Category Archives: Good Wars

The price of our freedom

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Syria, Abortion and Hypocrisy

It’s a bit difficult for me to think of America as the moral leader when it comes to the safety of children. Continue reading

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3 Questions about war

Is it possible for a government to carry out a just war? Continue reading

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When is war necessary?

We should not allow our weariness with overseas wars result in a delusional isolationism. There is always a danger in reaction resulting in opposite extremes. So perhaps this is a good time to review our beliefs about war. Is it possible to have a just war? Could a decision to go to war ever be the best and most loving choice? Continue reading

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A Time to Give Thanks and Pray

  Setting aside the partisanship that has polarized the political scene, let us pause as one Nation under God to remember with gratitude and honor those who served their Country!   We express our deepest gratitude to families who lost loved … Continue reading

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Remember their sacrifices

The last Monday of May is set aside to remember those who answered the call of duty and laid down their lives in a service toward their fellow citizens.  Originally known as Decorations Day, mourners honored the Civil War dead by decorating … Continue reading

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Responding to the Hurts and Disappointments of Life

  Each week I provide notes from my sermon and an audio link for a group that meets on Wednesday nights at our Church. We call the group Merge. The purpose for it is to provide a smaller setting for … Continue reading

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