Tag Archives: ISIS

Double Tragedy

When someone harms others publicly, we see two parties: perpetrators and prey. We loathe the monsters and mourn the victims. And yet, to God all crimes are family tragedies. For all, victims and monsters, are his children. His heart is broken twice.

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The Face of Evil

Egyptian Christians murdered in their churches on Palm Sunday. And ISIS claims the “credit.” Is evil ever uglier than when it acts in the name of God? The Islamic State labels Christianity a “western” religion. Yet Christians have lived in … Continue reading

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California Shootings

Shooters killed 14 people (and wounded 21) in San Bernardino, California, just minutes from where I used to live and work, and where I still have friends. I’ve been trying to process this latest outrage ever since it broke on the … Continue reading

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Countdown to World War III?

Are the attacks on Paris a new milestone in the march toward an inevitable world war with Islamo-fascism? The parallels to Europe in the 1930s are striking. Devastated by the ravages of a morally gray “war to end all wars,” … Continue reading

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Dear ISIS

Dear ISIS, or ISIL or Islamic State or whatever you’re calling yourselves this week, I’m just curious.  Is Allah really interested in having a nation of people who pretend to believe what you believe so that you won’t cut their … Continue reading

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