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Bishops Rodolfo Alfonso “Rudy” Juan (left), Ciriaco Q. Francisco (center) and Pedro M. Torio Jr. lead a prayer for the Philippines and Southeast Asia during the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis in February. The Philippines Central Conference College of Bishops, meeting in Manila, signed a resolution opposing dissolution of The United Methodist Church. File photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.

Filipino bishops back church unity

The Philippines Central Conference College of Bishops signed a resolution opposing dissolution and recommending restructuring to allow regional autonomy on divisive issues.

United Methodist Forum: What does it mean to follow Jesus?

Nicole Melki discusses the impact of having Scriptures used to communicate exclusion from the love of God.
Faith Stories
Chris Ritter is directing pastor of a multisite ministry in Illinois that includes Cambridge Geneseo First United Methodist churches. He is the author of "Seven Things John Wesley Expected Us to Do for Kids" (Abingdon Press, 2016).

Commentary: 'I have decided to follow Jesus'

Chris Ritter is moved by the hymn “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” — and the story of the Christian martyr who inspired it.

United Methodist Forum: What does it mean to follow Jesus?

The Rev. Stephen Handy says where "race, class and culture are at a point of intersection," the faithful can expect a compelling ride of transformation.

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