Is there a right way to help? Everything must start with relationship.

As a part of the #EverydayPeacemaking campaign we are bringing you stories from Everyday Peacemakers around the world. . . . con·tend kənˈtend verb :  to strive or vie in contest or rivalry or against difficulties :  struggle The word “contend” isn’t usually used in everyday language, yet it’s very much at the heart of our…

Nothing Short of a Miracle: Exciting Developments!

Our Israeli and Palestinian peacemaker friends are on the front lines of this most recent surge of violence in the Middle East.  Thousands are looking to them for hope in the midst of the suffering.  As we’ve reached out to them, we’ve found them resilient and hopeful as always, but equally discouraged, fatigued, and in…

Cultivate: Denver in Review

We recently concluded our first event in the beautiful state of Colorado and our first ever Cultivate: Denver.  In short, it was a success! “Cultivate Denver deepened, cemented, and affirmed my understanding of peacemaking in the conflict of my community. My definition of peacemaker as repairer of relationships–between God and man and between men–helps me…

Welcome to The Global Immersion Project

While our global village grows radically intertwined, it is simultaneously fragmenting. Rather than assigning dignity to one another, we often use others for personal gain and demonize those we consider to be “the other.” The result? Instead of collaborating toward a better, more just future, we collide in destructive, ever-increasing cyclical violence. However…embedded within each…