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Carissa Rodgers

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Carissa Rodgers shares her story of being able to find herself through the United Methodist Church and the struggles she has with the Church. This is our fourth video in our series of creative expressions as we explore blackness within the United Methodist Church. 

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Reflections and Prayer from Special Called 2019 General Conference

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Decisions have been made, voices have been heard, actions have been celebrated, and feelings have been hurt. On all sides of the issues of biblical interpretation and human sexuality facing the United Methodist Church, new challenges are facing us. We have work to do as a denomination, a community, and children of God. Let us first acknowledge the great work …

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Dear BMCR: Please Accept This Love Letter

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Open Letter to BMCR Reflections on John 5:1-17 “The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state. It must be the guide and the critic of the state, and never its tool. If the church does not recapture its prophetic zeal, it will become an …

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Linda Furtado

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Linda Furtado shares her story of being a life long black united methodist. This is our third video in our series of creative expressions as we explore blackness within the United Methodist Church.

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Nilse Gilliam

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Nilse Gilliam shares her unique perspective as a Brazilian-American woman in the United Methodist Church. We hope you watch and listen as she explores blackness within the United Methodist Church.

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Rev Ron Bell Jr.

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Our brother, Rev Dr Ron Bell, Jr. shares what it means to him to be black, methodist and a black methodist. This is the first piece in a series of creative expressions as we explore blackness within the United Methodist Church.