Was George Washington a Christian? Read His Letter to Roman Catholics, Then You Decide

George Washington Letter

Was George Washington a Christian?Some historians have claimed that Washington was a Deist--that is, one who believed that reason and observation of the natural world were sufficient to prove existence of a Creator, but that one need not belong to an organized religion.David L. Holmes, author of The Faiths of the Founding Fathers, categorized him as a "Christian deist" because of his frequent references to Providence, which resemble strict deist terminology and yet add the Christian d … [Read more...]

In the President’s Own Words

Forty years, folks.  For forty years, America has not protected its most vulnerable.Thank you to Blackstone Films for this excellent reminder. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Opl0jnKbn5Y … [Read more...]

On Election Night, I Listened; I Read; I Prayed—And I Took Some Comfort in Your Reflections

I Voted Sticker

It took me a few days to admit this:  Obama has prevailed, and he will remain our President for four more years.  One of the less globally significant results is that since the election, my TV has remained off.  I haven’t wanted to risk seeing his scowling face, recognizing his hubris, hearing him sneer “Let me be clear” or “Make no mistake” or “It won’t happen overnight.”  I was disheartened—too disheartened to write the “pick-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps” kind of encouraging words I saw other … [Read more...]