I Woke Up One Day and the Whole World Had Gone Crazy

By Michael Brown Published on March 11, 2018

Did you ever wake up and look at the latest news and find yourself wondering, “Has the whole world gone mad?”

It takes a lot to get me to that point. I see a lot of strange stuff here on the front lines of the culture wars. But every so often the accumulation of crazy stories strikes a nerve, making me ask myself, “Have we totally lost our minds?”

It started again for me a few days back when I saw this now infamous tweet from a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Kentucky, declaring, “Some men have a uterus.”

And in case you didn’t get their point, they repeated it 11 times. (Count them for yourself.)

What on earth were they saying? Simply that there are biological females who now identify as men, because of which “some men have a uterus.”

This would be in keeping with the push to include tampons in men’s bathrooms on college campuses, since “some men menstruate.” What insanity!

Transgender Teaching by the Church of Scotland

If your head is still spinning, consider this headline: “Church of Scotland creates pamphlet to help churches teach transgenderism: ‘Some men have vaginas.’” (No, this is not from a satire website. This is a real story about – gasp – the Church of Scotland.)

Now, just these stories alone would be enough to make one think that the whole world went crazy overnight, but these were just some of the stories that came to my attention in a matter of minutes (with some following a few days later).

Over on our YouTube channel, someone named Jesus Ruiz took exception to my video asking the question, “Should Drag Queens Be Reading to Your Toddlers in Libraries?”

He wrote,

I’m a devoted Christian, I read God’s word. I see no problem with a drag queen reading to a toddler? When did God ever say someone in a costume is a threat? I think we should focus on bigger issues. If the Lord is my Shepard I’m pretty sure he’s not leading me towards ignorance and hate? Patience and Love is the shop I’m on. Won’t you join me?

Yes, you read that correctly. A “devoted Christian” has no problem with drag queens reading stories to toddlers. And if you have a problem with it, it’s because of “ignorance and hate.”

Did I say yet that I’m not making this up? That this was not all part of a bad dream?

Banning ‘Transphobic Feminist Speakers’

Back in the U.K., another headline declared, “University of Bristol students vote to ban ‘transphobic feminist speakers.’”

Yes,

University of Bristol students have voted to no platform trans exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) from speaking on campus.

TERF is an acronym for Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist, who claim that trans women are not women and argue that they have male privilege.

So, famous feminists like Germaine Greer and Linda Bellos would likely be banned from campus for being “trans exclusionary.”

How dare they argue that a biological male who later “transitions” to female is not a real female, or, at the least, cannot relate to the lifelong experiences of a female? What a bigoted transphobic point of view! And it is other feminists who are pushing the ban.

I can only shake my head in amazement as the radical left continues to devour itself. Yet there’s more still more evidence that the world has gone looney.

Decrying Campaigns Against Obesity

Also from the U.K. comes this shocking headline: “Award-winning comedian accuses Cancer Research of ‘fat-shaming’ for launching campaign against obesity.”

According to the story,

Sofie Hagen, a Danish-born comedian who has lived in the UK since 2012 and appeared on the BBC multiple times, tweeted a picture of the poster, which spells out “OBESITY” with some missing letters, and asks readers to guess what the biggest cause of cancer is, after smoking.

But Hagen is not alone. Others style themselves “body liberation activists,” proclaiming that “all bodies are good bodies” and speaking out against “fat phobia” while championing “fat liberation.” (To repeat: I’m not making any of this up.)

It’s one thing to shame and belittle people for being overweight. It’s another thing to deny the health risks of obesity and to criticize those like Cancer Research in their efforts to save lives.

Really now, have we not lost our minds? For good reason another journalist tweeted,

Speech is violence. Moderation is extremism. Fascism is antifascism. Racism is social justice.

Welcome to 2018: where the truth is dead and words mean whatever you want them to.

Shootings at Funerals

Yet there’s more, and this from a totally different front, in a headline from the city of Chicago: “Proposed task force aims to curb shootings at funerals.”

This tragic story notes that, “Funeral services are supposed to be sacred. But it seems nothing will prevent gangs from opening fire on one another.

“Now, the Cook County sheriff is trying to stop violence from erupting in the middle of cemeteries.” (Stop for a moment and read that line again out loud. Oh my.)

“Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart convened a meeting Thursday of political, religious and funeral industry leaders to talk about the growing violence surrounding the funerals and processions of Chicago gang members.”

