Europeans and Americans are pouring into Syria, Iraq, and other countries to join ISIS, where they are becoming some of the bloodiest and most fanatical fighters. A big percentage of these volunteers are converts to Islam, including Elton Simpson who was killed in the attack in Garland, Texas.
After the jump, an excerpt and link to an article about why Western young people are converting to Islam and joining ISIS. Common threads: a non-religious upbringing, divorced parents, and a chaotic moral life.
Could it be that children raised without a belief in God and in a climate of lawlessness have a special attraction to the other extreme? To a religion of the harshest law, as opposed to the Christian religion of grace? What other factors do you think are at work? [Read more...]