“On Not Losing our Souls”

Being a Christian isn’t easy – it requires us to be better than our base natures. Kennan Jones demonstrated that and of course, Fred Craddock spoke of it eloquently. Thank you, Dr. Skinner, for this equally eloquent post.

*SOUNDINGS

Two Christians; Two Responses

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Kennan Jones was savagely beaten by a gang of passengers on a Dallas Area Rapid Transit light rail train a few weeks ago. When Kennan asked them to stop smoking pot on the train, they turned on him.  The beating eventually spilled out onto a train platform.  It was a brutal scene, and Kennan Jones is still recovering from his injuries.  But on Thursday afternoon, August 10th, accompanied by his lawyer, Kennan Jones held a news conference to say that he hopes that what happened to him will turn into some kind of redemption for his attackers, three of whom have now been arrested.  He says that he doesn’t want to see their lives ruined over this.  When asked what he would say to those who attacked him if they were sitting across from him, Kennan Jones said, “I would probably gather a bunch…

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