A World Unhinged is Nothing New

No doubt about it. The world around has gone totally crazy.

But before you lose your mind too, allow me to give you a helpful perspective. Since the day Adam and Eve sinned in the garden, the world has been going crazy, to the point that their first son, Cain, murdered their second son, Abel. That’s crazy.

And it’s not just America that’s unhinged, but every nation on the planet, to one degree or another. In fact, one of our good friends, a missionary serving the poorest of the poor in Nigeria, sends me regular updates of the madness that surrounds her there.

She closes her email with two words, which I will repeat here, pointing to the sole hope of our planet: “Only Jesus.”

To say it again: Only Jesus.

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  • Stephen D

    The full name of the sole hope of the universe (not just the planet) is Jesus Christ, or the Lord Jesus Christ. If you just say “Jesus” you are short-changing people – in my view.

    • Sue McMahon

      Interesting! Thank you.

    • Bryan

      You know “Christ” is a title not his last name. Doesn’t it say in Revelation that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow? Why would people be short changed by the name Jesus?

    • Vincent J.

      The name Jesus is a corruption of the name Yeshua, which is a corruption of Yaweh Shua, which means “I am salvation,” a variation on God’s name, Yahweh. Christ, of course, is short for Christos, “the anointed one.” Therefore, when we say Jesus Christ, we’re saying “He Who is Salvation, the Anointed One.” It’s a mouthful, but it’s good to remind people of that …… to avoid short changing them.

  • Dena

    Our country and the world desperately needs Jesus and revival in a sleeping, lukewarm, compromising church. I believe it’s possible for revival to happen and continue praying for it.

    • Sue McMahon

      Amen!

  • handydan

    The world has lost sight of God and, therefore, has lost sight of self. It is God before self and not the other way around. We need and are dependent on God. He knows us better than anyone else. We have abandoned Him, not Him us.

  • Paul

    I woke up this morning to a govt forced ritual to shift our clocks forward one hour for no good reason. That’s crazy too.

  • Cody

    Where is Jesus,have you ever gone to church lately, if so you will soon find out that its hard to here much word in the local church today, yes there are a lot of good churches out there thank God for that, but by and far most churches are watered down at best. you will find it next to impossible to find a good word church unless your willing to drive a very long way to find a good church, why let me explain. First a lot of pastors are pastors just because it a job, and not a calling, next some pastors think they need to be paid a big fancy salary and they often times will move on to a larger church setting jus for the buck. Also all they want to do is preach some watered down message as not to offend someone, they refuse to talk about current events and how it relates to Biblical events happening to day. most likely because either they don’t know or are unwilling to spend the time studying or researching, most likely its because they are lazy and more interested in doing something on their agenda. we have churches all over America who marry homosexuals, and some Pastors who themselves are homosexuals. Some don’t even believe in the virgin birth and yet these same people call themselves men and women of God,hmm I would be willing to bet God will have something else to say. we have pastors dipping into the till so to speak and explain it away, ever wonder why you never hear a salvation message in church today its because either the themselves don’t know it because they simply don’t care. They are more worried about getting to lunch. Most churches today refuse to touch on the sensitive or controversial subjects. Every where Jesus went He preached, teached and healed, ever see anyone get healed in church today, you could go to church with a headache and leave with a migraine all the power has left most churches no signs which are supposed follow the believer, and then we wonder why church membership is on the fast decline. Looks to me Jesus better come soon or He won’t be able to find any faith on earth.

    • Jim Walker

      I agree with you.
      Some Mega churches only do chanting of a few New testament verses emphasizing repeatedly and tweaked it to suit the itching ears of the congregation.
      Like a broken record, preaching God’s love and grace, blessings and prosperity, love thy neighbor as they sinned and approved of it.

  • tz1

    I haven’t just woken to the insanity, for me it is like watching all my friends keep taking stronger doses of LSD over the last three decades.

    When did you notice that slaughtering unborn babies being protected by law so it wasn’t murder was evil?

    Shooting at Funerals? That is a war crime. But our drones did exactly that in Pakistan and you were asleep. But it was to kill terrorists.

    As to “Some Men have a Uterus”, I noted in the UK, there was a genetically XY human with a Uterus that with hormone therapy and IVF managed to gestate and have a child. Was this human a man or a woman? The question is deep and complex, but today we can’t properly ask it.

