Congregations Promoting Peace in Volatile Times – Reflections from a South African-born Mediator
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Congregations Promoting Peace in Volatile Times – Reflections from a South African-born Mediator

By Harold Tessendorf  As the United States enters the final stages of the 2020 presidential election and as the summer of protests and counter-protests continue in cities and communities across the country, the following questions keep recurring to me:    Is it possible for protestors and counter-protestors alike to express their political views in a non-violent and … Continue reading

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Churches remember victims of violence on Second Sunday of Advent

Louisville-area churches have a meaningful innovation for the Second Sunday of Advent. Highland Baptist Church joins with Ridgewood Baptist and St. William Catholic churches in Louisville this Sunday to remember victims of violence and their families in their community by placing crosses on the front lawn of the church. This Sunday following their morning worship services, Highland … Continue reading

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Peace in the city?

I have been in LA at Fuller Theological Seminary taking some classes and this past Tuesday morning started bright and early as our MAGL cohort headed down to the Metro to take public transportation to East Hollywood.  The train was crowded with people heading to work and I stood most of the forty-five minute commute.  … Continue reading