The following article was written as a term paper at Harding School of Theology on the topic of "Pacifism Within Churches of Christ". I hope our readers will consider the topic and learn what many throughout the history have rejected due to their emotions. May we always be a people who settle for nothing less than the word of God.
A Four Part Study of Christians and War, Military Service, Police Service, and Self Defense - By George and Nathan Battey
May Christians participate in the military branches of government? How about the police force? What does the Bible teach about self defense? This is a 4 part series:
1) The Old Testament teachings - by George Battey
2) The New Testament teachings - by George Battey
3) The Law of the United States & "What if" questions/arguments. - by George Battey
4) The Bible and Self Defense - by Nathan Battey
is an evangelist of the Church of Christ in Arlington, Texas.