Reflections on the Potawatomi Trail of Death Pilgrimage

Ric Hudgens is a pastor, professor, and poet who lives in the Great Lakes region of Turtle Island, the ancestral home of the Potawatomi. He serves as co-pastor of North Suburban Mennonite in Libertyville, Illinois. The great Catholic theologian John S. Dunne began one of his books with the question “What kind of story are … Continue reading Reflections on the Potawatomi Trail of Death Pilgrimage

Troubling questions

Seattle-based David Mesenbring is a public speaker, social entrepreneur and traveler who's worked as an anti-apartheid activist; Africa-focused grant maker; nonprofit founder; and social justice animator.  A committed ecumenist, he was ordained by Africans after being raised Lutheran and is now an Episcopal priest.  His volunteer passions include Oikocredit (a global cooperative that finances FairTrade … Continue reading Troubling questions

The spiritual roots of resistance at Standing Rock run deep

The following article is a cross-post from Christian Peacemaker Teams. The original post from December 4, 2016, can be found here. By Tim Nafziger The U.S. Army corps of engineers has today, December 4, 2016 announced that they will deny key permits for the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and explore alternative routes, one … Continue reading The spiritual roots of resistance at Standing Rock run deep

A Concrete Act of Solidarity with Standing Rock

Fellowship of Hope, a Mennonite congregation from Elkhart, Indiana, recently moved their bank account from Chase Bank after learning that it's one of the 38 banks that are funding the Dakota Access Pipeline through its parent company, Energy Transfer Partners. You may find the letter they wrote below to be helpful as you contemplate ways to be … Continue reading A Concrete Act of Solidarity with Standing Rock