‘They shall beat their swords into plowshares’ and guns into tools

PEACE NOT BULLETS—Above, Michael Martin hammers a semi-automatic gun as church members look on March 236 at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church. Below, the blacksmith shows a gun before it will be made into the final product, a gardening tool, held in his left hand.

The audience in the chapel at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church on March 26 sat in silence as they listened to a blacksmith in the courtyard pound on a piece of forged metal on top of an anvil. Each strike was to commemorate a life lost in th...

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