Seeking Shelter, a recently released film about Block Island, is a description of this place as a haven for radical Christian thinking. 

Lead Stories

Block Island, where our story begins, was for Berrigan and Stringfellow a sanctuary from turbulent America and their stressful lives as activists.

I simply wanted the trees, the ants, the dirt, the water, and the wind to know that I was grateful to be among them.

We must be honest that the virus of white supremacy surrounds us.

Jim Wallis

Donald Trump’s tweeted and spoken racial assaults on the four members of Congress — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, and Rep. Rashida Tlaib — are a public sin that must be called out.

Jim Wallis
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Jim Wallis is a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, and international commentator on ethics and public life.
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Our membership in the beloved community is unrelated to our accomplishments.
White supremacy teaches false, hierarchical models of creation limiting who is in the circle of care.
We can blame governments and unjust laws, but eventually we have to face ourselves as active participants.

The HOPE Center of First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, N.Y. is working to make mental health resources available to their congregation and community.


As our current media and political narrative from the border paints a grim picture, a look at how advocates like Border Angels are working to offer a different kind of welcome—