Windows into your soul

Marcus Tullius Cicero is credited to the old English proverb, “Eyes are the window to the soul.” Although no one can be certain that it originated with this Roman Philosopher, we also see this principle in the Bible. Matthew 6:22-23 states, “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body … Continued

Founding Principles

While looking over the Centennial Institute website, I came across an interesting statement speaking about 1776 and then an article about restoring Christianity.  Thinking back to my history lessons, I remembered that was the year of our Independence.  The article excerpt spoke of the spirit of 1776 and asked if it is fading away in … Continued

The Cost of “Affordable Care”

Former Colorado senate majority leader, Mark Hillman (2013), wrote a post for CCU’s Centennial Institute just a few short weeks ago regarding the costs of Obama’s “affordable care.” Now don’t get me wrong, I am not against those without health benefits getting access to insurance. However, I am not willing to support a system that … Continued

Where do we go from here?

‎”But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 3:18). Repeatedly Scripture urges us, as it does in this passage, to grow spiritually and in our knowledge of our Savior. We cannot do this on our own or by ourselves. But God, in His mercy, has provided both … Continued

A Biblical Response to Welfare and Poverty

Many discussions of poverty and welfare often contrast the choice of individuals to take ownership of their own lives and actions thus assuming responsibility for themselves and their own needs as compared to those who would asset that society has a responsibility to the vulnerable among us and that each member of society should have … Continued