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Guns In America: What Does Jesus Have To Say?

In Tough Questions by Antwuan Malone6 Comments

The massacre in Newtown has rubbed some old wounds with regard to how America deals with guns. And, in true American fashion, the argument is split. Last night, upon reading an entirely separate response from the Newtown shooting regarding God in schools (and boy did I get fired up about that), I ran across this gun response. As I read …

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Newtown Shooting, Guns, and You

In Christian RealTalk, Tough Questions by Antwuan Malone6 Comments

The nation is weeping at the sad tragedy of the lives lost in Newtown, Connecticut at the hand of another maniac with a gun. Oh no. My fingers typed maniac, but my heart disagrees. Sure, a large part of me burns with anger and rage at the cowardice in shooting up innocent children and teachers in an elementary school. And …

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Does God Owe Us An Apology?

In Christian RealTalk, Tough Questions by Antwuan Malone7 Comments

I realize it’s an audacious question to ask. I also realize it’s an easy question to answer. When Job questioned God, a voice boomed to him from within a storm asking, “Where were you when I laid the Earth’s foundations? Who marked off it’s dimensions, surely you know!” Geez, who knew God was so sarcastic. The whole breathtaking scene is accounted for …

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On Death

In Christian RealTalk, Tough Questions by Antwuan Malone0 Comments

I venture into writing this blog with a fair amount of caution. Death, for some of you, is a topic way too close for any sort of comfort. You may have  recently lost a parent, close friend, child, or spouse and are still emotionally reeling. Or, maybe your loved one is walking down the last days of their lives, with …

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An Alzheimer’s Small Miracle

In Tough Questions by Antwuan Malone5 Comments

Three Words Alzheimer’s sucks. Hard. I was introduced to the effects of the disease about 4 years ago. I was in a writing critique group with an author who was retelling her story about how she’d lost her mother to Alzheimer’s. I remember reading her manuscript. About her mom. About her dad. And about their fights and fears, triumphs and …