I am searching for an answer to the question, How does biblical truth inform and affect human endeavor? Can the wisdom found in God’s word be applied to society, government, nations, education, philosophy, and other areas of human existence and pursuit? I believe it does and can. america and nation index government and economics index […]
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I’ve had a few folks ask me about today’s solar eclipse. In Scripture, a solar eclipse as a Gen 1:14 sign in the heavens denotes the eclipse of a ruling power, as the sun is the ruler of the Day (Gen 1:16). That this total eclipse occurs over the U.S. from sea to sea, something that […]
Read Exodus 18:20-23 at Bible Gateway. And you shall teach them the statutes and the laws, and shall show them the way in which they must walk, and the work that they must do. Moreover you shall select out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain; and […]
Is going into debt for thousands upon thousands for a traditional four-year degree the right path for most high school graduates? Here are some resources to help make that important decision: MIKE ROWE: Don’t Follow Your Passion INTELLECTUAL TAKEOUT: Teens need less schooling, more apprenticeships PRESIDENT TRUMP: Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow Initiative EMERGING SCHOLARS: […]
The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations [carried out] on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe from Nazi control, and contributed to the Allied victory […]
Wowza. One for the history books. President Donald Trump Delivers a Historic Speech to the Muslim Nations The thing that is so amazing about this speech: When you see the respectful welcome the Saudis extended to the President and First Lady Melania, when you look at the Arab Twitter from yesterday and see that it […]
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. – Michel Montaigne Given that the purpose of the father of lies is to steal, kill, and destroy (Joh 8:44 and 10:10) and that his preferred tool of the trade is the lie (Gen 3:1), it is vital that we are […]
“Education is useless without the Bible. The Bible was America’s basic text and book in all fields. God’s Word, contained in the Bible, has furnished all necessary rules to direct our conduct.” – Noah Webster, Schoolmaster of the Republic.
fascism, part one fascism, part two Are the commonly heard labels, “Hitler,” “Nazi,” and “Fascist” being accurately applied today? History will reveal it: Mussolini, in his essay on Fascism in the Enciclopedia Italiana, begins by saying how a series of “amorphisms, anticipations, and aspirations” were welded by time into “an ordered expression of doctrine.” He […]
fascism, part one Are the commonly heard labels, “Hitler,” “Nazi,” and “Fascist” being accurately applied today? History will reveal it: The son of Alessandro Mussolini (who named him after Benito Juarez, the Mexican revolutionist who ordered the execution of the Emperor Maximilian) and of Rosa Maltoni, who was the school-teacher of the village, grew up […]
You hear the words “Hitler,” “Nazi,” and “Fascist” thrown around a lot these days. But to see if they are valid descriptors, or just extreme labels meant to inspire a negative emotional response without any correlation to actual facts (a la John Kerry’s claim that American soldiers in Vietnam “razed villages in a fashion reminiscent […]