People of Faith Care for Our Common Home!

  By The Rev. Ron Hines | Photos by John Hill, Jesse N. Love, and Jenny Phillips In their many Ways, people of faith across the...

Musings: To do this work, I must start with myself

By Nica Sy Since I was young, I knew that my future would involve working to create a more equal and just society. At age...

Your Thoughts and Prayers have just Arrived

A recent Facebook post with a meme criticizing the "thoughts and prayers" response to disasters got under the skin of Scott Rosekrans, pastor of Port Hadlock Community UMC. He spent some time reflecting on what prayer should mean to Christians and how a sincere faith is inevitably coupled with action.

Welcoming the Stranger in Worship (In Two Parts)

By the Rev. Keith Hackett | Photos by Jesse N. Love Part 1: “Excuse me, but you’re in my seat.” Since retiring three years ago, Joan...

Nurturing Elders: Signposts on a Journey of Woundedness

Outside the Oklahoma National Memorial Museum is the children’s memorial to honor the children killed. The wall tiles and courtyard were designed by other...

Welcoming the Stranger Pt. 2: Do Not Be Bound by the Past

  By the Rev. Keith Hackett | Photos by Jesse N. Love Since retiring three years ago Joan and I have been visiting a variety of...

A Word About the Oliveto Decision

"What we are really wrestling with is the character and will of God. Is God a compassionate, benevolent presence that offers blessing and favor? Or, is God a righteous judge that separates the pure and impure..." Seattle District Superintendent Rich Lang reflects upon last week's Judicial Council ruling and what it means for The United Methodist Church.

An Identity Crisis

General Crisis 2012: Am I a part of a “conflict-religion?” | By Jesse N. Love Recently, I was updating my Facebook account, specifically under the...

How is your vision?

A recent story about a boy who lost his vision because of a lack of diversity in his diet has Patrick Scriven wondering if the same principle might be at work in our social and spiritual lives.

Creating new traditions and beginning anew in 2018!

By Pastor Karen Yokota Love | Additional Photos by Wikipedia and Patrick Scriven Believe it or not, the most important holiday in my family wasn’t...

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