Peacemaker Spring Update

If you are anything at all like me, you are not finding this lockdown easy to live with. I am an activist raised on Bible verses such as  “be doers of the word, and not hearers only” (James 1:22).

Through this time of confinement, the Lord is teaching me to depend on him in new ways, knowing “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1). What is God teaching you through this time of isolation? I would love to hear from you.

Having to put on hold projects we had planned with partners in Ireland, East Africa and the Middle East, as well as locally in Southampton supporting asylum seekers, has been very frustrating. More so, since the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated already unbearable levels of suffering and injustices in many of the world’s trouble spots.

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Peacemaker Christmas e-News

 I am delighted to share with you some good news. When God sent the angels to Bethlehem to announce “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.” (Luke 2:14), he really meant it! God’s favour and peace is ours if we receive him, like the shepherds who searched for Jesus, like the wise men who worshipped Jesus, and like his parents, Joseph and Mary who served Jesus. That is how we become children of God. That is how we can best celebrate Christmas every day. Continue reading →