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It’s long past time for me to put a flagpole in the center of my front yard — one that holds a large American flag that dances proudly in the summer breeze.

“Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were born or You gave birth to the Earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.”

While the contours of President Biden’s re-election campaign have yet to come into focus, early signs imply leaning greatly on surrogates to shoulder the heavy burden of promoting the president’s record and engaging in aggressive negativity against his opponent.

“ ... So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled to a…

I spend the first half hour of my day reading — or, to be more accurate, deleting — emails. Lacking the nerve to “unsubscribe” for fear I’ll miss something of moderate importance, I trash an average of 75 messages every morning, without ever getting beyond the subject line.

“We are destroying arguments and all arrogance raised against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ ...”

I remember how excited about summer I was back in second grade. As the last few weeks passed, the feeling of school changed entirely, and then that last week arrived, filled with anticipation. It marked a transition into a time of wonder.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is the latest candidate to jump into the Republican presidential primary for 2024 with his announcement last week that he’ll challenge the presumed front runner, Donald Trump.

“For whoever has been born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world: our faith.”

Most Americans celebrated Memorial Day by attending celebrations in many town squares paying tribute to those that gave it all so you and I can live free. On beaches and hell-hole battlefields around the World, the blood of American soldiers has been shed in the name of freedom.

When I was 10, I got a baseball glove for Christmas. My dad told me that was the day I also became a man, but I didn’t understand what he was talking about until I had a son of my own 26 years later.

“So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, ‘If you continue in My word, then you are truly My disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.’ “

My best friend was around to my house on a recent Saturday for a long overdue reunion. Adult schedules and the demands of parenthood being what they are, it had taken UN-level negotiations to get our calendars to match.

“Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.”

“Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means among you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a resident, so that he may live with you.”

“I will winnow them with a winnowing fork at the gates of the land; I will bereave them of children, I will destroy My people; They did not repent of their ways.”

The Biden administration’s sensible new policy for asylum seekers — requiring them to submit applications in Latin American countries before arriving — seems to have preempted a wave of migration to the border, at least for now. But what about those the US has already legally admitted into t…

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I was sitting at a table with a bunch of guys about my age. One of them brought up the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day. We reminded ourselves that Veterans Day honors those who served in the armed forces, and Memorial Day honors those who died in service to our country.

In a much anticipated chess match in February 1996, the world champion Garry Kasparov faced IBM’s Deep Blue, the most advanced chess-playing machine. Kasparov lost the first game but went on to win the match in Philadelphia, 4-2. It was humanity’s proudest moment in competition pitting man v…

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Human life is sacred, but it is not fair. As image bearers of God and the crown of God’s creation, humans from every tribe and tongue have intrinsic worth, dignity and responsibility. That makes humanity unique. It also compels us to strive to see that all humans are treated equally before the law.

“For this is what the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said: ‘In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength.’ But you were not willing ... ”