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Caught in the crossfire of Christ’s love and forgiveness

A victim of the hatred and evil of Roman, state-sponsored terrorism, Jesus Christ was tortured, nailed to a cross, and hung up to die. Dangling between life and death, He spoke crosswords that released God’s love and fire: “Father, forgive … Continue reading

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Je suis en Christ!

In a world where the words “Thou shall not kill,” are no longer in our vocabulary — Je suis en Christ! In a world full of mean words and violent actions — Je suis en Christ! In a world full … Continue reading

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“There is something evil in our society . . .” –a Washington DC doctor.

“There is something evil in our society . . . ” –a Washington DC doctor after a mass shooting in her city in 2013.. Perhaps it is time to admit that something is terribly wrong with contemporary Western society that … Continue reading

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Boycott Violence! Refuse To Enjoy Violence!

The seeds of violence and disrespect are rampant in our society — images of violence are a pervading presence in most of our lives. If you and I don’t stop receiving the seeds of violence into our mind, our memory, … Continue reading

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Are You Asking “Why?”

Asleep to the Spirit, Deaf to our conscience, Liberated from moral standards, Under the influence of violent and decadent media, We ask “Why?” Why all the mass shootings? Why so much frustration, depression, and drug abuse? Why so much child … Continue reading

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Is America Violent & Alienated From God Like Jean Valjean In Les Misérables?

Les Misérables, the new movie musical staring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, and Amanda Seyfried, beautifully brings Victor Hugo’s 1862 French novel to life.  However, it made me wonder:  Is America violent and alienated from God like the main … Continue reading

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Views of Violence

If certain foreign nations and their leaders can be called evil (Axis of Evil, Evil Empire, etc.) and foreign terrorists and/or suicide bombers can be called evil, why aren’t America’s home-grown terrorists and mass murderers called evil? Why aren’t all … Continue reading

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