When Does the Church Say "Enough?"This Must Surely Be the Time for the Church To Impact a Culture That Has Lost its Humanity Where Are the Voices Like This in the Pulpit?
At Notre Dame, Attorney General William Barr Denounces the Tyranny that is Progressivism
Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks to the Law School and the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame on Friday, October 11, 2019
Stunning Speech by AG Barr Clearly Defines the Divide and the Deceit the Left is Promoting
Last month, President Donald Trump shook up the globalists and elitists who have been persecuting people of faith before an audience at the UN General Assembly. His remarks revealed a temperment from this administration regarding religeous freedom few presidents before him have so openly declared. As expected, his detractors pounced on the opportunity he gave them to mock and ridicule his speech. And now, just two weeks ago, we saw and heard one the most elequent and precise denunciations of the effects of a near unbridled run of leftist/progressive dominance in our culture, our institutions and our lawmakers. Barr described the brilliance of our Founding Fathers in what they gave America, and by extension, the entire world calling it, “This quantum leap in liberty (that) has been the mainspring of unprecedented human progress.”
For a condensed transcript of the speech, go here to read the prepared remarks for delivery released by the Department of Justice.
Remarks by President Trump to the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Religious Freedom
“Like those who met us before, our time is one of great contests, high stakes, and clear choices. The essential divide that runs all around the world and throughout history is once again thrown into stark relief. It is the divide between those whose thirst for control deludes them into thinking they are destined to rule over others and those people and nations who want only to rule themselves.”
President Donald J. Trump
For complete transcript of the speech, go here.
Christianity and Politics in an Age of Upheaval
“I think if you come to Washington DC, and you walk up to the Lincoln Monument, and you look to your right, and you see the second inaugural address described in marble there on the lawn, you see that beautiful last one of the sentences in it about fervently praying and hoping that we would ‘achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves, and with all nations.’ What a beautiful phrase: ‘achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations’. Well friends, where do we first achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations? Where is it, that is to say, we will beat our swords into plowshares and our spears into pruning hooks? Well, the local church. That’s where it should begin anyhow. Yeah, I love Augustine in that regard, and in many ways, that’s what I think. If we’re to get wonky for a second, we need to bring a little bit more ‘Augustinianism’ into our understanding of the American experiment.” Jonathon Leeman
This is the kind of lucid, deeply thoughtful, and thought provoking prescription that Christians of all denominations ought to be carefully considering. We live among the denizens of an extraordinarily divided populace, who include extremists of every kind, provocateurs, alarmists, liars, and angry, oh so angry people. We live in time of great upheaval. So what other mediating agency other than the Church can bring peace and principled understanding? Read and hear this remarkable conversation with Albert Mohler, President of Southern Baptist Seminary, and Jonathon Leeman of Cheverly Baptist Church, and Editorial Director for 9Marks.org as presented on “Thinking in Public,” a feature of albertmohler.com
Free Bible and The Constitution Course
The achievement of Christian self-government with union is one of the most exciting and miraculous stories of history. This is our story. God brought together 13 extremely diverse colonies into a permanent union, the first Christian Constitutional Republic; the freest nation based on the principles of His Word since the nation of Israel.
This is a great presentation by The Foundation for American Christian Education of the “inseparability” of the Bible from our Constitution and is appropriate for all ages – middle school and beyond. To register, go here.
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