Online Resources: All Articles
Articles are listed in reverse chronological order.
Beyond the Golden Rule by Carmen F.S. Vianese
03/13/2013 Whether Christian or not, we’ve all been taught the Golden Rule: "Do to others as you would have them do to you." Jesus said it in a positive restatement of something in the Jewish oral tradition. It sounds simple, but as we all know, living it out is very difficult. Not to mention that within the Golden Rule is the focus on “you.” No matter how many lessons you learn from doing to others, they’re still your lessons, and it all still depends on your human capacity to love. And unfortunately, too often, that capacity is more like a dinner plate than a deep well, far too shallow when compared with the task at hand of living a different, loving kind of life.
Aid to the Aged
03/12/2013 With the support of United Methodist Women, some of the most vulnerable elderly living in places with the most protracted violence and human rights violations are receiving help.
Prayer Calendar Reflection: March 2013
03/01/2013 Did you use the Prayer Calendar today? The Prayer Calendar will both inform you about the work of mission in the world and nourish your soul.
Prayer Calendar Reflection: April 2013
02/28/2013 The Prayer Calendar is a tool of advocacy. Advocacy allows us to be agents of transformation by calling us to change the systems.
Prayer Calendar Reflection: May 2013
02/28/2013 The Prayer Calendar has sometimes been called a storybook. This is because it tells the stories of the work of missionaries nationally and around the globe.
Christ-Bearing People Pressing On Toward the Goal by Ruth E. Robinson
02/26/2013 A little over a year ago, the Dallas Bethlehem Center came to a crossroads in its ability to deliver educational and social services to its constituent community. The center experienced a significant lack of financial support, caused, in part, by the downturn of the economy.
Murewa Day Care Center
02/26/2013 The story of Murewa Day Care exemplifies commitment between local partners and United Methodist Women worldwide.
The World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) Regional Women’s Program
02/26/2013 With the help of funding from United Methodist Women, the World Student Christian Federation has brought about 60 young women together every year since 1991 to re-read the bible from critical feminist perspectives.
Bearers of the Message of Reconciliation and New Creation by Gary Locklear
02/25/2013 Today is a new day, and we’re trusted to be bearers of this message of reconciliation and hope for all humanity.
We Are Travelers by Yani Yoo
02/25/2013 It is our job to teach the world that we are all guests, travelers, sojourners, and migrants. We humbly rely on the grace of the owner of the land, God, while we travel or sojourn.