War

More Than a Three-Day Weekend

All the American flags in our town were flying at half-staff last August, and for the first time in my life I knew why. Not in a general, something-bad-must-have-happened sense, but in a specific, heartbreaking, knowing-a-face-and-a-name sense.

Oh Church, Come Stand in the Light

A humanitarian aid worker admits that witnessing injustice doesn’t ever get any easier—but we can still overcome evil with good.

Remembering Christopher Hitchens

Ryan McBain looks back on the life and writings of Christopher Hitchens and what they mean for the Christian community.

Should the U.S. Be in Libya?

Jonathan Merritt writes an op-ed for the Washington Post reprinted in RELEVANT that looks at God’s desires for peace and justice and how that plays out in Libya.

For God or Country—or Both?

Columnist Logan Mehl-Laituri, a former U.S. soldier, reflects on what it means to be a Christian during a time of war.

Martin, Muslims and the Softening of a Heart

Molly Schnepel writes a blog for RELEVANT about a soldier named Martin who learned how to forgive Muslims after feeling so much hatred.

Keeping Our Stories Straight

Columnist Krispin Mayfield considers Christ-followers’ identity as members of the Kingdom of God in light of seeing images of war depicted in stained glass at an air force base chapel.

Called to Mediate?

Alecia May writes a column for RELEVANT about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and what the church’s role might be in it.

Turning the Tables on Palm Sunday

Andreana Reale writes a column for RELEVANT looking at how Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday is a part of His quest to end injustice.

Sudan: A Cry From The Wasteland

When the United States was attacked on Sept. 11, the entire world shook. We mourned.…

How A Visit To Iraq Can Change

When asked, “Who is my neighbor?” in Luke 10, Jesus responded by making it clear…