Lighten Up: Arming Jesus

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Thank You Obama for Denouncing “Christian” Violence: It is Actually Far Worse Than ISIS

Picture Credit: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza It seems some conservative Christians are up in arms because of something Obama said at the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday. After condemning ISIS and religiously-motivated violence in general, the president added: Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other…

Today We Can’t Lighten Up

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When the Law Demanded the Death Penalty

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Lighten Up: Paul’s Thorn in the Flesh

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