Archives for Dec 2013

Prince of Peace Primer

As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, we rejoice in proclaiming the Prince of Peace. Yet at times the centrality of peace as a theme at Christmas can feel distant from the world we live in. From armed conflict to family strife to internal turmoil, no matter how much we may love peace it can feel like just a far off ideal. In a recent sermon about the Prince of Peace, Pastor Steve Grusendorf of Princeton Alliance Church in New Jersey provides a very helpful introduction to how Jesus bridges this gap.

Another Seat at the Table: Thanksgiving Friendship Dinners

Inspired by my own memories of being warmly welcomed into Azerbaijani homes for traditional holidays during my two years in the Peace Corps, I envisioned international students celebrating Thanksgiving at friendship dinners. What better way to develop friendships between Muslims and Christians than over great food and conversation? The Thanksgiving holiday seemed like a perfect time to include guests from Muslim backgrounds at the table.

Halal Turkey for Thanksgiving

This is the kind of thing we're seeing God do all over Peace Catalyst - and why the transition we're in right now is so important.

Help Peace Catalyst Grow Up

Peace Catalyst is growing up, and we've got exciting changes underway! Please take a minute to watch this video by our President Rick Love to find out what's happening.