Comunidad Garzal and Nueva Esperanza In my great misery the Lord found me, reached down in the mud and rescued me. He has seated me with kings and has let me rest. He told me that he loved me and restored me, slowly gave me what the world could never give. It is true that … Continue reading
At its most basic, peacemaking is about relationship-making among individuals and communities whether they are strangers, enemies, or friends. Peacemaking as relationship-making has its roots in the Hebrew and Christian Testaments. Perhaps even more significantly, peacemaking as relationship-making has been evidenced in my life in concrete, embodied experiences with women, children, and men in the … Continue reading
August 29, saw thousands of students around the country joined a day of strikes and marched in numerous cities around the country including Bogotá and Medellin. This is a photo essay from a CPT Colombia team member. Follow the ongoing story at Storify.
This is a short photo collage showing the happiness the people of Garzal felt the day they received their titles!
URGENT PRAYER We pray for the community of Las Pavas. Today the palm company Aportes San Isidrio began to plant palm on the campesino’s land, despite it being illegal. Community members laid in front of the company’s tractors to prevent them from entering. More details are coming. We ask you to lift up prayers for … Continue reading