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  • Marxist Mel's Martyrs

    07/07/2009 11:49:07 PM PDT · by FromLori · 1 replies · 339+ views
    Front Page ^ | 7/7/09
    During the 1970s and 1980s, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), then based in the United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill, vigorously lobbied for Nicaragua's Sandinista regime, the Cuban-style Marxist regime that shot its way to power in 1979. Today, WOLA pretends it is concerned about the rule of law in Honduras after the Honduran Congress and Supreme Court supported removing the leftist president for defying its constitution. WOLA and Jim Wallis' publication Sojourners have teamed up to spin Honduras' defense of its democracy as another example of a U.S.-supported, imperialist military coup. The constitutional coup in Honduras was...
  • Methodist Church hosts Native American Trauma Seminar

    08/04/2005 5:30:09 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 17 replies · 509+ views
    United Methodist Church News Service ^ | 27 july 2005 | UMNS Edna Steinman
    Native Americans suffer from 'historical trauma,' researcher says Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart describes the negative impact of historical trauma on Native Americans today. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart describes the negative impact of historical trauma on Native Americans today. Brave Heart is a research associate professor in the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. She spoke at the 2005 Native American Family Camp, held July 19-23 in Redlands, Calif., by the United Methodist Church’s Native American International Caucus. A Web-only photo by Edna Steinman. Photo #W05-093. Accompanies UMNS story #425. 7/27/05 July 27, 2005 By...
  • The United Methodist Church - Privatization (40908-GM-R9999)

    11/30/2004 9:20:41 AM PST · by mbarker12474 · 24 replies · 836+ views
    United Methodist Church, General Conference 2004 ^ | 1 May 2004 | United Methodist Church, GBGM
    [2004 official United Methodist Church resolution:] Theology and Scripture "The earth is the Lord's and everything in it." (1 st Corinthians 10:26) The Lord's people have been given enough - an abundance of all of the things we need for life. (Book of Resolutions #163 A) "We believe that governments have the responsibility, in the pursuit of justice and order under law, to provide procedures that protect the rights of the whole society as well as those of private ownership." One of our values as Christians is to provide an economy that serves God's vision of abundance to all. (Ecclesiastes...