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When Police Brutality Protest Was White

The killing of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer, and the resulting community reaction, has put police brutality protest in the spotlight. The mass marches, limited looting, and confrontations with aggressive or ‘militarized’ law enforcement that typified the Ferguson protests seem like a relic of an earlier age. 478 more words

Contemporary Issues

Contemporary Issues: America, Israel and Palestine

With the establishment of a seemingly longterm ceasefire agreement last week between the Israeli government and the Palestinian leadership, a particularly bloody summer in Gaza has finally come to a close. 1,376 more words

Politics

Pastor Osteen and Christian Narcissism: Symptom of a Larger Problem

Posted on August 27, 2014 on Youtube was an upbeat little clip from Pastor Osteen in Houston. But not the pastor you are probably thinking of. 614 more words

New Testament Studies

Christianity Should Offend You

In a world that does everything to say, “You’re perfect as you are,” it’s to be expected that a message that says, “You need to change,” would ruffle some feathers. 747 more words

Theology

Responding to Child Exploitation on our Border and By Our Government

Updated: The Rotherham Child Sex Exploitation case is a prime example of the point that, without a strong national ideal and citizens that know, appreciate, and integrate the ideal into their lives, government and illegitimate interests within the country will do serious damage. 256 more words

Chrisitan Living

MTC1 Day 3

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Joy through tears. Life through death. #Paradoxology

Knees on the floor. Nose in the text. (2 Tim 2:7) @DickLucas

Anything outside of Christ or not rooted in Him or full of the gospel is not genuine Christian spirituality. 137 more words

Mission

Global Vagabonding

Sitting on a houseboat on the Nile in Cairo during my final countdown in Egypt with a fresh breeze in my face sneaking through June’s heavy hanging summer heat. 481 more words

Contemporary Issues