Scripture

Faith Sharing
The Rev. Henry Masters (right) confers with “Simon of Cyrene: The Musical” cast members Faith Griffin (center) and Brianna Williams during an April 4 rehearsal at Dallas’ Hamilton Park United Methodist Church. UM News photo by Sam Hodges.

Pastor puts on musical about Simon of Cyrene

The Rev. Henry Masters continues his exploration of Black church history with a full-length musical about the African man compelled to carry Jesus’ cross.
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.
Theology and Education
A 2022 edition of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible updates language, grammar and punctuation aimed at increasing the Bible's accuracy. Image by Canva.

Update aims to make Bible translation more accurate

A 2022 edition of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible updates language, grammar and punctuation aimed at increasing the Bible's accuracy.
Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Christopher P. Momany. Photo by Kristen Schell.

Reaping a whirlwind: We ignore truth at our peril

While heeding our baptismal vow to resist evil, we must also recognize our need to repent.

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