Blogs and Commentary
From children’s song to church anthem
“We Are the Church” is a song for Pentecost, yet the popular hymn almost didn’t make it into The United Methodist Hymnal.
Chance meeting leads to understanding about reparations
A chance meeting between two women leads a white woman whose ancestors owned a rice plantation to think concretely about reparations.
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month during pandemic
Blaming and harassment of Asian Americans recalls the World War II internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans, writes the Rev. John Oda.
Celebrating Asian/Pacific American heritage
This month offers a chance to counter rising violence and affirm Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders belong in the U.S. and the church.