In a world full of strife and division it appears peacemaking has become a lost art. On the national stage Canada was known as a peacemaking country. This reputation now tarnished ought to set the stage for the supernatural peace that God through the reconciling work of Jesus is accomplishing. Isn’t it strange that the push for Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity, seems to be causing more strife and division, not less? This year’s chapels will focus on our Young Peacemaker curriculum Teaching Students to Respond to Conflict God’s Way by Corlette Sande.

“Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God” Matthew 5:9. All of human history is the saga of peace, no peace, restored peace, lost peace, regained peace, neglected peace, fought for peace, relinquished peace, you see the cycle. Fortunately, God has a better way. Through Christ we can have an eternal peace with God and by obedience to Christ establish rich and lasting peace with our adopted brothers and sisters. God’s Word say that we will be known by our love for one another. Peace with God and others is the sustaining root required for a love the world will be envious of. If you are not inspiring the sin of covetousness in others for our love for one another we might want to check our peace with God and His peace with us.