Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In my past life, I was an active theatrical director and
designer. For a few years, I taught theater at a wonderful
private school in Texas. During this time I helped to
establish a theater program...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
On November 8, 2013, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded
hit the central islands of the Philippines. The islands of Leyte
and Samar were hit the hardest, with more than 6,000 dead and...
Monday, November 3, 2014
Advent is a season to anticipate the coming of Christ. And what
better way to celebrate the spirit of the Christ Child, than to
love one another as Christ loved us! In my work on the Engagement
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Last month Program Officer Abiy Seifu zoomed in on the Ebola crisis
by sharing a story about how our program partners
are responding to the outbreak on the ground. This month we
zoom out as we learn...
Monday, October 27, 2014
When Hurricane Sandy hit the US East Coast two years ago, I was
hunkered down with my cat in our apartment in Brooklyn.
Encouraged by our US Disaster Program staff and having gone through
Monday, September 8, 2014
"Literacy is a key lever of change and a practical tool of
empowerment on each of the three main pillars of sustainable
development: economic development, social development and
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The room at the top of the stairs is a shared home office. The
Reverend Alden Besse is on the left, his wife Barbara on the right.
Hers has a computer and file cabinets. She’s the organized one,...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Lately, it’s been hard to watch the news. We are bombarded with
images of devastation — people affected by an Ebola outbreak in
West Africa, the plight of Syrian refugees and internally...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Earlier this year, during the 2014 UN Commission on the Status of
Women events in March, I had the privilege of talking with Sandra
Andrade, the Coordinator of SADD (Serviçio Anglicano de Diaconio...
Saturday, June 14, 2014
By Rob Radtke ------------------------------------- Just a few
weeks ago, I attended my daughter’s high school graduation, a
milestone that caused me to reflect on being a father. My
wife and I are...
Monday, March 17, 2014
By Vanessa Pizer Well-meaning people and communities of all faiths
have in the past colluded in sexual and gender-based violence
(SGBV), whether through silence, denial or negligence. Despite
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Recently, I became involved in a lengthy discussion of health care.
But it had nothing to do with the current back-and-forth in this
country. Our guest was Dr. Daniella Flamenco, a soft-spoken
Friday, December 6, 2013
She will bear a son and they will call him Emmanuel, which
means ‘God with us.’
Sunday, July 28, 2013
Greetings from Bolgatanga! I am here in northern
Ghana visiting the programs of our local partner, ADDRO (the
Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization), in the
Anglican Diocese of Tamale. ...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
~ DONOR PROFILE ~ Jeanie Beyer moves toward the center of the
gathering. “The Lord be with you,” she says. And the church answers
back, with enthusiasm, more like a tent revival than a...
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Mother’s Day is a special time of the year. I give
thanks for my own mother, who brought me into this world and raised
me, along with some help from Dad, of course! This year, however,
Saturday, May 11, 2013
By Cynthia Coe It’s spring planting time! This is the time of year
we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into tomatoes,
cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy later...
Friday, May 10, 2013
By Cynthia Coe It’s spring planting time! This is the time
of year we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into
tomatoes, cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
In my work as Communications Officer for Episcopal Relief &
Development, I get to talk to a lot of wonderful people in
congregations across the country about the ways they engage with
our mission of...
Friday, November 2, 2012
We face a difficult and cold weekend here in the Tri-State area.
The initial devastation of Hurricane Sandy has been shocking.
Now, however, we are entering a slow-motion disaster as much of...