Teaching Peace During Multi-Generation War

For the first time in U.S. history, Soldiers are deploying to a war that began before they were born. Today’s youth and emerging adults have grown up in a world of endless war, fear, and resurgent nationalism. Yet they are open to new possibilities and increasingly engaged. The earliest Adventists spoke against war and bearing…

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

The year was 1569. The place, Holland, which was then under Spanish rule. That meant Catholic rule, and Protestants were treated harshly, especially those known as Anabaptists. Dirk Willems was an Anabaptist. When they came to arrest him, he took off running, with an officer known as a “thief catcher” in fast pursuit. Dirk headed…