Ellen Ott Marshall, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Conflict Transformation at Candler School of Theology and board member of JustPeace, has recently launched a free online course on conflict transformation.
Broadmoor United Methodist Church was featured by Baton Rouge’s local news station WAFB because of a community gathering they hosted that brought people together for conversation about important issues in their area.
A CSUatMQ interview with David Anderson Hooker on narratives and reconciliation.
Kendra Dunbar’s guest post for Princeton Theological Seminary’s Institute for Youth Ministry: “Prophetic witness, inspired by and attuned to the Divine, acts on behalf of the whole landscape, is a steady drum beat for right relationships (righteousness), opens new spaces for creativity and life giving forces, holds the powers and the individuals to account, and ushers us toward God’s peaceable kingdom where peace with justice truly prevail”
In the last few years, Craig Gilliam’s Where Angels Dare to Dance has been one of JustPeace’s most popular resources. Due to its popularity and demand, we decided to offer the book as an ebook in addition to the printed version. It is available in ePub, Mobi and PDF formats. Click here to purchase it through the JustPeace store.
JustPeace friend, colleague and former board member, Ron Kraybill has just re-released his Trainers Guide to Successful Conflict Styles Workshop.
Chaplain Dave Smith reflects on an equine therapy event in Colorado Springs he participated in last week with military and hospital chaplains called “Resiliency Care Support for Post Traumatic Stress and Cumulative Stress.”
Here are some links to articles, videos and stories that JustPeace staff have enjoyed this week. We hope you enjoy them too!
We are excited to announce that our Soul Care Initiative is a part of the resource directory on HiddenHeroes.org – a new website launched today by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. Visit the new site and learn about this groundbreaking initiative to raise awareness about our nation’s military caregivers and the challenges they face.
We believe it is essential that United Methodists continue to claim our calling as people who offer Christ’s healing, reconciliation, restoration, and peace in every place.
For this reason, we invite United Methodists and other friends of JustPeace to reflect on the last 15 years and identify the ways in which you have seen God moving people in your congregation or community to become reconcilers or peacemakers.