This summer at the Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren, we received a request from a congregation that wanted to do a Sunday School series on developing health communication among people with various points of view. One term that has emerged for this is "civil discourse." In these polarizing times, we're happy to help uncover some of the great resources that are out there! Here are some resources, including curricula, some blog posts, books, and other resources.Read more
The 2018 Annual Conference Breakfast was a wonderful occasion. Like last year in Grand Rapids, as we approached the date of the much-anticipated gathering for prayer and reflection, we increased the ticket count as interest steadily grew. 102 people attended the event in total.Read more
Members of the On Earth Peace board, staff, and community of supporters gathered in Cincinnati, Ohio last week to participate in the Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren. For the first time in seven years, On Earth Peace was not on the conference business agenda.Read more
At this moment, immediately after landing in Paris from Tel Aviv, all I can see is Israel's fear and discrimination of a people and a language indigenous to the same land they occupy.
This is my final blog post, post-trip. Distinguishing how I feel inside Israel and outside of the country is easy. I no longer feel afraid or stressed because I don’t have to hide how I feel—at all. I am an honest person, but in Israel, I could not be.Read more