Our world struggles to resolve conflicts, reduce violence, and defeat terrorism without preemptive war. War has too often become the first choice instead of the last resort. In a time of terrorists, terrorist states, unilateralist superpowers, and weapons of mass destruction, we desperately need alternatives to an endless cycle of violence. Sojourners articulates the prophetic call to peace and helps Christians engage their political leaders to seek alternatives to war.
Tell Congress: Please Consider Supporting the Iran Deal!
The new nuclear agreement is a chance to put serious diplomacy to work to prevent another war in the Middle East. As Christians, let’s show Congress our preference for diplomacy – not war – with Iran.
“Taking in refugees at a time of crisis is simply the right thing to do.”
How to Cope Living Amid Terror
Choosing to lean into hope and love, choosing to see every kid and every person as beautiful and unique, and choosing to believe in the power of community is essential for myself, for our kids, and for our world.
Instead of that old narrative, we need to create a new one that can indeed defeat ISIS. Fear is our vulnerability. Instead, we must learn the spiritual discipline and habit of the scriptural command, BE NOT AFRAID.
Exactly thirty years ago, on Nov. 19, 1985, President Reagan met with leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev face-to-face for the first time.
Four former members of the U.S. Air Force have written an open letter denouncing the U.S. drone program, saying that it “only fueled the feelings of hatred that ignited terrorism and groups like ISIS.”
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