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Memphis Model – Hospitals, churches partner for good health

By Nancy Hull Rigdon, Special Contributor… The city holds tragic health statistics, ones that have led to depressing national labels. But when it comes to faith, Memphis has long been sitting on a national pedestal. Innovative thinkers looked at those two factors and wondered: Could we use faith to combat this health tragedy? The answer—from […]

Rethink church food, experts say – and hold the fried chicken

All-you-can-eat fried chicken, mashed potatoes, cheese grits, macaroni and cheese, biscuits and a table arrayed with cakes, pies and Jello. It’s a menu familiar to many United Methodists, especially those in the South. Church folks love to eat together, and they usually don’t eat healthy food. But now, Dr. Scott Morris says, it’s time to […]