Christian Cruelty: An Unfortunate Reality
Church Silence Promotes Violence: An Article Series From All-Creatures.org
Church silence promotes violence to humans, to animals, to our
environment, to our economy, to our education, to our finances, and to our health.
By: Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman
Response from Frank and Mary Hoffman
There's a phrase that describes what these hard of heart Christians are
doing; itís called "proof-texting." It is a way of selectively quoting only
those Bible verses that agree with oneís position and ignoring the others.
This is a form of giving false testimony, which is another of the "Thou
In the Love of the Lord,
Frank and Mary
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The intent of this series is to wake up and
encourage the Church to greater works of love and compassion (John 14:12).
It is not to condemn the Church, in general, or any individual, any more than
Jesus condemned the woman caught in adultery. Jesus said to her, "...go
your way. From now on sin no more." (John 8:11) And this is our
message to the Church: Recognize our sins of the past and go forth seeking
to be perfect as our heavenly Father is perfect (Matthew 5:48), correcting the
sins of the past, for that is the only way we can truly show the world that we
love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, might, and mind, including the
whole of creation, which includes our neighbors whom we are to love as ourselves.