What Is the American Secret?

On July 4th, a great day, I came across this characterization of General Douglas MacArthur that seemed to speak not simply to MacArthur’s exceptionalism but America’s: “Always a man of faith, self-confidence, and buoyant optimism, MacArthur had seen opportunities where other men saw problems and difficulties.” (Army history John Miller, Jr., quoted in William Manchester’s [Read More...]

A Post-Election Letter to Young Evangelicals: Yes, Jesus Is Sovereign–But Suffering Matters

Dear God-loving young evangelical, I want you to know something: I hugely appreciate your confidence in God.  It is deeply heartening to me to see that you are showing firm confidence in the Lord in the wake of the defeat of the pro-life, pro-marriage, pro-religious liberty presidential ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.  The [Read More...]


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