How the laity can encourage good preaching, including on abortion

By The Rev. Paul T. Stallsworth, President, Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality Editor’s note. This is a presentation made by Rev. Stallsworth at a workshop titled “Providing Support and Leadership in Churches” held June 29 at the 2018 National Right to Life Convention which took place in Overland Park, Kansas. The workshop …

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Abandoned newborn found in New York church nativity scene

By Jeannie Deangelis Rather than kill him in the womb, or toss him out a window into courtyard after he was born, a Queens, New York, mother wrapped her newborn in towels purchased from a 99-cent store and laid him in a Christmas Nativity manger on the lawn of Holy Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church. …

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