  • Jim Walker

    “Jesus Ruiz : I’m a devoted Christian, I read God’s word, I see no problem with a drag queen reading to a toddler”.
    What about Deuteronomy 22:5 ? Does that mean God is intolerant and hateful too ?

    • Gregory Peterson

      Gosh…”conservative” Christian scavenges scripture for clobber verses to use to oppress minority people. When has that every happened before?

      The context of Deuteronomy 22:5 is about ancient Canaanite religious rituals, as the word “abomination” should cue you.. Don’t practice ancient Egyptians and Canaanites religions.

      Don’t be a bibliolater, either.

      • Jim Walker

        And the abomination of homosexuality is only applied to shrine homosexual prostitution and not outside of the pagan temples. I hope that is not your logic.

        • Gregory Peterson

          The Bible doesn’t say anything about dubious, much abused Modern era social constructs like “homosexuality” and “race.” To claim that it does is to backward project your modern assumptions, if not greedy bigotries, upon ancient people. They had their own much abused social constructs and greedy bigotries. the lessons from which you are obscuring.

          • Jim Walker

            Bigotry is a double edge sword.

          • Vincent J.

            How do you see Romans 1:27?

            Romans 1:27 New International Version (NIV)
            In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.

          • Gregory Peterson

            I see Romans 1:27 ripped out of historical and intratextual contexts. The context puts the verse within ancient Roman pagan culture and religious rituals and festivals. Avoid ecstatic and sexual pagan festivals (at leas if you’re not into that sort of thing, which I’m not.)

            Ancient paganism doesn’t make you Gay, nor does it condemn today’s mutually consensual loving adult relationships. There are very few mutually consensual, loving adult relationships in the Bible, consent and love not being a prerequisite for marriage back in those very sexist, patriarchal times.

            I also see it as abhorrently sexist in itself.

          • Vincent J.

            I don’t see that context. Nothing in the verses before and after say anything about pagan festivals. I believe that you’re reading something into it which isn’t, because you want it to be there.

          • Gregory Peterson

            It doesn’t say anything specific about pagan festivals…because the audience in Rome would know what he was talking about from the context, which is clearly condemning the former paganism of the Roman Messiah believers.

            Paul didn’t write it for those of us living in America in the 21st Century. Therefore to read it, you also need to read at least a little bit about ancient Roman religion in Paul’s time. Not only what they actually did, but what Paul and the early Christian fathers thought that they did. Unlike some of the non-Jewish Roman Messiah believers, everything that Paul knew, or thought that he knew, about Roman paganism was second hand.

            The context of the chapter is most clearly spelled out here: “Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.”

            The chapter is about creating a f Messiah believing identity. It also warns you about the tremendous power of what we know call religious social constructs like the Roman gods and how that power was used to legitimate power at the expense of those without power.

            For that matter, Paul didn’t divide the epistle into chapter and verse, That came much later. So go back and read it without regard to chapter and verse.

          • Jim Walker

            “Paul didn’t write it for those of us living in America in the 21st Century.”

            Your understanding and reasoning above shows that NOTHING, NOTHING in the bible will apply to the “21st Century”. You keep lying to yourself. You just pick the verses you like.

            I hope you read Romans 1:27 everyday to get the real meaning
            Here it is once again. Print it and put onto your foreheads and you paste in onto your mirror, laptop, and ceiling before you go to bed.

            Romans 1:27 New International Version (NIV)
            In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.

          • Gregory Peterson

            You profess yourself to be wise, but you show yourself to be a bigot. That is what bibliolatry does. It’s not like “conservative” evangelicals have never disparaged minority relationships using “proof texts” before. I haven’t repented of “advocating the unnatural sin of miscegenation Acts 17:26” and I’m not going to repent of “advocating the unnatural sin of homosexuality Romans 1:27.” (Not to mention that both “race” and “homosexuality” are much abused, Modern-era social constructs which didn’t exist in Paul’s time.)

            Just as with Acts 17:25 and the other verses abused to disparage loving minority adult relationships, Romans 1:27 has nothing to do with today’s loving adult relationships. A gender relationship orientation is not a “lust.” Loving and being loved is not a sin, it’s a blessing to find love and to be loved.

            There are very few mutually consensual adult relationships in the Bible, back when females were household property and marriages were often arranged for the purposes of the patriarchs of the households.

