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13 war statements that make you think twice . . .

When Jesus said, “Turn the other cheek,” I don’t think He was using it as a punch line. War is the most destructive, painful, brutal, hateful, and costly choice for international relations. When peace is lost, death ravages both sides. … Continue reading

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Is Patriotism Ever Inappropriate?

When does patriotism become inappropriate?  If they thought about it, most people would agree that blind patriotism, unconditional allegiance to a nation, is not wise.  For example, most people would agree that enthusiastically supporting a country led by an evil … Continue reading

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Top Of The Pole — Nation’s Flag Or Christian Flag?

Many Christian organizations, institutions, and churches fly both a Christian flag and their nation’s flag.  Which flag should be at the top of the flag pole? As a young Boy Scout I was taught that the national flag should be … Continue reading

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