Peace & Justice

When Mother’s Day Hurts

The closest the Rev. Bethany Peerbolte has come to heartache associated with Mother’s Day was a couple years ago, when her parents moved from Michigan to North Carolina. “I’m like, ‘If that was hard for me, I can’t imagine what the people in my church are going through when they’ve lost a mother or haven’t had a mother figure who’s really been kind and loving to them, like a mother should be.’”

Delegation examines firsthand the root causes of migration in Honduras

A delegation of 72 faith leaders and immigrant justice advocates returned from Honduras this week following a week of meetings with grassroots and religious partners to better understand the root causes of migration that have led thousands to flee Honduras.

Report: Faith-based groups have contributed more than $211M in Hurricane Harvey recovery

A new report by the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy finds that faith-based organizations are playing a key role in the ongoing Hurricane Harvey recovery — and that state emergency management leaders, specifically those in Texas, should bring more faith-based disaster response organizations into the sate’s emergency planning process before the next disaster strikes.