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God's Full Anticipation of Our Full Participation

The scriptures analogically refer to life’s spiritual conflicts as forms of military combat and sporting competition, and to us believers as soldiers and athletes.

If we could see with our physical eyes what we look like spiritually, would we see ourselves as genuine carriers of the “marks of Christ” (as the Apostle Paul said that he did)? 407 more words

Religious hospitals on shaky ground

Excerpted from an Opinion piece by Prof. Daphne Gilbert, University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. Published in Times Colonist newspaper, Victoria, Oct 18, 2016… 111 more words


Combating Militarism: Jessica Pavoni Talks Conscientious Objection

I had the distinct honor to briefly speak at the first annual Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity Foreign Policy conference this past week in Virginia. 116 more words


Walter Roberts and 100 years of British militarism

Today is the anniversary of Walter Roberts’ death: 1895-1916.

Roberts studied architecture and was a Christian pacifist and socialist; his brother Alfred was also a conscientious objector. 789 more words


Staffordshire Releases Conscientious Objector Documents from World War I

Staffordshire (England) has released a large collection of conscientious objector documents from World War I. “Over 20 thousand individual cases for the ‘Local and Appeal Tribunals’ reveal the lives of the men called up to service and the stresses and strain it had on their work and family lives, often leading to many being cast aside by their communities and in some cases, family and friends. 33 more words

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"I Have Some Wonderful News..."

I recently received the following letter from Robert MacArthur, who studied with me in fall 2005 at Saint Louis University…

Dr. Chmiel!

Hello! I hope this letter finds you well. 397 more words