“Faith-Inspired Peace Making” by Philip Kakungulu

(Philip wrote this blog in part in response to a series of questions he’d been given related to sustaining oneself as a peacemaker.  This blog is his responses, but he invites you to make any responses you would like to turn this into a conversation.  You can add your comments at the end, which we… Read more »

“What Can We Do About Gun Violence” by Bob Tiller

(Bob Tiller is a dear long-time friend and colleague of Dan Buttry who has been involved in peace and justice work for many decades.  He recently wrote this article for “The Baptist Peacemaker.”  Dan asked if we could post this as a guest blog, and Bob agreed.  The context is the United States where some… Read more »

“The Next G8N Peace Makers” by Philip Kakungulu

(** for older folks G8N is short for “generation”) Early in 2018 February, I had a wonderful opportunity to co-facilitate a 5 days conflict transformation training in West Africa alongside Revs. Dan and Sharon Buttry. The training was special in a way that it was my first of its kind in West Africa.  That was… Read more »

“No More Keeping Silent!” by Veronika Voloshyna

On Saturday, November 24th here in Ukraine we remembered the act of violence against the whole Ukrainian nation – Holodomor, the genocide of over 7 million Ukrainians in the Ukraine Soviet Socialist Republic and another 3 million in other parts of the Soviet Union in 1932-1933 under Josef Stalin. Today, November 25th, is the International Day… Read more »

“The Peace Innovators” by Dan Buttry

My first peace book came out in 1992, Christian Peacemaking: From Heritage to Hope (for a free download click here).  Another book came out at the same time with similar themes and some of the same stories, Religion: The Missing Dimension of Statecraft edited by Douglas Johnston and Cynthia Sampson.  Inside the cover jacket former U.S. Secretary of… Read more »