It’s All About Religion

by (@TheIRD) April 15, 2014

The decadence and libertinism of the West in general and America in particular is a sign of a society that is disintegrating, rejecting its essential structuring elements.

Hobby Lobby and the Ideology of Discrimination

by (@bjgingerich) April 3, 2014

“We are now entering a realm where the government is seen as the insurer of autonomy and must grow in power to achieve that end.”

John Wesley and the Politics of Humility

by (@BrianKenMiller) October 25, 2013

Russell Kirk once named John Wesley, along with T.S. Eliot, as one of the great figures that succeeded in restoring the religious imagination of a people. Kirk said of these men that they moved “minds and hearts toward the transcendent again, opening eyes that had been sealed.”

Reduced Religious Vitality, Our Nation, and the 2012 Election

by (@bjgingerich) November 13, 2012

by Robert Benne We are indeed a changed country. We are in decline economically, socially, and culturally.  And the crucial factor—religion—that undergirds all those sectors is losing its punch. The victory of Barack Obama is a sure sign of these changes. Let’s start with the economic dimension.  We have incurred trillions of dollars of debt […]

The Impending Supreme Court Health Care Reform Law Decision

by (@TheIRD) June 6, 2012

by Rick Plasterer A very momentous event is upon us, the decision of the Supreme Court regarding the constitutionality of the health reform law that threatens religious freedom and freedom generally. Are we coming to God in prayer about this as we should? I suspect that a lot of Christians who think the law is […]

Individualism and the Death of Liberty

by (@TheIRD) March 9, 2010

Jim Tonkowich March 09, 2010   The following article originally appeared on the Crosswalk website, and is reproduced with permission.   No one will be surprised by the assertion that American culture—including most of the American Church—is characterized by individualism. Self-actualization, deciding for oneself, and believing what seems true to you, is seen not only as […]

Individualism and the Death of Liberty

by (@TheIRD) March 9, 2010

Jim Tonkowich March 09, 2010   The following article originally appeared on the Crosswalk website, and is reproduced with permission.   No one will be surprised by the assertion that American culture—including most of the American Church—is characterized by individualism. Self-actualization, deciding for oneself, and believing what seems true to you, is seen not only as […]