Archives for Jun 2014

Do You Have a Bible-Sized View of Peace? The Peace Gap in Evangelical Churches

I recently attended a conference at the Naval War College in Rhode Island on Religion and Security in World Affairs. I loved the lectures and the lively interaction. Yet something deeper was being stirred in me. I could not pinpoint what it was until I recalled the statement by Martin Luther King Jr. that those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.

Following Jesus into Real Friendships with Others

The fruit of Jesus-centered peacemaking is real, authentic friendship. This is much more than a politely-tolerate-one-another level of friendship, because Jesus calls us to actively love others, even those with whom we have real differences.

Featured Peacemaker: Bob Roberts

As we continue our series of featured peacemakers here on the blog, today we highlight Bob Roberts, a must-know in the world of peacemaking.

Love Looks Like Henna, Falafel, and Mary Kay

The laughter of women, the smell of Mediterranean delicacies, and the array of beauty products filled Maha's home. For two days, her house was transformed to funnel compassion into action.