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A Physical Example of Hope

A Physical Example of Hope

November 27, 2012 | On a bright September Sunday, Harry, his sister Penny Reid and I arrived in the 9th ward for worship with Emmanuel’s partner church, Miracle Faith Healing and Deliverance Temple. Its location is a mere 15 minute drive from our lodging in the French Quarter, but a world apart. Read more »

Building the Reign of Peace

Building the Reign of Peace

October 24, 2012 | This summer, I had the blessing of being part of the faculty of the Hispanic Summer Program (HSP). This “seminary without walls” takes place every year and moves throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Read more »

From the Philippines: The Games of Life

From the Philippines: The Games of Life

October 19, 2012 | I awaken to the early morning sounds of garbage removal workers outside my window. From the sitting room of the CPU hostel, I look out the window to see men in overalls tipping the week’s rubbish into large open containers on wheels, expecting to see amongst the driveway détritus the emaciated and bloodied corpse of one of the gang of felines engaged in the caterwauling Malthusian struggle of the early evening hours. Read more »

From the Philippines: Civil War Show and Tell

From the Philippines: Civil War Show and Tell

October 15, 2012 | In the centre of the large room, there is a small table, draped in the colourful weaves of the east Pacific. A Bible is open and a candle is lit. Amidst the folds of the cloth is the image of a woman, carved of dark brown Acacia from here, the Philippine Island of Panay. Read more »

Peacemaking on a Budget:

Peacemaking on a Budget:

October 1, 2012 | Times are hard, and travel gets expensive real quick! We are all very much aware of this! In 2013, our next Peace Camp adventure takes us to beautiful Spokane, WA. We know for many of us, travel expenses can be a hardship. So we’d like to share some tips for traveling on the cheap to see as many people join us as possible. Read more »

Objections from the Conscience

Objections from the Conscience

September 4, 2012 | Ever since I have known what a "conscientious objector" was, I have considered myself one. I remember hearing the term at age 15, and wondering "Well, why wouldn't anyone want to subscribe to a title that simply states an opposition to killing?" Read more »


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