Entries by Kathy Graves

Answering the Call for Reparations

At its 2019 Annual Meeting, the Minnesota Conference voted to begin a process of reparations with approval of a resolution. The newly formed Amos Task Force has stepped into this work, choosing two Indigenous organizations for reparations funding.

Where Faith & Politics Meet

Election season is in full swing. It feels to me as if an election cycle has never been stranger, the rhetoric more heated, or our choices more important. The polarization and divisiveness of our nation is on full display as we watch the back and forth among candidates up and down the ballot, our country’s most difficult and painful issues lightning rods for debate.

A Song of Faith

For several mornings in a row, I awakened with the strains of an old hymn immediately on my lips. “When peace like a river attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll,
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say:
It is well, it is well with my soul.”