My father, a long time deacon in a Pentecostal church, has always encouraged me to “seek Jesus.” As a minister and teacher, I try to follow his wise advice even when it is challenging. But how widely can my father’s counsel be applied? Is Jesus relevant to international relations and the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons?
The authors and endorsers of the Matthew 5 Project think so. We claim that seeking Jesus is quite relevant, and we argue biblically, theologically, and empirically for international cooperation and the reduction of nuclear weapons. In this article I share the substance, realism, and hope found within the Matthew 5 Project statement and encourage you to consider endorsing it and discussing it in your churches. Click here to read it.