News Tagged: war

It’s time for a better theology

  Approx. read time: 1:30 min. Frankly? I’m tired of the which-side-are-you-on wars. Whether the wars are political, military, cultural, ideological, or just bad blood between siblings, neighbors, coworkers, or former spouses, these endless battles exhaust the life out of everything. Pitting one side against the other flattens the conversation, dulls the imagination, and cedes… Read more »

Enough, already: My letter to President Biden

  Approx. read time: 1.5 min Dear President Biden: The people of Gaza have endured over 100 days of ongoing genocide, with named victims exceeding 25,000. Over ten thousand children have been wantonly sacrificed, and those who survive undergo surgeries without anesthesia. Pregnant women lack necessary safety and support as they give birth. Gazan civilians… Read more »

Which side am I on?

  Approx. read time: 1:45 min. The question rises with each new war, each new armoring up, each new political twist of fate: Which side am I on? The question is unhelpful and, frankly, exhausting.  Taking sides has never solved anything. It only leads to entrenched warfare—verbal, emotional, ideological, or in devastating displays of power… Read more »

I stand with the nonviolent Jesus

Approx. read time: 3:30 min.   In 7th grade I pretty much understood that I wasn’t into delivering the counterpunch. This was after I got dissed off the volleyball team. I don’t mean the school’s competitive team. I mean the one that formed at recess. The counsel I received? If they bully you, you bully… Read more »

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