Justice & Advocacy

Faith and God in the Time of COVID-19

Posted on Apr 02, 2020

Sure, everyone’s a theologian. I get that. Yet not all theological statements are considered carefully. “I’m not worried. God will protect me,” said a well-meaning Christian this week about COVID-19. I was certain she made the comment because she knows Tonya and I are pastors, and to her it must have seemed like a profession of faith. I am notoriously bad at quick quips, so I said nothing. It was not the time and place for a theology lesson—we were there to feed school children after all. 

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Urgent need for family accompaniment

Posted on Apr 05, 2019

Church World Service (CWS) is sounding the call for faith communities to step in and walk alongside 5 to 7 asylum-seeking families in urgent need of accompaniment.

Many asylum-seeking families are now traveling throughout the United States to reunify with family members or friends, but there is often not enough support in their destination locations to help them find legal support and meet their basic needs, according to CWS.

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