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Cada vez que Jorge Lockward realiza una interpretación de la cantata “Manos indocumentadas”, una sensación extraña lo invade.
This summer, Burkhard Paetzold, a mission co-worker and regional liaison for western and central Europe, joined about 100,000 other Protestants from across the globe for one of the world’s most unique gatherings, the German Protestant Kirchentag.
People died and many more became extremely ill in the city’s 5-year-old water crisis that was still making headlines last week as the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance-produced documentary “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City” had its world premiere and opened in a chain of Michigan movie theaters.
Whenever Jorge Lockward does a performance of the cantata “Manos Indocumentadas (Undocumented Hands),” a strange sensation comes over him.
The root causes of migration are many. The answers are sometimes elusive. But Presbyterian World Mission, its mission co-workers and global partners are working together to find those answers.
Months before the annual observance of the bombing that rocked a congregation, a community and the nation, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church has been getting ready.
Mere moments after the final credits of “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City” rolled, Harold Woodson was on stage of the Capitol Theatre Thursday giving the documentary an endorsement that affirmed it had accomplished some of its major goals.
There is a point in “Flint: The Poisoning of an American City” where we have seen and heard how the Michigan city’s water system was contaminated with lead and the many ways in which public officials caused or allowed the tragedy to happen, and it’s easy to ask, “How has nobody gone to jail for this?”
The Presbyterian Church’s Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment has completed its first round of scoring corporations’ environmental records, finding some are making progress and others are at risk of potential divestment recommendations.
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with a colleague to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and how it connects to the church.
I am in no way an expert on the entirety of the Black Lives Matter movement. However, I have been a social justice faith abolitionist for many years and share a perspective that is grounded in my belief in Jesus and the practical side of the justice God calls forth.