The Arkansas United Methodist is the twice-monthly newsletter of the Arkansas Conference that reaches more than 5,000 Arkansas Methodists across our state. Every other week, you’ll receive a newsletter in your inbox packed full of stories from around the Conference, and commentaries from the Bishop, the AUM Editor, clergy, laity and more!

Our goal is to bring hope and inspiration through stories of discipleship. Join us as we share the Good News!

The Faithful Frontline

The Faithful Frontline

I cannot tell you how many clients have come into my office and begun their session with the words, "When COVID hit!" COVID-19 has created an overwhelming need for physical, emotional and spiritual care. There is no doubt that people in the church are struggling right...

Making it Local

Making it Local

Our picture of what hunger looks like is shaped early in our lives. I was speaking to a pastor recently who told me, “I always knew that there were Africans who were going hungry. That point was always driven home because if I left any food on my plate, I’d be...

Not An Easy Path – But the Right One

Not An Easy Path – But the Right One

I am a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ who is a bishop in the United Methodist Church. I am also an American citizen who loves my country. Both of these are realities in my life. How do I appropriately embrace both in a time of deep polarization and division in...