U.S. Resource Inequity – A Spiritual Approach
“What corners of our heart need cleansing and rebirth? What new life beckons us to become a witness for economic and racial justice in our own congregation and community?”
This is the question that Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe poses to us. Henry-Crowe is general secretary of the Washington DC-based General Board of Church & Society of The United Methodist Church. Her work includes addressing the equitable and just use of the resources God provides on earth.
As stated in this World Council of Church article, “With a community of 100,000 people, largely poor and minority, unable to drink from their taps, Flint is “one of the biggest environmental justice disasters I know,” says Paul Mohai, who studies environmental-justice issues at the University of Michigan.”
During Lent Rev. Henry-Crowe, in this blog, takes a deep look at black history and inequity, through the eyes of a poet, a playwright and a preacher…
“The Lenten journey is a time both to reflect upon injustice and brokenness, and to anticipate the coming of new life. This Lent, as we celebrate Black History in the United States, let us remember three people – a poet, a playwright, and a preacher- who were sought new life through creativity and struggle.”
What new life beckons to you to become a witness for economic and racial justice?