I have previously written about the difference between power and authority in differing spheres of government—self, family, church, and state. I have also written tons about the need for decentralized power—the whole of Restoring America is based upon that idea. As odd as some may find it, these very ideas come to the fore in […]
Significant battles in the culture war are seldom fought in high-profile locations (think Dover, Pennsylvania). Likewise, we are seldom aware that we are witnessing one of these battles until after the fact (think “wardrobe malfunction”). For these two reasons, tonight’s winner of the eighth American Idol (AI) competition – which is held in Hollywood and is being incessantly hyped by the media as a battle between a Christian and an alleged homosexual – finds himself in the unlikely position of not just becoming America’s newest pop-star, but also becoming a casualty in the ongoing culture war.