"As a Marine, I aimed at Iraq through rifle scopes, my vision amplified. When viewing other cultures, even enemies, I think we should be wary of seeing them through a lens marked by religion."
Benjamin Busch, an infantry officer in the Marine Corps who served two tours of duty in Iraq, in a commentary for National Public Radio about Bible verses that were embedded in rifle sights made by Trijicon, a Michigan-based defense contractor.
The Lutheran plans a story in the March issue on vocation and job loss. Tell us about your journey through the thicket of unemployment and how you found new bearings, direction for your life, plus how your faith was a compass for that journey. Send 200 words along with contact information and congregational membership to email@example.com.