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The Blanket Exercise: An Invitation to Lament

This week I had the privilege of working with some partners from the Christian Reformed Church to edit the script for the blanket exercise, a participatory exercise to expose churches and congregations to the history of injustice and racism against Native Americans. One crucial item we added to the exercise this week is a component … Continue reading

5 Small Bucks and 2 Little Shares

5 Small Loaves is doing an online Crowd Funding campaign called “5 Small Bucks and 2 Little Shares” and your partnership can make a big difference. Our Native American led organization is actively pursuing reconciliation between the United States of America and the indigenous peoples of this land through honest education, intentional conversation and meaningful action. We know … Continue reading

NAIITS Symposium 2014 Summary

Last week I had the privilege of attending the 11th annual Symposium of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies (NAIITS) at George Fox University near Portland OR. This is the third time I have attended a NAIITS Symposium and while I do not consider myself an academic, I have to admit I really … Continue reading

Nurturing a new conversation

Last week I was on a conference call with some colleagues from a Christian organization that I partner with. We were discussing an educational project we are working on regarding the long history of injustice against Native Americans by the United States government and the Christian church. During the discussion it became clear that some … Continue reading

A New Organization

In the Bible, there is a story of when Jesus was teaching a large crowd. At the conclusion of his teaching his disciples observed that it was late in the day, they were in a lonely place and the people were hungry with no food to eat. Jesus responded by telling them, “You feed them.” … Continue reading

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