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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.” Rev. Ted Burrows Modesto Covenant Church, California

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Peacemaking is Divine Work

“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 has done, loving people with his love.” John R. W. Stott Join Me in the Journey of Peace. Know Peace. Make Peace. Please consider generously supporting my work in peacemaking as…

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Middle East, North Africa New Serve Globally Region

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, but it will encompass more than 20 nations, including Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. The four other Serve Globally regions are Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America/Caribbean….

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The Answer is Spiritual and it’s Found in Solitude

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 society is made up of men who know no interior solitude it can no longer be held together by love: and consequently it is held together by a violent and…

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More Spin Doctors Than Investigative Reports

Is this what Marshall McLuhan warned us about when he said “the medium is the message?” Think we need more reporters and fewer spin doctors. — Andrew Larsen (@AndyELarsen) October 5, 2016 Worth repeating America in 2000: 65,900 reporters,128,600 PR people America in 2015: 45,800 reporters, 218,000 PR people (per @BLS_gov)

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