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[17 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 281 views]

In it’s first year of tracking crimes against churches, the Church Security Network report on “Crimes Against Christian Organizations in the United States” found 17 violent crimes were reported by churches in 2009. Six of them resulted in homicides. In total, 472 incidents of violence, theft and other criminal acts were tracked in the report. Burglary was the most frequently reported incident by churches (64%). Thirteen percent of the crimes were arson and seven percent were general theft. Crimes and vandalism account for more then $6.3 million in church property …

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[24 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 343 views]

Though the following story may seem way overboard for us, an interesting note is the reality that the woman has indeed broken the law. She stole.
How easy it is to justify sin that doesn’t seem “that bad”… when in reality, sin is sin.
Jan 24, 2009 03:41 PM US/Eastern
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa woman has been arrested because she failed to return a library book.
Thirty-nine-year-old Shelly Koontz was arrested Thursday night on a fifth-degree theft charge. She is accused of keeping “The Freedom Writers Diary,” which she checked out from …