WW II Bombing Runs

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by HAMel, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. HAMel

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    Word has it that as WW II bomber crews were not able to see their enemy up close and personal, the resulting carnage of their bombing runs really didn't affect them as much as the troops on the ground. Sounds reasonable to me.

    What about church investments?

    At the other end of this link from World Net Daily http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=330389 entitled, Is your church killing America? is a bit misleading. I suppose as the question should be, Is Your Church CONTRIBUTING To The Killing of America.

    Specifically, as the article contends, Churches are investing their funds in organizations that support/endorse abortion, gay/lesbian rights, etc.

    "So apparently the ability of pastors to be able to profit from abortion, pornography, tobacco, alcohol, gambling, and related issues wasn't something they wanted to deal with at that time," Walker said.

    "We're to preach against it in our pulpits but I don't guess we have the ability to talk to our leaders about it," Walker added
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    Shouldn't the church, any church, refuse to cross the line? I think so. I also think that any church that turns a blind eye to such a situation will eventually suffer the wrath of God.

    Actually, I really never thought about the average church having enough money to invest short of a CD. Are many churches really not aware of where their investment income is being generated?

    Perhaps if your church has investments it might be worth looking into.
     
  2. Aaron

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    Watch out. You've touched the sacred cow — money.
     
  3. freeatlast

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    I am not justifying doing business with godless companies, but at the same time I think we would find it nearly impossible to get around it in today's world. As far as a church investing for retirement funds I am not sure how it could even be done without funding some sort of godless entity. Even our own government would fall under the godless.
    I am not suggesting to throw caution to the wind by any means but how does one live in today's world and end up not somehow supporting even indirectly the evil of the world?
     
  4. HAMel

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    I guess you're right, Aaron. Money is the sacred cow.

    But you know what..., I wouldn't have any problem pulling money out of a sorry investment. One's Christian Position and attitude should be across the board.
     
  5. robycop3

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    Wonder how many churches use an attorney who's an ACLU member? Most lawyers don't print that on their shingles.
     

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