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Africa University shifts fall semester online

Despite the move to distance learning, the United Methodist university celebrated a new student union, dormitory and expanded dining hall, funded by a gift from Dallas’ Highland Park United Methodist Church.

'Amazing Grace with Peace'

A Korean-American high school student writes about her grandfather's longing to meet his family in North Korea and how that inspires her to work for the peace movement.

Meharry faces off with COVID-19

From testing to research to serving on the frontlines, Meharry doctors, students and alumni are fighting to overcome pandemic.

Kenyan pastors take worship door to door

Rather than livestreaming services, rural church leaders are hitting the road to equip members with the tools they need to fellowship at home during the pandemic.

Native Americans joyful about SCOTUS decision

United Methodist Native Americans expressed elation over a U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming their jurisdiction over criminal prosecutions of tribe members on reservations in Oklahoma.

Time for Cross and Flame to go

Symbol of The United Methodist Church is unwelcoming and even painful for many Black Americans, evoking memories of cross burnings.