Africa

The Real Killer:  Silence, Stigma and Exclusion

Bishop Ivan Abraham's homily at Lighten the Burden IV in Tampa, Florida: I have worked at the epi-centre of the disease in South Africa and discovered that the greatest obstacle to effective prevention, treatment and care, is the stigma and discrimination associated with the disease. From my observation and... read more»

Posted by Linda Bales Todd on May 30, 2012

Act of Repentance: ‘A change in our whole way of being.’

The Friday evening worship on April 27 at General Conference 2012 was titled the "Act of Repentance toward Healing Relationships with Indigenous People." The service offered delegates and visitors the opportunity to hear the painful stories of forced migration, massacre, lost identity and stolen land. There were moments of reflection and prayer... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on April 27, 2012

Young theologians gather in Nairobi

On December 4-9, 2011 over sixty young theologians from across Africa gathered for the third All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) Theological Institute.  They were joined by representatives from Sweden and the Philippines as well as facilitators and lecturers from the General Board of Church and Society in Washington DC,... read more»