Lamentably, violence permeates much of our culture and poisons the well-being of too many individuals, families and communities. Of course, violence is a problem worldwide, but it’s especially sorrowful here in the United States, one of the planet’s wealthiest nations, steeped in religious values and a leader in global peacemaking. As Jesus’ followers, called to be salt of the earth and light to the world, we can make a difference by sharing God’s love and forgiveness.

Download a study guide for the article “Strive for justice and peace,” which appeared in Living Lutheran‘s August 2019 issue. The guide includes six pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides.

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