Why I Went To A Sikh Temple Last Week

I wasn’t sure what to expect as we pulled into the parking lot of a local Sikh Temple last Wednesday night, but I assumed it would be culturally enlightening and offer a glimpse into a worldview and religiou...

The Myth of Redemptive Violence

I had a veteran friend once tell me, “The biggest lie I have ever been told is that violence is evil, except in war.”  He went on, “My government told me that.  My Church told me that.  My family told me t...
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Reborn on the Fourth of July

Logan Mehl-Laituri grew up in a community that celebrated military service. His faith reinforced his love of country and his sense that that love was best expressed by fighting its battles. Then he went to w...
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Hungry for Virtue

Christian responses to The Hunger Games have run in one of two directions. Some see the trilogy as a powerful critique of violence and the role in plays in contemporary society. Others wonder whether refusing t...