It is morally wrong that young African American teenagers are being killed in our communities. Racial ethnic communities should not be treated as war zones.
The General Commission on United Methodist Men will honor the top 30 local churches that engage in ministries designed to transform the lives of men and youth.
The board of directors of the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) held its third scheduled meeting of 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee on August 21-22.
Those who participated in the civil rights marches of Martin Luther King Jr.’s era have had trouble connecting with the young people on the streets of Ferguson this month who see the 1960s as irrelevant. Bernice King tried to bridge that divide.
There’s been some controversy recently at Duke Divinity School about the place of LGBTQ persons in that community: Student Lizzie McManus-Dail said she asked a question at orientation regarding how to combat heteronormativity, which deals with gender separation, in classrooms. She said that Richard Hays, dean of the Divinity School, responded he was concerned the […]
David Odom, Executive Director of Leadership Education at the Duke Divinity School, recently unpacked the growing uselessness of worship attendance as a metric of church vitality at the Faith & Leadership site: The growing lack of dependability on attendance is a sign that the virtuous cycles that have sustained congregations since the end of World […]
From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians began calling him a martyr