Broken Pieces

I welcome Lance Muteyo as a guest blogger to share about his journey to the U.S. this summer.  Lance is from Zimbabwe where he is the founder and director of Trees of Peace Africa.  Click here to read more about him in the Peace Bios section of this website. Broken Pieces My trip to the… Read more »

Good-bye to a Friend Who Shaped My Peace Work

Saboi Jum, a Kachin Baptist leader and peacemaker from Burma/Myanmar, died last month.  I dedicated my first peace book (Christian Peacemaking, available for free download on this website) to Saboi.  He was a friend who challenged me to take my peacemaking to a profoundly different level. I first met him when he walked into my office… Read more »

Jesus as way of peace between Christians and Muslims?

Mustafa Akyol wrote an interesting editorial in the NY Times by a Muslim about Jesus, Muslims, and the possible way to peace. (Click here to read Akyol’s editorial.)  It is titled “What Jesus Can Teach Today’s Muslims.”  He explores the teaching of Jesus, viewed as a prophet in Islam, as an answer to some of… Read more »

Along the Refugee Journey of Jesus

My last blog post was titled “RefuJesus” about Jesus being a refugee and what that means in this current era.  Right now we have the greatest refugee crisis in the world since World War II.  Meanwhile the U.S., led by President Trump, is closing its doors on refugees out of fear for the terrorist who… Read more »


During this Christmas season refugees are in the news whether coming from Syria or other war-torn lands or because of President-elect Trump talking about stopping immigration of Muslims to the United States.  Yet a key part of the Christmas story is that Jesus was a refugee.  King Herod sent his death squads to execute boy… Read more »