A U.S. military chaplain who served in Iraq is calling Christians to take up the spiritual battle against radical Islam, inviting them to “adopt a terrorist for prayer.”

“Where is the Christian response to terrorism?” writes former reserve chaplain Thomas Bruce on his organization’s website, Adopt-a-Terrorist for Prayer. “If the struggle against violence done in the name of Islam is primarily spiritual, then defeating it requires a spiritual response.”

The website continues, “The war on terrorism transcends flesh and blood (Ephesians 6:12). It involves spiritual powers behind twisted ideologies. With prayer, we fight fire with water. We engage the actual enemy with a spiritual weapon forged by the completely opposite Spirit.”

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