About 11 months ago I took this trip to Sunrise on Mt. Rainier to remember Dad, with his old pack, ice axe, ashes and climbing rope. This mountain and these trails were, and remain, some of our family’s favorite places. One of my sisters and I summited Rainier, following inContinue Reading

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“Through personal storytelling, biblical preaching, and literally getting us out of the church and into a mosque, Andy walked alongside our church with the question, “Compelled by God’s love, what does it mean to love our Muslim neighbor?” Wise, gentle, and prophetic, Andy doesn’t just talk about peacemaking–he lives it.”Continue Reading

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“Peacemaking is a divine work. For peace means reconciliation, and God is the author of peace and of reconciliation. It is hardly surprising, therefore, that the particular blessing which attaches to peacemakers is that “they shall be called children of God.” For they are seeking to do what their Father hasContinue Reading

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A guest column By Stan Friedman originally published in the Covenant Companion Photo by Andy Larsen CHICAGO, IL (November 3, 2016) – Serve Globally executive minister Al Tizon announced the establishment of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) mission region today. MENA will be the smallest of the five regions geographically,Continue Reading

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Some words from Thomas Merton speak to our state of affairs today in my humble opinion. “When (men) are merely submerged in a mass of impersonal human beings pushed around by automatic forces, they lose their true humanity, their integrity, their ability to love, their capacity for self-determination. When societyContinue Reading

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