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November 21, 2012

Reflections from a Trip to Beirut

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Tonight nearly thirty young people gathered in a home up here in the Lebanese mountains to remember a tragedy that took place ten years ago today. Bonnie Wittherall was showing grace and care,in the name of Jesus, at a health clinic in Sidon, when a gunman entered and shot her in the face.

A few years after this tragic death, I stood at the closed gates of the church, where the clinic was once housed. Tertullian once said the blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church. But Philip Jenkins has also made the case that there are times the blood of the martyrs is the end of the church. As far as I know, the church is still closed.

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