Fitness resolution makes a difference in pastor’s life

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Social Concerns
Kendra Weddle. Photo courtesy of the author.

Paradox on the plains

When Kansans voted recently to protect abortion rights, they continued a rich history of advocacy.
Faith Stories
The Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson speaks while taking part in a four-city wellness and education tour organized by Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century titled “Build a Better You.” Photo courtesy of the South Carolina Advocate.

Pastor shares health journey to inspire others

People with weight issues should take charge of their own health in order for God to use them as God needs. The Rev. Telley Lynnette Gadson spoke during a four-city wellness and education tour organized by Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century titled “Build a Better You.”
Mission and Ministry
A symbolic wooden key to their new home in Maua, Kenya, is handed to Jackeline (second from left) and her grandmother, Martha, by William Graf (middle), William Bradford and the Rev. Donald E. Messer with the Center for Health and Hope. The home is one of four sponsored by former United Methodist Communications producer Shirley Whipple Struchen. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Donald E. Messer.

Constructing homes for AIDS orphans in Kenya

More than 350 homes have been built by teams in collaboration with Maua Methodist Hospital in Kenya, and generous gifts through the Center for Health and Hope in Colorado are adding to that number.