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Lattes for Peace Challenge

Will you take up the Latte Challenge and give up nine lattes a month to invest in peace? In the next 30 days, we're looking for 30 people to begin donating $30 a month to our Waging Peace Fund, which helps us continue and expand our work.

Louisville Peace Feast Helps Children in Pakistan

How amazing. Peace Catalyst gets Christians and Muslims together in Louisville, Kentucky and friendships are formed. Then God uses these connections to care for orphaned Christian children in Pakistan.

Featured Peacemaker: Lisa Gibson

As news of ISIS fills the headlines and the thoughts of people around the world today, we find ourselves, especially as followers of Jesus, asking how we should respond. It’s one thing to talk about how to respond to terrorists, but it’s another to truly live it out. Lisa Gibson is one person who has been personally affected by terrorism and has lived out forgiveness in a profound and extraordinary way.

Hijab For A Day: More Than Meets The Eye

I wore a hijab (head scarf) for a day last week. I'd been invited to participate in World Hijab Day by a friend who is Muslim and wears a head covering. I took her up on the friendly challenge because I don't often get to walk in someone else's shoes and expand my experience of the world.

Jesus & ISIS: Five Commands for the Road to Peace

One of the dinner guests asked the eleven of us sitting around a table, “What do you think followers of Jesus should do about ISIS?” After a moment of silence one woman responded, “To be honest with you, I feel like we should respond to ISIS like we should destroy them. I am not saying this is what I should do as a follower of Jesus, but that’s how I feel.”

Behind the Scenes in D.C., Three Reasons for Peacemakers to Rejoice

When most people think about the U.S. government, things like polarization, gridlock in Congress, and uncivil discourse come to mind. I confess I have tended to be critical about our government. But I just spent ten days in Washington, D.C. and witnessed first-hand some positive things the U.S. Government does that give me hope.

UNC Shooting & Peace Catalyst Mourning in North Carolina

This is a sad morning here in the Raleigh area, as we are grieving the loss of lives. Most of you have heard the news already that young Muslim lives were taken last night in a shooting near UNC. This is a beautiful, kind, loving, and generous family. They have worked here for peace between Muslims, Christians and Jews.

The Real Middle East of Today

What immediately comes to mind when you think of the Middle East? Is it the images of bombings and violence that permeate our news media? Is it Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, and terrorists?

Conversations with an Imam: How Do You Respond to Discrimination?

PCI's Martin Brooks has been making a series of short video interviews with his friend Imam Wasif. They discuss a wide range of issues concerning Christian-Muslim relations, and today they talk about how Imam Wasif and his family respond to discrimination as Muslims in the U.S.

Featured Peacemaker: Sami Awad

A peacemaker with a rich and conflict-riddled heritage, Sami Awad is a Palestinian Christian who founded and is currently Executive Director of Holy Land Trust, a Palestinian non-profit organization in Bethlehem established to build peace through nonviolence.