Happy Thanksgiving

Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and, as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many… Govenor William Bradford of Plimoth Plantation

The Mayflower Compact: the Birth of Self-Government in America

“Our popular government lay in embryo on board the Mayflower…”  Wellman, “Polity of the Pilgrim Church”, 1856 Divinely blown off course, the square rigger cargo ship Mayflower carrying 102 passengers of “saints and strangers”, landed off the coast of New England. Mutinous speeches immediately threatened their liberty because once they ventured ashore, the original patent … Continue reading “The Mayflower Compact: the Birth of Self-Government in America”

Politics or Principles?

Public virtue cannot exist in a Nation without private, and public Virtue is the Foundation of Republics. John Adams The Founding Fathers of our nation had a clear conception of Christian character and Christian citizenship as part of the inseparable fabric of our nation. Learning the foundational Biblical principles of economics, education, international relations, healthcare, … Continue reading “Politics or Principles?”

Public Opinion or Principles?

Jesus was asked, “Which is the greatest commandment (law)?” He responded, “Love the Lord God with all your heart, mind and soul, and your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37-40) History teaches us that this statement outlines Biblical political principles that are timeless. These principles, properly applied, offer mankind the greatest liberty with self-government under law. … Continue reading “Public Opinion or Principles?”

How to Celebrate Constitution Day, September 17

September 17th marks the 233rd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution in Philadelphia by delegates of 12 states. It is our solemn opportunity to celebrate Constitution Day! Do you know? We have an enduring Constitution. Since the Bill of Rights (over 200 years), it has only been amended 16 times. Our Constitution limits the … Continue reading “How to Celebrate Constitution Day, September 17”

Will we choose liberty or tyranny?

Thomas Jefferson famously said, ‘I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.’ Our Founders believed there was nothing more important than protecting our God-given right to think for ourselves. Donald Trump, Jr., Republican National Convention 2020 Why are Americans so wiling to relinquish … Continue reading “Will we choose liberty or tyranny?”