Peace News: S Korea to investigate whether conscientious objectors played violent video games (CNN)

By Jake Kwon and James Griffiths, CNN  January 11, 2019 Seoul (CNN) Do you enjoy playing violent video games? Then you can’t avoid military service. That appears to be the message South Korea is sending conscientious objectors. Prosecutors said they were investigating whether a number of men seeking exemption from military service played “online shooting games” in the past. “We…

WWJD?

by Max Ediger In the 1990s bracelets, bumper stickers and badges often contained the cryptic question “WWJD?” For Christians wanting to respond to the crucial issues of the day, these four letters meant, “What Would Jesus Do in this situation?” WWJD expressed the belief that adherents of the Christian faith must always act in ways…

A Christmas Poem

By Cara Ediger Hallelujah A Son is Given Hallelujah He is Risen A light shines In the darkness The light of long ago Promised through the ages The star- Look! It is Here! Hallelujah A Son is Given Hallelujah He is Risen Those who came before Prepared the way Now that He is with us,…

We can become one again

by Ron Byler   Only when Babylon’s seventy years are completed will I visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place. – Jeremiah 29:10  Just after the Korean War In the 1950s, Hyung Gon Lee was a farm manager for the Mennonite Vocational School in Taegu, South Korea established…