Do Christians Have a Right to Defend Themselves?

I wanted a friendly discussion of a topic (that could not┬ápossibly get political) that we don't really discuss--at least, not in the right way. Do Christians, under the New Testament covenant, have the right to defend themselves? And I'm talking physically, violently, even. As in, if someone breaks into your house with a gun, do … Continue reading Do Christians Have a Right to Defend Themselves?

The Opposite of War

I don't personally take a lot of life advice from the movie┬áRent, much less one of their bigger song numbers, "La Vie Bohem." However, there is one line in that song that packs a lot of punch for me: "The opposite of war isn't peace, it's creation." When people think of peace, their thoughts can … Continue reading The Opposite of War