The drone war and the kingdom of God

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A week or so ago results from a recent in-depth investigative report on America’s drone war were released. Despite horrid reviews for President Obama’s involvement in it, several “mainstream” news outlets reported the findings. A CNN report entitled Drone strikes… Continue Reading

Thinking through a fully biblical justice

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It seems as I grow older issues of justice and injustice occupy more of my thoughts. A recent phone conversation reminded me the change itself has only been a few years in the making. A reader of this blog (and… Continue Reading

Free Book: ‘The Generous Soul,’ by Marty Duren, Chapter 8

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Several months ago I started on a journey to give away my book a chapter at a time. This is still in the process–through a few fits and starts–it is not far from completion. In case you need to catch… Continue Reading

‘The Most Hated Family In America,’ documentary on the Westboro cult [VIDEO]

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To bring this recent series on the Westboro cult to a close, I wanted to point your attention to a BBC documentary entitled The Most Hated Family in America. In 2007 British documentary film maker Louis Theroux traveled to Topeka,… Continue Reading

Is Westboro “Baptist Church” a cult? Yes, it is

Nate Phelps

After my post asking that Fred Phelps’ family religious group be termed a cult a few people wondered at the wisdom of the media making such a designation. The Topeka based group refers to themselves as The Westboro Baptist Church… Continue Reading