Posts Tagged With: violence

Praying, speaking, & acting against xenophobia and gender violence

This is a piece I wrote for our mission’s South Africa office following some high-profile crimes there against women and immigrants. You can read it below or at their web site, www.sim.org.za.


 

The first sin committed was putting selfish ambition before loving God. The second was putting selfish anger before loving another human being. They have plagued us ever since.

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Baltimore, Ferguson, and “Africa”

I was reading coverage of Baltimore’s riots last night when I realized that “America” probably looks pretty scary in other countries’ news.

Maybe even as scary as “Africa” often seems to people over here.

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