How the seed of local self-government is planted (Part II)

 “The government of the United States is acknowledged by the wise and good of other nations, to be the most free, impartial, and righteous government of the world; …. for such a government to be sustained many years, the principles of truth and righteousness, taught in the Holy Scriptures, must be practiced. The rulers must govern in … Continue reading “How the seed of local self-government is planted (Part II)”

How the seed of local self-government is planted (Part I)

Samuel Adams*—The Father of the Revolution—reminds us that the art of self-government is learned through “the study and practice of the exalted virtues of the Christian system …” Let [pastors] and philosophers, statesmen and patriots, unite their endeavors to renovate the age, by impressing the minds of men with the importance of educating their little boys … Continue reading “How the seed of local self-government is planted (Part I)”

Teach the children: The Christian form of our government. (Part II)

Every human person God created is endowed with the ability to self-govern, and we as Americans must protect that right by law. In order to do that, we must learn the nature of government. Government is the flow of power and force. Government is both external—in our communities, states, and our national capital—or internal within … Continue reading “Teach the children: The Christian form of our government. (Part II)”

Teach the children: The Christian form of our government. (Part I)

Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. Thomas Jefferson (1775) An amazing book, The Spirit of Law, was written just at the moment in history when our nation was forming.  A structure … Continue reading “Teach the children: The Christian form of our government. (Part I)”

Teach the children: How to keep a good conscience

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” George Washington, “Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation,” Rule #110, 1744 God planted a conscience within the human heart as a touchstone to eternity.  We know from scripture that serving a right conscience brings happiness and blessing … Continue reading “Teach the children: How to keep a good conscience”

How do you accomplish a big task?

Teach the children:  When you have a big task before you, remember Nehemiah whose task was to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. God has called his people today to be rebuilders, with the task of rebuilding the culture beginning with ourselves. How did Nehemiah begin?  By praying boldly,  “O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of your … Continue reading “How do you accomplish a big task?”

Teach Your Children “Conscience is the Most Sacred of All Property”

I Am God’s PropertyGod made me for His purposeHe fashioned me to beAn image for His glory,Almighty Father He.  Teaching and Learning America’s Christian History, The Principle Approach, “Man is God’s Property”, p. 230. The key to Conscience is CONSENT. Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828 defines consent as “a yielding of the … Continue reading “Teach Your Children “Conscience is the Most Sacred of All Property””

Teach Your Children America’s Heritage of Christian Character

“Strive to please Him in whose service you are fighting, for from Him you will receive the pay. Let none of you prove deserters.” “America’s Heritage of Christian Character”, Teaching and Learning America’s Christian History: The Principle Approach, p. 212 The key to the principle of Christian Character is steadfastness. Webster’s American Dictionary of the … Continue reading “Teach Your Children America’s Heritage of Christian Character”

Teach the Children the Christian Principle of Self-Government

He knows not how to rule a kingdom, that cannot manage a Province; nor can he wield a Province, that cannot order a City; nor he order a City, that knows not how to regulate a Village; nor he a Village, that cannot guide a Family; nor can that man Govern well a Family that … Continue reading “Teach the Children the Christian Principle of Self-Government”

We pray blessing for you in the New Year!

Here at FACE, we are looking forward to 2019 with great anticipation as we press deeper into the next level of work God has for us. In 2018, we had tremendous opportunity to reflect and think about our vision and how God is moving in the hearts and minds of so many across the country and internationally … Continue reading “We pray blessing for you in the New Year!”