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War, Military Service, Violence, and Self-Defense: What’s a Christian to Do?

The Bible sends mixed messages about war. The Lord is presented as the Prince of Peace; the Lord is also presented as a warrior, commanding the people in battle. How can a Christian decide about war, military service, violence, and

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, The Bible Re-Viewed

How has Religion become a Justification for Murder?

Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan began their ’round-the-world bicycle trip in South Africa in July of 2017. They pedaled through several countries in Africa, then through Europe, and then into central Asia. All along the way, people followed their journey

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Nelson Mandela 1918-2013: From Revolution to Reconciliation

We are pleased to dedicate our 100th post here on Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life to the memory of Nelson Mandela, who died this Thursday, December 5, at the age of 95. In his younger years, Mandela gained notoriety as

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Can Christians be Hardass?

“Love your enemies.” “Do good to those who hate you.” “Do not resist evil.” “Turn the other cheek.” So let me get this straight: If you’re a Christian and someone says, “I want to take advantage of you,” the truly

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Posted in Spiritual Growth, The Bible Re-Viewed
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