founding fathers

America, the Resilient

Reminiscing seems to go hand in hand with getting older.  When I slow down enough to look at life through the eyes of my children, I see a world vastly different from the one in which I grew up.  As a product of Generation X, my age group may be the last to remember a childhood without electronic games and […]

Quotes from America’s Founding Fathers

It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. For this very reason peoples of other faiths have been afforded asylum, prosperity, and freedom of worship here. -Patrick Henry, The Trumpet Voice of Freedom: Patrick Henry of Virginia, […]

The America I Once Knew (and Hope to See Again)

Reminiscing seems to go hand in hand with getting older.  When I slow down enough to look at life through the eyes of my children, I see a world vastly different from the one in which I grew up.  As a product of Generation X, my age group may be the last to remember a childhood without electronic games and […]

Was America Founded as a Christian Country?

There has been much debate in the last several years over the role of religion in the public square and whether or not the Founding Fathers intended for America to be a Christian Country.  One can read the numerous quotes of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and others to see the clear influence and frequent mentioning of God in […]