Should prayer for the rulers and authorities silence prophetic witness to those in power?
How did Jesus respond to Roman imperialism? Did he ignore the oppression of his people?
Be perfect, therefore, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.
According to the Gospel of Luke, when Jesus sent his disciples ahead of him, he told them to be on the lookout for "sons of peace."
The above image shows a young refugee girl at the Suda refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios. Photograph by Mstyslav Chernov courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.