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Violence Meets a Whirlwind

A few Sundays ago, our pastor preached about God speaking to Job “out of a whirlwind” (Job 38:1-7). Why a whirlwind?

The humanity of violence

Mark Galli, the editor of Christianity Today, recently offered some interesting observations on the human inclination toward violence – what I call the humanity of violence.

The slaughter of you and me

I know I've missed some important stuff but I don't need or want to know anything more about Las Vegas, the statistics of this mass murder, or the motives behind the actions of the killer, whose name I will not even mention.

When Pacifism Doesn’t Work

Pacifism seeks to break the cycle of violence by non-resistance to violence, believing that if enough people refuse to become violent in response to violence the world will become peaceful.

FBI, Homeland Security Chiefs Preparing for Violence at Political Conventions

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers on Thursday that they were preparing their agencies for the possibility of violence, both from unruly demonstrators and terrorists, at the upcoming Republican and Democratic nominating conventions.

Peaceful, yet forceful voices needed to create real change

After the Alton Sterling shooting happened on the 6th, I wondered what arguments and controversies would arise on social media this time.

We need to do something, soon, about violence

Why are we so surprised when people, especially young males ages 14-25, are responsible for a huge piece of the violent crime in the United States?

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