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The lost sheep: The gospel of today’s peace and human rights advocacy

DIGITAL CAMERAThis is a powerful reflection by my adopted sister Regina Mondez. She’s a peacebuilder and human rights advocate in the context of the Communist party of the Philippines and the National Government. This article has a great insight into the oppresses people of the world and the desire of Jesus to reach out to them like lost sheep. Have a good read!

“In one of our training with a group of pastors and church leaders, a shocking question came up.

“How powerful is the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP-NPA-NDFP) today that we should be wasting our time in meeting their demands?”

It was a sincere, honest question from someone who works with the church and is handling various ministries of the church. The immediate answer I gave, trying to put “peace and human rights advocacy” and the peace process between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the CPP-NPA-NDFP in biblical context, was the parable of the lost sheep… (Read More)

The linked article was originally posted on Regina Mondez personal blog: http://radicaljourneyist.blogspot.com

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