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Recent Articles

Detail from Carl Larsson's painting, Fishing, showing a man in a boat leaning out to remove a fish from a net on a tranquil lake.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Insights on Peacemaking

Charles Spurgeon, Jeannette Rankin, and André Trocmé

“Even ‘just wars’ and ‘legitimate defense’ bring vengeance in their train. ... God’s forgiveness creates the possibility of an entirely new future. The cross breaks the cycle of violence.”

A woodcut by Lisa Toth depicting a hand opened to catch rays of the sun.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Legend of Heliopher

Retold by Hardy Arnold

Heliopher spoke to his people: O believe not, ye wise men, that ye can be victorious over darkness by being more dark; only love is stronger. A legend of love overcoming hate, light overcoming darkness. Deutsch español

photo of refugee child

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Children of War

Cat Carter

The author works for the relief organization Save the Children and interviews children scarred by the violence in Syria and Gaza. In sharing this article she writes, “Let these stories change us. That is the only conclusion I can offer.”