          • Jim Walker

            You seriously need help…

          • Gregory Peterson

            You need history lessons. That is what white “conservative” Evangelicals, in general (along with other ‘white’ Christians) were saying back when I was young…that interracial relationships went against God’s “design” for mankind. That God hated race mixing and therefore so should ever “real” Christian. That interracial relationships (and Black relationships in general, for that matter) were just about satisfying sinful “lusts.”

            If you’re going to talk like racists talked, even it its about a multi-ethnic minority community, I’m not going to conveniently forget for you what was said not all that long ago by white “conservative” Evangelicals.

          • Jim Walker

            How dare you generalize that white Christians were against interracial relationships ? Don’t judge me unless you know who and what I stand for. You are drifting away from our main topic.
            Ethnicity is by God’s design. LGBT is not.
            And finally, since when do you know I’m white ?

          • Gregory Peterson

            I didn’t generalize or make that up. They, and white America, were against interracial relationships.

            Americans Split on Interracial Marriage in 1965
            Some states have laws making it a crime for a white person and a Negro to marry. Do you approve or disapprove of such laws? From a 1965 Gallup poll.
            Total Southern whites Non-Southern whites

            Approve 48 72 42
            Disapprove 46 24 52
            No opinion 6 4 6
            GALLUP, JAN. 28-FEB. 2, 1965

            A question from a 1968 international Gallup poll underscores the extent of U.S. opposition to interracial marriage during this period. This question, which asked Americans and those in 12 other nations whether they personally approved or disapproved of marriage between whites and nonwhites, found even broader U.S. opposition than the 1965 question.

            More than seven in 10 Americans (72%) disapproved of white-nonwhite marriages, in contrast with only 21% of residents in Sweden, 23% in the Netherlands, 25% in France, 34% in Finland, 35% in Switzerland and 36% in Greece.
            Opposition outweighed support in Austria, Canada, West Germany, Norway, Uruguay and Great Britain, but to a far lesser extent than in the U.S.

            The 1965 and 1968 U.S. reactions to interracial marriage appear contradictory, but this is because each question measures a different dimension of public opinion. The 1965 question asks for people’s views on the legality of interracial marriage — whether it should be a crime — whereas the 1968 question merely asks Americans whether they personally approve.

            Americans’ personal views on interracial marriage eventually changed, but it took decades for majority support to emerge. In 1978, more than a decade after the Loving case, only 36% of Americans approved, while 54% still disapproved. Not until the 1990s did public approval cross the 50% threshold, registering 64% in 1997. Gallup’s latest update, in 2013, shows 87% approving.

            Gallup Vault: Americans Slow to Back Interracial Marriage
            by Lydia Saad

          • Jim Walker

            That was the past, so what’s your point ? Don’t lump the past with the present and mold it into something to justify your viewpoint.
            Don’t put God in your life, put your life to God. What you are doing now is lying to yourself that God loves and approves LGBT relationships, and people like Tutu is leading you and others away from God.
            If he thinks God’s heaven is homophobic, surely the devil’s one is more accommodating.

          • Gregory Peterson

            The point is that when you talk about the relationships of a multi-ethnic minority group today like “conservative” evangelicals talked about interracial relationships in the still within living memory past…you’re no different from those who did that in the past.

            The would almost certainly have told me that I’m lying to myself that God loves and approves of interracial relationships…(insert a couple of dozen “proof texts” here).

            If you think that God’s heaven is homophobic, than surely the devil is a moral moral entity.

            Fortunately, you’re not God and God hardly needs you as God’s spokesman.

          • Vincent J.

            I believe that scripture was passed down to us for our benefit today. Each lesson taught in scripture is meant for us today. If we can’t agree upon that, then we can’t agree upon much of anything.

            Your context argument reminds me of the following scripture:
            2 Peter 3:15-16 New International Version (NIV)
            Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him. He writes the same way in all his letters, speaking in them of these matters. His letters contain some things that are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, as they do the other Scriptures, to their own destruction.

            I’m praying for you that God will open your mind to the scriptures, and take you away from the demons of homosexuality.

          • Gregory Peterson

            How insulting. Pray for your own self.

            “Conservative” Evangelicals have made Paul into one of the most heinous villains in American History, ever ready to defend slavery, the Fugitive Slave Act, Jim Crow segregation, pernicious patriarchy, sexism and now homophobia.

            The Rev. Dr. Peter Gomes, in his “The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart,” if memory serves, wrote about a woman who once she was freed from enslavement, promptly tore Paul out of her Bible. A lot of people understand that impulse.

