Tagged: war

13 Strategies for Seekers of Shalom

By Vernon Grounds 1. Pray! Pray daily and specifically in keeping with I Timothy 2:1-5; II Corinthians 10:3-5; Ephesians 6:1-10. 2. Keep informed regarding the development of international and national affairs. Be concerned about the...

Ebola: Battle, Prayers, and Victory

by Obed Minchakpu On January 14, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an end to the battle against Ebola, after two years of protracted warfare against a disease that infected over 20,000 persons,...

Make Us Dangerous Women and Men

A prayer for the church Dear God, please make us dangerous women and men. Bless us with a tremendously restless discomfort with easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that we may seek truth...

Unjust Drone Warfare, Part 1

Drones & the Just War Tradition by Joshua Carson The United States’ use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, has increased greatly in the last decade. While the development and...

Rebuild Afghanistan

(Author’s note: This “declaration of faithfulness” was written on September 25, 2001, two weeks after 9/11, when many in the US were making a case for war in Afghanistan.) by Paul Alexander Rebuild Afghanistan!...

Completely Pro-Life: A Sermon

by Ronald J. Sider Text: Genesis 1–2 Everyone supports life. But some funny inconsistencies pop up on the way to its practical protection. Why do many liberal and radical activists champion nuclear disarmament to...

L’Chaim! Fighting for Life

Here’s a short list of our favorite pro-life organizations: Consistent Life is an international network of organizations and individuals committed to the protection of life, which is threatened by war, abortion, poverty, racism, capital...

Demons of the Skies

Reflections on the Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare, Princeton Theological Seminary by Joshua Carson I had the great privilege of attending the Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare at Princeton Theological Seminary on January 24,...

Praying (for Sudan) with Our Eyes Open

by Kristyn Komarnicki It’s been almost two years since PRISM ran its heartbreaking cover story on the devastating situation in Sudan,  particularly in the Nuba Mountains. I remember when I first learned of the...

THE CROSS AND GENDERCIDE by Elizabeth Gerhardt

reviewed by Amy Rasmussen Buckley In The Cross and Gendercide: A Theological Response to Global Violence Against Women and Girls, Dr. Elizabeth Gerhardt asserts that this female-directed violence is the central issue of the...