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How should we respond to ISIS?

Some questions

  • How should we respond to the evil that ISIS represents?
  • What is our personal response?
  • What should be the response from our nation?
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Daily Devotional: “Once We Were Strangers”

“Once We Were Strangers”

Richard L. Floyd

“You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” —Deuteronomy 10:19

The various summaries of the law in the Bible include strangers as people to be especially cared for. 292 more words


5 Things to Know About ISIS and the Theology of Evil

As an evangelical theologian and pastor, I want to say that ISIS is evil. Evil is a term we don’t normally hear in the media or politics, which is likely a good thing given our lack of public morality and civility these days. 235 more words


Day 6 of Lent - Intentionally Walking

While reading Sojourner, I was pleasantly surprised by another writer who writes a piece called “Thoughts on Lent From a Non-Churchgoer”, which echoed my sentiment for this season. 222 more words

Day 2 of Lent - Prayer

Prayer is a recurring theme for those of us who seek the Lord, especially during times of trials. As we put our selves to the test of pruning ourselves for God. 276 more words

An Examined Life

Genesis 47

Socrates, a 4th century B.C. Greek philosopher, once famously said, “An unexamined life is not worth living.” Of course we understand what he’s getting at. 263 more words

Pastor Matt

Arrested for Being Poor

On Feb. 8, civil rights attorneys sued the city of Ferguson, Mo ., over the practice of jailing people for failure to pay fines for traffic tickets and other minor, non-criminal offenses. 176 more words

The Absurd