Progressive Christian Social Action Friends, I wrote this post and recorded it for Youtube as we were getting ready for a peaceful march on October 4th for racial equity, inclusion, and peace. Although the march is over, I wrote this to share why I believe nonviolent direct action is important… Read More »Why Nonviolent Direct Action?
“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
Progressive Christian Social Action Poverty Amid Pandemic: The Moral Response to Covid 19 The Rev. Dr. William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign This post is the transcript of The Moral Response to Covid 19, an address given by The Rev. Dr. William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign on… Read More »“Poverty Amid Pandemic: The Moral Response to Covid 19”
Progressive Christian Social Action In Sacramento With the Poor People’s Campaign For the past several weeks, I have been going to Sacramento on Mondays to join in the Poor People’s Campaign demonstrations at the California State Capitol. Similar demonstrations are taking place across the country at over thirty state capitols… Read More »In Sacramento With the Poor People’s Campaign
Progressive Christian Social Action The Spirituality of Resistance Sharon Delgado’s article, The Spirituality of Resistance, appears in the May 2018 issue of Sojourners Magazine. It is a book review of Principalities in Particular: A Practical Theology of the Powers that Be by Bill Wylie-Kellerman. For decades, pastor, activist, and scholar… Read More »The Spirituality of Resistance