cons

A reflection on the Social Principles consultations

Ministry, mission enhanced because denomination says something about important challenges in our world. read more »

by the Rev. Becca Girrell
on February 10, 2015

Incredibly important work

23rd United Methodist Day at Virginia General Assembly

Biblical vocation to do justice, love kindness and walk with God is lived out every day, says social-justice agency chief executive. read more »

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

Support ‘Insure Tennessee’

A pastoral letter to United Methodists in Tennessee

Bishop urges United Methodists advocate for governor’s initiative that would provide health coverage to 200,000 more Tennesseans. read more »

by Bishop Bill McAlilly and Bishop Mary Taylor
on February 02, 2015

‘Justice in Everyday Life’

A look at the Social Principles

80-page book/study guide offers in-depth look at Social Principles, enabling teaching them through a variety of techniques. read more »

January 09, 2015

Social Principles of the future

Wesleyan doctrine of atonement could guide assessment

United Methodist Church determining how to make social-justice statements ‘more succinct, theologically founded, and globally relevant.’ read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on December 05, 2014

Commendable ‘critical first step’

Letter to Obama on immigration executive order

Social-justice agency welcomes actions extending deferred status, ending ‘Secure Communities.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 22, 2014

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