News of the Weird

Before starting this blog, I promised a friend I would update it minimally once every two weeks… In fact, I hope to do better than that. I know it’s already been more than two weeks since my last update. I’m working one a more substantive piece at the moment about some of what we’re up … More News of the Weird

Birth of the Citizens’ Reconciliation Commission

Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other.Psalm 85:10 Last week (July 18-19), a group of 25 Colombian civil society leaders from the provinces of Córdoba, Sucre and Bolívar gathered at the University of Cartagena to strategize on how to face the issues surrounding reconciliation on Colombia’s Atlantic coast.You might … More Birth of the Citizens’ Reconciliation Commission

FARC Murders Two Pastors in Southern Colombia…

Joel Cruz García and José Humberto Mendez, R.I.P.This past Saturday I heard the terrible news that protestant pastors Joel Cruz García (age 27), and José Humberto Mendez (age 65) had been murdered by the FARC guerrilla in the community of La Legiosa, Huila in southern Colombia. Pastor Jorge Arturo Giraldo of the Colombian Council of … More FARC Murders Two Pastors in Southern Colombia…