“Power always thinks . . . that it is doing God’s service when it is violating all his laws.”
John Adams, Letter to Jefferson, 1816
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I heard someone say that on the radio one day. His argument was that the Bible is outdated, as is the U.S. Constitution.
The radio host artfully asked the caller,”Do you believe in morals? Do you believe in justice?” The caller immediately said, “Of course I do!” read more…
Award-Winning Author, Eddie Jones, Shares His Advice on How to Keep BOOKS In Our Children’s “Social Networks”
The super-talented, award-winning author, Eddie Jones, a man who wears many hats, has a heart for encouraging our youth to discover and enjoy good, old-fashioned reading. Let’s face it, books have a hard time getting our kids’ attention in today’s cyber-age.
There are many ways we, as parents, can get our children plugged into good books and excited about reading. Eddie Jones, author of the Caden Chronicles Series, a mystery series written for middle-schoolers (primarily boys), shares some great tips:
7 Ways to Get your Boy to Read Books
The Internet, smart phones, online gaming and videos have changed the reading habits of young males. Can we keep books in “their” social network? Yes, says Eddie Jones, award-winning author of Caden Chronicles. Here are seven ways you can turn a reluctant reader into a bookworm.
I had the pleasure of meeting Miriam Jones Bradley this year at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference in North Carolina, and she is a treasure!
Miriam is a fabulous storyteller. When I picked up her newest book All I Have Needed—A Legacy For Life, I found myself transported back to my childhood and sitting at her Grandmother’s kitchen table. I felt like Miriam and I had been friends for years!
Preserving and promoting the principles that make America a beacon of light—liberty, equality and respect for the individual—starts at home, with our family and friends. In All I Have Needed—A Legacy For Life, Miriam Jones Bradley shares how her parents, grandparents, and the other key adults in her life left a lasting impact on her that has shaped her life, and she will inspire you to leave a legacy for others.
So, without any further adieu…here’s Miriam! read more…
Christian Americans are asked to pray for our nation, our states, our cities, and all the leaders that govern them. But that can seem like a lot to ask sometimes. Some people may find themselves forced to live somewhere that seems to them like being in exile. It may be due to economics, the job market, or family issues. In any case, they feel trapped, and may have little or no hope of ever being able to leave. The last thing they feel like doing is praying for their city and its leaders. But that’s just what God tells us to do…and for a very practical reason.
“Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the
Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.”
Jeremiah 29:7 NIV
So I urge you to trust in God’s promise, and continue to pray for our nation, our states, our cities, and our leaders. Our country needs Him now just as much as it did in the beginning.
The answer to this question depends on the answer to another question:
When did America become a country?
- Did America become a country when the Declaration of Independence was signed?
- Did America become a country when the Articles of Confederation (America’s “First Constitution”) went into effect in 1777 as the operational form of government (or when the Articles were ratified on March 1, 1781)?
- Did America become a country when the Treaty of Paris, which ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed in 1783?
- Did America become a country when the U.S. Constitution was ratified on January 10, 1791? read more…