Love even your enemies is a core lesson Jesus taught us in His earthly ministry. Jesus lived this out, even as He hung dying on the cross. If you are going to love everyone, even, and perhaps, especially your enemies, then task one is to not kill them. Even better is to not incinerate them, and the rest of humanity in a nuclear holocaust.
This is to say, peace is job one. All that we hope to achieve and to accomplish in God’s name depends upon peace. Whatever ministry most closely touches your heart, and calls to you, could be rendered moot inside of 30 minutes. It seems then that we must all pay some measure of attention to matters of war and peace.
Below are posts that have appeared on the blog that deal specifically with issues of war and peace. Below that are ways you can get involved, make your voice heard and give witness to your service to the Prince of Peace, Jesus the Christ.
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Resources to Wage Peace
Below are a variety of resources to find information and ways to get active. Also you can simply search online for peace groups in your area and will likely find several close by.
Links to Peace Activists and Information
Some excellent resources staffed by dedicated people working for peace in our world. WE ARE NOT ALONE
Is an organization that offers a realistic plan to eliminate nuclear weapons by the year 2045. They have some excellent resources and are also worth following on Twitter.
ICAN offers a wide variety of resources to promote the abolition of nuclear weapons as well as to track the nations that have committed to this goal.
This organization, founded in 1982, provides a range of information and resources to promote nuclear disarmament. They often host webinars, Zoom presentations as well as a variety of initiatives to help you get involved.
This is a general antiwar organization dating from 1923. They provide a variety of information and practical resources to build peace in your life and to take individual action.
This is a general antiwar site that has many resources to get active in opposition to war. They provide information and analysis of current events. They also have a list of local affiliates that you can contact.
This is an explicitly religious organization dedicated to peace and justice issues. They have a good amount of resources and way you can get involved.
Antiwar.com: news and analysis in opposition to war from a more libertarian/limited government perspective.
Code Pink: Antiwar information and activism from a more left of center viewpoint.
Peace Theology: Good background information regarding Christian pacifism.
War is a Racket: Excellent essays against war written in the aftermath of the First World War.