Global Poverty and Hunger

An Outpouring of Support

The North Cotabato province in the Philippines has been in a state of emergency due to a 7-month drought caused by El Nino. Hunger drove more than 5000 to gather in a peaceful demonstration asking for food assistance from the Philippine government. Their plea for food ended in tragedy as violence... read more»

Posted by Katie Monfortte on April 07, 2016

Some Thoughts On Stewardship

This week I got a Stewardship Card in the mail from the church. It mentioned John Wesley’s sermon on “The Use of Money.” I decided to check it out. I started by scanning it. It is long, 10 pages. Never once did it mention mortgage, car... read more»

Posted by Steve Bruck, St. George’s United Methodist Church (Fairfax VA) on October 16, 2012

The Reluctance to Discuss Economic Justice

I have noticed in some of the discussions I have heard around General Conference these last few days that many progressives have become less and less comfortable with talking about economic justice. We talk generally about justice for the poor, but that is the extent of it much of the... read more»

Posted by Bill Mefford on April 30, 2012