How do we, as Christian families, talk to our kids about the carnage and chaos – created by human hands and human hearts – erupting in the Holy Land right now?
Perhaps one of the best-known agents of change in the way Christian Europe understood itself was Joan of Arc.
One night in May several years ago, my five-year-old made a declaration while we were eating dinner. “Mom,” he said, “on Monday, we need to read the story of David and Goliath.” I
I went to Princeton Theological Seminary as a Roman Catholic woman.
In 371, Martin was elected bishop of Tours. When an officer of the Imperial Guard arrived with a number of prisoners who were to be tortured and executed the next day, Martin intervened and secured their release.
While I can’t control the war in the Ukraine, I can control my response to it.
I cannot fix this world for my sweet babies, but I can make sure they know their own place in working for peace.