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,”…

Freedom Honors Its Father

The advent and growth of political freedom fostered an explosion in entrepreneurial ministry that has enabled the increased success of the Missionary Principle. Meanwhile, there is a trend to redefine…

Faith: The Father Of Freedom

“Almighty God has created the mind free; and that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments…tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy….” – Thomas Jefferson, Virginia Statute on Religious…

Does Marriage Mean Anything?

“Let marriage be held in honor among all” (Hebrews 13:4). During a recent conversation I was challenged by the statement, “Marriage doesn’t mean anything. It’s a piece of paper. It…