Palestinian Nativity

Palestinian Nativity

I read a headline recently: “Palestinian Christians lobby for a ceasefire, cancel Christmas festivities.” Bethlehem’s religious leadership felt large-scale Christmas celebrations would be inappropriate amidst “a massacre happening in Gaza and attacks in the West...
Saving All God’s Children

Saving All God’s Children

Churches are preparing for multiple Christmas services and activities for children. Not guarded by farm animals and without the star of Bethlehem to point them out, can we ensure their safety and well-being in the world? Before you respond, answer this. How can North...
When War Wages War, Everyone Suffers

When War Wages War, Everyone Suffers

For weeks, I’ve listened to the debate addressing the war in the Middle East. Supporters of Israel argue the necessity of war and casualties in their attempt to destroy Hamas. Supporters of the Palestinians (not Hamas) argue that Israel’s attempt to destroy...
When All the People Are Gone

When All the People Are Gone

Who is keeping score? Who is keeping a tally of the dead bodies piled up in each corner during this Israel-Hamas war? While the number of Israeli deaths stops at around 1,400, the number of Palestinian deaths keeps rising, making me wonder if the killing will stop...