Immigration–Where Do We Stand?

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” “A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take…

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Each Small Candle Lights a Corner of the Dark

Lyrics by Roger Waters from his LP “In The Flesh” Not the torturer will scare me Nor the body’s final fall Nor the barrels of death’s rifles Nor the shadows on the wall Nor the night when to the ground The last dim star of pain, is hurled But the blind indifference Of a merciless, unfeeling world Lying in the burnt out shell Of some Albanian farm An old Babushka Holds a crying baby in her arms A soldier…

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Blessed Are The Peacemakers: Feedback from Viewers

“I fully enjoyed the perspective. Thank you! Continue this journey, please. I have spent┬ámany years in the Middle East and authored a book on culture. I have a Phd in study of NGO’s in Cairo as well…Your content can also help the Egyptians too. I would like to help with the teaching and curriculum development and any other part. God Bless you.” “Congratulations! Great stuff! Reminded me of Rick Steves tour episode. Great treatment of the topic. Well organized….

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Dollars & Sense: How Do I Sustain my Work in Peacemaking?

I’ve written a rough draft of this conversation now for several years and have pulled the plug many many times–partly because I’m embarrassed, partly because I wanted to find another way to solve my financial problem. Both of these reasons are still operative in my emotions but I just opened another email that warned of my small ministry account balance. It’s $4.00. That’s after 2 subsequent months of shortfalls in my account and incapacity to draw my full paycheck…

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A Tense Week in Jerusalem Layered with Interviews of Honest Hope

What a week in Jerusalem! The news cycle keeps this city with paramount historical importance to all 3 monotheistic religions, and the world really, ever before us. I was there last week with friend and film producer, John Yeager, in the middle of the current tension seeking, ironically, to capture the story of peacemaking. Stan Friedman of the Covenant Newswire wrote a story yesterday about my experience. Here is his story of an experience we had in the middle…

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