April 6, 2014

April Messenger

Risks and rewards of waging peace
What does Jesus’ mandate to be peacemakers mean for us in our own communities? Drawing from personal experiences, author and peace activist Peggy Faw Gish offers practical examples for ways we can wage peace, whether at home or abroad.

Aliens in our midst
Just who are the aliens among us, and how should we treat them? Answers may be found in Leviticus—and Shakespeare.

Leading EYN through its most difficult time
Samuel Dante Dali, president of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN—the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), talks about the tumultuous events grabbing headlines in Nigeria, where Brethren have been involved for decades.

The perils of skipping love feast
One of the greatest challenges facing the church isn’t that we are divided along conservative and liberal lines, it’s that we just don’t want anyone telling us what to do. But maybe it’s time for a little self-examination and soul-searching, especially before we sit down to love feast.

COMING IN May: Poetry, personal transformation, and peace