Franklin Graham vs. Jesus (In Their Own Words, Vol.2)

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The other day I had a post on Mike Huckabee v. Jesus, demonstrating the breakdown between American political/religious leaders, “in their own words.” Continuing what may need to be a series, here’s Franklin Graham vs. Jesus, “in their own words.” If there is to be any hope for American Christianity to one day reflect the person [Read More...]

How Christian Behavior Online Might Fuel A New Kind of Terrorism

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Did you know that your Facebook behavior might be fueling a new kind of terrorism? For all of our talk of terrorism, we rarely talk about what actually causes terrorism other than canned one-liners that aren’t always accurate. I think most often the root causes are fear, misunderstanding, or responding to injustice unjustly– but I think [Read More...]

All Your Objections to Christian Nonviolence Finally Answered (Video Blog)

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In the context of discussing the issue of Christian Nonviolence (perhaps the most common issue I discuss here) a lot of objections come up– objections I appreciate, because I once had them myself when I was first discovering what Jesus actually taught. As we’ve journeyed together, I’ve found myself answering many of the same objections [Read More...]

Mike Huckabee vs. Jesus

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The Gun Shop Everyone Needs To Visit (Guns With History)

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If you haven’t seen this yet, please take three minutes and check it out. Regardless of what garbage the NRA feeds you (in an effort to scare you so that you’ll buy more guns, so their friends in the gun lobby will make more money) guns don’t make you safer. In fact, the presence of [Read More...]

I’m Not Scared of Muslims, I’m Scared of White Guys With Guns

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 Lately there seems as if there is a growing fear and hostility towards Muslims in America. While there will always be racism in culture, and there will always be Islamophobia, the current level of fear and hatred toward our Muslim brothers and sisters is ramping up to levels that I haven’t seen since the early days [Read More...]

Georgia Execution Proves We Love Vengeance Over Restoration

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In a matter of hours, yet another divine image bearer will die by the tip of Caesar’s sword. Kelly Gissendar is more than a human being, more than a bearer of God’s divine image– she is also our sister in Christ. While all Jesus people should grieve each and every time Caesar takes his sword [Read More...]

Two Kinds Of Love? What Valentines Teaches On Nonviolence

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Tomorrow is of course, Valentines Day. While it’s yet another commercial holiday, the meaning and purpose of the day is beautiful: to recognize and celebrate the special “someone” in your life and to express your love for them. People obviously celebrate in a variety of ways, and some (in objection to overpriced flowers) don’t celebrate [Read More...]

5 Reasons Why Many American Christians Wouldn’t Like The First Ones

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If you could meet one of the first Christians would you like them? I’m convinced that many American Christians would not. In the course of 2000 years, Christianity- while maintaining the basic tenets, has morphed and shifted from the way it was originally designed and lived out. Since we tend to live in a culture that [Read More...]

10 Ways To Be A Better Peacemaker Online (And Make The Internet A Better Place)

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Lately I’ve been lamenting at what a toxic place the internet can be, but instead of lament would like to contribute something more helpful to make dialoging with people on the internet a little less toxic, and a little more right. Here’s 10 things we can do to make the internet a better place for [Read More...]


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