Category: Other Perspectives
S. Africa’s Bishop Storey visits Michigan
Bishop Peter Storey, one of the world’s significant Christian leaders, encouraged efforts to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world during a recent visit in Michigan.
Alarm over an overturn of Roe v Wade
United Women of Faith cites the United Methodist position on abortion and speaks against the overturning of Roe v Wade. They call on legislators to protect the lives of women… Continue Reading Alarm over an overturn of Roe v Wade
A pastor teaches about peacemaking
The Rev. Bill Wylie-Kellermann reflects on the prophetic ministry of Pastor Daniel Berrigan, his spiritual director for half a century, whose witness speaks to today’s headlines.
Why dedicate a month to Black History?
Rev. Jack Harnish asserts, “We need a month dedicated to Black History, because most of our history has been white history, told by white writers, focusing on white characters, and… Continue Reading Why dedicate a month to Black History?
US-2 listens like a shepherd
US-2 Shiree Fetterly moved from Michigan to Florida to serve God’s people. She says, “God is shaping me, getting me ready for the next step, and this adventure is such… Continue Reading US-2 listens like a shepherd
Acting as ‘the third person’
Bishop Laurie Haller talks about an unseen presence or “third person” who serves as a guide or a guardian in times when we need one the most. We can be… Continue Reading Acting as ‘the third person’
Wespath does values-based investing
Wespath, the United Methodist Church’s pension agency, emphasizes getting the best returns for its stakeholders and supporting the denomination’s Social Principles.
UMW urge action on climate issues
National United Methodist Women issued a statement urging Biden’s administration and Congress to take action addressing the climate emergency.
Church called to be safe space
“The church should be inviting and safe for people to come as they are,” says Alan Whitley. Mental health and faith belong together.
Wildman translates First Nations Bible
InterVarsity Press has published a new translation of the New Testament with the leadership of Pastor Terry Wildman. Written in English, it is indigenized for Native American culture.