The Perkins Perspective: Winter 2010
Volume 2 | Issue 2
JPC Director’s Note:
Remembering an “Amazing Soul”: Aaron Haskins Sr.
A group of pastors spoke on their roles in South Africa's fall of apartheid. But said one: “We can’t even take time to lament anymore. It seems we’re supposed to be perpetually hopeful.”
A flaw in South Africa’s post-apartheid efforts: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission sacrifices justice on the altar of stability.
Bullied at school because of a facial disorder, Megan saw a video one day on homelessness that "changed my life forever.”
The (Sub)Urban Scene
A New Light Shining in Bellevue
Neighbors called the old, abandoned church “a dark place.” But then a few leaders from a local church caught a vision.
This year the John Perkins Center at SPU welcomes Seattle Pacific University 2009 graduate Liz Andes to the team.
The Global Outlook
Tired and wet, my Guatemala team and I entered a local school — and were lit up by children's bright eyes and smiles.
Think social justice is beyond your grasp? John B. Hayes has written a manifesto that brings it down to earth.
Reminiscent of my experience, the book, You Can’t Say You Can’t Play, looks at the social isolation of kindergarten students in the classroom.