Respecting the value of every single human being was a common theme among many Methodist abolitionists, says Rev. Christopher Momany, and it holds true in antiracism work today.
Bishop David Alan Bard challenges us to see our nation and its history with honest eyes, not only celebrating the things we love but working together to change it for… Continue Reading Honest love of country
Naomi García explains how gaslighting has existed since biblical times and challenges us to resist it in all its forms.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Alan Bard reminds us that the gospel is about heart change, which is an important part of tackling issues like racism and violence… Continue Reading Heart work, soul work, community work
In November 2022, two Michigan United Methodist clergy joined a team of scholars on a trip of a lifetime to Benin to face the harsh truths of the transatlantic slave… Continue Reading A forgotten journal, an unforgettable trip
Have we made progress in realizing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream? Cheryl Bistayi reflects on this question by telling the painful story of her granddaughter’s husband and the racism he… Continue Reading ‘We shall overcome someday’
Thursday NCJ Conference highlights include the election of Rev. Dan Scherwin, the third and final bishop, and conversations on Christian nationalism, racism, and white supremacy.
Delegates to the upcoming North Central Jurisdictional Conference are asked to engage resources on White Supremacy prior to conversations at the conference.
According to the Gun Violence Archive, the U.S. has seen 202 mass shootings this year so far. United Methodists are responding to killing in New York and California.