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Worshipping Mandela

Earlier this year I predicted that upon the death of Nelson Mandela there would be those who respond as if Jesus himself had just died. I am now calling that prediction fulfilled. President Obama, former Presidents Clinton and Bush (43) are all in South Africa today for the Mandela memorial service. The outpouring of praise for Mandela has come from all corners of the globe and it will probably not be long before statues are erected and landmarks are named in his honor. Glowing remarks about Mandela have come from sources that have even surprised and shocked me, including the Baptist Press, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention. With so many jumping on the Mandela bandwagon perhaps it is prudent to take another look at the life being honored.

Nelson Mandela formed the terrorist group Umkhonto we Sizwe in 1961 when he and others decided that violence was the best way to combat the racist policies of the […] → Keep reading