The Weight of Ferguson, ISIS, and Boko Haram | Christianity Today

Christianity TodayHow we bear, sometimes joyfully, the burdens of 2014.

Mark Galli/ December 1, 2014

It’s difficult to prove that 2014 has been worse than other years, but it sure feels that way. The Syrian Civil War claimed another 30,000 victims this year, bringing the total dead since 2011 to more than a quarter million. Closer to home, Mexico’s drug war took another 1,400 lives, bringing the total dead to 150,000 since 2006. The numbers are equally gruesome in Iraq, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, to name just a few. Continue reading →

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