Category: Responses To World Events

In the Name of the Christ Child Refugee

In the Name of the Christ Child Refugee: In the “refugee” camp just outside of Tijuana, it is beginning to rain.  For the hundreds of...

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Reflections on the John Chau Tragedy

For a little less than two weeks a tragic story about a missionary effort to North Sentinel Island in the Bay of Bengal has captured...

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The Inextricable Binding of Justice, Grace, and Forgiveness

Like many others, I have been deeply affected by Rachel Denhollander’s powerful testimonies: both her words as the first plaintiff and last survivor to testify in the...

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Can We All Get Along?

LOS ANGELES CIVIL UNREST, 25 YEARS LATER   I can still smell the smoke and feel the despair I felt as I stood with my...

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Anger, Peace, and God’s Mission

On a number of occasions I have had a student, staff member, or faculty member sit in my office with fists clinched or teeth gritting...

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A Call to Love, Not to Fear

No doubt, the American public is rattled after its deadliest terror attack since 9/11. There were the Paris attacks last fall and the Brussels attacks...

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