Life of Muhammad on PBS Aug. 20

3-part series examines prophet’s life, continued influence

Film charts story of man who in little more than 20 years had a huge impact on the world. read more »

August 05, 2013

‘Foreign law’ ban injustice revisited

Proposed amendment really effort to harass Muslims

Unless U.S. public, including the people of Alabama, takes a stand, injustices of yesterday will unfold again. read more »

by the Rev. Richard Killmer
on June 21, 2013

Christians address Middle East new challenges

Rapidly changing political, social landscapes, rise in extremism threat

Gathering looks at how to strengthen pro-active Christian witness in region, find ways of furthering stronger engagements with people of other faiths. read more »

June 21, 2013

International Religious Freedom Report

'Clear-eyed, objective look' around the world

Describes status of religious freedom in each foreign country and U.S. policies to promote 'right to worship' as persons wish. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on May 28, 2013

‘Countries of Particular Concern’ missing

Religious Freedom Commission welcomes release of U.S. State Dept. report

Says extensive documentation of nature, extent of violations especially important given conditions deteriorating around world. read more »

May 28, 2013

Special Envoy for Religious Minorities

Social-justice agency endorses bipartisan House legislation

Special Envoy would promote freedom for religious minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia. read more »

April 10, 2013

Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »

The Oak Creek tragedy

A reflection from a ‘voice from below’

U.S. Christians must move from a tourist understanding of mission and ministry with the adherents of other faiths to a deeper understanding of their faith practices. read more »

by the Rev. Jacob Dharmaraj, Ph.D
on August 27, 2012

After attack on Sikh Gurdwara

United Methodists reach out

Wisconsin bishop, Council of Churches call for day of prayer, urge show of support for Sikh faith community as police begin investigating possible hate crime. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on August 13, 2012

‘As a nation, we are better than this!’

Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence statement on mass shooting at Sikh temple

Declares brutal attack on a place of worship has a special horror for people of all faiths across U.S. read more »

August 13, 2012

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