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Rethink understanding of malaria

Humans are ‘hosts,’ mosquitoes are ‘carriers’

Best way to break cycle of malaria is to focus on healing the host, according to doctor. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on August 12, 2013

Organizing for local church involvement

Grassroots team will offer tips on Aug. 16 conference call

Will explain how enhanced ability and attention to organizing help local congregations become more involved. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Jackson Day
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

Word from Winkler — The ‘bliss point’

Serious measures needed to protect society by limiting sugar, salt and fat poured into food and beverages. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on July 18, 2013

Health-care reform and churches

Affordable Care Act likely will affect church finances, employee benefits for years to come

New law different from what currently being done, but ‘potential is huge,’ according to one conference treasurer. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on July 18, 2013

‘A Killer in the Dark’

Ask your NBC affiliate to schedule showing

Documentary narrated by ‘NCIS’ star Pauley Perrette tells how mosquitoes destroy lives. read more »

July 01, 2013

‘Moral Mondays’ in North Carolina

Nearly 500 arrested since April protesting legislature’s drastic cuts in programs

United Methodist bishops with Episcopal, Lutheran, Presbyterian and Roman Catholic leaders sign statement against budget cuts. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 14, 2013

Momentum building to stop malaria

Commitments for Imagine No Malaria double in 1 year

58 U.S. conferences have given offerings ; at least 10 expected to make pledges this summer to raise $1 million. read more »

June 06, 2013

Childhood obesity

Conference call will address how to advocate for children

DeMarco, Hysell will be featured presenters on John 10:10 Healthcare Challenge call. read more »

June 06, 2013

Mental health: Activity benefits aging

Aging well, maintaining brain fitness hot topics

May is Mental Health Awareness Month read more »

by Barbara Bruce
on May 28, 2013

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