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.
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).
The Mainliner Who Made Me More Evangelical
How Frederick Buechner changed the course of Russell Moore's life.
“Knowing that even though we see only through a glass darkly, even though lots of things happen—wars and peacemaking, hunger and homelessness—joy is knowing, even for a
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.
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
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.'
Gleanings. Died: Glen H. Stassen, Baptist Ethicist Who Pioneered 'Just Peacemaking'. Fuller Seminary professor 'transformed the old conversation between
Immigrants Are Reshaping American Missions
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
My Home Has ‘Murder’ in Its Name
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
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.
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
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
Three Christian Responses to Religious Violence
In a world of bloodshed “for God,” three peaceful ways forward.
He taught that his disciples should be peacemakers (Mat. 5:9), and advocated active peacemaking in his life and ministry in connection with the gospel, particularly in Luke (Lk.
“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.
Violence in Nigeria: Breaking the Country's Fatal Deadlock
Christians and Muslims will find peace if they work together for justice.
Kaduna and Jos—on Nigeria's fault line between its mostly Christian south and mostly Muslim north, I argue for a third response that will finally bring healing: just peacemaking.