Tag Archives: sacrifice

41 Years Ago Today

By the time the war ended, 58,220 American soldiers had died in Vietnam. And, in a strange irony, 50,000 of the people they’d gone to save had been evacuated to the United States. It was the largest airlift in U.S. … Continue reading

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The Cross

The cross isn’t a means of forgiveness. It’s proof of it.

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Throw it Away

“Only those who throw their lives away for my sake and for the sake of the Good News will ever know what it means to really live.” ~Mark 8:35 May the good news of God’s grace invade every part of … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 130

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Just when Gina appeared to have accidently stabbed her brother, her sword disappeared. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ She started to look at her hands, but at … Continue reading

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The Death of Humanity?

We’ve heard about the villains. Let us also remember the heroes. At La Belle Equipe, the Parisian café where 19 people died on Friday the 13th, former French Marine Eric Doninichetti shielded his girlfriend from a hail of bullets, then risked his … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Really Have to Die?

“Jesus died to save people from a blood-thirsty God!” That, says my friend Mac, an influential atheist “evangelist,” is the message of Christianity. “Then, in our place,” he continues, “God sadistically tortured his own Son to death. If God really … Continue reading

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