United Methodist Church

Lincoln, Homosexuality, Slavery, and Privilege. #umc #umcschism

Wesley Putnam, a steadfast stalwart against the middle — even denying it actually exists — recently wrote a post suggesting

Society and Religion

While you watch the refs return on Sunday… remember this

Around the world human traffickers trick many people into slavery by false promises of good jobs or good education, only

Gender Issues

It’s Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Sex trafficking is a rising concern among some… including the U.S. Government. Today is the day in which whomever has

Religion and Politics

Slavery was Christian Charity

This is the view of J. Stevens Wilkins who wrote, “Slavery, as it operated in the pervasively Christian society which

Religion and Politics

The Lutheran Church and the War Between the States

Since Joel has been talking about the war between the States, I thought I would post a paper I wrote

Religion and Politics

Robert E. Lee on Slavery

Robert E. Lee letter dated December 27, 1856: I was much pleased the with President’s message. His views of the

Religion and Politics

The Black Slave Owners in the United States

Have we ever really dealt with our history? I am almost willing to bet that as the country launches into

Religion and Politics

Alexander H. Stephens – Cornerstone Speech

Delivered on  March 21, 1861 at Savannah, Georgia When perfect quiet is restored, I shall proceed. I cannot speak so