Category Archives: Freedom

Is Christian Freedom Disappearing in Canada?

How long will Christian freedom remain in North America? Unless the direction of our nations change dramatically, citizens of the United States and Canada will soon have occasion to apply these unforgettable lines credited to the German anti-Nazi, theologian, and Lutheran pastor, Martin … Continue reading

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Do You Want Political Correctness or Freedom of Speech?

We often write about the erosion of freedom in the West. This post points to some hopeful exceptions. Some people of stature are speaking truth, openly countering the political, academic, and communication elites. Those who bully ordinary citizens into political … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo and an Atheist’s Comparison of Islam and Christianity

The responses to the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris include an intriguing reflection from an atheist comparing Islam and Christianity. Islam, Christianity, and Judaism are the world’s three great monotheistic faiths. All three trace their linage to the patriarch Abraham. He … Continue reading

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“RELIGION is Vital to Democracy” says the Marxist!

Did you hear the one about the Marxist who praised religion? Sometimes truth issues from a most unlikely source. Melchizedek, king of Salem, appears as if from nowhere to bless Abraham, patriarch of God’s covenant people (Genesis 14). Balaam, who … Continue reading

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Who Wins the Battle of Ideas Wins the War

We’ve written recently about the importance of recognizing that the battle with militant Islam is a battle of ideas. James Glassman was under secretary of state for Public Diplomacy under President George W. Bush. He was recently referenced by Helle C. … Continue reading

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The War Against ISIS is a Religious War

“In the War on Terrorism, We Must Win the War of Ideas.” Helle C. Dale, senior fellow in public diplomacy at the Heritage Foundation, says it all in the title of her recent post at The Daily Signal. Why is … Continue reading

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Every Conflict is Rooted in a War of Ideas

Our colleague Dwight Vogt recently pointed us to an article at The Daily Signal by Helle Dale, “In the War on Terrorism, We Must Win the War of Ideas.” Asked recently by CNN what the United States needs most to … Continue reading

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“Emancipating the World” Featured (Again) at WORLD Magazine

Last October, our friend Marvin Olasky, editor at WORLD, published chapter 3 of Darrow’s book, Emancipating the World: A Christian Response to Fundamentalist Atheism and Radical Islam. Now Marvin has returned to the book, publishing chapter 7 with his post, Opening the door … Continue reading

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A Secularist Inquisition: Houston and Freedom of Religion

Does freedom of religion no longer apply in Houston? Is a secularist inquisition underway in America? Recently Pastor Steve Riggle of Grace Community Church was served a subpoena from Susman Godfrey, the lead counsel of the city of Houston. The … Continue reading

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How a Welfare Mentality Crushed the War on Poverty

In an earlier post I argued that America’s “War on Poverty” has been a dismal failure. Poverty has won the war! As I suggested, lack of money is not the root of the problem. Thus more money (and more government … Continue reading

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