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Crossing boundaries

New Day UMC seamlessly combines social justice with Word of God

Bronx, N.Y., congregation deliberate in mission to erase boundaries: racial, cultural, gender, class, generational, etc. read more »

by Garlinda Burton
on August 19, 2013

Interim charity or long-term justice

A reflection on Luke 10:36

When justice acts as the arm of love, it always costs more: It may mean holding hands with people you never reached for or touched before. read more »

by William McClain
on August 19, 2013

‘Provocative’ March on Washington documentary

PBS to air story behind historic event Aug. 27

Film, narrated by Denzel Washington, includes interviews with key players from Dr. King’s inner circle. read more »

August 19, 2013

Word from Winkler — A ministry to complete

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a hero whose message amazingly resonates and remains timely today. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on August 12, 2013

An icon will march again

12-year-old girl’s picture became symbolic of the March on Washington 50 years ago

United Methodist returns this month with her granddaughters hoping they will learn to stand for what is right. read more »

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

50th anniversary of March on Washington

Week of events will commemorate historic demonstration

Sponsors calling for 63 minutes of nonviolence across nation on Aug. 28 beginning at 3 p.m. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 29, 2013

Gravity of the black response

'Lift Every Voice & Sing' puts Zimmerman verdict in context

Race hard issue of life that from beginnings of nation people have not dared to discuss honestly. read more »

by the Rev. Gilbert Caldwell
on July 29, 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

Word from Winkler — A truly tragic cycle

'In Place of Justice' offers Illuminating insight into realities of vast archipelago of U.S. prison-industrial complex. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on July 11, 2013

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