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Theology and Education
A man breaks a window as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump storm the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. Discipleship Ministries is offering a new Courageous Conversations resource to help United Methodists talk about Christian nationalism in a respectful way. REUTERS/Leah Millis.

Discussing Christian nationalism — carefully

Discipleship Ministries is offering a new Courageous Conversations resource to help United Methodists talk about Christian nationalism in a respectful way.
Social Concerns
Jean Tshomba, coordinator of the United Methodist Committee on Relief's disaster management office in East Congo, explains to displaced people where the aid comes from and how it is distributed at Kalinda Stadium in the Mulekera commune in Beni, Congo. UMCOR provided almost $100,000 USD for food and other relief. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UM News.

UMCOR aids displaced people in Congo

Tensions remain high as rebels target civilians, threatening lives and livelihoods and killing scores of people.
Mission and Ministry
Tim Tanton (center, in red), chief news and information officer for United Methodist Communications, shares updates with African communicators and other UMCom staff during the 2019 General Conference. World Press Freedom Day, observed May 3, commemorates journalists and highlights the difficulties they face while reporting truth. File photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News

World Press Freedom Day and the church

Tim Tanton with United Methodist News talks about giving voice to the voiceless and why freedom of information is essential not only for society but for the church.