“Thank You” to the Countries of Refuge

“Thank You” to the Countries of Refuge

The relationship between Polish people and Jewish people have been tense at times. For example, there was a strong disagreement in recent years between the governments of Israel and the Poland regarding memorialization of the Holocaust. It is time to put aside the...
Ukrainian Baptist Leader Shares On-the-Ground Insight

Ukrainian Baptist Leader Shares On-the-Ground Insight

Igor Bandura, vice president of the All-Ukrainian Union of Associations of Evangelical Christians-Baptists, described the situation in Ukraine as “frightening” and “devastating,” during a Feb. 24 Zoom consultation. “It is like a big, black hole that tried to absorb...
Fear and Remembering in a Calais Winter

Fear and Remembering in a Calais Winter

A Facebook feed memory stopped me in my tracks. Normally these things are innocuous — posts about meeting friends, delivering a talk, something funny heard on the bus — but this cast me back six years to a wintry afternoon in the so-called “Calais jungle,” listening...
7 Examples of Slower-Impact Humanitarian Crises

7 Examples of Slower-Impact Humanitarian Crises

“Humanitarian crisis” normally – and rightly – describes emergency situations where the well-being of people is in danger to a level that overwhelms their ability to respond. Currently, the influx of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border has earned the label,...