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Conservative Christian: Tell Me Again About How You’re “Pro-Family”?

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit8EmailA hallmark of being a conservative Christian is supposedly being “pro-life”. In the age of Trump and “nuke em’ all,” we of course know that the modern concept of being pro-life is a total farce– right along with the second hallmark of being a conservative Christian: The claim of being “pro-family.” Now, I think it’s …

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Fair Warning: Welcoming Immigrants & Refugees is a “Heaven or Hell” Issue

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Growing up Evangelical, we were often warned that some issues were “heaven or hell” issues. While even the most rigid among us recognized that some issues were open to differences of opinion or personal conviction, there are some moral issues where Jesus draws such a hard line that it becomes a “heaven or hell” …

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Are Islamic Countries Doing Enough To Help Refugees?

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail As we know, the world is facing a refugee crisis. We see it on the news daily, to the point where many of us in the West are likely desensitized to the scenes of refugee camps, capsized boats, and bodies of children washing up on the shores of neighboring countries. Globally, there are countless millions …

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To Start Thinking Like Christians, We Need To Stop Thinking Like Americans

8K SharesShare8KTweetPin99Share+1RedditEmail This past week has been a difficult week to be a Christian with access to the internet. Between the bombings in Europe and the Middle East and the ongoing refugee crisis, I have found myself painfully reminded that we live in a world that seems to have a never-ending string of sadness and brokenness. …

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The Road To Death Camps Is Paved With Fear-based Rhetoric

3K SharesShare3KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail In our divisive political climate, Hitler comparisons are far too common and grossly misused. Most of the time, the comparisons are simply inappropriate. However, as I have been pondering this issue for some weeks, I’ve realized there is an appropriate time and place to make a Hitler comparison. Making a Hitler comparison is …

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