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In a skit for Do No Harm 2018, Paul Ballard plays "Pastor John" and the Rev. Sally Bevill plays "Sally," two fictional characters whose counseling session crosses into romance. Ballard and Bevill joined others from the Mississippi Conference in staging the short drama, aimed at prompting discussion about sexual misconduct in the church. Do No Harm is The United Methodist Church's every-few-years sexual ethics summit, and this year's was held in San Antonio. Photo by Sam Hodges, UMNS.

Timing right for sexual ethics summit

With #MeToo movement as backdrop, The United Methodist Church's Do No Harm conference draws engaged crowd.
General Church
The Rev. Brian McLaren urges churches to align around a common objective during the 50th anniversary gathering of Christians Engaged in Faith Formation in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by the Rev. Arthur McClanahan.

McLaren urges churches to get in alignment

Churches face major challenges and must rethink everything from scratch, author says.
Evangelism
Church leaders take part in evangelism training at McBride United Methodist Church in Jalingo, Nigeria. Photo by the Rev. Ande Emmanuel, UMNS.

Church in Nigeria sees membership boom

As the country’s population approaches 200 million, church leaders focus on evangelism; envision 18 percent annual growth in next 12 years.

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