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Theology and Education
A portrait of John Wesley standing in a graveyard is on display at the Museum of Methodism located beneath Wesley's Chapel in London. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: What would John Wesley think about the critical issues of our time?

The Rev. Glenn Wagner (Michigan Conference) ponders the advice Methodism's founder might offer about the serious challenges of our time - a deadly pandemic, racism, violence and profound division.
Social Concerns
Congressman John Lewis speaks during a 2009 worship service at the historic Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Selma, Ala., during the 44th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the 1965 Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March. “We were prepared to walk from here to Montgomery,” he said. “We were prepared to take a beating, to give a little blood. Selma, Selma, Selma helped liberate all of us.” File photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UM News.

Lewis, Vivian proved faith can change a nation

The Revs. John Lewis and C.T. Vivian were models of authentic religion, said United Methodists who are still inspired by their lives of faith.
A mosaic for Pentecost features elements of fire. Image by Holger Schué, courtesy of Pixabay.

Ask The UMC: What is Pentecost?

The Christian festival of Pentecost, on the 50th day after Jesus’ resurrection, celebrates the gift the Holy Spirit and birth of the church.
Photo by skeeze, courtesy of pixabay.com; graphic by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications

Ask The UMC: What is our end goal as United Methodists?

Our end goal as United Methodists is to participate fully in God's restoration and transformation of all things, starting here and now.

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