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An Open Letter to Christians on the Occassion of the Death of Osama Bin Laden

Today is a great day to be an American, and a confusing day to be a Christian.  In the immediate aftermath of the death of Osama Bin Laden, I think us who are Christians and Americans find ourselves with many emotions.  We are proud of our military, our intelligent agency, and our government for their continued pursuits of justice for September 11, 2001 that resulted in a successful military operation.  We feel relieved that a man who has done an unfathomable amount of evil is no longer able to do that evil.  We mourn as we are reminded about the loss of life from September 11th, and our hearts hurt for those families who live with the painful reality of loss every day.  And some of us feel joy that Bin Laden has been killed, and we wonder if we should feel that way. Continue reading

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