Global Mission Leader Prays for Peace in Syria

September 11, 2013

NEW YORK (UMNS) — "Our social principles say that 'we believe war is incompatible with the teachings and example of Christ. We therefore reject war as an instrument of national foreign policy,'" writes Thomas Kemper, top executive of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, of the situation in Syria. "As followers of Christ, we are anointed as peacemakers — we know that adding violence to violence is not the answer." (Read more)