Character Education and a Civil Society

David Lantz: For much of our history, character education taught what researcher Charles Murray calls America’s four founding virtues: Honesty, industriousness, marriage, and religion. Today, these founding virtues are being destroyed, leading to the unraveling of We the People.

The Historical Roots of Big Government

John Hendrickson: The true origins of today’s big government originate with the progressive and modern liberal movement of the early 20th century.

Now More Than Ever…Americans Need to Remember George Washington

Adam Graham: More than 200 years after his death, George Washington remains the gold standard for what American leadership ought to be and rarely is.

The Supreme Season for Gratitude for God’s Blessings

There is a common spirit in America today of despair and ingratitude. For all of our problems, there is much for which all Americans can be very grateful.

Liberals Freak Out Over Branstad’s Pray 7:14 Proclamation and Participation

Here is another story I didn’t have the opportunity to address prior…

The Lost Art of Charity

We work hard for what we have and share with who we want to. The government cannot force us to be charitable. Charity has to come from the heart.

How Religion Didn’t Destroy American Politics…Yet

David Shedlock’s post has called to mind a key feature that has…

Further Evidence of Our Cultural Decline: Polling on the Sexiest Founding Father

When I think of our founding fathers a number of things comes…

We Are Citizens and Ambassadors

What does it mean for Christians to be good citizens? Jesus gives…

Huckabee NRA Speech: I’m A Gun-Clinger and a God-Clinger

Referring to comments President Obama made during the 2008 campaign that some…

Monday Morning Prayer

From William J. Johnson, George Washington, The Christian (New York: The Abingdon…

The First National Thanksgiving Proclamation

President George Washington made a historic proclamation signed on October 3, 1789…

Constitution Day

Today is the 222nd Anniversary of our Constitution.  I know I’m a…

Twenty Items of Interest (v.32)

1.  An example of a neighborhood missional moment: Benched from Brandon McCormick…