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THE DIGNITY OF HUMAN LIFE

Our Founding Fathers held to the biblical principle that human life is precious and created equal. In the Declaration of  Independence, it is God the “Creator” who endowed every man, woman, and child with the right to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” The signers called them self-evident truths. Each life has inherent dignity [...]


INSPIRING – THE BIBLE’S INFLUENCE ON THE FOUNDING FATHERS

In 1984, political scientists Donald Lutz and Charles Hyneman at the University of Houston wrote a paper regarding the research they had done to determine the sources that most influenced the development of American political thought during our nation’s founding period. Over the course of ten years, they analyzed some 15,000 items of American political [...]


The American Revolution

On March 23, 1775, when Patrick Henry spoke the now famous phrase, “Give me liberty or give me death!” to arouse the Second Virginia Convention to arms against the tyranny of Great Britain, he noted that “we have done everything that could be done to avert the storm which is now coming upon us.” During [...]


The Bible and American Presidents

A nation is made by great by its people and its values, particularly by its leaders and the values they embrace. It has been said that a nation rises and falls on its leadership. Throughout the Bible, when ancient Israel had a king who reverenced God and held the Word of God in high esteem, [...]