Kendall Harmon–Reflecting on Nelson Mandela

On this day of nonstop Mandela coverage, we owe it to ourselves and to him to ask how 27 yrs in prison would impact us.

Both Joseph (Genesis 37-50) and Nelson Mandela emerged from prison stronger and more forgiving because of what God did in them–would we emerge the same way?–KSH.


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2 comments on “Kendall Harmon–Reflecting on Nelson Mandela

  1. Capt. Father Warren says:

    You really want to compare Joseph in Genesis to Nelson Mandela?

    It is just possible that Mandela was the only person who could end apartheid in S. Africa, but at a very, very, very high price.

    I hope once the media hype all subsides about him that some of the other facts surrounding him get more attention. Then everyone can make an informed judgment of the pro’s and con’s.

    For a start, one could read this very carefully;

  2. Kendall Harmon says:

    The only comparison made was they were both imprisoned and emerged stronger people.