            Unless you read Paul as a man of his time and place rather than as what “conservative” white Evangelicals (and others) have made him to be, he deserves to be reviled and ignored by moral people…and so do the people who use him to justify unearned privilege at the expense of their minority neighbor.

          • Vincent J.

            I’m curious. Do you believe that Jesus is the Son of God?

      • Vincent J.

        Bibliolater? Let’s see what God tells us about His word through the prophet King David:

        Psalm 119:42 New International Version (NIV)
        … then I can answer anyone who taunts me, for I trust in your word.

        Psalm 12:6 New International Version (NIV)
        And the words of the Lord are flawless,
        like silver purified in a crucible,
        like gold refined seven times.

        Psalm 119:81 New International Version (NIV)
        … I have put my hope in your word.

        Psalm 119:89 New International Version (NIV)
        Your word, Lord, is eternal;
        it stands firm in the heavens.

        Psalm 130:5 New International Version (NIV)
        … in his word I put my hope.

        Psalm 56:10 New International Version (NIV)
        In God, whose word I praise,
        in the Lord, whose word I praise—

        You say “Don’t be a bibliolater.” I say don’t despise God’s word.

        • Gregory Peterson

          I say read the Bible in the light of the Golden Rule, rather than scavenge it for verses which you think privilege yourself at the expense of you minority neighbor and even your own wife and daughters.

          • Vincent J.

            That’s all well and good, BUT ……. don’t call people a bibliolater, because God’s word is there for our benefit, to help us understand.

          • Gregory Peterson

            If you worship the Bible, you aren’t worshiping God.

          • Jim Walker

            Wow… none here worship the Bible. Its a Book displaying the Word of God.

          • Vincent J.

            Who, other than you, said anything about worshiping the bible? Looks like you’ve constructed a straw man.

          • Jim Walker

            You’ve just made your bible worthless because to your narrow mindedness, you can’t pick a verse and use it to correct people or your family.

            2 Tim 3:16~17 should not exist in your bible :
            All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

          • Gregory Peterson

            “You’ve just made your bible worthless because to your narrow mindedness, you can’t pick a verse and use it to correct people or your family.”

            That’s truly pathetic, arrogant, conceited and just plain disgusting.

            Not to mention that every bigot justifying their bigotry has used 2 Tim 3:16~17 to justify their pernicious pride in their sense of a superior spirituality.

          • Jim Walker

            What bigotry ? Remember, if you don’t agree with my God-fearing beliefs that He created Man and Woman in marriage and oneness which are clearly stated in the Genesis, you are also a bigot too.
            Find me a verse that God supports gay relationship and we can talk, or else you should do more reflection. We do not hate LGBT, we don’t accept their union. We also understand their struggles, and want to help. Do you love an opioid friend by giving them more drugs ?

          • Gregory Peterson

            “Show me a verse that God wants slavery abolished” Now you’re recycling an old evangelical proslavery tactic. You conservative evangelicals apparently don’t know how to be moral, do you?

            “Show me a verse that proves that God approves of racial mongrelization.”

            Show me a verse where God condemns loving, mutually consensual adult minority relationships.

            You may not hate LGBT people, you sure love your unearned, heterosexual privilege when it comes at the expense of others.

          • Jim Walker

            You seriously need help….

          • Gregory Peterson

            Using the old white Citizens’ Council tactic of saying that people who are working for equality are the “real” bigots?

            It is “the man” who created marriage in Genesis…and he didn’t ask for the consent of the woman. Consent to marry was not a prerequisite back then…neither was love.

            You may not hate LGBT people, but you sure love unearned privilege at their expense, and you’ll say anything, believe anything to keep it that way. That’s contemptible and pathetic.

          • Jim Walker

            Soon you will saying Non-believers have the right to go Heaven because of equal rights.
            You are so obsessed with equal rights, you’re willing the twist and water down the truth to suit your means.
            I believe that there are men or women who think they are different from their bodies or they have attraction of the same sex, but that doesn’t give them the right to go against God’s commands. They should surrender fully to God and not succumb to their burning desires that only the devil approves.

          • Gregory Peterson

            Unlike you, I wouldn’t presume to tell God who should be in heaven.

            But I’m with Archbishop Tutu…I don’t want to go to homophobic heaven.

