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Contradictory suicide messaging Print
Making Sense of Bioethics

In July 2014, police found the body of 18-year-old Conrad Roy inside his truck in Fairhaven, Mass. He had died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

As the case unfolded, it became apparent that a friend of his, 17-year-old Michelle Carter, had encouraged him toward suicide. In a series of texts, she repeatedly pressured him to go through with it by sending messages like, "You keep pushing it off and say you'll do it but u never do. It's always gonna be that way if u don't take action."

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God is calling us to break violence’s stranglehold Print
Making a Difference

The recent tragic mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, killing at least 29 people, point to an ongoing epidemic of mass shootings in the United States.

As of August 5, the 217th day of the year, there were 255 mass shootings -- more mass shootings than number of days so far this year.

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God gives us the ability to pick up where we left off Print
Everyday Faith
Written by Julianne Nornberg   
Thursday, Sep. 12, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

Everyday Faith column by Julianne Nornberg

The other day I ran into an old friend at the grocery store.

She was behind me in the checkout line and as her eyes recognized mine, we both erupted into laughter of surprised reunion, as the memories of our past times together flooded my mind.

We laughed and chatted and updated each other, picking up from where we'd left off seven years ago.

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