With the return of election season, we are bombarded once again with political rhetoric touting the most important election ever (since the last one, of course). With tough-sells like socialists, liberals, Mormons, philandering serial adulterers, all smiling and advertising away, and Christian leaders arguing away, many evangelical and Reformed Christians are confused as to how […]
Of the many important sections (most of them) of R. J. Rushdoony’s Institutes of Biblical Law, one stands out as a lesson for today’s political season (in truth, every political season). This is a section on the difference between political power and legitimate authority. A godly society requires both godly power and godly authority. You […]
Powder Springs, GA, October 1, 2015—American Vision is pleased to announce a transition of leadership as Dr. Joel McDurmon succeeds Dr. Gary DeMar as President of American Vision, Inc. Joel McDurmon joined American Vision in 2008 as Director of Research and has served as resident scholar since receiving his Ph.D. in 2012. Over the past […]
“I am a Christian, I am a Protestant, I am a Baptist . . . [and] my own personal religious faith . . . has developed out of my own personal experience in life as well. . . . [T]he tradition of which I’m a part recognizes the importance of personal communication with the deity, along with the lessons that come from Scripture.”
– Al Gore
If not for God’s providential, merciful, purposeful, intervention in all things, you could be excused for thinking 2008 was a year to regret and forget – speaking economically, politically and spiritually. In 2009, hang on to the fact of God’s constant, and dare I say, mighty, sovereignty. It’ll help get you through until negative trends reverse and sanity is once again seen by Americans as a sensible public trait. Pray.
For decades, the National Enquirer and other tabloids have published predictions about famous people and events. Few people ever go back to check on their accuracy. Here are a few from 1996:
President Madison proposes a day of thanks to be used by all denominations for prayer and religious reflection. The President specifically asks all to pray for the restoration of peace to the country.