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#Pray4Reform I’d like to draw your attention to immigration today!  Now, I’ll be the first to admit that this is not something that has always been on my radar.   In recent years, though, I’ve been learning more and I truly think we, as Christians and reconcilers, are called to care for the immigrants in our land.



#BringBackOurGirls I hope you all have been following this story.  There are more than 200 school girls being held hostage by a group in Nigeria known as Boko Haram.  They have been in captivity since April and last Friday there was news of a deal between Boko Haram and the Nigerian Government asserting that the girls

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Every Friday I post 5 things from around the web that I think are worth reading/seeing/thinking about.   Some leave me dismayed, discouraged, overwhelmed.  Others make me want to stand up and cheer.   What do you think of my pics this week?  Anything you would add? Check out this thoughtful piece by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove with the School

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In the Classroom I want to share with you an exercise that I’m doing with my Introduction to Reconciliation Studies class this quarter.   It might be something you can use in your own classrooms or conversations and I’m curious to hear what other folks do to engage their students with current events… Identify My students


Gun Violence & Women in the U.S. I’m still boycotting Kroger and its local stores here in Seattle.  I can’t say that it’s been easy but I’m getting used to my new routine for grocery shopping and I’m sticking with it! I’ve been reading up this week on Initiative 594 here in Washington State and, more specifically,