Get inspired: Global Muslim-Christian Peace-building Stories

Get inspired: Global Muslim-Christian Peace-building Stories

After nearly 3 weeks of traveling and meeting many Muslims and Evangelical Christians from literally all over the world at international conferences on peace-building, I am both deeply inspired by the great work many are doing, but also even more aware of the need for this worldwide. Let me start with the bad news: No[…]

Reflecting on my internship with 2F1F

Reflecting on my internship with 2F1F

As I think back over my time as an intern with 2 Faiths, 1 Friendship (2F1F) I am reminded of why I wanted to be a part of this work. One of the things I am most passionate about is the importance of building peace between Muslim and Christian communities. The most essential element to[…]

The transformative power of meeting at the dinner table

The transformative power of meeting at the dinner table

Amid the string of discouraging news reports this summer, several homes across Southern California served as hubs of light illuminating the darkness around us. Where there was suspicion, fear, and mistrust around the world, these special homes promoted hospitality, friendship, and love. For the second year in a row, the “2 Faiths, 1 Friendship” movement[…]

New City; New Lives Impacted

New City; New Lives Impacted

This post is written by our awesome Intern, Cliff. He helps with our events, builds new connections with Muslims and Christians interested in peace-building, does research projects, and so much more. He rocks! Interested in interning with us as well? Email us: info@MissUnderstanding.co ****** Thank you to all those who came out to Pasadena this past[…]

Journeying in Friendship Together: March Re-cap

Journeying in Friendship Together: March Re-cap

What a month! March caught us up in a whirlwind of peace-building opportunities beginning with our “2 Faiths 1 Friendship” Mixer on the 6th, followed by a talk at an evangelical Christian school a few days after that, and capped off by our fifth Training 101 course last Saturday. About 150 Muslim and Christian friends attended[…]

You can make a great difference!

You can make a great difference!

Do you feel a yearning for Muslim-Christian peace-building and would like to see our work continue? We’re looking to raise $2,500 to support our efforts in the year to come. This way, we can keep our events free for those who attend. Here is a breakdown of how the funds will be used: * 4 big Friendship[…]

Triple cord of gratitude: A year in review

Triple cord of gratitude: A year in review

Wow! So much has happened in one year that it is hard to even comprehend and write a neat post about. After scrolling through a year of posts in the forms of personal reflections and community stories, there are three things I am most grateful for: 1. My friendship with Sondos Our own ‘2 Faiths[…]

My inspiration: One year ago today

My inspiration: One year ago today

“Mama, can we go somewhere fun?” my kids asked me as I picked them up from Saturday school. I explained that no, we couldn’t because I was feeling sad to have lost a dear teacher that morning, and that I wanted nothing more than to go home. I did remind them, however, that later we had[…]

My experience with Dressember

My experience with Dressember

This post is written by Noor, a Muslim High School student that participated in Dressember. ——————- What would it look like if Muslims and Christians combined their efforts to end human trafficking? Our joint struggle can truly mean something to the men and women who are unable to fight, which is all the more reason[…]

Sharing Christmas traditions with Muslim friends

Sharing Christmas traditions with Muslim friends

There were moments in December that shook our respective communities to the core — between the San Bernardino attacks, outrageous remarks by public figures, and a pushback in accepting international refugees, local Muslims and Christians were left wondering how to eclipse all of the hate with an outpouring of love. Enter the “2 Faiths 1 Friendship” Christmas dinners![…]

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