Kony 2012

It was in 2006 that I first learned of the plight of the Invisible Children in Northern Uganda.  Thousands of children forced to leave their homes each night so that they might sleep without the fear of being abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).  You may learn more and read my initial thoughts here.

Now six years later the movement has gained incredible momentum and has now reached a history changing moment.  I love the spirit of the movement.  I appreciate their values and their passion for seeking and fulfilling biblical justice.

As we head into what is sure to be a very volatile election season, there is one thing that I believe all sides should agree on, justice.  I stand with this movement in making Joseph Kony "famous", bringing him to justice, and stopping the crimes he is perpetrating.

Please take 30 minutes of your time to view this video and then ask yourself what your role might be.

UPDATE:  Since the release of this campaign there has been a fair amount of critique, concern, and  criticism.  I appreciate the response of Invisible Children to the concerns that have been raised.  I encourage you to read it here.

UPDATE #2:  One month after the release of the first video, Invisible Children has released this follow up video.  Well worth the watch!


Melanie Davis said...

Thanks for being an additional voice out there to talk about this. I am hoping enough people can talk about their take on it to help the conspiracy theorists to stop being paranoid. I know there are always naysayers to anything. We are human...we doubt, and we question. If we didn't we wouldn't do what we have done without questioning possibilities. So keep talking about what you know of this, I know I appreciate it.

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