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Compassionate Thanksgiving Possibilities

Compassionate Thanksgiving Possibilities

Compassionate Thanksgiving Possibilities Compassionate Thanksgiving possibilities are all around us, but relatively few people take advantage of them or are even really interested in trying to be compassionate. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 23 November 2014 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 100:1-5 Ezekiel 34:11–31 Compassionate Thanksgiving possibilities are all around […]

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Human Indifference Destroys Relationships

Human Indifference Destroys Relationships

Human Indifference Destroys Relationships Human indifference destroys relationships because it causes a rift between family and church members, and even God over issues of compassion. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 22 June 2014 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Matthew 10:24-39 Romans 6:1-23 Human indifference destroys relationships because it causes a rift […]

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Compassion for Our Children and All Creation

Compassion for Our Children and All Creation

Compassion for Our Children and All Creation This is the fourth Sunday in Easter, and it is also Mother’s Day in the United States, and both days should give us a sense of true compassion for our children and all creation. A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 11 May 2014 Frank L. Hoffman, […]

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Compassion Bullying Repentance

From Compassion to Bullying to Repentance

From Compassion to Bullying to Repentance We correspond regularly with K, who sent us the following story about an encounter she had at the hospital where she works, in which her compassion received a bullying remark that later turned into repentance. Thanks for your “weeping heart” sermon. That reminded me of this encounter that I […]

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More Lunchtime Bullying and Sadism

More Lunchtime Bullying and Sadism

More Lunchtime Bullying and Sadism We have been hearing about more and more instances of workplace bullying and sadism against vegans and animal rights people, and we believe that it’s time for us to take action. Jennifer wrote: “I get things like this a lot at work and don’t understand why we vegans, vegetarians, and […]

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Animals Betrayed

Animals Betrayed Are animals betrayed because of a lack of common sense and compassion? God has given humans responsibility for the care (“dominion”) of animals.  Humans have betrayed that trust. Betrayal:  Every time humans slaughter for any reason or encourage the slaughter by using the products of slaughter.  Included in “products of slaughter” are dairy […]

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Evil in the World

Evil in the World A Sermon Delivered to The Compassion Internet Church 21 July 2013 Frank L. Hoffman, Pastor Scripture References: Psalm 52:1-9 Amos 8:1-14 Colossians 1:13-29 We hear from people all the time who mention or complain about the evil in the world and that it seems to be winning, particularly when it involves […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 22: Chased Away “JL”

Challenging Church Compassion – 22: Chased Away “JL” We are constantly hearing from people about their unhappy encounters with hard of heart Christians and churches when it comes to caring about the God-given wellbeing of animals that they should have, instead of being abused by animal exploiters and people’s indifferent attitude. JL wrote (in part): […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 21: Christian Bowhunters

Challenging Church Compassion – 21: Christian Bowhunters an Oxymoron These comments are in response to the article: Christian Bowhunters use archery as a way to spread the word about God by Beth Slaughter Sexton. Bryan White, the founder of the local group in Georgia, is quoted in the article as saying, “All of us were […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 20: Kicked Out for Animal Beliefs

Challenging Church Compassion – 20: Kicked Out for Animal Beliefs On 3 June 2013 Mark Anthony DiBello www.markanthonydibello.com sent us the following comments about the indifference of churches to the suffering of animals and the people who care about them. “In the beginning… Do you know that in one version of Scripture, the Lord God created animals before He created […]

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