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May 27, 2016
Throughout his commencement speech, Jim Winkler proclaimed a starkly progressive agenda fitting of change for a “contemporary religious world.”
May 27, 2016
Historical perspective is helpful in understanding why the recent United Methodist General Conference may have been the most faithful to Scripture and to the UMC Book of Discipline of any that have been held in the past forty years.
May 24, 2016
IRD Board Member Sara Anderson shares her thoughts from observing the Church and Society A committee at General Conference 2016.
May 21, 2016
United Methodists have taken major steps toward affirming the sanctity of all human life during their denomination’s General Conference meeting this week in Portland.
May 19, 2016
United Methodists have voted to require church boards and agencies to withdraw immediately from an organization that advocates for abortion on demand.
April 20, 2016
The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the UMC’s GBCS, preached at the Washington National Cathedral on Sunday, April 17.
November 12, 2015
UMC leaders in the USA try every type of dialogue on sexual morality but one.
January 23, 2015
Yesterday’s March for Life in Washington, D.C. was a tremendous day both as a demonstration for human rights and a display of Christian unity. Catholic bishops marched with Anglican bishops and Orthodox clergy, with…
September 6, 2014
On Wednesday September 3rd, a group of mainline churches and Christian organizations organized a National Service of Mourning in remembrance of the lives lost in the recent Israel-Gaza conflict at Calvary Baptist Church. Located…
August 2, 2014
More than 100 immigration activists, including two United Methodist bishops, were arrested outside of the White House Thursday afternoon after a protest demanding the president halt all deportations.
July 30, 2014
Should the United States pay Koreans $10 trillion in reparations? Is North Korea the victim of “demonization and propaganda”? Participants in an ecumenical roundtable seemed to think so.