Commentary: Building Relationships Not Walls

Christians are called to be fearless relationship builders, writes United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries Executive Zach Wolgemuth in a UCC “Witness for Justice” commentary. And the Church offers many opportunities to build relationships, which dispel fear of “the other.” For example, Wolgemuth said, “when individuals serve at one of our (disaster) recovery sites, they often find themselves serving in marginalized communities where they are able to build relationships with those impacted by greed and prejudice.”

zach_wolgemuth.jpgChristians are called to be fearless relationship builders, writes United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries Executive Zach Wolgemuth a “Witness for Justice” commentary. And the Church offers many opportunities to build relationships, which dispel fear of “the other.” 

For example, Wolgemuth said, “when individuals serve at one of our (disaster) recovery sites, they often find themselves serving in marginalized communities where they are able to build relationships with those impacted by greed and prejudice.” Click here for the full commentary.

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