Starting with Self-Interrogation

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By Todd Deatherage
Photo by Robert Jewett

In the midst of long-running conflict in which grievous wrongs have been done, it is easy and natural for each side to place all the blame on the other party. But in many cases, the work that opens the door to transformation is the taken up by those willing to self-interrogate.

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Speaking in Hope

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The events of the last few weeks emphasize the need for the transformative work that we at Telos are doing with your help. Over the next year, Telos is working to create Pro/Pro/Pro communities in more cities and towns around the US. We’re also expanding the resources and programming that we offer you here in the US after you’ve returned from our trips and conferences.

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Creating in Hope

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The Trump Administration’s actions last week only highlight the need for the transformative work that Telos is doing with your help. This month, we’re hearing from just a few of you—the Pro/Pro/Pro community—who are responding by giving, creating, and speaking into the world around them in hopeful ways.

This week,

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The Multiple Voices of Jerusalem

By Todd Deatherage

Photo by Christine Anderson

Each time I visit Jerusalem I’m struck by the way it’s a jumble of cultures, religions, and narratives. Layers of history, ruins of empires that once claimed it. And as a city of countless Jewish, Christian and Muslim shrines and holy places,

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An Appeal for Collective Action

By Greg Khalil

 

Friends:

I write to ask for your help during a very difficult time.

Jerusalem speaks with many voices, not just one.

After President Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem, we pro/pro/pro advocates must raise our voices for all of Jerusalem’s inhabitants.

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Hope is What We Do: Giving in Hope

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The challenges facing our country and the Middle East have rarely felt more complex or dangerous. Extraordinary challenges require an extraordinary response. Over the next three weeks, we’ll hear from people in the Pro/Pro/Pro network who are responding by giving, creating, and speaking into the world around them in hopeful ways.

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How can we be Pro/Pro/Pro Right Now?

By Todd Deatherage

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I spent a day last week in Arizona with one of our Telos church partners. This is a beautiful community of people honestly seeking to find ways to live as peacemakers at home and support it abroad. They’re organizing a conference in February in which they’ll tell the stories of Israeli and Palestinian friends they’ve met,

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