Global

Most Recently Published

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.

Ribbons and South Korean flags hang on a fence on the South Korean side of the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea. Photo by LoeskieBoom

Grace Ji-Sun Kim: Longing for peace on the Korean Peninsula

The act of fearing another goes against the notion that we are meant to embrace and love our neighbor, writes a theologian involved in the inter-Korean peace process.

Emmanuel Katongole

Emmanuel Katongole is an associate professor of theology and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame. Photo courtesy of Emmanuel Katongole

Emmanuel Katongole: Lament and hope in Africa

Despite decades of hardship, violence and war, hope is alive in Africa. It flows from lament, a deep wrestling and arguing with God, the theologian says in his new book.

Emile Nsengiyumva is a member of Westbury UMC, where he organized an African youth choir. Nsengiyumva has an entreprenerial spirit; he wants to create a comprehensive organization for African high schoolers in Houston. Photos by Mark Mulligan

'God answered our prayer': Three refugees share their stories

Moise Mukanya, Nusura Mtendamema and Emile Nsengiyumva all experienced horrific violence in their home countries and in refugee camps before resettling in Houston. There they found a new home at Westbury UMC, where their presence has enriched the life of the congregation.

Pages