La Shawn Barber

La Shawn writes about culture, faith, and politics. Her work has appeared in the Christian Research Journal, Christianity Today, the Washington Examiner, and other publications


When the pressure is on, continue to speak boldly

by La Shawn Barber
Posted 5/08/13, 11:58 am

Bold: not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring …

Several WORLD writers have covered the Chris Broussard story, but I’d like to approach it from a slightly different angle.

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Using deception to expose the truth and save lives

by La Shawn Barber
Posted 5/01/13, 11:41 am

On Monday, writer Will Saletan wrote the following on Twitter:

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Associated Press/FBI

Hope for sinners, even terrorists

Boston Bombings
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 4/24/13, 11:48 am

“For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more” (Jeremiah 31:34)

Back in my younger and unsaved years, I had little patience for the gospel or those sharing it. I wondered why there was no reference to degrees of sin. I’d either think or say something similar to the following:

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