When asked which commandment in the law is the greatest, Jesus said, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself”'(Matthew 22:37-39).
In his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail, ” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Do No Harm Iowa is a group of Iowa United Methodist clergy and laity who have covenanted together to live in hope that the day will not be long in coming when our church will remember its roots and once more be guided by grace, committed to justice, and led by love.