Quote of the Week

"The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration. I am rather tired of hearing about our rights and privileges as American citizens. The time is come--it is now--when we ought to hear about the duties and responsibilities of our citizenship. America's future depends upon her accepting and demonstrating God's government.”

Peter Marshall, chaplain of the US Senate, 1947.


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It's the Islamic State, Stupid!

I'm not trying to be disrespectful when I use Bill Clinton's line "It's the Economy, Stupid!" with a current twist. The original phrase was coined by a United States president and aimed at another president (George H.W. Bush).  

Now, our current president has said something that deserves the same rebuttal.

On September 11, 2014, Barack Obama uttered the following words in a prime time television address:

“Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic. No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been Muslim. And ISIL is certainly not a state.”

ISIL is not IslamicISIL is not a stateHe's wrong. Deadly wrong. 

It's the Islamic State, stupid.

Here's why.

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The Radical Difference Between the Biblical and Muslim Gospels

This evening President Obama gave a prime time speech on the importance of degrading and defeating ISIS--the cancerous Islamic State now fomenting in Iraq and Syria.

The president is good with words, but our success against this terror enemy will only be achieved through action--not phrases on a teleprompter.

I had planned to write a column this week called "The New Nazis"--which is an apt description of ISIS. Instead, I'd like to clarify the larger battle that is going on in the world which is a clash of ideas.

That clash really comes down to the radical difference between the biblical and Muslim gospels.

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