This is post 1 of 1 in the series “War in the West” Emancipating the World The West is in the midst of a war—a battle of ideas—with two fronts. Islamism is on the attack from the East, but a parallel tyranny grows in the West, a tyranny every bit
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One of our favorite organizations is Alliance Defending Freedom, founded January 31, 1994 to give the church an arm of engagement in the public square. As stated at their web page, With that launch [of the ADF], the Christian community gained growing awareness that the threats to its freedom were
While the 16th-century reformation under Francysk Skaryna marked the Golden Age of Belarus, the 20th century marked the nation’s decay. In 1922, Belarus became a founding member of the USSR. The Soviets instituted a five-year collectivist policy that led to political repression and widespread famine for two decades. When the Nazis
Our friends at BreakPoint are inviting us to join an effort to preserve religious freedom. Please read on. We see lots of talk these days about religious freedom and government intrusion. What is the proper place of government relative to religious freedom? Some see the federal government as a sort of national
For many people, the name “Castro” evokes tyranny and the stifling of freedoms: religion, conscience, the press, assembly, speech. All these principles we hold dear in the United States. All were enshrined in the First Amendment to the constitution. Now a new Castro has made a frontal attack on religious freedom in
Today’s Washington Post editorial is titled, “The Supreme Court Must Finish the Job on Same Sex Equality.” In it, we read: The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case widely expected to decide a great civil rights issue of this century: what the Constitution demands on same-sex marriage.
This is post 2 of 2 in the series “jihadists or atheists” Jihadists or New Atheists: Which the Bigger Threat to Religious Freedom? Jihadists or Atheists: Which the Bigger Threat to Religious Freedom? part 2 In part 1 we suggested that religious freedom is under assault by the new atheists.
This is post 1 of 2 in the series “jihadists or atheists” Jihadists or New Atheists: Which the Bigger Threat to Religious Freedom? Jihadists or Atheists: Which the Bigger Threat to Religious Freedom? part 2 We are witnessing an oppressive assault on religious freedom both here and abroad. The attack
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 Niemöller. Niemöller’s words carry insight
Among the nations of the world, America has long been the bastion of religious freedom. That freedom is already eroding, but it must not be allowed to further diminish. It must be restored. Eric Metaxas has become something of a household name, at least in those households who monitor events