Sermon Clip: Seeking Shalom

In this sermon clip, Greg Boyd shows how the Anabaptists seek after shalom in every part of their lives. All of us seek for peace in our lives, but peace is just a small part of God’s shalom. Shalom is right relatedness between us and God, each other, and creation.

You can view the entire sermon here.

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