Reconciliation

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Mayra Zelaya plays with her son Eliel Zelaya during a church service at San Antonio Mennonite Church. Zelaya, a Honduran immigrant, has been in the United States with her family for 14 months. The church is helping her and other migrants and asylum seekers by providing shelter and resources. Photo by Wendi Poole

A Texas congregation caring for immigrants gains a new understanding of Christianity as a 'trauma-healing movement'

For the past three years, members of a Mennonite church in San Antonio have welcomed people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The experience has changed them and their understanding of the gospel.

Visitors to the Dignity Museum are handed a piece of cardboard and are prompted to think about what they'd write on it if they were in a desperate situation. Photos courtesy of the Dignity Museum/Love Beyond Walls

The Dignity Museum shares stories of people living in poverty

A traveling exhibit housed in a shipping container creates an immersive experience designed to foster understanding and prompt action.

Josary Moreno Mejia interprets as the Rev. Dr. D.K. Kearney preaches and the Rev. Cesar Moreno prays during a revival on the grounds of Turner Memorial AME in Hyattsville, Maryland. The two pastors and their congregations jointly hosted the four-week event in September. Photos by Pete Marovich 

Sharing a building leads to a shared mission for an AME church and a Latino congregation

Two pastors built a friendship across barriers of language and culture, uniting their congregations and together reaching out to their community.

Emiliano Lerda speaks at a rally at the Nebraska Statehouse in September 2017 to support DACA recipients in response to the Trump administration's decision to end the DACA program. Photo courtesy of Immigrant Legal Center

Emiliano Lerda: A growing Nebraska nonprofit with faith roots focuses on free legal aid for immigrants

The executive director of the Immigrant Legal Center discusses his own journey as an immigrant and the rapid growth of the legal center founded by Methodists.

Bungishabaku Katho, founder of the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photos courtesy of the Issachar Fund

One man's vision of hope, love, forgiveness and peace in a nation ravaged by ethnic conflict

Bungishabaku Katho is building the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a place to gather Christian leaders and promote reconciliation and restoration.

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