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Global relevance of Social Principles

Agency approves process to consider revision depending on funding

5 consultations to help determine how to make statements more succinct, theologically founded, globally relevant. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 14, 2014

Prayer for the peoples of Ukraine

A prayer to the Lord for justice and peace

Prayer hopes all who govern will create space for thoughtful, non-violent ways forward. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on March 05, 2014

New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Opposition to Iran nuclear weapon-free act

60+ organizations warn U.S. Senators legislation endangers diplomatic resolution

Letter declares S.1881 sets insurmountable demands for comprehensive nuclear deal. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Word from Winkler — Our call to action

Social Principles are not denomination law, but they influence and/or reflect our views on many matters. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on October 04, 2013

Directors approve grants to ethnic local churches

Contribute $100,000 to expand Imagine No Malaria campaign

Bishop Hoshibata says board has opportunity to address what God wants changed. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 27, 2013

Human rights central to development

Equal access to information will make for just, sustainable world

Deployment of information, communications technologies crucial to process. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on June 14, 2013

House calls for ending Afghanistan war

McGovern-Jones Afghanistan amendment supports full, accelerated withdrawal

Win Without War praises legislation that says any post-2014 U.S. military force in Afghanistan requires explicit authorization. read more »

June 14, 2013

Word from Winkler — The news of eternity

Jesus' command to love our enemies is a glorious statement of Christianity that is a deep source of shame for all Christians. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on January 11, 2013

Merkley/Paul amendment on Afghanistan applauded

Win Without War says U.S. Senate sent clear message to continue drawdowns

After more than 11 years in combat, American armed forces have done all that they can in Afghanistan, according to anti-war coalition statement. read more »

December 19, 2012

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