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Let’s be the Backbone State

  (By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) What’s a state? For starters, an expanse of territory, a resident population, and a sovereign government. But there’s a lot more, when you think about it […]

By |January 18th, 2016|Categories: Books, Colorado|Tags: , , , , |

Christian worldview faces growing opposition

(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) A majority of blacks, along with almost half of all Democrats, now believe that Christians pose a bigger threat to America than Muslims. A new poll from Clout Research, commissioned by [...]

By |January 14th, 2016|Categories: Christianity, Culture Wars, Ideas, Islam, Opinion|Tags: , , |

Beware, politics isn’t everything

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Who do you like for President? Many Americans this year seem inclined to answer that question with another: What’s today? The polls are volatile. We’ve already seen surprises, and we’ll see more. […]

Let’s Make Our Country Better

I believe we can create a better country if more conservative women are in leadership positions and active in their communities. 10 years from now - I would like key leaders in our political systems [...]

By |January 7th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Colorado Christian University, Conservatives, Students|

Start 2016 with an everyday resolution

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) For my last column in 2015, I want to take a break from politics. Politics often make people feel bitter, hopeless and cynical. That's not how I want to feel [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Categories: Ideas|Tags: , , , |

What if it’s not possible to be both a good Muslim and a good American?

  (By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Can a good Muslim be a good American? Brian, a constitutional scholar, put the question to Michael, a national security expert, […]

Christmas Message to Unbelievers: Just Take the Bet!

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Once upon a time in a galaxy right here and now the Creator God who made it all decided that although his man children had become nasty pieces of work [...]

By |December 29th, 2015|Categories: Religion|Tags: , , , , |

Why Christmas matters

(By John Andrews, ’76 Editor) Good news. Death is on defense this week. That’s a big reason for the excitement about Christmas and Hanukkah. It should make these holidays welcome even among people who don’t share the biblical […]

By |December 24th, 2015|Categories: Books, Ideas, Religion, Values|Tags: , , , |

President Trump and his cabinet: A year-end prophecy

(By Charles Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) With Tuesday’s faceoff in Las Vegas, the GOP debates for 2015 are now over. The so-called experts have offered their opinions. The GOP establishment continues to plot, conspire, and prepare to circumvent the will of Republican primary voters and force us to accept another marginal candidate who will do their bidding. Regardless […]

By |December 19th, 2015|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , , |

Naming our Middle East enemy

(By Donald Devine, '76 Contributor) The real shock of the terrorist mass murders in Paris and San Bernardino is the lack of seriousness in the responses from America’s ruling class, on both the left and right. They [...]

By |December 17th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |