The Islam that I know

When I accepted the position as General Secretary, it was to affirm the positive role that religion plays in peace-building by young people from all faith traditions. With over 22 years in a university setting I was privileged to oversee and mentor the spiritual identity and life of students, faculty and... read more »

Posted by Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe on December 14, 2015

What does silence say about who we are?

International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Church, Nov. 1, 8

Remembering our persecuted sisters and brothers is always important and necessary. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on October 20, 2015

Getting it done!

It's as good a time as any to take notice of some success — yes, success!

From criminal-justice reform to caring for refugees, United Methodists are making a difference. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on October 08, 2015

Shun silence

Arson at church of loaves, fishes

Bishop declares church will survive despite atrocity against it. read more »

July 28, 2015

A difficult Holy Week

Indiana religious freedom act brings notoriety to state

Legislation in other states indicates situation not unique, which should empower you to work wherever you are for rights of all God’s children. read more »

by the Rev. Lisa Schubert Nowling
on April 13, 2015


A commentary on Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’

When people are afraid they react in ways that might not be their typical attitudes, speculates Bishop Coyner. read more »

by Bishop Michael Coyner
on April 02, 2015

Law could lead to discrimination

Statement from Bishop Mueller on Arkansas’ ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’

Governor urged to make vigorous effort to make it explicitly clear legislation cannot be used to deny individuals basic civil rights. read more »

by Bishop Gary Mueller
on April 02, 2015

A prayer for persecuted Christians

Christians around globe experiencing deep suffering

No better time than during week of Christian year highlighting Jesus’ final steps to cross where he died so we might live. read more »

by Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett
on April 02, 2015

Stand with Arab, Muslim communities

In wake of Chapel Hill shootings, health, civil-rights groups issue joint statement

Event reminds of feelings of fear, terror that result from acts of violence rooted in racial discrimination, statement says. read more »

February 23, 2015

Ensuring freedom to worship the Holy

WISC holds reception for Saperstein

Henry-Crowe uses prayer from George Washington as blessing for new Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 16, 2015

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