Some may be curious about the beginnings of American Fundamentalism. Contrary to common opinion, the beginnings of the movement do not arise from the multi-volume work The Fundamentals, but from the desire and push of a Midwestern Baptist pastor.
On April 9, 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed in Flossenbürg concentration camp for his resistance to Nazi Germany. He had been involved in a conspiracy to assassinate the Führer–to “not just bandage the victims under the wheel” of the Third Reich (as he said), but even “to jam a spoke in the wheel itself” (quoted … More The Treason of Silence: A Lesson from Nazi Germany
“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed. Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell forevermore” (Psalm 37:25-27). Ever merciful. Such beautiful words! Hidden here are economic recessions, personal disappointments, … More Beyond the Turkey: Pilgrim William Bradford, and Lessons for an Economic Recession