by Sara Groves On my first trip to Rwanda, I was told a story about a woman who went every day to the prison to say to the men inside, "Confess to what you have done, so that you can have peace, and so that we can have peace." One day a teenage boy came [...]
Forgive Us Our . . . Debts? Theologically speaking, we “owe” forgiveness to one another, much like a financial transaction. By Mark Moring I’m in quite a bit of credit card debt, very little of which can be chalked up to what I’d call “reckless spending.” Most of it is has been accumulated through unplanned [...]
How can Rwanda’s story of reconciliation impact your life and community? As We Forgive (AWF) is excited to announce the "40 Days of 4-Giveness" campaign. This Easter season, we’re inviting individuals and organizations across the country to engage their communities in radical forgiveness by meditating on the story of Rwandans who are forgiving the killers [...]
A new addition to the Living Bricks Campaign and As We Forgive Rwanda Initiative Team, Rachel Weber moved to Kigali, Rwanda in September. Rachel has committed to nine months in Rwanda and will be working with LBC and AWFRI to expand programming, record stories, and be the communications liaison to our US supporters on the [...]
Josh Ruxin poses the question "Forgiveness: Human or Divine?" in his latest blog post for the Huffington Post. Ruxin features AWF, Living Bricks, and the 4GIVE Campaign in the article, saying "As We Forgive does not present a story of guilt and pity, but of absolution and rebirth. Forgiveness might be divine, but in Rwanda, [...]
Recently, Laura Waters Hinson was able to sit down with radio talk show host Steve Brown to discuss the radical reconciliation happening in Rwanda and the brand new 4GIVE campaign. In case you missed the interview, you can listen to it in full here on Steve Brown, etc.'s website!
An interview with director Laura Waters Hinson was featured in the most recent issue of MovieMaker Magazine, a magazine that examines the art and business behind movie making. You can read the interview with Laura online by following this link.
Director Laura Waters Hinson and Rwandan President Paul Kagame pause for a photograph at a reception for the president in NYC on September 20, 2009.