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Did John the Baptist Tell The Repentant Soldiers To Leave The Military?

Last week we looked at Jesus’ encounter with the Roman centurion and concluded that: (1) you can commend someone’s faith without necessarily commending their occupation, and […]

Did John the Baptist Tell The Repentant Soldiers To Leave The Military? 2017-12-17T15:19:38+00:00

40 Early Church Quotes on Violence, Enemy Love, & Patriotism

For 1700 years the early Church’s clear teaching on violence, kingdom allegiance, and extending love to enemies has been pushed aside and seldom heard. Let us now consider […]

40 Early Church Quotes on Violence, Enemy Love, & Patriotism 2017-12-17T15:19:39+00:00

5 Reasons We Should Listen To The Early Christian Teaching On Violence

In yesterday’s post, I revealed a profound, historical irony that occurs within the life of the Church every Veterans Day.  If you haven’t already done so, you’ll want […]

5 Reasons We Should Listen To The Early Christian Teaching On Violence 2017-12-17T15:19:39+00:00