Category: Human Rights

How Do You Want to Die?

By Dr. Margaret Kim Peterson Has anyone—a family member, a friend, a pastor, a doctor—ever asked you this question? Have you ever initiated a conversation with someone else about what your wishes are for...

Ministry on the Borderline 2016

by Mayra Picos-Lee I am in Tijuana, Mexico, this week with Palmer Seminary students for our “Ministry on the Borderline” travel course, which focuses on immigration and the systems that propel undocumented immigration into...

Domestic Violence: It’s All About Control

Exposing the invisible violence of coercion and control by Kristyn Komarnicki I was fortunate to be able to attend an event held earlier this week, sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center...

A Woman of Strength

by Kelly Gissendaner A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape, but a woman of strength kneels in prayer to keep her soul in shape. A strong woman isn’t...

The Art of Mending Lives

Helping trafficking survivors heal from trauma by Hannah Notess As a small boy, Maikaru dreamed of becoming a magician. Born to a mother who had been kidnapped and trafficked for sex as a teenager,...

Prayer for Migrants

Heart of Jesus, full of love and mercy, watch over our sister and brother migrants.Have pity on them and protect them. They suffer mistreatment and humiliations on their way, are looked upon as dangerous...