Tuesday, February 17, 2015
During Lent we will periodically highlight passages from the 2015
Lenten Meditation booklet. This first one is from President Rob
Radtke. Enjoy! Few passages from scripture describe better the
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Esa cita de la Carta de Pablo a los Romanos describe
perfectamente los valoresde la Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y
Desarrollo todas y todos debemos trabajar juntos como un solo
cuerpo en Cristo si...
Friday, February 13, 2015
Lord, when was it that We saw you hungry and gave you food?
We saw you thirsty and gave you something to drink? We saw you a
stranger and welcomed you? We saw you sick and took care of you? We
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Throughout the year people come up with creative ways to raise
money for Episcopal Relief & Development. One popular and fun
way has been during major sporting events like the World Series or
Monday, February 9, 2015
In the next few weeks, two emerging seminary leaders will join
others, including the Presiding Bishop, on Episcopal Relief &
Development’s pilgrimage to Ghana, Africa. Charles Bauer and Lisa
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
I’m often out of touch with current fads or trends, especially here
in the United States, since I spend close to half my time traveling
around to see our programs. I have now lost count of the number...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Last May, we shared a blog by Angela Siele, the first student to
participate in our agriculture program in Burundi as part of our
exciting new partnership with Cornell University. This blog is a
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Last week while impatiently waiting for the train to arrive in New
York, I made myself think back to a conversation I had just
recently had with two farmers in rural Nicaragua. We had just
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Over a hot, humid, rainy week in Nicaragua recently, I spent some
time with our partner there, the Council of Protestant Churches of
Nicaragua (CEPAD). This was my third visit to see their work,...
Monday, January 12, 2015
There is a Haitian proverb that says, ‘Se lè ou nan malè ou konnen
si ou gen bon zanmi’ which translates to ‘It is in difficult times
that you know who your good friends are.’ This proverb...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
As we celebrate 75 years of Healing a Hurting World we're looking
back on historical events including the severe ice storm that
struck Maine in 1998. It was situations like this that led to...
Monday, December 29, 2014
When Bishop Bainbridge called me eight years ago and asked me to
consider joining the board of Episcopal Relief & Development, I
could not have been more pleased. When any of us signs on as a...
Monday, December 22, 2014
Did you ever think about why this classic hymn uses “Joy is Come!”
Rather than Joy has come?” It isn’t just poetry. The old-time
hymn writers are actually pointing to something deep within...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
This week's story comes from guest blogger Rachel Quednau.
She's participating in the 'Share Your Story' aspect of the
75th Anniversary Celebration. We're excited to have her
contribution and invite...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
With picture postcard landscapes, rich agricultural possibilities,
and a people committed to a sustainable future, Mozambique is a
place of great beauty and potential. But intense seasonal...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
One of the greatest advantages of having diverse international
partnerships is being a nexus for the flow of critical information
and best practices. Like a gardener selecting seeds based on...
Friday, December 5, 2014
I don’t have too many memories of Advent from my childhood (the
sense of waiting and preparation that I recall as a child came from
the more secular concerns about new toys and a holiday meal!) but
Monday, December 1, 2014
By Faith Rowold and Ximena Diego. ------------------------------
Today's feature story explores the vital work of our partner
Siempre Unidos. It started with an Episcopal priest in Honduras...
Monday, November 24, 2014
My family tradition for Thanksgiving was, like many others, built
around a spectacular communal meal. At least 15 members of my
extended family would gather around the oval oak dining room table
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...