I agree: I dislike the use of military language being used in this context. To me, it sends the wrong message, an antithetical message regarding what Christ had to say about how to treat one another and how to serve one another. It is just shy of coming right out and saying, "If you folks don't start flying right, we'll see about making you do so."
But I'm also not surprised. The real fears that Colson has, which are detailed in the article come from a lack of understanding the way Christianity is changing and more importantly, why.
I'm just relieved that he only has 640 "centurions."
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