The recent spate of terrorism employed by ISIS has scared the liver out of people around the world, it’s barbarism even chilling the blood.
Numerous Christians have weighed-in on the problem. And emotions run hot on all sides, sometimes to over-boiling. Social media sites are ablaze with opinions, laments, and outrage.
Some are clamoring, “Off with their heads! Spare none of them!”
In the eyes of these believers, the atrocities spawned by ISIS relegates them to sub-human status, and thus, there’s no concern for their individual redemption. This segment of the Christian populace has no problem unsheathing their swords when it comes to those who exist to murder, maim, and menace other mortals.
Other Christians are focusing their sights on the evils of war, alleging that any defense of human life which involves force is akin to taking the mark of the beast. “Killing is always wrong,” so they argue.
I’m monumentally disinterested in getting caught up in a “if I were in charge, this is what I’d do” fruitless debate.
Instead, here are 4 observations regarding ISIS that aren’t getting much airplay today. They are …[Continue Reading…]