"Prayer works. It's why we use it as a first resort. It's the only viable means of defending our boys."

"I have a problem with violence as well, but we also have to be realistic. Peace sometimes just cannot be found and sometimes you have to show your muscle."

"I arrived in Iraq a pacifist Christian and left Iraq as a Bonhoeffer Christian."

"Everybody is praying to whomever they claim is the sovereign God, so we all agree that however this comes out, it will be God's will."

Related Elsewhere

Stories referenced above include:

Church lifts up names in prayersNewton Kansan
Bibles back up bullets in U.S. war campaign—Reuters (March 16, 2003)
How a visit to Iraq can change your mind—Weblog posting
Across the Nation, Christian 'Prayer Warriors' Join BattleThe Washington Post (March 21, 2003)

See Christianity Today's Quotation Marks from April, March, February, January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, and May.

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