How can Christians seek racial reconciliation in cultures with deep historical and political antagonisms?
From Dec 27 – Jan 1, volunteers with our network of early career Christian academics are liveblogging seminars at the Urbana conference, a mission-focused student gathering of 16,000 Christians from across North America and the world. This post was written by Rebecca Carlson and Nathan Matias
Speaking at Urbana today is Emmanuel Bagumako, general secretary of the Union des Groupes Bibliques du Burundi (UGBB), the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) movement in Burundi. He has also done missions work in the US and several African countries. In a context of a growing crisis in Burundi that the UN high commissioner says is heading towards civil war, Emmanuel shares how he maintains hope. [Read more…] about Make Reconciliation, Not Just Peace: Lessons from Burundi at Urbana