“Evangelicals” have been held up to scorn and scrutiny in the media recently, but their public disgrace prompts Cynthia B. Astle to counsel compassion for them rather than revenge.
The finances of the worldwide United Methodist Church almost take an accountant to unpack, but we did our best to answer readers’ questions about Discipleship Ministries’ money and recent personnel cutbacks.
Yes, I make mistakes, and I try to correct them and keep going.
United Methodist bishops hold “intense” discussions on whether to remove language from the Book of Discipline that declares homosexual practice to be “incompatible” with Christian teaching.
With a year of experience, the Sacred Resistance Team of Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. is ready to join with local congregations across the United States to share in advocacy for local and national issues.
From his earliest career, the late Rev. Billy Graham was influenced by prominent Methodist evangelists and pastors.
The contrast between the biblical interpretations of the Rev. Robert Jeffress and the Rev. William Barber could not be more striking – nor more indicative of the need to watch out for using scripture to support oppression, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
The movie “The Post” holds an important lesson – that all institutions, including religious ones, should be scrutinized by journalists who protect the interests of the governed, not the governors.
Personnel cutbacks at Discipleship Ministries have cut deeply into its longtime expertise and aroused questions about why personnel and positions were terminated.
Offensive as it can be, sometimes we have to break conspiracies of silence to give the evils we encounter their right names, writes Cynthia B. Astle.