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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

Nelson Mandela: Just Another Thug

Nelson Mandela is reportedly in bad condition in the hospital and may soon die. When that happens I fully expect the media, the United Nations and countless governments and leftist groups around the world to respond as if Jesus himself had just died. Mandela is certainly not Jesus and he is also not the peace loving moderate portrayed to the world since his release from prison in 1990. Anyone examining his past will see clear ties to terrorism and overwhelming support and admiration for communist countries and their dictators.

His terrorism ties began in 1961 when he formed the belief that violence was the proper way to oppose the apartheid government of South Africa. Already in the African National Congress for more than a decade, he and the communist Joe Slovo formed the ANC’s guerrilla force called Umkhonto we Sizwe, which means Spear of the Nation. Over the next twenty nine years this group was responsible for countless attacks, explosions, […] → Keep reading