The Trump administration regularly announces new policies related to national security. This edition will help religion reporters keep up.
The Rev. Joel Miller is pastor of Columbus Mennonite Church. Since August 2017, his church has offered sanctuary to Edith Espinal, who would have been deported without the faith group’s help.
Mike Martin is founder and executive director of RAWtools, an organization that confronts gun violence by leading community dialogues and transforming guns into garden tools. He is also the co-author, along with Christian activist Shane Claiborne, of Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence, which will be published in March 2019.
President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.
Brad Roth is pastor at West Zion Mennonite Church in Moundridge, Kansas. He is the author of God’s Country: Faith, Hope and the Future of the Rural Church (2017), which is excerpted here.
Read a June 23, 2014, Religion News Service story rounding up various polls that show differing levels of support for each side in the case.
The Mennonite World Review describes itself as an “independent journalistic ministry” appealing to Mennonites and members of the global Anabaptist movement. It is owned by Mennonite World Review, Inc., and is based in Newton, Ks.
The Conservative Mennonite Conference is an Anabaptist, conservative, evangelical organization that provides a list of resources on practices and beliefs, a directory of churches and ministries and more.
Mennonite Church USA is an Anabaptist Christian organization dedicated to providing leaders with resources to spread the word of God.