Addiction and God’s grace

Children are born, grow up and then have babies of their own — one grandmother reflects on her blessings.

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Living together in the tension

Rev. Bill Haggard keeps the core mission of The United Methodist Church in focus.

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Unexpected grace

This month’s Perspectives on Hope remind us that life has some surprises along the way.

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There is a gardener

“Perhaps a bent-over church or a bent-over nation, unable to stand up straight, needs Jesus,” says Bishop Christian Alsted.

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Amazing race to Portland

Benton Heisler likens the 2016 General Conference to a race guided by God’s amazing grace.

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Jesus taught us a Third Way

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Rev. Bill Haggard, Superintendent of the Grand Rapids District, reminds us there are more than two ways to go.

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Democracy and the politics of grace

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Professor Darryl Stephens suggests that majority rule is not necessarily a sound theological authority.

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