            “I would refuse to go to a homophobic heaven. No, I would say sorry, I mean I would much rather go to the other place,” Archbishop Tutu said at the launch of the Free and Equal campaign in Cape Town.

            “I would not worship a God who is homophobic and that is how deeply I feel about this.”

            Archbishop Tutu said the campaign against homophobia was similar to the campaign waged against racism in South Africa.

            “I am as passionate about this campaign as I ever was about apartheid. For me, it is at the same level,” he added.

            Archbishop Tutu ‘would not worship a homophobic God’
            26 July 2013
            BBC

          • Jim Walker

            You can’t go to heaven unless you fully surrender to Jesus and let him change you. You cannot hold onto Jesus and hold on to what God say is detestable.
            archbishop Tutu is so wrong.

          • Gregory Peterson

            That which is detestable is idolatry. Stop being a bibliolator.

          • Gregory Peterson

            Of course when my aging self was young, “conservative” evangelicals were saying that interracial relationships went against God’s commands, that they were “unnatural” and sinful because they went against God’s “clear” design for mankind, Acts 17:26 blah blah blah.

            If you’re going to talk like racists about minority communities, even multi-ethnic ones, I’m going to be reminded of when “conservative” evangelicals were mostly white supremacists, when they maintained white supremacy in God’s name, when evangelical white terrorists had turned Birmingham, Al. into “Bombingham.”.

  • Cuffergirl

    People seem to think that condemning an ideology is the same as condemning the people. We might be against homosexuality or transgender culture but that doesn’t mean we hate the people. Same for Islam and Muslims. Being a devout Christian and thinking sinful things are OK, is allowing your fellow man to wallow in a cesspool and not try to save him. Sometimes we cannot say anything or do anything, but something like a drag queen story hour……. pull your kids out and let them no why. We have some power as consumers. Against halal slaughter? Don’t eat meat.,etc. As for the cancer obesity thing – it doesn’t mean any hates obese people…. plenty of thin people get cancer too. And if those men had a uterus or vagina or menstruation in reality they’d probably drop the idea of becoming a “woman ” in a hurry. Just take what you get ….. most of us are at times unhappy with ourselves and our bodies. But we move on. But to be that dissatisfied with our bodies? And some companies could do better at getting their employees to follow a better dress code. Last time I went to a sandwich shop most of the employees had green hair and pierced noses and “prison tatoos’. !

    • Gregory Peterson

      “We might be against homosexuality or transgender culture but that doesn’t mean we hate the people.”

      Yes, you very obviously do. Don’t kid yourself.

      • Cuffergirl

        You can think what you want… but I don’t hate homosexuals . I have no reason to.

        • Gregory Peterson

          If you didn’t, you wouldn’t have written what you wrote. Being condescending is just ‘nice’ hate.

      • Vincent J.

        I see that you’re one of those who can read peoples’ minds and tell them what they’re “really” thinking. That makes it much easier to construct a straw man.

        I suggest that you take people at their word. If a person says, ” I do not hate,” then accept that. Don’t rely upon straw men and ad hominem attacks for logical conclusions.

        • Gregory Peterson

          I can, nevertheless, read what was written.

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Not to mention read into what’s not there.

      • Royce E. Van Blaricome

        Oh yeah, we can all just see the Love oozing outta ya! Take a chainsaw to the Giant Sequoia Tree sticking outta your eye socket, Hater!

  • Sue McMahon

    Only Jesus! “Come, Lord Jesus! You are the only Way, the only Truth, and the only Life that is truly life. We need you, Lord! Come soon and put an end to the suffering and sickness in our world. Amen.”

  • Andy6M

    I remember this short little chorus we used to sing at the end of our Sunday services when I was a kid:

    He is Lord, He is Lord
    He is risen from the dead and He is Lord
    Every knew shall bow
    Every tongue confess
    That Jesus Christ is Lord

    Seems to me a good thing to remember. A reason for hope and a means to peace within that little song.

  • Katann

    Problem is one cannot escape the insanity and evil of it all, yet. We as true followers of Christ are flowers blooming in a field of weeds. The tears of Jesus rains on both.

  • Gregory Peterson

    Figures that you would pick on a small, but worldwide minority group. Bullying makes you feel so masculine and white, doesn’t it?

    • Vincent J.

      What YOU have written here seems to drip with hatred, in my humble opinion. Perhaps it’s time to take the plank out of your own eye.

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