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Should Christians engage in politics

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) As our country approaches election season, an engaged citizen cannot help but observe a malicious side to politics. Nasty campaign advertisements, emerging scandals, and hypocrisy emerge under the national spotlight.

The sad state of freedom in America

(By Mark Hillman, <em>'76</em> Contributor) Some 30 years ago, a common retort by my classmates when told that we could not do something was, "It's a free country, isn't it? I don't hear that rhetorical

King’s dream made a major difference

Thank God for him, this preacher, this man of words, action, patriotism and nonviolence, this Christian who energized a movement, whose dream awakened a nation. I speak of Martin Luther King Jr. and ask that Americans do him the honor, please, please, of recognizing his accomplishment instead of pretending, as some do, that we haven’t come that far.