Aaron D. Taylor is the author of Alone with A Jihadist: A Biblical Response to Holy War. To learn more about Aaron’s ministry, go to www.aarondtaylor.com. To follow Aaron on Twitter, go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Mr. President, Please Count the Costs in Libya
I'm glad I'm not the president right now.
Why I'm Trying to Resist Political Prejudice
When is Nationalism Healthy?
I watched the film Invictus for the second time last weekend.
What Egyptians Want: Jobs, Food, Peace
What Does God Think of Economic Equality?
In American evangelical circles, there's an idea that goes something like this: progressive taxation = socialism, and socialism = s
Urgent Action Needed on Behalf of the Saharawi People
This morning I received an e-mail from a friend asking me to get the word out about a tragic human rights event that has been taking place over the past week, which the world knows little to nothin
Thinking About the Kingdom
Not getting much sleep these days. Wondering if I'll ever get to sleep through the night again. I've heard that having small children changes your life. Consider that confirmed.
Floodwaters Diverted in Pakistan to Save U.S. Base
It appears that flood waters have been diverted in Pakistan to save a U.S. air base. The Shahbaz air base is used by the U.S. military to launch drone attacks into Afghanistan and Pakistan, attacks that kill a disproportionate number of civilians by the way.
Salvation Through Doctrine or Christ?
I've been getting into trouble lately.
Are Christians the Only Children of God?
In the film "Dead Man Walking", shortly before Matthew Poncelet (played by Sean Penn) is executed, there's a scene where Poncelet confesses his crime of rape and murder.
Are We Saved by Doctrine, or Saved by Jesus?
My article "Can Muslims follow the Biblical Christ and still be Muslim?" created a firestor
Can Muslims Follow the Biblical Christ and Still Be Muslim?
Lately, I've been hearing a lot about the "Insider Movement" which is what missionary experts refer to as Muslims who love and follow Jesus while rem
A Martyr's Death Puts Faith Into Perspective
Fatu was 25 years old when her father and his two sons burned her to death. Her crime was converting to Christianity in a Muslim land.
Adjusting to an Inter-racial Adoption
A few weeks ago I traveled to Ethiopia to pick up our adopted son, Isaac. Isaac was abandoned as a n
Drone Attacks Increase Under Obama Administration
Last night I googled the words "drone attacks Obama" to verify if President Obama has indeed increased unmanned http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&issue=soj0908&
Further Reflections on the Biblical Ruth as an 'Illegal Immigrant'
In March, I wrote a piece praising the Biblical character Boaz for showing compassion to Ruth, w
Ignoramus Racial Moments and Interracial Adoption
Sometimes in life you learn best not from the times that you shine, but from the times that you act like a total ignoramus. It seems that racism and fear of outsiders are on the rise in the U.S.A.
So, Am I a Reductionist?
A few weeks ago I wrote a post on my blog entitled Will the Real Gospel Please Stand Up? In the post I
Speak Evil of No One -- Really?
I love the New Testament. I think it's fair to say that I live, eat, breathe, and drink the New Testament.
Ruth Was a Moabite 'Illegal' Immigrant