Sharon Watkins

Sharon Watkins is Chair of the Board of the National Council of Churches.

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Jesus Would Not Like a Budget That Increases Hunger and Sickness

by Sharon Watkins 06-29-2017

Rev. Sharon Watkins at the Circle of Protection news conference.

Further, this proposed budget seems to be based on an assumption that poor people and children should fund our national defense. The National Council of Churches and the Circle of Protection do not agree. The biblical prophets teach us that our security depends on upholding justice for people in poverty. Common wisdom in our own time tells us, “a hungry man is an angry man.” 

Calling a Nation to its Best Values and Priorities

by Sharon Watkins 04-07-2009

Some might say that this is the worst possible time to have a Mobilization to End Poverty. An elder of a church I served once told me, "You can tell a lot about a person by looking at their checkbook register

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