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Missing from Congo peace process

Coordinated international leverage needed

Process has neither necessary parties at the table nor sufficient international involvement for success, according to Enough Project. read more »

February 28, 2013

Those who are able, please stand

Taliban guns down Pakistani girl who spoke up for rights

Does the attack on 14-year-old girl indicate that our vision of God’s reign is too small? read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on October 12, 2012

Peace with Justice

The Peace with Justice Program aims to make shalom visible and active in people's lives and communities. The General Conference assigned the General Board of Church and Society to implement the program and called the church to "strengthen its capacity to act as a public policy advocate" in communities... Read More

Shift Afghanistan strategy

Bipartisan group of U.S. senators calls for accelerated removal of forces

Urge president to begin sizable drawdown of troops that puts U.S. on path toward removing all regular combat troops from Afghanistan. read more »

June 20, 2011

Word from Winkler — A significant death

It was a tragic mistake to transform the hunt for bin Laden from a criminal and intelligence operation into a military invasion of Iraq; hundreds of thousands of lives were sacrificed; trillions of dollars were wasted; and years were lost in doing so. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on May 06, 2011

Word from Winkler — Withdrawal from Iraq

7 years after the U.S. knowingly invaded the wrong country, it is pulling combat troops out of Iraq, sort of. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on August 24, 2010

Aspects of the Qur’än

Book examines 9 key topics

Descendant of the Prophet Muhammed attempts to dispel falsehoods taught by radical Islam. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on December 18, 2009

Word from Winkler — Is this necessary?

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by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on December 15, 2009

U.S. military spending leads world

Global military expenditures set new record

U.S. accounted for 58% of worldwide increase between 1999 and 2008. read more »

July 06, 2009

Women’s and children’s clinic destroyed in Gaza

United Methodists help support clinic

Missionary calls for prayers to end ‘demonic assault.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 16, 2009

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