April 22, 2012 Lectionary Reflection

Matthew Dean, an intern in the MCC United Nations office, reflects on the connection, and often disconnection, between how we understand Jesus and how that effects our actions.

When we advocate for peace among the nations, we are proclaiming the forgiveness of the collective sin of violence. In a resurrection community, we recognize that as we are forgiven we no longer must live in the sin of violence. Working for peace is how we proclaim the name of Jesus to all nations.

Read the entire article here.

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