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War? Thinking it through . . .

If a famous American general can say, “War is hell,” the rest of us should be able to also look at war in an honest, non-nationalistic way. Here are a few of my original thoughts about war. If you think … Continue reading

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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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Forget the past or “never forget”? (Memorial Day thoughts)

Too often our memory of the past is selective. Many people want to forget America’s history of racial injustice, but when it comes to Memorial Day they want to “never forget.” I wrote a book about many incredible, yet forgotten, … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali’s words show courage, conscience, & conviction.

Muhammad Ali, a man of courage, conscience, and conviction, left us. Here are some things he said: “My principles are more important than the money or my title.” “I didn’t want to submit to the army and then, on the … Continue reading

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The Real War is Spiritual (Not Physical) Warfare

In all of the clamor for war and more war, we need to boldly take up the weapons of spiritual warfare and confront the powers of spiritual darkness like never before –confessing our sins, repenting, fasting, praying, humbling ourselves, forgiving … Continue reading

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The ebola outbreak and the ISIS crisis are shouting out: “Now is the time to GET RIGHT WITH GOD!”

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Peace Is Possible Between Israel & The Palestinians

Is peace possible between the Palestinians and Israel?  Yes, but there needs to be a radical change in methodology.  Here’s how — begin systematically applying loving, non-cooperative, non-violence modeled after Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian Independence Movement and Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Confusion of Hate & Honor

Contemporary society teaches that believing in Biblical morality is hatred, while war is honorable.  However, that is backwards. War is hatred.  The ultimate hate is physically attacking people, their family, friends, & neighbors, their property; with physical harm and/or death. … Continue reading

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War Of The Wills

There are two wills at war in the world — the human will and God’s will.  It is a real war not just an illusion. We humans were created with free will — the ability to make our own choices … Continue reading

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A Preference And A Conviction Make Me Part Of Two Minority Groups

I’m part of two small minority groups, however, I seldom tell anyone.  I guess I am in the closet. I’ve been a vegetarian for about 4 years.  Its my preference.  I stopped eating meat to support my daughter who is … Continue reading

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