Archive for 'History' Category

Rob Bell Rescues Ghandi from Hell.

By jreighley - Last updated: Monday, February 28, 2011

I just wanted to use that headline.   I don’t have anything much to say about it.  (Regarding this) It is interesting how we assume some people must be  “good enough”   Where do you draw the line??  That is always what it comes down to.   By what standard do we judge? It is not our […]

John MacArthur’s timely comments on George Washington’s birthday

By jreighley - Last updated: Monday, February 21, 2011

Choice John MacArthur quote from the Christian Post article “Influential Evangelical: Mideast Uprisings Violate Biblical Command” But from a biblical perspective, MacArthur maintained that the protesters are in violation of the biblical command to “submit to the powers that be because they’re ordained of God.” “I would have wished the American government, which has a […]

Wars are not Civil.

By jreighley - Last updated: Friday, January 21, 2011

Nathan and I watched most of Ken Burn’s Civil War Documentary a week or two ago.  There where a couple of things that really amazed me. First was the comfort that the country felt with the war being the providence of God.   Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugeral address had the following passage for example: Both read […]