Skip to comments.Bergdahl's Father Praised Son's Captor's in 2010 Speech
Posted on 06/06/2014 5:46:37 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
In a 2010 speech, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's father, Robert Bergdahl, reportedly said, "The man who we believe holds Bowe grew up on the lap of his mother learning the Koran. He is a powerful man. We pray for him. He recently lost a son to a CIA missile drone strike. The fact that he didn't kill Bowe right then is incredible. So we pray for him."
The statement would coincide with a time period during which there were US drone strikes in and around that region. The comments were made during an Idaho Republican Party fundraiser....
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
I’m not seeing much there from a Christian worldview, honestly.
We are commanded by God to pray for our enemies. I understand the hard feelings for this family, but this statement seems like something most Christians/pastors would say.
Remember Jim Elliot was murdered from arrows shot by the Auca Indians, and his wife kept up the missionary work with them and they were all converted.
It’s a kingdom thing - I realize the world is at war with the Taliban right now and they are at present, our earthly enemies.
The nut’s dad is a nut. Nuttiness must be in the family’s DNA...
The man is either a closet Moslem or crazy, or both? Am I risking redundancy here?
This is sounding more and more like “Homeland” TV series. What scares me is, if these people are so great, why did he even want to come back? I hope not to help plot a terror attack.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.