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Seasonal Thoughts on Climate Justice

Progressive Christian Social Action Seasonal Thoughts on Climate Justice This post was published as A Seasonal Reflection on Climate Justice in the Grass Valley Union on December 19, 2020. During this season, Christmas carols feature angels singing “peace on earth, goodwill to men” (meaning all) and choruses proclaiming, “Let heaven… Read More »Seasonal Thoughts on Climate Justice

Reflections on September 11

Progressive Christian Social Action Reflections on September 11: The Infernal Whirlwind: Violence, Terror, and War You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, you have eaten the fruit of lies. Because you have trusted in your power and in the multitude of your warriors, therefore the tumult of war shall rise… Read More »Reflections on September 11

If You Want Peace, Work for Justice

Progressive Christian Social Action “If You Want Peace, Work for Justice” or “The Things that Make for Peace” A sermon preached by the Reverend Sharon Delgado on June 7, 2020, at Nevada City United Methodist Church Kahlil Gibran once wrote, “And the tears you shed, my grieving one, they are… Read More »If You Want Peace, Work for Justice

George Floyd: Say His Name

“In resistance people live most humanly. No to death means yes to life.” Twentieth-century theologian William Stringfellow Our organization, Earth Justice Ministries, is deeply committed to the principle and practice of nonviolence. We promote disciplined nonviolence in word and deed in our personal lives and organized, cooperative nonviolent action in… Read More »George Floyd: Say His Name

Never Again: Protest is Our Prayer

Progressive Christian Social Action Never Again!  Protest is Our Prayer On this Monday of Holy Week, reflections on the events that led to the death of Jesus merge with events that are taking place today.  As in Jesus’ day, today’s ruling Powers are entrenched in control by domination and violence. … Read More »Never Again: Protest is Our Prayer