Comfortable Idolatry? – Padding our prayer benches in the flag

Here is more evidence of nationalism in our culture. This couldn’t be further from anything Christian. Product: Folding Prayer Bench, Patriotic Edition Walnut meditation bench upholstered in American Flag fabric to enhance your prayer time. The flag, of any nation, and the cross of Christ NEVER belong together. For those who don’t think nationalism is [Read More...]

Is preaching nonviolence bad for evangelism?

Many in the evangelical realm, especially pastors and lay leaders committed to church growth, believe that proclaiming the revolutionary vision of nonviolence and Kingdom allegiance is antithetical to evangelism. In other words, some folks (with good intentions) worry that emphasizing an Anabaptist (peace and justice) ethic might make the Gospel unattractive in our American context. [Read More...]

Intro to Lent & Fasting by Jarrod McKenna

I’m really diggin’ these videos that my friend Jarrod Saul McKenna is putting out in partnership with World Vision. I hope you will track with these short videos during the season of Lent. Intro: Week 1: Fasting [Read more...]

Confronted by Peace: the surprise of nonviolence is leading my friend out of the army

KURT: An Email I received on July 25, 2012 – MATT YOUNG (20-year-old soldier): Sir, I have recently been reading your blog. I find it very interesting and obviously counter-cultural. I have taken particular interest in your series on nonviolence (Nonviolence 101). A little about me. I was raised in a Christian home, am the [Read More...]


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