Reconciliation is more than a peaceful coexistence among various communities; it’s a “pro-existence” -- the understanding that one cannot be sustained without another, says the director of Duta Wacana Christian University’s Center for the Study and Promotion of Peace.
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We practice forgiveness because it is the way to share in the very life of God.
Efrem Smith uses hip-hop music in church, but it’s not a marketing gimmick. For this pastor in the Evangelical Covenant Church, embracing hip-hop culture is an expression of his theology and a means of achieving the goal of his ministry: a church that’s a mosaic of all kinds of people.