…that noble men and women have died in war. Many whose motives were pure, believing that this sort of sacrifice was Your will. May those of us who claim to be peacemakers remember that soldiers of any nation usually believe that their fight is for a moral good. Therefore, help us to be slow to pass judgment and quick to offer hospitality.
Rather, Ephesians 5 has a different point: “Husbands, in this Roman culture men have all the privilege, but in submission out of reverence for Christ, you are invited to take the lead in crucifying your privilege. In doing so, you look like Jesus and can be part of a marriage of mutual image-bearing and kingdom co-leadership.”
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Kurt Willems (M.Div., Fresno Pacific) is an Anabaptist writer preparing for a church planting project with Urban Expression and the Brethren in Christ. He writes at the Pangea Blog and is also on Twitter and Facebook. Kurt is a contributing writer for Red Letter Christians, and has also written for Relevant Magazine, The Ooze, Emergent Village, Mennonite Weekly Review, Converge Magazine, and Sojourners. ***To stay connected subscribe by email!
- Fresno Pacific UniversityMaster of Divinity, 2007 - 2012
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