(By Rev. Tim Schwartz) — Let us pray for all of International Ministries global consultants, including Dan and Sharon Buttry, who are global peace consultants. Let us pray for the new Buttry Center for Peace and Nonviolence, which is sponsored by Central Baptist Theological Seminary. Let us pray for their workshop in May and their training time in August that many students, pastors and leaders would be empowered to help end conflicts and bring peace to many people. Might we pray that the Holy Spirit would inspire Dan as he delivers the seminary commencement address.
Finally, let us pray that we might all be peacemakers in our families, churches and even on social media! As Jesus said in the gospel of John: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.” John 14:27 (NRSV).
“Peace I leave with you;