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In this image provided by The White House, President Joe Biden receives the Presidential Daily Briefing, Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, in the White House Situation Room at the White House in Washington, as Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin listens. (Adam Schultz/The White House via AP). Could this lead to another Middle East war?

Will the killing of US soldiers lead to “another war in the Middle East”?

A man decorates a nativity scene with rubble around symbolizing the destruction in Gaza and white sheets referring to the dead civilians, in Manger Square, adjacent to the Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem, Friday, Dec. 23, 2023. Bethlehem is having a subdued Christmas after officials in Jesus' traditional birthplace decided to forgo celebrations due to the Israel-Hamas war.(AP Photo/Leo Correa)

The most notable Nativity scene in Bethlehem this Christmas

This photo released by the Houthi Media Center shows a Houthi forces helicopter approaching the cargo ship Galaxy Leader on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023. Yemen's Houthis have seized the ship in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen after threatening to seize all vessels owned by Israeli companies. (Houthi Media Center via AP)

Why are the Houthis a threat to us? A reflection on the path to encouraging peace

Jacob Swid, whose son died fighting Hamas militants during the attack in a kibbutz on Oct. 7th., is embraced after lighting up a Hanukkah candle at a volunteers gathering area in southern Israel, near the Gaza border, Thursday Dec. 7, 2023. (AP Photo/Leo Correa) IDF soldiers are also celebrating Hanukkah by lighting candles in menorahs made by children who were evacuated from the area around Gaza.

IDF soldiers lighting Hanukkah candles in Gaza: A reflection on the path to transforming peace

FILE —Taylor Swift arrives at the world premiere of the concert film "Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour," Oct. 11, 2023, in Los Angeles (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File). Swift was recently named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2023.

Taylor Swift is Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year”: A reflection on the privilege of sharing hope

FILE - Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is seen during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, June 6, 2006. Kissinger, the diplomat with the thick glasses and gravelly voice who dominated foreign policy as the United States extricated itself from Vietnam and broke down barriers with China, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023. He was 100. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev, File)

The life and legacy of Henry Kissinger: A reflection on human agency and divine sovereignty

The War in Israel: What You Need to Know about This Crisis of Global Significance

People walk past an image of 4-year-old Abigail Edan, a hostage held by Hamas who was released on Sunday, projected onto a building in Tel Aviv, Sunday, Nov 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Abigail Edan, 4-year-old American, among hostages released yesterday

Israeli soldiers work on a tank in a staging area in southern Israel, near the border with Gaza Strip, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2023. the first day of what is meant to be a four-day cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Cease-fire in Israel–Hamas war has taken effect

A woman looks at photographs of hostages, mostly Israeli civilians who were abducted during the Oct. 7, unprecedented Hamas attack on Israel, in Ramat Gan, Israel, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Israel and Hamas reach deal to release 50 hostages: A Thanksgiving reflection on the definition of true success

FILE - A man holds his baby as he looks at posters of the men, women and children held hostage by Hamas in the Gaza Strip, during a vigil marking 30 days since the Oct. 7 Hamas attack that started the fighting, in Jerusalem, Israel on Nov. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

The latest on Gaza hostages and the conversion of a famous atheist: A vital question to begin Thanksgiving week

A man bows his hand on top of his clasped hands in prayer, which are resting on an open Bible. By Halfpoint/stock.adobe.com. The war in Israel is an urgent call for Christians to engage in spiritual warfare.

13. An urgent call for spiritual warfare

The flag of Israel sits atop the flag of the United States. By Shabtay/stock.adobe.com. This article states that America should support Israel.

12. Why America should support Israel

A white dove flies in front of an Israeli flag. By Marcio/stock.adobe.com. How can you pray for peace in the Middle East?

14. 7 ways to pray for peace in the Middle East

An Israeli soldier walks in front of a moving tank with an Israeli flag on the top in a staging area near the Israeli border with Lebanon, on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) How should Israel respond to Hamas?

10. How should Israel respond to Hamas?

FILE - An Israeli soldier stands next to a Hamas propaganda poster seized during recent raids, at an Israeli army base in Hebron, March 7, 1996. (AP Photo/ Jacqueline Arzt, File)

09. Why does Hamas hate Israel?

FILE - Palestinian militants from Hamas ride on a truck with their weapons during the funeral of militant Emad Abu Kados who was killed during clashes with Fatah gunmen in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza City, June 13, 2007. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa, File)

08. Hamas and the existential threat Israel faces today: Why is this time so different?

Smoke rises from an explosion following an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, as seen from southern Israel, Monday, Oct. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) Is peace in the Middle East possible?

04. Is peace in the Middle East possible?

The Palestinian flag flies in front of the West Bank city of Ramallah. By nayefhammouri/stock.adobe.com. How was Palestine formed?

03. How Palestine was formed and became Muslim

A map of Israel depicting Israel, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan. By Sean Gladwell/stock.adobe.com

02: A brief history of Israel

An Israeli tank sits in a field with an Israel flag upright within the tank. By Maurizio/stock.adobe.com

01: The war in Israel: What you need to know about this crisis of global significance

What college students should know about the war in Israel

An Israeli armored personnel carrier and a tank are seen next to destroyed buildings during a ground operation in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Ohad Zwigenberg) Is Israel committing genocide?

Al-Shifa hospital is no longer functioning: Is Israel committing genocide in Gaza?

Pro-Palestinian protesters burn a photograph of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a rally to express solidarity with Palestinians, in front of the Israeli embassy, in Athens, Greece, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis). As antisemitism rises and Palestinians in Gaza suffer, we're led to a rational question: Why does God allow suffering?

“A new wave of antisemitism threatens to rock an already unstable world”: A conversation about God, faith, and innocent suffering

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