Purchase tickets to the 2017 BCM annual Thank-You party for our Friends, Partners and Donors. (Admission price covers our costs for dinner.)
Monday, February 20th, 2017, 5.30 – 8.30 pm
One month after the inauguration of Donald Trump, come build some courage by joining our opening session for the Bartimaeus Kinsler Institute. The evening will consist of:
Note: After 40 years of intensive travel, Ched now restricts himself to an extremely limited out-of town speaking schedule. If you are interested in inviting Ched to work with your church, organization or community, or better yet to do a videoconference, email us.
This post appeared on Tikkun's website today. My reproduction of it is wholly unauthorized, but since both Lerner and Hendricks (above) are friends, I trust they'll forgive me for sharing it with you. Beautifully written, and worth reading.
A rare personal note.
The signs were, in retrospect, a sign. Chugging down to Ventura in our biodiesel Jetta on our way to a consultation with an orthopedic surgeon, we passed a road sign telling us there was "shoulder work ahead." No kidding, I thought ruefully. But the next sign did not bode well.
"Right shoulder closed." Which turned out to be my prognosis.
(Recorded December 13, 2016). View this recorded webinar at your convenience.
Elaine introduced us to the Mesoamerican story of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Ched bridged the revolutionary story of Guadalupe to the current struggle by the keepers of the Water and all those at Standing Rock, ND. We hear live from Bob Two Bulls, dodging blizzards in ND and from Tim Nafziger and then Victoria Loorz, all of whom had been at Standing Rock at critical moments in recent weeks and months, and who shared their differing perspectives and experiences there.
Today marks a month since the Election Day shocker in the presidential race. I’ve been talking to younger colleagues who, in its wake, were paralyzed by incredulity and disorientation. I certainly understand that a Trump presidency feels apocalyptic to them; I was as stunned and depressed as anyone.
But if there is a silver lining here, it’s that we have seen this awful movie before.
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Almost 55 years ago President John F. Kennedy famously said "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." Speaking on the first anniversary of the "Alliance for Progress" program, he was referring to revolutionary turmoil throughout the Third World as a result of socioeconomic disparities. But the sentiment was echoed by Martin Luther King, Jr regarding the home front, and this week's events underline its truth.
(Recorded April 17, 2016 at Church of All Nations, Minneapolis, MN.)
Ched's reflections on living into the legacy of the Civil Rights movement. Audio is hosted by Church of All Nations here.
Note: Yesterday, April 3o, 2016, Daniel Berrigan passed into the Cloud of Witnesses, just shy of his 95th birthday. I am grateful he's been liberated from the physical pain and restrictions he's suffered these last years, but I also feel a profound lonliness at the loss of the last of a generation of my male mentors.