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Latest Blog Posts

  • Standing in the right place (6/21/2022) - It’s hard to know where to start. The forces of voter suppression have been playing a “long game” for generations but their efforts have really ramped up after the 2020 election.
  • If you are interested in gun violence prevention: start somewhere. (6/21/2022) - We continued the conversation with our group. Someone said that gun buyback programs don’t work. Someone else said, yes, they do work. In the face of a cultural view that gun buybacks don’t work, we decided to give it a try. We were all jammed in my office and we thought of the words from Isaiah: swords into plowshares. Someone asked, how about Guns to Gardens? 
  • Organize, Learn and Organize Again: Lessons from the GVP Movement: (6/13/2022) - It was Sandy Hook. I had children close to that age. It was a life-changing moment for me. For weeks after Sandy Hook, I was heartbroken. Finally, I said to myself, well I can be heartbroken or I can do something about it. 
  • Letter to OGA regarding armed guards at General Assembly 225 (6/10/2022) - Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II Office of the General Assembly Louisville, KY June 10, 2022 Dear siblings in Christ, We read with dismay the news release announcing the presence of armed guards at the Presbyterian Center during meetings of the 225th General Assembly this summer. While we appreciate your desire … Read More
  • Why white churches need to start chopping up guns (5/18/2022) - By: Rev. Deanna Hollas Another weekend of gun violence has captured the public’s attention as an 18 year old white male went on the hunt targeting Black bodied people shopping for groceries in Buffalo NY and a gunman opened fire during a lunch of the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church meeting at Geneva Presbyterian Church in … Read More
  • Statement on SCOTUS leak about abortion (5/6/2022) - Presbyterian Peace Fellowship affirms the moral agency of women and all people who can become pregnant. We are resolute in our commitment to uphold the right of reproductive freedom in this nation. Presbyterians have long insisted that “God alone is Lord of the conscience.” In the wake of news that a majority on the United … Read More