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Video: Jesus-Centered Peacemakers

There are many kinds of peacemaking out there and many people who are doing great things. We at Peace Catalyst identify ourselves specifically as Jesus-Centered peacemakers, and in this video our President Rick Love talks about what that means and what distinctives characterize us as as people who do peacemaking in the way of Jesus.

Featured Peacemaker: Chris Seiple

Religious freedom is one of the most important peacemaking challenges of the 21st century, and Chris Seiple is on the cutting edge

Jeremy Courtney on ISIS: A Perspective from Iraq

Jeremy Courtney held the crowd in rapt attention as he shared about ISIS (the “so called” Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) at a recent peacemaking event in Denver. Jeremy has lived in Iraq since 2006 so he spoke from painful experience.

Peacemaking Lessons Learned from Dr. Syeed

I visited my friend Dr. Sayyid Syeed recently in Washington, DC to discuss ways we could deepen our partnership, because I wanted to explore how we could promote religious freedom and counter violent extremism.

My Summer With Peace Catalyst

I came into the summer ready to impress everyone, and instead I'm sitting here now humbled by my experiences and the people I met. My name is Riley Naylor, and I was blessed to work as an intern with Peace Catalyst this summer.

What Box Do We Fit In?

As an evangelical peacemaking organization, we find that people often have a hard time figuring us out. There are several "boxes" people tend to try to fit our work into, so in response to the questions we normally get, in this video Rick Love talks about each of these "boxes" and where we fit.

Featured Peacemaker: Chris Rice

I first met Chris in January of 2010 when Jim Mullins and I flew to Duke Divinity School to share with him about the birth of Peace Catalyst. I was impressed with his wisdom and gentleness and noticed that he exuded such peace that he seemed like a bit of a mystic.

Video: Jesus's Comprehensive Peace Plan

Most pastors believe that peacemaking should play some significant role in the church. But there seems to be a gap between this belief and the actual practice of peacemaking in most churches. So where does a pastor or Christian leader start? Here are some fundamental peacemaking practices that outline a Bible-sized view of peace.

3D: The End of Dual Identities

Many Christians, especially missionaries, around the globe have lived under the stress of having dual identities or being "undercover" for Jesus. In this video, Rick Love tells his personal story, what he's learned about this, and why we at Peace Catalyst place such high value on having one message that makes sense to everyone who listens to us.

Religious Freedom Part 3: Making the World Safe for Diversity

Over fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy gave a compelling commencement address on world peace. In one of his famous quotes, Kennedy declared, “If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can make the world safe for diversity.” What a profoundly practical definition of peace. So how do you feel about making the world safe for diversity?