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- BlogFri, 11 Sep 2020Remembering 9/11
Nineteen years ago, so many of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing that September morning when one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in history occurred on American soil. Four coordinated hi-jackings: two planes, AA flight 11 and UA flight 175, slammed into the Twin Towers of New York City’s World Trade... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogTue, 11 Aug 2020Love God, Love Self, Love Others
The Pilgrim Center for Reconciliation recently hosted a panel discussion with social justice advocates and faith leaders in Minneapolis, MN on the topic of reconciliation. The conversation centered around race, community policing and ideas on how to engage across lines of difference. A common denominator amongst all the... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogWed, 1 Jul 2020The Role of the UN in Combatting Racism in the...
The Civil Rights Movement ushered in an era of monumental activism in the fight against centuries of grotesque injustice and violence against the Black community in the United States. In 1951, a group of Black activists from the Civil Rights Congress wrote a petition to the United Nations titled “We Charge Genocide: The... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogWed, 20 May 2020Ascension Day:
A Testimony of Jesus’ Trust
We don’t often think about Ascension Day as one of the important Christian holidays; however, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Just as Christmas and Easter remind us of the incarnation of Jesus Christ and the resurrection of Emmanuel, Ascension Day solidifies the fact that God is with us. Through the... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogWed, 6 May 2020My Experience at the World Conference 2020: Youth...
On Saturday, May 2, I had the honor of representing Intersections International at the World Conference 2020: Youth Assembly. Over 300 participants tuned in from around the world to partake in an electric, youth-led conversation on nuclear war, climate change, the COVID pandemic and racial and economic justice. The... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogTue, 14 Apr 2020A Prayer for Chibok –
Six Years Too Long
Click the photo above to listen to the prayer. (Prayer transcript below) In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, God of every human soul, hasten to our prayers this day. Holy One we come to you knowing that we are in the midst of a global pandemic. Knowing that Coronavirus is ravaging throughout our world and... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogSun, 12 Apr 2020Easter in Kenya
To watch video click the above image (video will open in YouTube). [video transcript] Many are so worried. Wondering what's going to happen as numbers escalate of people in Kenya turning positive for the Coronavirus. But Jesus came to save us. He already defeated the enemy for... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogSat, 11 Apr 2020Journeying to Easter
I was ten years old when Mr. Boston came to live with us. He was an old family friend from our home country of Guyana in South America and the closest I recall to a grandfather. My actual grandfather, John Blair died when I was too young to remember his stern demeanor and strapping stature kept alive in old sepia toned photographs and... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogMon, 6 Apr 2020The UN SDGs Are Important Now More Than Ever:...
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the UN Global Goals, were established in 2015 to guide the world in creating a better future for all, with the intention of “leaving no one behind’. There are 17 SDGs that cover a myriad of issue areas and provide an urgent call to action... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking