News Service poll: Ebola voted top story of 2014

The worst Ebola outbreak in history — along with The United Methodist Church’s mobilization to ease suffering and fight the spread of the deadly virus — was the biggest story of 2014, according to a United Methodist News Service poll of general church and annual conference communicators. Other strong contenders were the Rev. Frank Schaefer’s fight to remain a United Methodist clergy member, the debate over how the denomination should deal with human sexuality, and the church’s progress in its Imagine No Malaria initiative.Continue reading on