Category Archives: military

A surprising (perhaps miraculous) confirmation of nonviolence

Yesterday was Memorial Day and though out the day I thought about nonviolence and wondered why we humans glorify and celebrate the use of violence and war, generation after generation. Today I felt pompted to pick up the book, When The … Continue reading

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American money says “In God we trust,” but do we?

America’s official motto is “In God we trust.” It’s even printed on American money? Do we trust in God? Do we really trust . . . In the Deity or in the dollar? In God or in government? In faith … Continue reading

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“I’ll Fight” — How To Be A Spiritual Soldier

A famous quotation by William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, boldly repeats the words “I’ll fight!”  His wife, Catherine Booth, preached Aggressive Christianity. They challenged their followers to be spiritual soldiers, not passive spectators.  But how do you fight … Continue reading

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Should People Speak Out If They Believe Innocent People Are Being Killed?

Should people speak out if they sincerely believe that innocent people are being killed?  Most people would give a positive answer to this question. For example, the government and the military of Syria have been killing tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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