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Pardoned

Pardoned How a life sentence in prison became the place of call for Smiley Parham by Stan Friedman | April 28, 2020 Fifty-year-old Oscar “Smiley” Parham was just five years old when his father had a heart attack and died [...]

Sacred Stories

In the March/April issue of the Covenant Companion, Covenant family share the stories of their identity as indigenous people, deepening our understanding of who we are as a family of faith. Click the photos above or scroll through to read [...]

As the sun sets near McAllen TX, migrants that have crossed the Rio Grande surrender to U.S. Border Patrol near an area known as Rincon. From here they will be transported to a processing center. Photo by Mani Albrecht U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs Visual Communications Division

Life at the Border

Life at the Border   Behind the rhetoric, headlines, and statistics surrounding immigration are the stories of individuals and a Texas community living with the daily realities of a complex issue. by Stan Friedman | January 29, 2020 Above: As [...]