“Hoping (and working) for Peace in the Holy Land” Photo Gallery documenting the Israeli / Palestinian Conflict: (This show will travel. Invite me to share the photos and the stories of courage, peacemaking, and hope in the midst of conflict. Write me at: andy.larsen@peace-catalyst.net FMI or to schedule a showing)Continue Reading

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One of the more discouraging things I witnessed while in the Holy Land were demolitions. I can’t think of any reason why the destruction of personal property–homes, things like solar panels and water cisterns–is warranted. Especially when the reasons are for the expansion of settlements, which are illegal by internationalContinue Reading

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I was praying/reflecting the other day on what I’m asking people to do as I share the story of my time in the West Bank / Israel. Would love any feedback. 1. Repent of theological or political positions which eclipse the full application of the Abrahamic Covenant to be aContinue Reading

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“They don’t let them into the city to meet real Palestinians anymore!” Words shared with me yesterday outside the Nativity Church in Bethlehem from Ahmed. “They are just greedy and selfish.” I’m finishing a 3 month term serving with EAPPI as an Ecumenical Accompanier, providing protective presence to vulnerable communities,Continue Reading

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