Is there really Liberty and Justice for all?


I have visited more than 40 countries in the world, and I love America. We have many freedoms to celebrate this 4th of July.  If you live in America, you are one of the fortunate 4% of the world’s population. But every generation must advocate to maintain and expand our freedom.  You are not free…

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How to Honor the Memory of 9/11


9/11 is one of those days seared into the memory of those of us old enough to remember.  My twin sons were two, but even they were glued to the television.  My wife has family in New York and her sister-in-law was working downtown.  Fear, disbelief, rage, despair.  Waves of emotion struck us all like…

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5 Ways to Understand the Value of Freedom

Freedom is critical for the flourishing of people.  Freedom is deeply connected to justice.  Here are five ways to understand the value of freedom in the work of justice.  Freedom and Faith. This Sunday is Freedom Sunday.  Our friends at International Justice Mission are spotlighting human slavery.  Join us and access the free resources available…

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The Bravery We Celebrate in the Declaration of Independence

Have you ever thought about why we celebrate the 4th of July?  Probably not.  Honestly, it is very unusual for a country to celebrate its declaration of independence.  Most countries celebrate the day their constitution was signed, but we celebrate the signing of our declaration of independence.  There is good reason to do so. Never…

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Immigrant Terrorism!

by Bruce Strom Much happened over the last week which raised the discussion of immigration and terrorism including the 5th Circuit decision on Obama’s executive action, presidential debates, and the attacks in Paris.   Unfortunately the theme has been consistent – immigrants are not wanted. The 135 page court opinion issued last week is a bit…

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