Paris – 4 (What to believe)

I will do my best today to summarize a large and expansive subject, trying to make sense out of an often confusing subject. As I have said earlier, I am using Patrick Sookdheo’s book, Global Jihad, The Future in the Face of Militant Islam.  I am quoting him widely and...Read more …
Paris – 3 (Grievances)

Paris – 3 (Grievances)

One  theme  often heard from politicians as well as the Muslim community  is that grievances are responsible for the radicalization of many Muslims.  There seems to be a spirit of victimization and resentment among the worldwide Muslim community (umma). In his book Global Jihad, The Future in the Face of...Read more …
Paris – 2 (Classic Islam)

Paris – 2 (Classic Islam)

As we continue from last time, speaking about the Islamic jihadist terrorist attacks in Paris, I want to start with a passage from Proverbs chapter 3, verses 13-18. 13 Happy is the man who finds wisdom,And the man who gains understanding;14 For her proceeds are better than the profits of silver,And her gain than fine gold.15 She is more precious than rubies,And all...Read more …
Paris

Paris

This past week we have been transfixed by the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed so many — twelve at Charlie Hebdo offices, four in a Jewish kosher supermarket as the local Jewish population were preparing for Shabbat, plus a woman police officer who was about to graduate from the...Read more …
Beginning A New Year

Beginning A New Year

I have started reading through my bible reading plan once again.  I have done this for many many years.  I often fall behind and have to skip some parts to remain on schedule, but even doing that I love to have a reading plan.  Sometimes I have to set it...Read more …
2015

2015

Happy New Year to each and every one of you.  Before I pick up where we left off before Christmas  and continue our adventure of talking about the great things God is doing in the world, I want to share a few thoughts related to entering a new year. This...Read more …