Remembering Pete Seeger & the Power of Song with Candie Carawan

Since Pete Seeger’s death in January of this year, folks who know that I’m a sometimes song leader have asked me about him and his influence on communities that struggle for peace and justice. Maybe Pete said it best himself: “Finding the right songs and singing them over and over is a way to begin [Read More…]

Evangelists of Hope

I love how John Howard Yoder described evangelism: “When we preach the Christian gospel we are not talking about ideas; we are reporting events.” The evangelists who are captivating the imagination of a new generation get this. They’re not offering neatly packaged answers to life’s persistent questions. They’re telling stories about how God is stirring [Read More…]