Sarah HenkenRegional Liaison for the Andean Region with Presbyterian World Mission. For more information, see the other tabs on the horizontal bar above. Posts represent the personal views of the author.
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“…and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us” (Romans 5:5). On Sunday I went to church in Bogotá, where we prayed for peace … Continue reading
Last week I had the privilege of witnessing the Synod Council of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia (IPC) express unanimous approval for endorsing the “yes” vote in Colombia’s referendum on the peace accords reached by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of … Continue reading
The toad accuses The DA’s office investigates The hitman assassinates So goes the story of many a human rights defender in Colombia. So goes the story of Alfredo Correa de Andreis. Alfredo was a respected sociologist, a university professor whose research … Continue reading
This message is available in English. Muchas personas en Colombia y alrededor del mundo están pendientes de la situación de los campesinos en El Tamarindo. Muchas han preguntado, “¿Cómo puedo ayudar?” Se está haciendo trabajo de incidencia con medios, embajadas, … Continue reading
Many people around the world have been following the situation in El Tamarindo, and many have asked “What can I do to help?”
Much advocacy work has been underway with embassies and Colombian government agencies. The story isn’t finished, but the families are still being forced to relocate this week–right before Christmas.
I invite you to join me in an action of solidarity to encourage the campesinos of El Tamarindo and let them know they have many people thinking of them and praying for them. Continue reading
As the sun went down on Wednesday, December 9, I rested in a hammock. A cool breeze to calm the day’s heat. The verdor of trees and plants, sky turning pink and orange beyond. Tiny growls and yips of puppies sparring. A cool cup … Continue reading