In the wake of the horrific Aurora, Colorado shooting the words of the Apostle Paul reaches across time to bring a measure of understanding to the madness. In his letter to the church in Rome Paul describes the heart of humankind apart from the grace of God. “Their feet are swift to shed blood; in […]
On a cold November morning in 1620, one hundred and one British and Dutch Separatists dropped anchor in the hook of Cape Cod just off the coast of what is now Massachusetts. They had braved the dangerous trip from England spending sixty-six days on a ship called the Mayflower. They were adventurers, explorers, and tradesmen […]
Not since 1973 and Roe Vs. Wade has a Supreme Court decision been so convoluted or contrived as the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare. In Roe the Supreme Court wanted to find a constitutional reason for a woman to have the right to terminate the life of her unborn baby. Finding none they invented something […]
If you are a science fiction fan you know that a popular story line in science fiction stories is the alternative universe theory. From Star Trek to Lord of the Rings fiction writers have advanced the idea that there are multiple alternative universes in various time frames that allow for all sorts of fantastic storylines […]
Christians rallied from one end of the country to the other this past Friday to let Washington hear loud and clear that we will not allow our religious freedoms to be trampled on without a fight. There were at least 160 coordinated rallies held on the anniversary of the introduction of 12 proposed amendments to […]
What does it mean for Christians to be good citizens? Jesus gives us a glimpse in Matthew 22 as He turns back the Pharisees attempt to trap him. The Pharisees asked, “Tell us, therefore what You think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” After asking for a coin and verifying the […]
Thanks to Newsweek, the title “first black president” can now be returned to President Clinton. It was Clinton’s alone until Senator Obama became President Obama and now that Newsweek has declared him to be the first gay president he no longer needs the “first black president” title. For those of you who are now a […]
Since the 15th century Lady Justice has been portrayed as a Greek goddess with scales in one hand, a sword in the other, and her eyes covered with a blindfold. The scales represent the balance between truth and fairness. Her double-edged sword represents Reason and Justice, which may be wielded either for or against either […]
Addressing AIPAC during a Monday evening Gala celebration, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proposed a bold new policy concerning Iran. “If Iran at anytime begins to enrich uranium to weapons grade or goes forward with a nuclear weapons program then the United States will use overwhelming military force to end that program.” The statement represents a […]
As I pointed out in my last column, too often bills assigned to committees in the South Carolina Senate go there to die. The Born Alive Infant Protection Act, sponsored by South Carolina Citizens for Life, was dispatched to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee early in this legislative session. The bill is one of three pro-life […]
Jane Harman, former democratic congresswoman from California’s 36th district, and Liz Cheney, republican columnist and political commentator, opened AIPAC 2012 by squiring off over Iran during a panel discussion. The discussion began in a cordial fashion but sparks began to fly when Cheney, commenting on the quality of U.S. intelligence said, “When U.S. Intelligence says […]
The January 28th edition of World Magazine trumpeted a year of success across America for the pro-life movement. The tea party led conservative takeover of the United States Congress in 2010 overshadowed an even more significant political event that same year. Across the country state legislature after state legislature moved from left to right as […]
The Obama Administration’s answer to the outrage expressed by the Catholic Church over his contraceptive mandate is to change the conversation from a freedom of religion issue to a plain freedom issue. In announcing his “compromise” over the contraceptive mandate announced by Kathleen Sebelius on January 20, the President employed the tried and true “bait […]
Critiquing a speech that is delivered by the President of the United States that serves as a statement of deeply held beliefs is a task that should be carried out with respect. A quick search of the columns I have written about Senator and now President Obama will attest to the depth of my profound […]
Dr. Tony Beam contends that regardless of who ends up occupying the White House he should continue President Ronald Reagan’s legacy of global engagement.
Dr. Tony Beam explains why Ann Coulter’s criticism of South Carolina will in the long run help, not hurt, Newt Gingrich.