From my journal (December 28th, 2019) “I’ve been muttering to myself these days, deep in thought as I prepare to preach tomorrow in Jerusalem. Again I’m deeply humbled by the invitation and also a little gobsmacked…like what in the world can I share to encourage the faithful saints who live underContinue Reading

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Thank you so much for your interest in wanting to do something as you wrapped up your study guide series, “From Peacetalking to Peacemaking.” (Context: we meet with a study guide focus group that met each week, working through this series and they wanted to do something. This was oneContinue Reading

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I have a couple things to say today about my t-shirt and these stairs that keep showing up in my photos. 1. The artist who does the piece featured on my t-shirt is famous in Bethlehem where this image “melds street-fighting passion and pacifist ardor in his image of aContinue Reading

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North American & International Christian Organizations (Under construction…still adding) Churches for Middle East Peace  CMEP, a coalition of 27 church communions and organizations works to mobilize US Christians to embrace a holistic perspective and to be advocates of equality, human rights, security, and justice for Israelis, Palestinians, and all peopleContinue Reading

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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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