‘My visit to the Gaza border’

In a world often divided by conflict and strife, there are moments that remind us of our shared humanity. Such was the case during a recent fact-finding peace mission to Israel and the Gaza Envelope.

This trip was birthed out of a desire for the Christian community to show solidarity towards the citizens of Israel and the victims of October 7th – in spite of our government’s hostile stance. We embarked on a journey that would not only inform our perspectives, but also deeply move and humble us as we met with families of the hostages, engaged with Israeli diplomats, and interacted with ordinary citizens. What unfolded over the course of our trip was a tapestry of experiences that left an indelible mark on each of us…

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