Bible bashers. Mildly annoying at parties when hijacking conversations with inane debates as to whether God could create a rock he couldn't lift, and downright dangerous when employed to oversee the foreign policy of the richest nation on earth.
But whether you're in or out, whether you love them or hate them, whether you've turned from your life to follow Jesus or whether the only Jew that's made you want to turn from life is Bette Midler halfway through 'Wind Beneath My Wings', you can't deny the impact of General William Booth. A man who gave a damn but didn't give an inch. And all started outside the Blind Beggar Pub in Whitechapel, London.
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