The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
The Archbishop of Canterbury is calling on the Church to put aside its own conflicts in order to bring peace around the world.
Stressing one of his three core aims – reconciliation, along with evangelism and prayer – Justin Welby warned Christians would lack authenticity if they were not reconciled to each other. It came as he launched The Reconciling Leaders Network – a worldwide initiative training churchgoers to bring peace to different factions.
Justin Welby sees global reconciliation as a key part of his tenure as Archbishop and earlier this year visited refugee camps in Sudan before appointing the country’s first Archbishop and new primate.The Archbishop of Canterbury
‘We are seeking to tackle not only conflict but the underlying causes that drives people to conflict,’ said Welby.
‘That is why I am absolutely impassioned by it,’ he added.
Speaking to more than 150 politicians, military chiefs and church leaders at Lambethpost was originally published on this site