February 11, 2023 Editor

He planned to blow up a mosque, but found salvation there instead

Oscar-nominated doc Stranger at the Gate shows 'the power of kindness and compassion'

Sheena Goodyear CBC Radio

Posted: Feb 10, 2023

image above: When Richard (Mac) McKinney first visited a mosque in Muncie, Ind., he was planning to blow it up. But instead of shunning him, the mosque leaders welcomed him, and changed the course of his life. (Smartypants Brooklyn)

WN: There is much on this website about Islamophobia, xenophobia, and racism. By clicking on the preceding, you will see some of it, that you may also click on.

The article highlighted is truly wonderful, delightful, and hopeful. May the documentary win an Oscar!

Truly, like Zacchaeus, salvation came to this man and his house! Amen.

Please click on the highlighted below for a 21-minute interview on the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Network). Then further below, you may watch the trailer and the film itself.

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Editor

Wayne Northey was Director of Man-to-Man/Woman-to-Woman – Restorative Christian Ministries (M2/W2) in British Columbia, Canada from 1998 to 2014, when he retired. He has been active in the criminal justice arena and a keen promoter of Restorative Justice since 1974. He has published widely on peacemaking and justice themes. You will find more about that on this website: a work in progress.

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