The so-called just war theory is based on justifications by the pagan Cicero, not Jesus. In seventeen centuries of Christian life, we have perpetrated countless acts of horror and violence. Isn’t it now time to embrace Jesus’ way of nonviolence?
Since at least the seventh century, Christians have observed a vigil on All Hallows Eve to pray for the souls of the recently departed. Listen to an anonymous fifteenth century poem, the Lyke Wake Dirge, once sung by medieval Christians.
In this excerpt from his book Escape Routes, Arnold relates the story of Carole Neal, a close friend who died of cancer. “I’ve been almost frantically afraid of cancer all my life, but then when it came, I wasn’t afraid.…”
Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High, and call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me. Psalm 50:14–15, NIV. Dear Father in heaven, we want to praise you together and to thank you with...
God poured out over all flesh the gift he had foreordained, his Spirit, to oppose the mighty spirits of unbelief and perversity. In this way he...
An abortion survivor finds and forgives her mother, who never knew her daughter was alive. Read More
Through real-life stories, Escape Routes maps the way out of loneliness, frustration, alienation, and despair and toward a life of freedom and happiness. Read More
A rich, accessible introduction to the work of the great Scottish storyteller who inspired C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. Read More
Tramps don’t have to do any work. They just tramp around and have a good time. But when Charlie the Beaver hears water trickling, can he resist the urge to make it stop? Read More
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