Love Prevails is an advocacy group led by United Methodist minister Amy DeLong. It seeks full inclusion of LGBTQ people within the United Methodist Church and the repeal of “anti-gay” language and practice in the UMC and the United Methodist Book of Discipline. The group is based in Madison, Wis. Contact through the website.
Andrew Petto is a senior lecturer in biosciences at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He and Laurie Godfrey are co-editors of Scientists Confront Intelligent Design and Creationism.
Asifa Quraishi-Landes is a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Law and specializes in comparative Islamic and American constitutional law. She is currently focusing on modern Islamic constitutional theory. Quraishi is a 2009 Carnegie Scholar and 2012 Guggenheim Fellow.
Parker J. Palmer is a Quaker elder, educator, activist and founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal, an organization that fosters leadership skills. He wrote about the impact reading Thomas Merton had on his life and work for the blog On Being. Contact via the Center for Courage & Renewal in Seattle. Palmer lives in […]
Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ USA is a national Christian ministry that partners with local churches in the U.S. to focus on youth. The national office is in Dillon, Colo., but there are offices all around the nation, which it breaks down into four regions. The ministry has overseas branches in New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, […]
The Rev. John Gibson is an associate pastor serving at St. Dominic Catholic Parish in Brookfield, Wis. A story about how his love for soccer and the church combined in his call appeared in the April 17, 2014, edition of the Catholic Herald.
Deer Park Buddhist Center, founded in 1975, is a full-scale monastic teaching center and community of monks, nuns and laypersons committed to practicing Tibetan Buddhism. Center Director Geshe Lhundub Sopa is globally renowned Tibetan Buddhism spiritual master who has played a key role in rooting Tibetan Buddhism in the United States. His life work has […]
Jenny Almquist is director of Fierce Freedom, a nonprofit that she launched in 2012 to educate the people of west-central Wisconsin about human trafficking and work to stop it. Almquist makes presentations to churches and civic groups, talks with lawmakers about the need for stronger laws and works with local law enforcement to combat the […]
News from Indian Country is a publication of Indian Country Communications, Inc., which is located on a reservation in northern Wisconsin.