Thoughts on Virtual Violence

“Sad souls and broken hearts find rays of hope in grief. Anger and pain can yield to the power of love and forgiveness.” Rather than allowing violence and war to have control over our communities, congregations can bring their unique strengths and capacities for care toward healing and restoration.

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Ponderings on Extremes: The middle is the puzzle

The alternative to extremes is a middle path that moves in-between and walks “the narrow ridge”. An alternative middle path is able to hold “paradoxical curiosity.” This middle path is a soulful, grounded, humble way that takes courage and strength to hold. It is the in-between space where the in-between conversations occur.

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Susquehanna Conference 2005 E-Tour

The Susquehanna E-Tour brings resources to your District for the empowerment of your leadership. 2015 will bring the largest group of workshops to date in a variety of areas of mission and ministry. Chaplain David E. Smith from the JustPeace Soul Care Initiative will be delivering a workshop entitled “Caring for Our Returned and Returning Veterans and Their Loved Ones”.

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Hope for this Advent

Dear friends of JustPeace,The staff and board of JustPeace greet you in the name of the One who comes bringing peace to all. In Advent, our churches use beautiful hues of purple and blue on pulpits, communion tables and banners.  Blue, the ancient color for Advent, lifts our eyes to the Bethlehem sky. It is also the […]

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