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The Moody Church’s theological position regarding joining the military and involvement in war.

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Would it be acceptable for a Christian to enter the military on a non-combat basis?

What about on a combat …


Well you know J.T., I do believe that it’s acceptable for a Christian to enter the armed forces.

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Evangelical Statement In Support Of Israel

The Elders of The Moody Church join the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) in the Evangelical Statement in Support of Israel. Statement “In the wake of the evil and indefensible atrocities now committed against the people of Israel by Hamas, we, the undersigned, unequivocally condemn the violence against the vulnerable, fully support Israel’s right and duty to defend itself against further attack, and urgently call all Christians to pray for the salvation and peace of the people of Israel and Palestine…”Read the full statement. Prayer As Pastor Erwin Lutzer has prayed in his sermon, Why The Middle East … Read More >


About War And The Military

Sin brings conflict. Soon after Adam and Eve sinned, we have the account of Cain’s murderous behavior toward Abel. Without the presence of sin and evil, war and conflict would be foreign to us, as they will one day be when we enter the new heaven and the new earth (Revelation 21:4). That being said, should Christians ever be involved in a war in which the enemy is being mercilessly killed? That God commanded the Israelites to go to war to kill their enemies is clear enough, but does this justify present-day believers to fight for their country? Are we … Read More >