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Is abortion the only thing that matters to Jesus?

“I have felt a heaviness in my soul lately.” by Jennifer Abel For the past couple weeks, I’ve felt it.  A weight.  The heaviness.  So this morning—when a block of time unexpectedly opened in my schedule—I closed myself in my room, read some of John’s gospel, opened my journal, and prayed, “Okay, God.  What is it?  My heart feels heavy.  I need to write.  But I don’t have words.  What is this feeling?” And I began to write:  Heartbreak.  It’s heartbreak.  And disillusionment.  I’ve been here before—so many times since 2016.  And here I am again. I keep seeing Christians …

The 35% President

In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton received nearly three million more votes than Donald Trump.  When we add in votes cast for third-party candidates and write-ins, the American people rejected Trump by just under eight million votes.  Still, he managed to find a narrow path by which he could convert roughly 73,000 votes, spread over three states (Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan), into a victory in the Electoral College.  Donald Trump received 46.1% of the popular vote and since then has marked himself as the only President in American history to never pass the 50% threshold in any national poll. …

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