When Jesus says love our enemies, some people take him literally.
What happens when you start to love your enemies and serve others? Read about fifty inspiring people who have chosen to love their enemies and done good to those who harmed them. Filled with true stories from past and present, this captivating book is a showcase of heroes who have stood up for what's right to make the world a better place.
What would it mean to step between soldiers and someone they are trying to harm? Could you love the person who bullied your friend? Would you rescue the man chasing you across a frozen river because of your beliefs? Would you serve a meal to the people trying to break into your house?
Fifty ordinary people. Fifty extraordinary acts of peace.
From historical figures like Martin Luther King and Dirk Willems to lesser-known contemporary people such as Tegla Laroupe and Natalie Hampton, Making Waves helps readers ages nine to twelve learn the stories of courageous Christians who said no to violence and yes to loving their enemies. Highlights peace efforts of people from different Christian traditions around the world, and it can be used in conjunction with the Shine curriculum.