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Do People Who Commit Suicide Go to Heaven?

Last month, a successful young pastor, Andrew Stoecklein, ended his life at age 30 after suffering from months of depression. He left behind a grieving wife, three young sons and a baffled congregation in Chino, California. Just days before his suicide, Stoecklein preached a sermon at Inland Hills Church about the reality of depression among …

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Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide, joining seven other states and District of Columbia

Maine legalized assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives.  Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the Maine Death with Dignity Act, allowing doctors to prescribe terminally ill patients a fatal dose of medication, two decades after Oregon first legalized the procedure. California, Colorado, Hawaii, Vermont, Washington, New Jersey and …

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Moving Past Suicide

By: Layne Pass As this nation continues on, there is an epidemic that has spread despite the best efforts to quench this wretched fire that has consumed many young people. This epidemic is looked at as a game by groups called Blue Whale, or promoted by shows like, “13 Reasons Why”, and modeled by the …

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What Does the Bible Say About Suicide?

In the United States there is an epidemic going on that is extremely difficult to deal with. This epidemic is unlike any other facing our nation and its people. It is seemingly invisible, sometimes undetectable, and takes lives in the most devastating way possible. That epidemic is suicide. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of …

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Pastor Allows Son Who likes Pink to “Transition” to a Girl

A pastor of a Lutheran church in New Jersey was recently featured in an online video in which he and his wife told the story of their 10-year-old son, who they have allowed to present as female for the past two years. Christopher Bruesehoff of Holy Counselor Lutheran Church in Vernon and his wife Jamie state …

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There is More: A Response to Chester Bennington’s Suicide

If music can save people why doesn’t music save musicians? I’ve had people say to me, “You’re music saved my life.” But let me just say, it isn’t music that saves people. When we worship music this false god will be shaken. Anything built on our idolatry will fail us and fall away in the …

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Founder of “Blue Whale” Suicide Game Located/Arrested!

The “administrator” of the sick “Blue Whale” suicide game has been traced by police back to a Moscow postman. And he allegedly had more than 30 schoolgirls under his spell. Ilya Sidorov, 26, reportedly has confessed to conceiving and creating the social media game that gave youths a series of increasingly risky dares — ending in …

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Can A Christian Who Commits Suicide Still Go To Heaven?

The Bible mentions six specific people who committed suicide: Abimelech (Judges 9:54), Saul (1 Samuel 31:4), Saul’s armor-bearer (1 Samuel 31:4-6), Ahithophel (2 Samuel 17:23), Zimri (1 Kings 16:18), and Judas (Matthew 27:5). Five of these men were noted for their wickedness (the exception is Saul’s armor-bearer-nothing is said of his character). Some consider Samson’s …

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Creator of ‘Game’ That’s Manipulated 160 Youths into Suicide Brags about “Cleansing Society”

Twenty-one-year-old Philipp Budeikin has boastfully confessed to manipulating 16 young girls into committing suicide. Budeikin, now behind bars in Russia, created an online “game” called “The Blue Whale Challenge,” where children are preyed upon, asked to complete disturbing tasks and eventually coaxed into taking their own lives. The Russian claims the “game” is a moral good, “cleansing …

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13 Reasons Why NOT

I’m sure you’ve heard of the hit series Thirteen Reasons Why that recently made its debut on Netflix. If you haven’t, it was based off a novel and has caused an uproar on social media and spiked many tough conversations. It’s the story of a high school student, Hannah Baker, who takes her own life …

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New Study Associates Legal Gay Marriage With Fewer Teen Suicides

Suicide, after fatal injuries and homicides, is the most frequent cause of death for U.S. citizens between the ages of 15 and 24. Certain young Americans, in particular, are at increased risk of dying by suicide. Gay, lesbian and bisexual youth attempt to take their lives at a rate four times higher than heterosexual teenagers, …

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Yahoo News: Married Pastor Who Reportedly Had an Ashley Madison Account Kills Himself: ‘He Felt Such Shame’

A Baptist pastor who reportedly had an account on cheaters’ website Ashley Madison has taken his life. New Orleans Pastor John Gibson, 56, was found dead by his wife less than a week after hackers exposed the names of accounts on the adultery website. His wife, Christi, said he left a suicide note addressing his …

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