Clips of Adrian Rogers and Francis Schaeffer from the film “With God on our side”

Clips of Adrian Rogers and Francis Schaeffer from the film “With God on our side”

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I grew up in Memphis going to Bellevue Baptist Church and Adrian Rogers was our pastor and he had a great impact on me. He had a lot to say on the issues  of the day and that included social issues like abortion too. Dr. Francis Schaeffer also influenced me through his books and film series. Both of these men can be seen in this film “With God on our side.” I have included the three clips where they are pictured. In Part 8 Adrian Rogers is praying for President Bush in the White House at the 51 second mark and Rogers is pictured in Part 3 at the 2:09 mark sitting behind Ronald Reagan in August of 1980 during Reagan’s speech in Dallas at the Religious Roundtable meeting and Francis Schaeffer’s voice can be heard while his film WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE RACE? is playing in Part 2 at the 7:54 mark.

Picture of Adrian Rogers above from 1970’s while pastor of Bellevue Baptist of Memphis, and president of Southern Baptist Convention. (Little known fact, Rogers was the starting quarterback his senior year of the Palm Beach High School football team that won the state title and a hero to a 7th grader at the same school named Burt Reynolds.)

With God on Our Side! Part 8

With God on Our Side! Part 3

With God on Our Side! Part 4

There is a difference between believing the Bible is true and the Bible contains truth

I love the works of Francis Schaeffer and I have been on the internet reading several blogs that talk about Schaeffer’s work and the work below was really helpful. Schaeffer’s film series “How should we then live?  Wikipedia notes, “According to Schaeffer, How Should We Then Live traces Western history from Ancient Rome until the time of writing (1976) along three lines: the philosophic, scientific, and religious.[3] He also makes extensive references to art and architecture as a means of showing how these movements reflected changing patterns of thought through time. Schaeffer’s central premise is: when we base society on the Bible, on the infinite-personal God who is there and has spoken,[4] this provides an absolute by which we can conduct our lives and by which we can judge society.  Here are some posts I have done on this series: Francis Schaeffer’s “How should we then live?” Video and outline of episode 10 “Final Choices” episode 9 “The Age of Personal Peace and Affluence”episode 8 “The Age of Fragmentation”episode 7 “The Age of Non-Reason” episode 6 “The Scientific Age”  episode 5 “The Revolutionary Age” episode 4 “The Reformation” episode 3 “The Renaissance”episode 2 “The Middle Ages,”, and  episode 1 “The Roman Age,” .

In the film series “WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE HUMAN RACE?” the arguments are presented  against abortion (Episode 1),  infanticide (Episode 2),   euthanasia (Episode 3), and then there is a discussion of the Christian versus Humanist worldview concerning the issue of “the basis for human dignity” in Episode 4 and then in the last episode a close look at the truth claims of the Bible.

Francis Schaeffer

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I truly believe that many of the problems we have today in the USA are due to the advancement of humanism in the last few decades in our society. Ronald Reagan appointed the evangelical Dr. C. Everett Koop to the position of Surgeon General in his administration. He partnered with Dr. Francis Schaeffer in making the video below. It is very valuable information for Christians to have.  Actually I have included a video below that includes comments from him on this subject.

Francis Schaeffer

Published on Oct 6, 2012 by 

Francis Schaeffer: “Whatever Happened to the Human Race” (Episode 4) THE BASIS FOR HUMAN DIGNITY

There is a difference between believing the Bible is true and the Bible contains truth. (The 3:31 mark from this episode is actually the clip used above in the film “With God on our side.”)

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