“Recently, I wrote a song calling for peace, inspired by things that I have thinking and feeling lately that finally had to find expression. This song is more than just about ending war, it is also about ending injustice, and I felt compelled to include images of figures over the past century who took a nonviolent stand against injustice: Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela.
“The call for peace and nonviolence as opposed to violence and war is universal, so there is no political or religious agenda in this video. That said, I am challenged by the words of Jesus: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be known as children of God”. So, I ask myself the question: What can I do to further the cause of peace?
“I encourage you to join me this year to pray for peace. Perhaps as we pray we will be guided as to concrete things we can do.”