Visual Peacemaking

Seattle’s Andrew Larsen, an ordained minister with the Evangelical Covenant Church, is a peacemaker with a high-powered lens. Larsen says he’s called to build bridges between Muslims and Christians using his breathtaking photography. He calls it “Visual Peacemaking.” Larsen travels extensively with his work, including the Middle East and specifically the West Bank, carrying his camera with him everywhere, building lasting friendships. What Andrew Larsen has learned serves as a lesson to us all; that if you have enough…

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Radio Interview on Visual Peacemaking with Animal Noises

Here is my radio interview that aired this morning on KOMO radio with Jon Repp. Here’s to working for peace in the new year, using all the tools at our disposal. Apparently my tool box includes prayer, my camera, personal presence, and last but not least, ANIMAL NOISES. Here is the interview. Click the > play button. As you envision the New Year, reflect on these 4 quotes I share from my 2014 Calendar. They are part autobiography, and…

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Visual Peacemaking

Here is a shorter version of my video that is catching media’s eye. But you know what? In our media saturated, ego driven, entitlement culture I like to speak like a grand poobah about the need for justice in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when many Palestinians, and Israelis, on the ground want to JUST live–peacefully. That goes for many of my Muslim friends too who epitomize what it means to be a loyal, peace loving, American citizen here in the…

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Visual Peacemaking–Gallery Showing

“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) In 2011 I was able to serve in an international program in the Holy Land for 3 months with a team of 32 people from across the globe. We…

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