Moses, Ben Franklin, and the Supreme Court

Moses, Ben Franklin, and the Supreme Court

In the formative years of our republic delegates debated the issue of qualifications of public officials. As this question was being discussed in one such meeting a wise man called attention to a passage in the Bible. His name was Benjamin Franklin, and the verse he...
In Troubled Times

In Troubled Times

“So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” James 1:19, 20 I’ve had the benefit of being a Christian and a police officer simultaneously for several years...
Perils in Church Buildings?

Perils in Church Buildings?

I was touring one of the oldest log church buildings in America when I noticed holes in the walls. “What are these holes?” I asked. A guide explained that they were drilled so men could put their rifles through the holes to shoot at Indians if they attacked while the...
Fighting in Our Streets and God

Fighting in Our Streets and God

Nations reap what they sow just as individuals do. “The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God” (Psa. 9:17). This happens partly because rebellion against God is by nature self-destructive and partly because God providentially intervenes...

Religion and Politics in the Time of Christ

From the Merriam Webster On-Line Dictionary we have the following offerings for definitions of “politics:” 3 a:political affairs or business; especially:  competition between competing interest groups or individuals for power and leadership (as in a government)...

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