Tension redeemed: Pacifism

War, war, what is it good for? ...I don't really know. I'm opening up my series on tension and doubt (read the intro here) with the subject of pacifism. I consider myself a pacifist, but I can't answer all the questions people ask me when they find out that I am a supporter of non-violence. So, here's what I know: Jesus said, "Love your enemies." Killing a person isn't very loving. Violence almost always leads to more violence.  Paul told us to "overcome evil with good." Until … [Read more...]