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...]

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...]

How an author of ‘Jesus for President’ can also be Roman Catholic: From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart

I’m thrilled to tell you about a book that is out called From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart: Rekindling my love for Catholicism. Chris Haw, who you may remember as one of the authors of Jesus for President, tells of his journey from evangelicalism, into the New Monasticism, and ultimately into the Roman Catholic Church. [Read More...]


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