Our government policy is “We don’t negotiate with terrorists”- or “We don’t usually negotiate with terrorists” or “We only occasionally negotiate with terrorists” or whatever it is now. It is hard to keep up with the government sometimes. Anyway, I want to suggest that there is some benefit to the “we don’t” formula.
This idea can apply in other areas beyond governments. It can apply in church life. Churches don’t usually have real terrorists (that is frowned upon by the Christian faith and tends to be in other religions and philosophies) but they can have people who act terribly. May I recommend a Continue reading