Category: Grief & Loss

Sudanese militia leader Ali Kushayb, who is charged with 50 crimes against humanity and war crimes related to the conflict in Darfur, has appeared at the International Criminal Court. (Images AP/Peter Dejong).jpg

Sudan militia leader on run for 13 years makes appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague

A Sudanese militia leader who spent 13 years on the run from international war crime charges made his first appearance in front of the International Criminal Court at The Hague on Monday. Ali Kushayb, 70, also known as Ali Abd-Al-Rahman is accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity during deadly battles in the Darfur region from 2003 to 2004. […]

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Demonstrators protest Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (Images AP/Alex Brandon)

Why Did This Happen?

What if we treated the issue of race in our criminal justice system as we do in our medical system? That is, not as a cause but as an index. What do I mean? Statistics in the criminal justice system show that blacks are more likely to be arrested for violent crimes, incarcerated, and victims of police shootings. Some conclude […]

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The Power of God through Elijah. (Image, Pinterest)

Out Numbered But Not Out Powered

Elijah went before the people and said, “how long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” But the people said nothing. 1 Kings 18:21 One attribute that is common to good fathers, teachers, friends, pastors, etc. is boldness to tell the truth even if it hurts the […]

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A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

As we face these uncertain times in our nation and the world, preaching a sermon on prayer at a time like this would be like the idiomatic phrase “preaching to the choir“. When the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) issued the first call for nationwide prayer for Sunday June 14, it was to lament those we’ve lost due COVID-19 and […]

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Police force a black youth to the ground. He was among about 80 student demonstrators who marched on the U.S. consulate on University Ave. to back civil rights workers in Alabama on March 16, 1966. (Gerry Barker/Toronto Star/Getty Images)

Church is the Right Place to Address George Floyd’s Death

Reaching, Touching and Changing Lives through Evangelism and Church Planting. Matt. 28:19-20 The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the USA is saddened by the murder of Mr. George Floyd by a policeman who swore to serve and protect lives. We weep as a nation because of our disregard for life not just in Floyd’s case but in so many […]

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Equatorial Guinea is one the smallest countries in Africa, with a population of around 1 million and a total landmass of just over 28,000 square kilometers. (Image WikiCommons)

Equatorial Guinea expelled WHO representative, Dr. Triphonie Nkurunziza, over coronavirus statistics

Equatorial Guinea has asked the Who representative, Triphonie Nkurunziza to leave the country after been accused of “falsifying” the country’s tally of coronavirus cases. Dr Nkurunziza however remains in Malabo for now because there are no outbound flights. Equatorial Guinea reported its first case of COVID-19 to the health ministry on March 15. Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Women hold signs during a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, in Atlanta, May 21, 2019 (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

COVID-19 and the First Amendment

Edmund Burke once said, “People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.” By the grace of God, as a society we have not reached that level of despair amid […]

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Aivazovsky painting "the deluge" (oil on canvas) is a striking work by the great painter of seascapes. Work on the painting began in 1864-m. As you know, many masterpieces of world art history written on the stories of the Bible, and the story of the flood is not just used by different artists. And Aivazovsky himself several times throughout his life he returned to this famous story. (State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg)

What is the mystery of iniquity?

The phrase the mystery of iniquity occurs in the KJV of 2 Thessalonians 2:7, “For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.” Other translations render the phrase as “the secret power of lawlessness” (NIV) or “the mystery of lawlessness” (ESV and NASB). Before we attempt […]

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Let The Ground Rest

Let The Ground Rest

Recording artist and songwriter Chris Renzema announces the April 24 release of his sophomore, full-length album and Centricity Music debut, Let The Ground Rest. Chris Renzema – “Let The Ground Rest” (YouTube) Let The Ground Rest Artist: Chris Renzema Genre: AC/Inspo Release Date: April 24, 2020 Licensed to YouTube by: UMG (on behalf of Centricity Music (CEY)); Capitol CMG Publishing […]

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Half the world lacks access to essential health services (Images, The United Nations)

What Counts as ‘Essential Medical Services’?

The coronavirus crisis has certainly put a lot of things into perspective- and not just the value of relationships with our family or how much money we really need to get by. What counts as essential medical service has also become a topic of national conversation. This is most salient in regard to abortion, though transgender-related surgeries and medical treatments […]

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