dispatches to and from

nathan f. elmore

Faith, culture, things in between. Especially, Christian-Muslim relations.

Along the Wahiba Sands, in Oman.




Backstage Jesus

In the culture-wars, at public school holiday concerts, Jesus plays his notes where you least expect.

When Children Appear (as Grown-ups)

Adele shows up at the local talent show in the form of third-graders, and they are singing our song.

Christians Partnering with Muslims

In May, in Washington D.C., I lunched with two Muslim scholars. In September, at the Peace Catalyst staff retreat in Denver, I realized more clearly why Christian-Muslim partnership matters.


Culture Follows Power?

Five thought-provoking quotations on "the rise of the rest" in the new global era.

Fear Colors Us

Nuclear weapons and religious/ethnic hatred are so obvious. But...

Does Football Really Exist?

VIDEO | Sublime Moments in Inter-Religious Encounters.