Contributing authors and speakers share their insights on matters of faith and the community.
Rev. Phil Blackwell shared this powerful prophetic vision for our community at the Mayor’s Clergy Prayer Breakfast. more
“Chi-raq” is a nickname given to Chicago because the violence epidemic resembles a war zone similar to Iraq. KeAnn Mays-LeNoir testifies about how CRS’ recently launched Reclaim Campaign can make a life saving difference for Chicago’s youth. more
A good public education has long been considered to be the bedrock of our democracy and our economy, and both are currently in trouble. more
The destruction observed at the Will Scarlet and Eagle River coal mines demands that we see pollution as a theological problem. more
We call upon the General Assembly to amend the new concealed carry law in order to declare places of worship, pastoral care, and religious instruction as “gun-free.” We ask for the same consideration as libraries, schools, hospitals, and casinos. more
The arc of God’s reign bends toward justice. Join me in prayer as we continue this work. more
Everyone who believes in democracy should at least once in their lifetime (and preferably more than once) journey to Springfield with PCG/CRS. Citizen lobbying is both good for the soul and fun. more
Rev. Eddie Knox reflects on our mission to stop illegal hand guns from reaching our communities, like in the Pullman community where he serves as pastor, during CRS’ Day of Faith at the Capitol. more
Before leaving the hospital where I work, I was asked “why” I was going to Chicago to march for an end to gun violence. After all, “we” don’t live “there.” more
“Truth is above harmony. Those who fear disorder more than injustice invariably produce more of both.”
—William Sloane Coffin, Jr.