Children · Debate · Justice · Parenting · Peacemaking

How Justice Gets Destroyed

Our society has been instant-cooking rice for years. Our microwaves, email, and hundreds of technological conveniences give us in minutes what previous generations took hours or even days to accomplish. This has bled over into the way we decide who is right on a matter. With social media and 24-hour news stations, we are asked… Continue reading How Justice Gets Destroyed

Forgiveness · Listen · Peace · Peacemaking

5 Ways to Make Peace with Others

There are many times that God calls Christians to make peace. Although this is not always the case, as I wrote recently in “Christian, Stop Making Peace ” If you are working in an area where God has called you to make peace, here are five ways God gives to help make peace with others.… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Peace with Others

False teachers · Peace · Peacemaking · Unequally yoked

Christian, Stop Making Peace

Anytime we have an oversimplification of an issue, we tend to go astray. When we are too simpleminded and only look in one area of Scripture avoiding others, we make mistakes. One area is peacemaking. Christians are all called to make peace. We are called to be peacemakers. Peace is one of the fruits of… Continue reading Christian, Stop Making Peace

Beatitudes · Conflict · Peace · Peacemaking

Peacemaking: Maybe Not What You Think

I’ve stood on “The mount of Beatitudes” in Northern Israel where Jesus spoke amazing words found in Matthew 5, where He gave His famous Sermon on the Mount. In Matthew 5:9 He said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God.” This verse and teaching of Jesus greatly impacted my… Continue reading Peacemaking: Maybe Not What You Think