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I hope you are doing your best to find accurate information, but it seems easy to answer the question ‘What war? Where?’ From the Korean Pennisula, to the Middle East nations of Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran reports of imminent war, nuclear attack, terror driven suicide bombings are with us daily.

Why? What is happening? It seems the world is walking the path of war, holocaust and mass extinction, and there’s nothing we do or can do to prevent it.

But when I say ‘we’ do I mean we English speakers, we Americans, or maybe even ‘we’ followers of Jesus Christ? It is embarrassing, but I personally do not hear many or maybe no voices for peace to be declared or any calls for peace to break out. It is embarrassing since as disciples of Jesus we are committed to doing what Jesus would do to prevent this immanent destruction of people, the environment as well as steal bread from the mouths of the poor, to buy arms and ammunition.

Why are our churches not in an uproar, calling on all churches everywhere to speak loudly against current and pending violence?

Will you speak as a disciple of Christ for an international cry for peace?

Pray for Peace

Pastor Bill

Prayer List: Peace Mennonite Church keeps a prayer list for those in need. If you need prayer, or want to e-mail our pastor, e-mail billd @ peacemennonitechurch.net (Take out the extra spaces to use this e-mail—the spaces confuse spam generators).

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