Need to know: Friday, September 20, 2019
When completed later this month, the 27-foot-by-10-foot composition, painted on wet lime plaster at a cost of nearly $300,000, will illuminate in bright colors the faces and gestures of the people who visit Haywood Street Church.
The most likely proposals provide for dissenting congregations to exit the denomination, while retaining ties to United Methodist support organizations.
The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle Eastern studies program, arguing that it's misusing a federal grant to unfairly promote "the positive aspects of Islam" but not Christianity or Judaism.
When we decided to start an art studio together, we knew there would be highs and lows. We didn’t know the lows would include the threat of facing jail time. But the highs of winning a tremendous victory for free speech? We really didn’t see that coming, either, write Joanna Duka, and Breanna Koski.
The recent job description posted for Willow Creek Community Church’s new head pastor is little more than a repetition of the reshaped pastoral role defined by and embodied in Bill Hybels, writes Scot McKnight.
John Stewart, a Methodist and the son of slaves, had dreamed that God told him to travel north from his home in Marietta, Ohio, until he met a people who needed him. Stewart walked until he reached the city of Upper Sandusky in the state’s northern region and encountered the Wyandotte Nation.
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