The news spread around the world at the speed of a tweet. Actually, 4,000 tweets per second, according to the site. Osama bin Laden had been killed. The response has been interesting: initial jubilation, and then, for many, sobriety. Some were sober because they knew the war on terror would continue, and perhaps for a season, intensify due to retaliations. Others were sober as they wondered whether the entire operation was ethical. Adding to it all have been powerful words such as “evil” and “justice”.
What exactly does the Bible say about war, and the “taking out” of a person such as bin Laden who has masterminded such horrific acts?
Church planting and growth has been a focus for most of my ministry. I frequently lecture and speak on church planting and have been actively involved in many church plants. Under God's hand and direction, my wife, Kaye, and I planted the