Archives for February 2015

An Open Letter to Other Christians: Let’s Show Muslims Some Love (COMMENTARY)

If nothing else, we must remain humble about our own faith and admit that violence has been done in the name of God, in the name of Jesus Christ, and in the name of the Christian church.

GBHEM announces key leadership positions in UMEA, Collegiate Ministry

Upon recommendation by the search teams and confirmation by Bishop Virginia Taylor, Holston Annual Conference, and Bishop Bill McAlilly, Tennessee Annual Conference, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry announces the appointment of Colonel Gerald “Scott” Henry, Jr., in the United Methodist Endorsing Agency and the Rev. Dr. Matthew Charlton and Sheila Bates in […]

GBCS – Cultivating a culture of respect

Editor’s note: Yesterday we ran a commentary about the action of Mr. Bill Mefford, a staff member of the General Board of Church and Society, which failed to recognize the response from GBCS General Secretary Susan Henry Crowe regarding that behavior. That statement is included below: The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) welcomed LifeWatch […]

Selma (REVIEW)

In an Oscar worthy performance, David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. accomplishes the daunting challenge of effectively re-presenting the very well-known public oratory of MLK.

United Methodists deserve more from Mefford, GBCS (COMMENTARY)

Sadly, disdain for the pro-life movement is what we’ve come to expect from the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS), where Mefford is the Director of Civil and Human Rights.