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Immigrants Are Reshaping American MissionsSubscriber Access Only
Latino congregations are launching their own international partnerships to support ministries and churches in their homelands.
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conflict. In the case of Mennonites, Krabill said, immigrant churches often have different approaches to peacemaking than old-line congregations. “Something
Family and Politics: Why I'm Against 'Keeping the Peace'
There are times when we need to speak up.
catalyst of family conflict. Clearly the peacemaking Jesus spoke of is more expansive and nuanced than merely the avoidance of conflict. Scripture tells us
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.
Make Peace
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).
Where Obama's Final Push for a Two-State Solution Leaves Trump
Three Christians explain the intensifying world debate over Israel's West Bank settlements.
Peacemaking can provide hope for a better future, re-humanize those who have been robbed of their humanity, help enemies live as neighbors who do not fear each other, correct
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.
Border Crossing: On Race and Politics, Some Disagree Better than Others
How you disagree and converse with others reflects Who you follow and what you believe.
Such empathy makes peacemaking possible. But underlying in-group or border-crossing concerns stirred vastly differing responses in tough conversations.
Died: Glen H. Stassen, Baptist Ethicist Who Pioneered 'Just Peacemaking'Subscriber Access Only
Fuller Seminary professor 'transformed the old conversation between just war theorists and pacifists.' Also rethought Sermon on the Mount and 'incarnational discipleship.'
Gleanings. Died: Glen H. Stassen, Baptist Ethicist Who Pioneered 'Just Peacemaking'. Fuller Seminary professor 'transformed the old conversation between
My Home Has ‘Murder’ in Its NameSubscriber Access Only
How Russell Jeung met Jesus among the Southeast Asian gangs of Oakland.
How do I continue on with peacemaking, with seeking justice and doing mercy, in such hard places? It's by learning from refugees and from my family, who were migrants and survived.
History Shows Us Why Being Evangelical Matters
Evangelicalsm yesterday helps us embrace the label today.
social ,; implementing a completely pro-life agenda that embraces both the sanctity of human life and family on the one hand and racial and economic justice, peacemaking and creation
Ron Sider: Why I Am Voting for Hillary Clinton Subscriber Access Only
This election, there are only two meaningful choices for president. Why one is the far wiser choice.
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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.
John Perkins: The Sin of Racism Made Ferguson Escalate So Quickly
The Christian civil rights leader responds to the shooting death of Michael Brown.
As a result we minimize the gospel. We are supposed to be new creations in Christ Jesus, a peacemaking force. We have to come back to brotherhood and sisterhood.
Three Months After Michael Brown's Death in Ferguson, Missouri
An interview with local pastor and professor Michael Higgins
How can we support justice and peacemaking from afar? Read about race in the United States. Read opposing thoughts to get the whole picture. Hold forums and let everybody speak.
What It's Like to Be Shane Claiborne-Again Subscriber Access Only
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
“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 NonviolenceSubscriber Access Only
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.
All Is Not Lost: Russia and Ukraine Can Be HealedSubscriber Access Only
Churches are indispensible to lasting peace in the region.
This is where the help of the international Christian community is needed most: equipping Christians in Russia and Ukraine to think about peacemaking from a faith-based perspective.
The Last Gasp of the Cradle Christians?
The American church has a key role in rescuing, restoring, and returning Christians and other religious minorities who have fled ISIS.
The Last Gasp of the Cradle Christians? The American church has a key role in rescuing, restoring, and returning Christians and other religious minorities who have fled ISIS.
Raising a Generation of Peacemakers, Part TwoSubscriber Access Only
What does it mean to be both a peacemaker and a parent at the same time? A guest post from Russell Jeung.
As they see their parents model peacemaking, children like my son, Matthew, and his friends are learning how to stand up for justice in concrete ways as well.
A Church that Hears UsSubscriber Access Only
When women cry for peace, we can at least be the ones to listen.
When women cry for peace, we can at least be the ones to listen.
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People Aren't Projects
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
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