|Dr. Jonathon Ansar with Dr. Clyde Rivers|
National President of the Church of India was honored in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in August 2014. Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule Award International presented Dr. Jonathan Asnar with the prestigious Golden Rule International Award.
Dr. Clyde Rivers had this to say, “We are honored to have one of the leading ministers from the country of India as a World Peace Ambassador of the Golden Rule International. Dr. Ansar has served the people of all faiths in India with a heart of a champion. His labor of love for his country and the betterment of mankind has caused iChange Nations and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative’s Golden Rule International to acknowledge him to the esteemed position of the Golden Rule Ambassador of World Peace. His life exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ We proudly bestow this International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship upon Dr. Jonathan Ansar.”
The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).