American Genesis: Christian Nation & Christian Leaders?

             There is another interesting document in American history, which has brought great controversy to the debate over the Christian roots of our nation, the 1796 Treaty of Peace and Friendship…

American Genesis: Separation of Church & State

             As noted earlier, separation of the church from governmental or societal affairs is not found in the Federal Constitution, but rather, in an address by President Thomas Jefferson to the…

American Genesis: Fundamental Principles

             As if advocating worship wasn’t enough, the Framers also set a course to promote moral values within government; this was done by encouraging public morality within their constitutions. They affirmed…

American Genesis: Education

            The type of conscience a person has forms over time, as a person learns through experience, observation, and upbringing. While today’s education may focus on the feelings, attitudes, and even…

American Genesis: The American Conscience

If you have ever read a text on the Christian history of America, you might have noticed a heavy reliance on the personal writings and expressions of the Founding Fathers.…

Final Word

            One of my early conclusions in my previous articles was that God never intended for man to establish theocratic systems of government based on the Bible. Every theocratic system has…

On The Field

One phrase in the Bible describes Israel’s desire for a King: Make us like the other nations. By the 20th century, the desire of the nations could be expressed in the statement: Make us…

The Fistfight between Faith and Freedom

“The ears of our generation have been made so delicate by the senseless multitude of flatterers that, as soon as we perceive that anything of ours is not approved of,…

Freedom Forgets

“Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your…

Faith Falters

“The convoluted wordings of legalism grew up around the necessity to hide from ourselves the violence we intend toward each other.” – Emperor Paul Maud’dib, From the novel, “Dune Messiah,”…