Training Peacemakers in One of the Worst Conflict Zones in the World

by Rick Love I just returned from teaching peacemaking at Bethlehem Bible College, an evangelical, interdenominational school located in the city of Christ’s birth and dedicated to training Palestinian Christians. My students were part of the M.A. program in Peace Studies. What a challenge, and what a great opportunity! The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has lasted over […]

Five Books That Will Help You Be A Peace Catalyst

“The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding” (Proverbs 4:7) One of the best ways to acquire wisdom is through reading. The five books below describe Peace Catalyst International’s multifaceted approach to Jesus-centered peacemaking. Read them carefully and apply them practically to become a peace catalyst this year!   […]

Offering an Alternative Narrative

Peacemaking is real people in real relationship

  “For all practical purposes, it looks like a classic church potluck dinner at Cole Community Church. Great big pans of food send out scintillating aromas on long tables; a warm buzz of conversation and laughter greets guests as they arrive. This, however, is not your average church dinner. This is a Peace Feast. Half […]

Bearing the Burden of Hate – What Can You Do?

Practical responses to violence against Muslims

  by Rebecca Brown The fear most Muslims experience after a tragedy like the shooting in Orlando is hard to grasp. Just five days after Omar Mateen’s deadly attack, I sat in a room of tired, hungry (it was the end of a day of fasting), passionate Muslim women. We were gathered to plan a […]