Peace with Justice

Children are being killed!

Jesus loved children. When the disciples came to him inquiring, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” he called a passing child to the middle of the group, and said: “Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven,”... read more»

Posted by Emilia Truluck on July 11, 2014

Retributive violence, collective punishment do not lead to peace

In the past few days, we've witnessed an incredible escalation of violence in Israel and Palestine. By now, you should recognize the names of Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrah, the three Israeli teens who were kidnapped June 12 outside the West Bank city of Hebron and were found... read more»

Posted by Emilia Truluck on July 02, 2014

We should formally measure our Social Principles

Measuring our progress on our denomination’s 72 aspirational Social Principles is powerful, effective management. But are we doing that? The United Methodist Building is on Capitol Hill next to the U.S. Supreme Court and across the street from the Capitol. How many people know that the Americans with... read more»

Posted by David Weaver on December 15, 2013

Peace with Justice

"When I pray for peace, I pray not only that the enemies of my own country may cease to want war, but above all that my country will cease to do the things that make war inevitable." Thomas Merton As I walked through my neighborhood pharmacy to pick up a... read more»

Posted by Susan Burton on April 30, 2013

Week(s) in Review Jan. 28 - Feb. 8

As Jim Winkler mentioned in his column last week, it's been a very significant two weeks for several justice issues. The Boy Scouts of America said Feb. 6 that it needed more time for a "deliberate review" of its policy banning gay Scouts and leaders. (UMNS file photo by Mike... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on February 11, 2013

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