Tag Archives: War
Wage peace with food
One last post (for now) on the book The End of Hunger. (Basic book review is HERE.) While we have a lot of good news over the last few decades in the cause to end hunger, the last few years have had their toll. The biggest issue: conflict. Those in need of emergency assistance (meaningContinue reading “Wage peace with food”
Study war no more
Challenging thoughts from Thomas Merton on “hating war.”
The news you never hear
The biggest story that goes missed in our part of the world is Aleppo.
What did Eisenhower call it?
I believe Eisenhower, himself a career soldier, warned of the “vast military industrial complex” when he was leaving office as President. Yesterday in a passing conversation with a veteran, he noted his daughter, who served in the Air Force, was not “qualified” to be in the VFW because she served in a small 5 yearContinue reading “What did Eisenhower call it?”
The Way of Peace is Found in Following the Prince of Peace
One of our Advent readings today is Eph. 6:10-20. It’s one we, as Pentecostals, love. Spiritual warfare. Here is the ironic thing I find in this passage and our current attitude in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting. On the one hand I’m fairly sure I could get almost 100 percent agreement from myContinue reading “The Way of Peace is Found in Following the Prince of Peace”