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In praise of public servants, taxi drivers

A reflection on Labor Day 2014

Dignity of labor, rights of workers are fundamental teachings of world's religious traditions. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on September 02, 2014

Turning abstract into reality

United Methodists visit border detention facility in Texas

Strategies discussed on how to respond in ministry to crisis created by unaccompanied children. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on September 02, 2014

‘United Methodist Church made me who I am’

Grandparents, parents modeled commitment to God and common good

God's call from earliest visits to grandparents’ homes to today has been to increase consciousness about lessening injustices. read more »

by Susan Burton, Director of Women’s & Children’s Advocacy, General Board of Church & Society
on September 02, 2014

A 3-year-old boy

Reflections on visit to U.S. Border Patrol’s Temporary Housing Facility

Facility has prison feel, with lights on 24 hours a day and fenced pens for the children. read more »

by Rob Rutland-Brown
on September 02, 2014

Malaria advocates visit Congress members

Imagine No Malaria, Nothing But Nets join BzzzTour in Seattle

Anti-malaria coalition visits offices of members of U.S. House, Senate to urge robust global-health spending. read more »

by Julia Frisbie
on September 02, 2014

A walk together in holy justice, peace

Conflict, warfare not holy in Middle East or elsewhere

We are on a prayer quest for peace, justice in land with holy roots, possibilities. read more »

by Thomas Kemper
on September 02, 2014

Ebola impacts malaria fight

UMCom joins battle against deadly disease

Imagine No Malaria comprehensive approach has strengthened hospitals and health posts in all 4 countries where Ebola is. read more »

September 02, 2014

What constitutes spiritual authority?

12-year-olds speak to 55,000 United Methodists at revival in Zimbabwe

Acknowledging theological differences important to figuring out how to develop common understandings across cultural divides. read more »

by Dr. David Scott
on September 02, 2014

‘I need to pay back’

Africa University grad addresses U.S. Africa Summit

Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, General Board of Global Ministries provided scholarship support to ‘proud African woman from remote rural village.’ read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on September 02, 2014

William McElvaney, social-justice advocate, dies at 86

President of Saint Paul School of Theology, Distinguished Alumnus at Perkins

‘Tireless prophet’ repeatedly took bold stands to lift up those who often most marginalized in society. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on September 02, 2014

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