Category Archives: Civil War

Book Review: Nathan Bedford Forrest’s Redemption by Shane E. Kastler

Kastler, Shane E. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s Redemption. Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing Company, 2010. Hardcover, 176pp. During a recent visit with my wife to Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi, I noticed this little book while sipping coffee and perusing the shelves. … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Calvinism, Civil War, Evangelism, History, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Predestination, Providence, Redemption, Salvation, Theology

Don’t Worry About the Future: An Unexpected Reminder from Our Antebellum Past

Let me begin today by confessing something to you, dear reader. I am a worrier. A first-class, almost constant worrier. Terribly so. Sinfully so. Perhaps that last adverb surprised you. “Sinfully? Sinfully? You mean you sin by worrying?” Yep, that’s … Continue reading

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