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El Mozote

I looked around at my surroundings in this remote corner of El Salvador and was in pure delight as I saw the Salvadoran mountains with Honduras in the distance. Faraway volcanoes etched the skyline as a nearby tree made a nice frame for the picture I was trying to take through a barbed-wire fence. That […] Read More

El Mozote is hidden in the countryside of El Salvador. In 1981, this small village became the site of a horrific massacre. As a tactical move by the army during the country’s civil war, approximately 1,000 innocent village residents were slaughtered. Thirty-six years later, I visited El Mozote with my Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond […] Read More