Commentaries

Social Concerns
Susan Kim. Photo courtesy of the author.

Where do Korean Americans stand?

Asian Americans often confront implicit bias in questions like “Where are you really from?” Susan Sungsil Kim has crafted responses to such questions that stand up for her rights while also providing an educational opportunity to those who ask.
Social Concerns
Kendra Weddle. Photo courtesy of the author.

Let’s love our neighbors

Growing up in a traditionalist church but now on staff at a reconciling congregation, Kendra Weddle feels there is room at the table for everyone.
General Conference
The Rev. Lovett H. Weems Jr. Photo courtesy of Wesley Theological Seminary.

Postponing General Conference may be a good thing

Time can help when we seek to discern God’s will on difficult issues, and a review of Methodism’s history underscores that.
Violence
Jim Patterson. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Will Smith, Chris Rock and violence

When so much of the media we consume glorifies violence and revenge, it’s not surprising that we’re tempted to respond in the same way.

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