A year ago, March 2018 we were preparing for our trip to Palestine to help with a couple multi-narrative tours of the Holy Land. Later in our time I had the opportunity to teach a class on peacemaking in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for North Park Theological Seminary. Also, as a newlyContinue Reading

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“Othering” is one of the tragic sins of our time. It’s a natural, human tendency to allow negative images and stories of people we don’t know to engender fear and create walls, literal if not figurative, of separation between us. I believe many, even within the church, are governed more byContinue Reading

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Idris (on the right) became a good friend during my time serving in Hebron in 2011. He lives in the heart of one of the most conflicted areas of Hebron and while he is persistently harassed by Israeli settlers, he remains a man of peace and frequently advocates for peace.Continue Reading

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