Bishop McLee dies at 58

‘Champion’ for marginalized people

Bishop cared for the church and was God’s champion for millions of marginalized people. read more »

September 12, 2014

Changing the ‘game’

Illinois Great Rivers ends health insurance plan

Other conferences evaluating similar action to stem rising costs of supporting aging, often ailing clergy risk pool. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on September 12, 2014

A higher law

People are not granted rights by government

A form of 'higher-law' tradition asserts God-given rights are recognized, protected by governments. read more »

by the Rev. Chris Momany
on September 12, 2014

Abballe joins social-justice agency

Program Associate for U.N. & International Affairs office in New York City

Will serve as alternate representative at U.N., in non-governmental committees and civil-society networks. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 12, 2014

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

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