Healing Sacred Wounds & Embracing the Contemplative

Father Richard Rohr authored the foreword for Teresa Pasquale‘s new book, Sacred Wounds: A Path to Healing from Spiritual Trauma released today by Chalice Press. Chalice has made the foreword available and we thought this would be great to share in the post-modern church conversation / movement. We at Emerging Voices have been huge fans of Teresa’s healing work […]

#GetOnTheBus to Reduce Mass Incarceration

Transform Network is partnering with Exodus Foundation around its Campaign for Commutations and Pardons of all non-violent federally convicted persons. One simple way to support this important campaign is to sign this petition online now! Another way is to join Transform’s Steve Knight in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, March 26, for an education day and Congressional symposium organized […]

Diving Deep Into Urban Ministry

To continue the new arc we embarked upon last year at the 2014 gathering, Transform Network is partnering with Wesley Theological Seminary to offer a weekend of diving deep into urban ministry. How do we partner with our urban neighbors in equitable and mutually liberating ways? How do education, advocacy, service and activism affect life […]

People of God Rise Up!

It takes a high level of organized coordination to pull off mobilizations like we just saw in NYC for climate justice. It also takes training and movement building to achieve peace among 300,000 people in the streets. What I hope people realize is that the People’s Climate March and Occupy are all expressions of intentional […]

To Change Everything, We Need Everyone

A year ago, Holly Roach and I were in New York City at the time of the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. This week, Occupy turned three, and this weekend, Holly and I will be in New York City again, this time to participate in the world’s largest march for climate justice, […]

In Response to the Murder of Michael Brown

We have have been grief-stricken and overwhelmed with the display of systemic racism at work in the violent police response following the murder of Michael Brown. Our prayers go out to all our friends with children of color who have to somehow explain this terrible event to them. Teenagers of color are most impacted by […]