These Are the Men Who Took the Cliffs: On D-Day and Martial Virtue

Ronald Reagan’s speech on June 6, 1984 at Normandy ranks as one of the greatest speeches in American history. Here is the full text, which includes the famous line, “These are the boys of Ponte Du Hoc.” My favorite comes just after: “These are the men who took the cliffs.” Peggy Noonan, the speechwriter, reflected [Read More...]

Leeman on Multi-Site Churches: Why Not Plant?

9Marks Director of Communications Jonathan Leeman has a highly provocative article up on the 9Marks site that anyone interested in church life should read.  It’s called “The Alternative: Why Don’t We Plant?” and it is chock-full of probing questions and nicely distilled thought. Leeman is a very gifted writer.  His text is chunky, full of [Read More...]


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