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Challenging Church Compassion – 12: Chased Away “JW”

Challenging Church Compassion – 12: Chased Away “JW” We had an email exchange with JW about his experiences in two churches. Because of the length of the letters, we will talk about the first church in this Challenging Church Compassion post, and we’ll discuss the second church in our next post. “Rev. Hoffman, I am […]

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Prayers for Wild Animals

Prayers for wild animals being trapped, hunted, caged and/or killed for fur, flesh, leather, trophies, the pet trade, etc., and for wild animals being forced into stress and extinction due to loss of habitat. May compassion and love reign over all the earth for all free-living animals. Dear bears, foxes, cougars, deer, alligators, wild horses, […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 11: St. Francis Church

Challenging Church Compassion – 11: St. Francis Church We received an email from Jenny Moxham (Australia), who gets just as upset as we do about the lack of true compassion in the churches. She attached an article she wrote about it and had published in the Hamilton Press (New Zealand). She wrote: “Why does St […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 10: Chased Away “B”

Challenging Church Compassion – 10: Chased Away “B” “B” is another one of the people who have been chased away from the church because of the hardness of heart toward animals that she encountered from both the pastor and congregation. She wrote: “I have been a Christian most of my life, but have always loved […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 06: Chased Away “J”

Challenging Church Compassion – 06: Chased Away “J” The following is a very sad story about the emotional abuse instead of compassion coming from the church that eventually chased away this woman. “I worked for the Catholic Church for six years, and didn’t see any movement to defend animals. The parish I worked at was […]

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Living in the Will of God – 16 Summarizing

Living in the Will of God – 16 Summarizing Let’s begin this section of our study of living in the will of God by answering a few questions and summarizing what we have discussed so far. How do we live in the will of God? How do we live in the perfection of our Father […]

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Living in the Will of God – 12 All Flesh Corrupted

Living in the Will of God – 12 All Flesh Corrupted As we continue with our study of living in the will of God, and the way the wicked people of this world had corrupted God’s creation intent, we also see in Genesis 6:9-13 that all flesh had also become corrupted. 9. These are the […]

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Living in the Will of God – 09 Lovingkindness

Living in the Will of God – 09 Lovingkindness In part 08 of this blog series we talked about hardness of heart, and the fact that many of the churches through their silence, complacency, and indifference to the suffering of animals helps keep the problems alive. The opposite of hardness of heart is what the […]

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Living in the Will of God – 08 Hardness of Heart

Living in the Will of God – 08 Hardness of Heart In part 07 of this series, we saw in Jesus’ answer to the Pharisees about divorce (Matthew 19:8), “Because of your hardness of heart, Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way.” Hardness of heart […]

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Living in the Will of God – 07 Divorce

Living in the Will of God – 07 Divorce Sometimes religious leaders change or exploit the true intent of God in order to satisfy themselves or others. This is the case with marriage and divorce, as in Matthew 19:3-9, when Jesus is tested by some Pharisees about divorce. 3. And some Pharisees came to Him, […]

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