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Religious liberty

Recent Presidents And Religious Liberty

American presidents have played a major role in fostering religious liberty at home & abroad. Washington used his enormous influence as both commander in chief & president to promote freedom of worship…

John F. Kennedy

Remembering John F. Kennedy

Few events in American history have brought more sorrow, grief and confusion than the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963…

Teddy Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt and Veterans Day

As we celebrate Veterans Day this year, it is instructive to consider the contributions of our presidents to our nation’s defense and military…

The Hope of Heaven

While before 1945 Americans often talked about death, we rarely mention death today. In the past people discussed death and frequently witnessed it as loved ones died at home in their own beds…

USA Capitol Building

Finding the City on a Hill

One of the most widely employed metaphors in today’s American political discourse is that the United States is a “city on a hill.”…

Is There an Afterlife?

This study promises to shed more light on a subject that painters, poets, philosophers, pastors, and millions of others have pondered through the ages: Is there life after death and, if so, what will it be like???

Our Civic High Priest

The tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado, which killed 12 and wounded 58, has again accentuated the important role presidents play as our chief civic priest…

The Controversial Faith of Barack Obama

Obama has been reproached for not attending church regularly, praising Islam and the Qur’an, requiring religiously-affiliated institutions to provide coverage for contraception, and his policies on abortion, gay rights…