Author: nash

  • Nashua at the City Jail

    Right now is the time to be strong for what I am about to undertake in the city jail. My thoughts won’t be so much on how the jail operates inside its walls with the slamming of doors, or on the keys that rattle from the police that walk by all through the day and […]

  • SOA Protest (2012)_Photo Gallery

  • Out of the Belly of Hell by Sanders Thornburgh

    Out of the Belly of Hell The day we were all praying for finally came! After 15 months of age-lasting suffering, my dear friend, Leo Pineda, was at last released from detention. I was so privileged to be there to walk with him those first steps of freedom as we exited Stewart Detention Center together. […]

  • Easter Passover Celebration Documentary (2012)

    Easter Passover Celebration Documentary (2012) This is a short documentary about a celebration hosted in Americus, GA. before Easter.

  • Read Nash’s statement to Judge Faircloth

    Nash’s Statement to Judge Faircloth Columbus Georgia January 25, 2005 Honorable Judge Faircloth, I wasn’t planning to jump over the fence when I came to Columbus, GA. I was just planning to be just a message holder in clown make-up. Saturday morning, as I walked around listening to people about th Latin American issues a […]

  • The “Peace Knows” movement

    Koinonia community member Nashua Chantal works for peace and justice by being a “Peace Clown” in dialogue with everyone he meets. He often uses humor to break down barriers to communication, sporting a bright red, round nose—a “Peace Knows”! (Get it?) Thousands of Peace Noses have been distributed to people of all ages, colors, professions, […]

  • The U.S. Army School of the Americas (WHINSEC)

    The School of the Americas (cryptically renamed the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Cooperation) in Fort Benning, Georgia has for decades earned a reputation as a school of torture. The school’s students are Latin American military who are trained in human rights violations, among other things, and who have subsequently been involved in many abuses […]

  • Entertaining Angels Sermon by Sanders Thornburgh

    Keep on loving each other as brothers. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it. Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.” – Hebrews 13:1-3 Some of you might remember […]

  • Pilgrimage for Immigrants (Holy Week 2011)

    Pilgrimage for Immigrants (Holy Week 2011) Video This is a video slide show of the 2011th Pilgrimage for Immigrants that was hosted in Atlanta, GA on Holy Week.  

  • Why Forgive? – Recommended Books

    A compilation of incredible true stories of ordinary people scarred by violence who refused to let hatred control their lives create an irrefutable testimony to the power of forgiveness–one that will challenge, inspire, and encourage others wherever they are on the road to healing.