U.S. Senate Peter Marshall commented on social deconstruction (20 Centuries of Great Preaching Vol. 12 Waco: Word, 1971 p. 11-19): “The history of the world has always been the biography of her great men … There was a time in these United States when youth was inspired by (heroes) … when a picture of Washington or Lincoln adorned every […]Read More Heroes on the battlefield of everyday life
Men — Listen Up This Father’s Day! This Father’s Day, I’m reminded of a conversation I had with a father like me — a conversation that all fathers need to face. I just got done giving a presentation to a large audience when the usual line of people formed to ask questions or give their […]Read More Men — Listen Up This Father’s Day!
Hurts So Good Two days ago I had my third back surgery (and 9th overall). While not nearly as huge an operation as my spinal fusion 11 years ago (the same exact surgery as Tiger Woods’), I still feel like i’ve been hit by a bus. This was technically a voluntary surgery, since it was […]Read More Hurts So Good!
Carrying the Right Stuff? Strength is for service—Romans 15:1-2 Carrying burdens is something we do . . . as husbands, fathers, friends . . . as men. It’s hardwired into how God designed us, built us. We carry literal burdens; we carry figurative ones. Very little of our life is not spent carrying some […]Read More Burdens
Article by David Hulme taken from Vision.org Are moral standards in the eye of the beholder? According to one author, we’ve seriously lost our way. He says we are like men adrift at sea without a compass. As a result, moral dilemmas plague us as we look ahead to the 21st century. Something has gone terribly wrong. Many of us […]Read More Right and Wrong
There’s an old song: You can talk about me just as much as you please. I’ll talk about you down on my knees. Undoubtedly your son-in-law or daughter-in-law will talk about their mother-in-law and father-in-law. Rather than criticize her to other people, do your praying first. Be sure to pray for that in-law.Read More Ten Rules for Mother-in- Laws by Elisabeth Elliot
“Perfect mother…there is no such thing (although many of today’s moms seem to be chasing that elusive butterfly)…but she was a “good enough mom.” Good enough is that you love your child unconditionally, protect and provide adequately, and discipline with righteous authority. Those four things are really all a child needs in order to grow […]Read More Perfect Mother
It would probably come as a shock to the public for a modern president to so aggressively make a claim for the need for thanks and humility to God, but such was the culture of America that such a proclamation was seen as normal and expected until very recently. Why Thanksgiving is on the Last […]Read More Thanks and Humility to God
Institute on Religion & Democracy Press Release November 24, 2015 Contact: Jeff Walton office: 202-682-4131, cell: 202-413-5639, e-mail: jwalton@TheIRD.org “The Pilgrim escape to New England emblematizes the centuries-long quest for liberty to worship God without coercion, a liberty that hundreds of millions from different faiths in our world do not have.” -Mark Tooley, IRD President […]Read More Liberty Under God for All People