The Socialistic History of the Pledge to the Flag

  “Place your right hand over your heart and repeat the Pledge of Allegiance.” Every morning in government and private school classrooms across America, students are led in the following mantra: “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic, for which it stands: one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Very few of us know the...

“Values?” or “Morals?” Which is it?

“Values?” or “Morals?” Which is it? Ravi Zacharias has pointed out, and it is interesting to note, that it was Friedrich Nietzsche, the avowed Atheist and God-hater, who is responsible for the cultural shift in using the term “Values” instead of “Morals.” We hear about about “Family Values” or “Voter Values.” Really though, a “Value” is simply something that is important to...

When A Discussion Heads South

When A Discussion Heads South   Here is a guest thought from my friend, Josiah Meyer: Here are some verses which would save some apologists a lot of time and heartache: Proverbs 23:9 “Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words. Prov. 29:9 “When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.” Ecc. 7:6...

Rescue Me: Finding Freedom Through Godly Character — Glenn Meldrum

Rescue Me: Finding Freedom Through Godly Character — Glenn Meldrum We all know people who have made a mess of their lives. Sometimes that person is us, and sometimes it’s someone we love. The hard part is knowing what to do. How do you escape an addiction, habitual sin, or character flaw that renders you helpless and hopeless? Rescue Me: Finding Freedom Through Godly Character by Glenn Meldrum is an excellent resource for people who need to find freedom from...

What’s Wrong With the Church?

What’s Wrong With the Church? Recently I asked my Facebook friends what they thought were some of the greatest threats facing the American church. Predictably the feedback swung from the polar ends of the theological spectrum. Some thought the Church was too worldly and some too legalistic. Some felt the church is too focused on outreach and not on discipleship. Others believe the Church isn’t culturally relevant enough and...

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