Monthly Archives: October 2020

A Season of Peace: October 4, World Communion Sunday

Practicing Holistic Peace  Holistic Peace  Henry Koenig Stone  Philippians 4:9 Keep on doing the things that you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, and the God of peace will be with you. (NRSV) Reflection: As we reach World Communion Sunday, a time each year when we try to connect with Christians… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Saturday, October 3

Rooting for China  Peace in the World  Randall Stone  Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” (NRSV)  Reflection: To many, China has become a disquieting word within American political and economic discourse. Pundits and politicians worry about the time, coming soon, when the U.S. economy will no longer… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Friday, October 2

Liberty and Justice for All  Peace in the World  Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle Amos 5:23-24  “Take away from me the noise of your songs; I will not listen to the melody of your harps. But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an everflowing stream.” (NRSV) Reflection: I am reflecting on justice, long… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Thursday, October 1

Peacemaking Demands Justice, Not Domination  Peace in the World  Ron Stone  Luke 14:31–2; 19:41–2 “Or what King, going out to wage war against another king, will not sit down first and consider whether he is able … to oppose the one who comes against him … ? If he cannot, then, while the other is… Read more »