Genocide in Sudan

The burning of Um Ziefa in Darfur, Sudan in 2004 (Photo credit: Brian Steidle for USHMM, cropped)

It’s Not a Happy Anniversary

Today, March 31, 2015 marks the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Security Council’s referral of the genocide in Darfur to the International Criminal Court. Several top leaders of Sudan’s National Islamic Front regime, including President Omar al Bashir, were indicted as war criminals. But, outrageously, up to now, there have been no arrests, no prosecutions of these genocidaires.

Global Christian Persecution

Pakistani Christians protest their lack of protection after churches are bombed by Taliban in Lahore (Photo Credit: Xinhuanet/Asad)

Follow Up on Pakistan Church Attacks

The bombing of two churches in Lahore by the Taliban “underscores growing intolerance towards minority groups” says Pakistan’s Ecumenical Commission on Human Development.

Mr. Mefford truthfully representing GBCS values January 22.

UMC Lobby Back to Valuing Sandwiches More than Babies

Not content merely to mock pro-life marchers, the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) has sent out an email calling for supporters to contact their senators to tell them to “remove…

Effective United Methodist Churches

Pastor Jim Cowart with his family (Photo credit:

Evangelicals Dominate Fastest-Growing Large United Methodist Churches

The fastest-growing large United Methodist congregations are overwhelmingly led by theologically orthodox senior pastors.

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