This Memorial Day, commit to waging peace

I was delighted when my parents told me that they had finally joined a Mennonite church in Pennsylvania.  I was glad, but one thing was on my mind: I wondered how my dad managed to join a church known for its pacifism. “Seriously, Dad,” I said, “Your answer for every conflict in the world is,Continue reading “This Memorial Day, commit to waging peace”

Just-War, Peace, and Lingering In Afghanistan

Our government is in the process of making some tough decisions about the war in Afghanistan.   There are several ideas on how to deal with a country riddled with tribal conflicts and pervasive instability.  One idea is to send more troops—as many troops as nearly half of Rockdale County’s population.   With that many troops embarkingContinue reading “Just-War, Peace, and Lingering In Afghanistan”