A new armed conflict started in Central Mindanao. One of the approaches of our peace network to prevent its escalation is to facilitate community-based dialogue between conflicting parties. The Mindanao People’s Caucus (MPC) invited PeaceBuilders Community to help them build a few peace houses — made up of local, light materials — in various conflict zones. One of MPC’s elders, Bapa Usi Akmad, a Muslim leader and a peace advocate, challenged me yesterday, as a Christian leader, to bring more Christian leaders and volunteers into peace building.
Should we focus our peace building advocacy and training more on Christians? How can we continue our growing peace building relationships with Moros and Lumads?
Rev. L. Daniel Alba Pantoja
In-between chatting with his adult children over the Internet, watching his grandchildren over the Skype, and connecting with his global community through Facebook, Dann Pantoja (aka Lakan Sumulong) serves as a peacebuilding worker, trekking through the armed-conflict areas in the Philippines. He works closely with Joji, his lifetime sweetheart. He’s privileged to have a competent team at PeaceBuilders Community, Inc.--a community of peace and reconciliation missionaries.
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