Tag : Christ Our King Presbyterian Church
title : Churches in Columbia Help Heal Racial Tensions in Missouri Campuses Through Forgiveness, Prayers as Social Action
summary : Spiritual peacemakers in Columbia, Mo., are trying to mend a community whose residents recently found themselves being 'judged' by other Americans due to accusations of racial inequalities. National media coverage and flurries of social media posts thrust the University of Missouri-Columbia's recent protests, hunger strike, football team boycott, terrorist threats against student groups, class cancellations, security notifications and college administrator resignations into the limelight of public debates. But some local residents seek a positive, more copasetic atmosphere for Mizzou's future, one that is aided by the calming effect of religious teachings.
date : Nov 13, 2015 07:27 PM EST