Annual Conferences take on social issues

Bishops issue rulings on contested resolutions

Hot-button topics included homosexuality, gun violence, divestment and immigration reform. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on August 12, 2013

Congress August recess begins

Opportunity to discuss issues at home

Poverty, maternal health, food assistance, God’s creation, health care, immigration, gun violence and criminal-justice reform timely topics of concern. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 05, 2013

Bipartisan gun-violence bill has chance

Urge your member of Congress to join 184 co-sponsors

Join letter-drop effort during August to build momentum for crucial background-check legislation. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on August 05, 2013

Martin case increases race concerns

Many seek peace, answers at their houses of worship

Hope raised that persons of Christian faith will help guide conversation in thoughtful and prayerful ways. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on July 18, 2013

A toxic brew

A teachable moment we dare not waste

Economic scarcity, racial profiling, escalating violence and community destabilization are at the heart of the killing of Trayvon Martin. read more »

by Bishop Ken Carter
on July 18, 2013

End gun violence

U.S. must curb ‘insane epidemic of citizen-against-citizen’ mayhem

Gun violence is ethical, moral, spiritual issue regardless of legal ramifications. read more »

by the Rev. Glenn Tyndall
on July 01, 2013

Building relationships for justice

Transformational ministries affect everyone

New York Conference training, ‘Building Relationships for Mission & Advocacy,’ focuses on community building. read more »

by the Rev. Paul Fleck
on May 28, 2013

Contact your U.S. Representative

HR 1565 has 140+ co-sponsors, and counting

Urge your member of Congress to co-sponsor ‘National Commission on Mass Violence Act,’ which includes background checks on gun sales. read more »

May 15, 2013

Change the words, change the world

How you label something can have a powerful effect for better or worse

What is being discussed is reasonable ‘regulation,’ not ‘control’ of firearms. read more »

by Bob Stevenson
on May 15, 2013

Mental health and gun violence

Resources compiled by Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition

‘Grounded in Faith’ intended to prevent stigmatizing people with mental illnesses. read more »

May 02, 2013

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