Gaddafi and the Bible

On the Bible Places blog: A headline in the Jerusalem Post catches my eye: “Libya interim rulers set Saturday ultimatum for Sirte.” The first paragraph identifies Sirte as Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown. The name sounds familiar and I turn to Acts 27:17 where it says of the sailors carrying Paul to Rome: “Fearing that they would…

ANC Youth League Riots

But then again, you reap exactly what you sow: The ANC has blamed its youth league for the “hooligan behaviour” by supporters of league president Julius Malema in Johannesburg’s CBD on Tuesday. At least one policeman and five journalists were injured when youths threw stones, set bins alight and burnt images of ANC leaders ahead…