October wasn’t all pipe bombs and horrific shootings. There were also moments of grace.
In the wake of the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue, Cynthia B. Astle reflects on the many ways her life has entwined with Jewish friends.
Observe the differences between the ways that two prophetic pastors were treated when speaking truth to power, and you’ll understand what’s happening with race in America, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
Dr. Dale McConkey applies principles of sociology research and John Wesley’s theological method to The United Methodist Church’s division over homosexuality in a new book with a fact-based focus.
Pisgah United Methodist Church is preparing to serve its Florence, S. C., community in the wake of one of the nation’s worst police shootings that took place barely a mile from the church campus.
Institutional power structures in society and in church, in which women who speak out about sexual abuse they’ve suffered are disbelieved, must be overthrown by Christians committed to overcoming evil with good.
Remnants of Hurricane Florence are still dropping rain on U.S. regions, and flooding continues to threaten many locations.
Along with the new “animated Wesley” videos from United Methodist Communications, the Wesley Bros playing cards offer a surprising tool for teaching Methodist history, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
A new “religious typology” offered by the Pew Research Center suffers from a basic flaw – it fails to recognize that it’s possible to be both religious and spiritual, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
With 127 wildfires burning in the West and flash floods continuing to threaten the East in the United States, United Methodists are urged to continue supporting the church’s efforts at disaster relief and recovery.