Tag Archives: Love Your Enemies

Rightly Disagreeing

You can tell a lot about a person’s character by how they treat people who disagree with them. For example, in court the most successful attorneys are those who treat opposing counsel with the utmost courtesy and professionalism. Petulance is … Continue reading

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Thirsty Enemies Needing a Drink of Water

People on the Internet can appear to be the enemy of all you stand for. What does the Bible say about enemies, whether online or otherwise? If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, … Continue reading

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A Post-election Conversation with Jesus

We love because he first loved us. (1 John 4:19.) ***

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The Problem with Giving Bullies a Taste of Their Own Medicine

Social media is once again filled with a video of a parent humiliating a child as a way of convincing the child not to humiliate others. This time it’s a mother shaving her daughter’s hair off after the daughter teased … Continue reading

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Westboro Baptists, The Death Of Fred Phelps, And Protestors Who Get It Wrong

A local government official who attended my church took a position in favor of same sex marriage a few years ago. This wasn’t a theological matter for her but one of governance: she felt that the state could not refuse … Continue reading

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Celebrating Suicide – Haters can be really hard to love

The Warren family lost a son last Friday. Their grief is surely rawer than anything I can imagine. Open wounds, an overwhelming weight bearing down on them, suffocation – whatever metaphor you bring to mind, they all must pale in comparison to … Continue reading

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