9 Ways We Can Counter Radical Islam
Countering extremism will require a thoughtful effort.
NGOs and churches can assist them. 6. Create advocacy networks. The King of Jordan invited world leaders, including Americans, to advise him on peacemaking and recovery projects.
Ron Sider: Why I Am Voting for Hillary Clinton
This election, there are only two meaningful choices for president. Why one is the far wiser choice.
For decades I have advocated a completely pro-life agenda: pro-life and pro-poor; pro-family and pro–racial justice; pro–sexual integrity and pro-peacemaking and pro–creation care.
The Christian's best option is love.
I believe the next wave of peacemaking must include the power of counter-narratives (stories that challenge people's world-views and promote peace).
Downplaying Race Again, Even in Charleston?
Helpful thoughts about the issues with sidestepping the "race" problem from my friend Elizabeth Drury.
Connect with her on Twitter at @ElizabethCDrury. Once again, a public tragedy presents a peacemaking moment, and many of us miss it out of fear of the race conversation.
Died: Glen H. Stassen, Baptist Ethicist Who Pioneered 'Just Peacemaking'
Fuller Seminary professor 'transformed the old conversation between just war theorists and pacifists.' Also rethought Sermon on the Mount and 'incarnational discipleship.'
Died: Glen H. Stassen, Baptist Ethicist Who Pioneered 'Just Peacemaking'. Fuller Seminary professor 'transformed the old conversation between just
Evangelicals Defend 'Christ at the Checkpoint' from Israeli Critics
(UPDATED) Leaders reject allegations by Ministry of Foreign Affairs official that Bethlehem conference is anti-Israel or anti-Semitic.
About 700 people are in Bethlehem to take part in the third CATC, which addresses the role of Christian peacemaking in the Israel-Palestine conflict. CATC media.
What It's Like to Be Shane Claiborne-Again
The activist converted me and my husband to a radical, simple Christian obedience. Why didn't our friends and family follow suit?
thrift stores. We assessed our food choices and tried to eat seasonally and locally. We began to study nonviolence and peacemaking. We were young
Ukraine Names Baptist Pastor as Acting President
After 88 die in protests, Ukrainian evangelicals call nation "to learn to love yesterday's enemies."
Simferopol. We also call upon the international Christian community asking for prayer and intercession for the Ukrainian nation and for help with peacemaking.
Morning Roundup 06/17/13
Hate Mail; Liberal Media; Church Culture; The Role of the Evangelist
trusted Christian friend to read the letter with you in a more dispassionate and objective way and to give counsel about how to reply in a way that will maximize the hope of peacemaking
“It’s Cheaper to Rape a Woman than Waste a Bullet”
Violence against women anywhere is a threat to women everywhere.
organizations meet practical needs (food, clothing, shelter, rape kits, and trauma assistance), help stabilize communities (through training in negotiation and peacemaking), and provide
My Top 5 Books on Nonviolence
Ron Sider picks readings that highlight the real-world achievements of alternatives to war and violent conflict.
Just Peacemaking Glen H. Stassen (2nd ed.). In Just Peacemaking, Stassen discusses and advocates ten nonviolent strategies vindicated by recent history.
Palestine Wins Same U.N. Status as the Vatican
Palestinian Christians rallied in support of unilateral effort.
the Middle East. "The reason [these names] are missing has nothing to do with an overall shift in peacemaking strategy," he told CT. "The evangelical