Kids Cook the World

Kids Cook the World by Sean Mendez This book gives a respectful and unique presentation of different cultures foods. The activities for kids and their parents encourage healthy eating and provide information on food costs.

Posted on December 11, 2012

A Villainy Revealed: Ethical Consumption

Did you know that you can make a difference everyday to combat human trafficking? The good news is that we can! One way to do this is to begin what some call "ethical consumption." This simply means that we practice Jesus' ethic of love in our buying habits. It is... read more »

Posted by Jay Campbell on December 03, 2012

Tennessee faith groups fight youth obesity

Health problem diagnosed in 17% of children, adolescents

United Methodist organizations, Faith United to End Childhood Obesity announce partnership with First Lady’s Let’s Move campaign. read more »

by Emily Snell
on November 29, 2012

A Villainy Revealed: Sarah’s Story

Sarah was your typical teenager. She had great friends, a great family, was a great student. In high school, life began to change when she entered into a relationship with an older guy. At first things appeared to go well, but soon her “boyfriend” introduced her to drugs,... read more »

Posted by Joe Kim on November 13, 2012

What is your slavery footprint?

Slavery Footprint, is a tool you can use to help give you a better idea of how you as an individual might be complicit in modern-day slavery. The problem of forced child labor is not only present in the chocolate industry, but in many other industries across the globe. We... read more »

Posted by Joe Kim on October 31, 2012

‘Believe in Zero’

U.N. Sunday is Oct. 28

By Trick-or-Treating for UNICEF, United Methodists are helping make ‘zero’ possible: zero starving children; zero exploited children; zero preventable child deaths. read more »

October 24, 2012

Affirming life and light

Ethnic Local Church Grant from General Board of Church & Society supports social-justice program

First Grace UMC in New Orleans opened a home for women and children that promised to be more than a charity. read more »

by Angela Davis
on October 24, 2012

Tennessee joins fight against childhood obesity

Coalition effort to help children develop healthful habits, lifestyles

Campaign will equip faith leaders to convene health councils and implement 5 pillars of ‘Let’s Move Faith & Communities.’ read more »

October 24, 2012

Be like children to help children

A reflection on Luke 18:15:17 and Children's Sabbath

3 characteristics of children will help us more faithfully seek out God’s kingdom on earth as it is in heaven. read more »

by Joe Kim
on October 24, 2012

Supply and Demand: Profit over People?

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark. Chinese proverb “There but for the grace of God go I”, is a phrase that I hear frequently from people reflecting on pain and suffering, and I must admit, it... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on October 16, 2012

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