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Should Christians fly the Confederate flag?

Race Issues
by Nick Eicher
Posted 6/30/15, 02:28 pm

Last week, I talked with John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Stonestreet called it “yet another incident that, in the most horrific way yet, illustrates this deep divide that continues to exist in the American experience between the races.”

Out of deep pain, the families of the shooting victims offered an equally deep example of Christian faith. They stood in a courtroom and offered forgiveness and love to accused shooter Dylann Roof.

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Amazing grace in Charleston

Race Issues
by Cal Thomas
Posted 6/24/15, 08:41 am

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

It is such a rare act that most do not know how to respond, except in stunned silence. Relatives of the nine people murdered while attending a Bible study and prayer meeting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., told the accused killer they forgive him.

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Mother Emanuel: Sorrowful yet always rejoicing

Race Issues
by Jarvis J. Williams
Posted 6/23/15, 03:50 pm

In recent days, African-American Christians from Charleston’s “Mother” Emanuel AME Church have radiantly modeled what it is to experience joyful Christian sorrow in the way they responded to the racially motivated murder of their pastor and eight other parishioners at a Bible study last Wednesday night.

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