Tagged: peace

Skipping the News?

By Jon Carlson This is the fourth installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining us, you...

Violence and History

All who affirm the use of violence admit it is only a means to achieve justice and peace. But peace and justice are nonviolence…the final end of history. Those who abandon nonviolence have no...

Our Duty

Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to...

How Can We Achieve Peace?

Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity...

How to Avoid War

Avoid a war at all costs; but it is not a one-sided affair, you cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. ~ Indira Gandhi

Instruments of Peace for All Creatures

By Tim Mascara On December 4, 1959, Soviet artist Evgeny Vuchetich presented a bronze statue to the United Nations, titled Let Us Beat Our Swords into Plowshares. The sculpture is an image of a man...

Thy Kingdom Come

By Elli Atchison and Molly Lorden When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them,...

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...