Here are a few Devoran related tribunal mentions in local newspapers of 1916 regarding conscription. Conscription came into force during 1916, first for single men, then shortly after for married men. 1,524 more words
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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
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