- A teen reunited with her birth mother — who then killed her and burned her body, police say -- "In photos on Ruud’s Facebook feed, life after reuniting with her daughter appeared idyllic: all baby goats and pretty dresses."
- After Charlottesville, ESPN Pulls Announcer Robert Lee From Virginia Game -- "In the wake of the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Va., ESPN has reassigned announcer Robert Lee from broadcasting Virginia’s season-opening game against William & Mary because of the similarity of his name to the famous Confederate general Robert E. Lee."
- Christians Should Be Motivated to Minister to Homeless People -- "No matter where you live, there are men and women longing to set their head on a bed they can call their own."
- ESPN Pulls Football Announcer Named -- Robert Lee -- "Yes, good readers – Robert Lee’s only offense was that his parents named him Robert Lee."
- Fallen Statues and the Arrogance of Moral Superiority -- "I am far less concerned with the statues than I am intrigued by how those statues have revealed a strain of moral arrogance within the American populace."
- Houston man charged with trying to plant bomb at Confederate statue in Hermann Park -- "The park ranger spotted him kneeling in the bushes by the 112-year-old Confederate statue, explosives in hand."
- Return-your-diploma campaign gives voice to disgruntled Liberty grads -- "“The point of protest is to effect change, but I can’t imagine the Liberty diploma protest being effective in any way,” said Jonathan Merritt, a 2004 Liberty graduate and Religion News Service columnist."
- Survey weighs value of Baptist associations -- "The survey, which allowed respondents to remain anonymous, was conducted in April to gain a better understanding of how Southern Baptist church leaders view the effectiveness of the associations."
- This is the church where Robert E. Lee declared himself a sinner. Should it keep his name? -- "As recent years engulfed America in intense debate about race, the genteel Gothic stone parish in little Lexington, Va., quietly debated its name. Could “R.E. Lee Memorial Church” commemorate the postwar fence-mender who had led their church and city out of destitution?"
- Were Confederate Generals Traitors? -- "Did the South have a right to secede from the Union? If it did, we can't label Confederate generals as traitors."
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Christians Should Be Motivated, and other links
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