It is becoming increasingly clear that our elite class not only lacks the courage to fight our long war themselves; they lack even the will to effectively utilize those who do not lack courage. [Read more…]
It’s hard to know how to commemorate 9/11. I was thankful to see that David encourages us to look at photos from 9/11 and simply remember.
Here are some photos from 9/11, by John McCaskill of Henderson, Tennessee who just happened to be in New York when a plane flew over his head and hit the Twin Towers.
John has graciously allowed me to share these photos with you here. I hope you can use them as a part of your reflection today.
Sometimes, when I’m away from my local congregation here in Tennessee, I listen to sermon podcasts from my former congregation, Times Square Church in New York City.
Today I found myself driving down Interstate 71 instead of sitting in the pews of my church, so I pulled up a May 27 sermon by Pastor Carter Conlon. In his sermon, called “We Still Have Time to Make a Difference,” Pastor Conlon said the definition of family is being challenged by the “highest levels of government.” He warned of the cultural dissolution that will invariably come with this ever-changing definition of family and told his congregants that “there’s still time to make a difference” in the culture. He said that Christians have acted like we’re on some sort of cruise ship while others have infiltrated every segment of society trying to push evil down our throats. He encouraged his congregants to vote Biblically, to run for office, and to be involved in all areas of the community. [Read more…]