Armed with the Weapon of Peace

*Written by Joey LeTourneau Peace is my weapon.  It could be yours too.  In a world where we seldom find peace as often as many of us would like; that same world could be finding peace within us. It seems to me that “peace” can carry a lot of misconceptions, many of which prevent us [Read More...]

Markers of a church planting movement #2: Missional

This is the second post in a series exploring the broad vision for our church plant in Seattle. If you want to know more about that project, check out my Church Plant category For the rest of this specific series, go here. Missional The bible in its essence is a missional book that describes a [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...]

My Nonviolent “Tipping Point” – How I Finally Adopted Pacifism

I never liked Anabaptism. In fact, I actively looked for examples of Mennonites that broke away from traditional stances like nonviolence. As a high school student, I can remember taking pride in the church my Grandpa grew up in because a bulletin from the 40’s revealed over twenty young men away fighting in WWII. As [Read More...]


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