Tag Archives: Dove World Outreach Center

Warped thinking and a double-dare

April 2, 2011

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You finally did it. You realized your dream and leaped the “brave” leap. Your fellowship sneaked in the Qur’an burning while we weren’t looking and word spread to the Muslim world. Riots erupted in Afghanistan and several now lay dead. Dozens are injured. But please, don’t forget to make that next, crucially “brave” step. Do it for us and for you. I dare you. The world is watching.

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“When America sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold”

September 10, 2010

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“These and some other events that took place in the West have had destructive impacts on Christians in the developing parts of the world.”

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Grabbing Peacemaker Mojo

September 9, 2010

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It’s time for the peacemakers to get savvy in a lurid culture – even now, at this stage, when we’re clutching the polished vacuum cleaner after the salesman leaves with his I’ve-just-conned-another-sucker grin and our faces are tomato-red and the thoughts fly: I’ve been tricked, hoodwinked, duped … had! What happened? How’d we get here? Why?

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What Would Jesus Do? And other important questions about Christians, Cordoba House and book burning

September 8, 2010

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On Saturday September 11, the United States will once again relive the horrors of the attack on the World Trade Center nine years ago. I’m writing this on a September morning very much like that morning: cool, crisp and clear. The day’s events pushed our nation into its two longest wars, first in Afghanistan and then Iraq, and jolted us into sudden awareness of Islam – or, more especially, of a radical, fundamentalist form and its loose terrorist network, which will be with us for a long time. These terrorists have killed and maimed more Muslims than non-Muslims.

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Hoisting the flag of resistance

August 31, 2010

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John Rankin of Hartford’s Theological Education Institute remains steadfast. Rankin, a man of gentle persistence and stubborn patience, is revving up his pressure the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida, which plans on burning the Qur’an on September 11.

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Loving Muslims and saying no to book burnings

August 25, 2010

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It’ll be a nation-wide movement … No-no. That’s too small. Make it hemispheric … better yet, outright global: a pan-cultural, pan-continental, pan-societal, pan-everything human wave sweeping through North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, Greenland, and Antarctica.

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