Freedom: Not Cheaply Purchased

iStock_000002308354XSmall

If you’ve ever wondered what motivates men and women to risk their lives to protect our country, Army Staff Sargeant Ty Michael Carter gives the answer. After being awarded the Medal of Honor by the President, Carter told Renee Montagne (NPR’s Morning Edition): "Even though this award is an awesome honor and a great privilege, in order to get such a prestigious award, you have to be in a situation where your soldiers, your family, your brothers, are suffering and dying around you. And then, you … [Read more...]

A 10-Year-Old’s Tribute To Veterans

American Flag

  "When I See The Flag" Written by my daughter, Kate, when she was 10 (she's now 11)  When I see the American flag I think of the thousands of men and women who courageously sacrificed their comfort, and sometimes their lives, for the welfare of their country and the people who dwell in it. Particularly, I think of my dad’s best friend, Mr. Jeff. He had served the United States diligently in Iraq for twenty-one months, but his deployment was over. We were going to meet him as he … [Read more...]

Porn, Predators, and Unsafe People

Porn and Unsafe People

“It’s just a little porn…what’s the big deal?”A man asked me that question a while back with a defensive tone of voice. His wife, sitting across the table, had just told me that she had felt “ugly and disgusting” when she'd viewed her husband's internet history that morning.I told this man the story of a pastor from a small town in Iowa. When Stu took his first pulpit, he was young, enthusiastic, and had a personality that matched the shine on his newly framed diploma. For three years he … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X