NON-VIOLENCE AGAINST TERROR

Pakistani Christians face down Islamist terror – peacefully. There are two responses to the barbarism now threatening so many across the world. One is to fight back aggressively with military and police power, as we should. But in the civil sphere, we can also simply defy the terror – worship as we see fit, speak what we believe, and refuse to live in fear. These Pakistanis whose church was burned to the ground are doing what they can, by worshipping in the open air. And showing what real faith is.

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