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The Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Christians should defend journalists

Those who love Christ should speak for those who strive to report the truth, writes a retired clergyman.
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The Rev. William B. Lawrence.  Photo by H. Jackson/Southern Methodist University.

United Methodists behind closed doors

The United Methodist Church can be messy, but church law requires that nearly all meetings be open.
Bishop Eduard Khegay.  Photo courtesy of the Council of Bishops.

Preventing a United Methodist Berlin Wall

A bishop finds lessons for The United Methodist Church in remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall nearly 30 years ago.