Anytime we come to grapple with the Bible we want to challenge ourselves to own these two key questions. Questions that force us to move beyond being a fan, to becoming a follower of Jesus.
The mission of God is restoration – to fix what was broken in Genesis 1-3 – and peacemaking is the vocation of all God’s people. Peace is the holistic repair of relationships. Peacemaking is moving towards conflict with tools to heal and transform. This series is looking at 4 everyday practices of peace-making… See, immerse, contend and restore.
The third practice of peacemaking is to contend – getting involved to help with real-life action, giving ourselves and involving others in bringing peace to people.