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A New Year’s Resolution that will transform the United Methodist Church

by Gil Hanke* What would transform each local church within our denomination?  What activities have a proven track record that turn “pew sitters” into “disciples of Christ for the transformation of the world?”  These are not new questions, and the core answer returns us to some basic premises of John Wesley as he understood the […]

Commentary: Devotional guide has new readers in Nepal

By Sarah Wilke, Special Contributor… Every year, hundreds of adventurous climbers attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest on earth. But not all challenges in Nepal involve trekking to a mountaintop. Two pastors in Nepal, the Rev. Ratna Chapagain and the Rev. Prem Maharjan, have sought another lofty goal. I met Ratna […]