Many are trying to put standards on an unbelieving world. You cannot legislate morality. A people without God cannot be governed.
I attended a denominational event in Richmond, Virginia, several years ago and took an extra day for sightseeing, including the Confederate White House Jefferson Davis used after he moved from Montgomery.
The Christian soldier is not a threat to others. He follows in the steps of the Prince of Peace. He is a welcomed presence bringing goodwill wherever he or she may travel.
Ancient Israel revered the elders of the land. They often served as a civil court that met near the city gate. To fill this position was an honor.
I joked to our congregation lately that the biblical word for fellowship, “koinonia,” now means “6 feet apart.” But we laugh so we won’t cry.