To be witnesses to the resurrection we must utter our 'No' to state-sanctioned violence, racism, oppression, injustice, and all that endangers life and creation.
Revivalism is a very American way of responding to social crisis. The revivals of the Second Great Awakening called for conversion to Jesus that went beyond personal piety and the promise of heaven.
By turning swords into plowshares and guns into garden tools, we’re advocating for an altogether different approach to violence in our country. An approach that elevates the Sermon on the Mount over the 2nd Amendment.