For me, as for many Christians in America, it has often been difficult to separate our commitments to Jesus and our patriotism as Americans. I remember singing songs to the greatness of America at church around national holidays. 464 more words
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It is time for American Christians to stop supporting American war efforts and the spread of violence under the guise of world peace.
For far too long now we have lived under the lie that political peace can be achieved through power, force, and the security of “the worlds biggest military.” Instead, it is imperative that the church recognize our integral role in the promotion of peace around the world. 895 more words
It’s all the rage, this little anti-war tome, A Farewell to Mars: An Evangelical Pastor’s Journey Toward the Biblical Gospel of Peace (David C. Cook, 2014; Kindle edition). 772 more words