Commission on Unalienable Rights Must Acknowledge Differences with UN Rights

The State Department announced today the formation of the Commission on Unalienable Rights.  Secretary of State Michael Pompeo told press President Trump takes seriously the founders’ ideas of individual liberty and constitutional government.  Citing the tendency of democracies to lose sight of the “big picture,” Pompeo’s announcement comes as a beacon of hope to American... Continue Reading →

How socialism violates all Ten Commandments

With a couple dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls vying to see who's pinker, perhaps it's time to contrast socialism with something more helpful and permanent: The Ten Commandments. Source: How socialism violates all Ten Commandments

How Much Do You Want Freedom?

This is such a fitting reminder that freedom has a blood price and that God is willing that all would be free. Historians do bear witness that before the Revolutionary war, churches were filled with soldiers and families and prayer for our nation. My heart breaks because this is not so today as we find ourselves in the midst of a cultural war- indeed a spiritual war- with our freedom hanging in the balance.

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How Much Do You Want Freedom?

 Lucinda Secrest McDowell

fccinside1It doesn’t exactly look like a place of Total Revolution. Total Transformation. Freedom. Yet it is.

It is completely and utterly white. Puritan. No stained glass windows. No ornate decorations. Just a simple Meetinghouse built in 1761.

And I am standing in the same place that faithful patriots assembled one Sunday afternoon in order to pray before they marched off to Lexington Massachusetts to fight against England for freedom! As I glance around, I am reminded of the great ‘cloud of witnesses’ who have gone before me.

fccinside3My home church is called the First Church of Christ because it was the first church gathered in Connecticut back in 1635. We still worship in the 18th century building and we are still embracing freedom. Are you?

Historian Lois Wieder explains that our forefathers and foremothers likened England’s persecution of her…

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Why Nativity Scenes Matter in the Public Square

By Doug Carter This article first appeared on Tis the season for the heartwarming Christmas letters from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). You know the routine. Each holiday season these groups send letters to municipalities threatening lawsuits if the recipient municipality will not remove a nativity... Continue Reading →

Indiana County Nativity Display Ignores Bullies

By Doug Carter This article can be found on This stand-alone nativity display on the Jackson County Courthouse lawn in Brownstown, Indiana recently came under attack by Freedom From Religion Foundation. When humanist bullies demanded the removal of a traditional Christmas nativity display from their courthouse lawn, the citizens of Jackson County, Indiana ignored... Continue Reading →

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