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10 What-ifs for Peacemakers

I’ve begun a “What if” list. It’s a bit in the John Lennon motif when he penned the lyrics to his popular song, Imagine.

Looking Like Jesus: Proof Texts and Actions

I recently took my Syrian imam friend to a Christian college to speak. He was a guest lecturer in "Cross Cultural Communications" classes, a "Theology of Missions" class and "Church Planting" class.

At the Crossroads

For the first three weeks in April, my wife Laura and I had the privilege of leading a team of 10 people to Mafraq, Jordan, a small city located 9 miles from the Syrian border. Mafraq literally means “crossroads” in Arabic, appropriately named...

3 Ways to Overcome Fear of the Other

    by Rick Love What pops into the mind of the average American if you ask him or he...

From Indonesia, the Peace Tree and the Making of History

This story comes from one of our newest Peace Catalyst staff members, Jaime Harris, who has been living and making peace in Indonesia for 20 years through education, serving the poor, organizing interfaith events, and more.

3 Peace Practices that will Help You Wage Peace in a World of Violent Extremism

The alienation between many Americans and Muslims world-wide is based primarily on fear and not facts... Muslims equal “security threats” in the eyes of many people. But are Muslims really security threats?

Christ at the Checkpoint Video

Peace Catalyst President Rick Love spoke at this year's Christ at the Checkpoint conference in Bethlehem, and you can now watch the video of his talk. It's about 30 minutes long but worth watching to better understand the situation in Israel/Palestine. Enjoy!

Waging Peace in Love: 5 Practical Steps

In recent years, I have been accumulating a list of key principles I am learning from Jesus about loving others practically. These are core values that Jesus modeled and taught, and they are not optional for those who would follow the Messiah and wage peace in a broken world.

Wage Peace with Wisdom: Practice the Four R’s of Civil Discourse

Are you fed up with hate speech, inflammatory rhetoric, and uncivil discourse in politics and social media? We in Peace Catalyst International are… so we are beginning the Waging Peace Campaign!

3 Ways to Engage Muslims

When I told my Jesus-following friends I would be speaking in a mosque, testifying to Jesus’ work in my life and how He motivates me to stand against discrimination, hate crimes and oppression, I was met with suspicion and confusion. With Islamophobia on the rise, countering the dehumanization of Muslims is an unpopular stance, but it is the right one.