Reading about the horrific fate of nearly 800 Irish “home children” prompts the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas to lament how often religion is used as a tool for oppression and injustice.
The flood of women and men — including himself — acknowledging past sexual abuse prompts the Rev. Morgan Guyton to ponder the damage of, and need to place, Christian patriarchal sexual ethics.
This week’s Wesley Bros. draws the map of John’s idea of how God’s salvation comes to humans.
Except for breaking news, United Methodist Insight will be on hiatus Oct. 16-19 while the editor attends the annual spiritual retreat of The Order of Saint Luke. Publication will resume Oct. 20.
United Methodist layman Jim Truitt, disaster response coordinator for the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, details the scope of Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath awaiting response.
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In the first of a four-part series, Dr. David W. Scott examines what characteristics of the denomination today could serve as a basis for unity amidst growing fears of schism.
Bishop Scott Jones of Houston reassures United Methodists in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Regional and local United Methodists help the United Methodist Committee on Relief provide immediate aid to those in need, such as the victims and evacuees of Hurricane Harvey this week.
Too many United Methodist congregations have become like the statues and monuments at the center of the current controversy over Confederate symbols, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant.