An interview with the box wall mural artist

Myles Maillie created a wall mural from boxes. “The Art of Communication” was painted on stacked white boxes.  He painted the images over a three-day period and “built” the wall section by section. We talked on Friday of the first week of the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church.

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The Rev. Eric Mayle. Photo by Michael Williams, courtesy of Centenary United Methodist Church.

The risk the white church must take to address racism

“The single greatest obstacle for the white church’s response to racism isn’t silence, it’s being lukewarm. It’s being shallow and timid in how we address racism in the church,” writes The Rev. Eric Mayle.
Mary Brooke Casad. Photo courtesy of Mary Brooke Casad.

From children’s song to church anthem

“We Are the Church” is a song for Pentecost, yet the popular hymn almost didn’t make it into The United Methodist Hymnal.
Sara Jenkins. Photo courtesy of Sara Jenkins.

Chance meeting leads to understanding about reparations

A chance meeting between two women leads a white woman whose ancestors owned a rice plantation to think concretely about reparations.