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500 Years of Religious Liberty…will it make it another 500 years?

BY ALLEN WEST I reiterate my sincere condolences and prayers for those who so tragically had their lives taken from them in Las Vegas. To...

Happiness and the False Choice

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS The prophet Lehi declared, “If there be no righteousness there be no happiness.”1 The adversary has been successful in planting...

Quiet, Comfortable Christian or True Disciple?—Russell M. Nelson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS August 2015, Ensign The day is gone when you can be a quiet and comfortable Christian. Your religion is not...

Surrender Like a Boy Scout

BY SELWYN DUKE There has been much written about the Boy Scouts of America’s recent acceptance of openly homosexual scout masters. The organization has been...

Boyd K. Packer: True Love and the Procreative Power

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS, BOYD K. PACKER 2015 True love requires reserving until after marriage the sharing of that affection which unlocks those sacred...

Robert D. Hales: Our Duty to Defend Religious Liberty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS, ROBERT D. HALES 05 April 2015 As we walk the path of spiritual liberty in these last days, we must...

Which Is the Most Important

A WAY OF LIFE, L. TOM PERRY Many years ago at stake conferences, we would show a film clip to illustrate the theme of the...

The Vital Role of a Mother

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS: GORDON B. HINCKLEY 2000 “Women who make a house a home make a far greater contribution to society than those...

Morality and the Law: A Partnership

BY STEVE FARRELL “I suppose persons who mouth the slogan think they are saying something profound. In fact, if that is an argument at...

The Interview: Paine’s Christianity, Part 2

BY STEVE FARRELL Was founder Thomas Paine ever a Christian, and ever anything other than a man who shouted the Bible down as "Fraud!" Most of...

The Interview: Paine's Christianity, Part 2

BY STEVE FARRELL Was founder Thomas Paine ever a Christian, and ever anything other than a man who shouted the Bible down as "Fraud!" Most of...

Paine's Christianity

BY STEVE FARRELL Paine's Christianity: Part 1 Of all the attempts to affix to the Founding Father's the faithless brand, "non-Christian secularist," the only Founder who...

Paine’s Christianity

BY STEVE FARRELL Paine's Christianity: Part 1 Of all the attempts to affix to the Founding Father's the faithless brand, "non-Christian secularist," the only Founder who...

What Dickens’ "Scrooge" Should Teach Us

BY STEVE FARRELL A cynical conservative magazine I used to subscribe to did the most irritating thing come every Christmas. They would go out of...

What Dickens’ Scrooge Should Teach Us

BY STEVE FARRELL A cynical conservative magazine I used to subscribe to did the most irritating thing come every Christmas. They would go out of...

Wolfboy and Princess Cupcake: The Complementarity of the Sexes

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES Ecumenism at its best was recently demonstrated at the Vatican, where dozens of faith leaders worldwide assembled...

Author of Liberty or Not?

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Is God the author of liberty, or not? A valid, and need I say, vital question. But in this age of secularism,...

Free Forever, to Act for Themselves

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS, D. TODD CHRISTOFFERSON October 2014 When things turn bad, there is a tendency to blame others or even God. Sometimes...

Ignorance Of Scripture Could Be Hazardous To Your Liberty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS By Francis J. Manion, ACLJ On October 1st, I had the privilege of defending Mr. George Krail, of Burlington County,...

The Bible of the American Revolution

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Did you know that Congress once printed Bibles? At the time of the American Revolution, the British government had strict laws about...

Danger Lurks When We Divide Ourselves – Russell M. Nelson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS April 2014 Danger lurks when we try to divide ourselves with expressions such as “my private life” or even “my...

Democrats' Immoral Approach to Minimum Wage

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Thank God Obama and the Democrats' attempt to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour stalled in the...

Democrats’ Immoral Approach to Minimum Wage

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Thank God Obama and the Democrats' attempt to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour stalled in the...

The politics of St. Paul

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES In Romans 13:1-7 the apostle Paul writes: “ is the minister of God to thee for good”...

God and Jesus, Politics and Government

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Is God a Democrat? A Republican? Was Jesus a conservative, liberal, socialist, or libertarian? Those are jarring questions....

The Virtue of Biblical Arguments

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ I distinctly remember my deep anxiety about leaving my southern, Christian college and traveling north to a law school that was, well,...

Honoring Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Today is Veterans Day, a day when we honor the men who have served our country and to thank them for their...

A Call for Pioneers who Defend Freedom

Called Unto Liberty, 21st Century Sermons Thomas S. Monson, July 2013 In the decades since the end of World War II, standards of morality have lowered...

A Woman Needs To Be Told She Is Beautiful

A Way of Life, President Thomas S. Monson Many years ago, at an area conference held in Helsinki, Finland, I heard a powerful, memorable, and...

Being Christian Disciples

A Way of Life, Elder Robert D. Hales Consider with me the experience of two Christian disciples: “Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two...

Immersion in the scriptures is essential

A Way of Life, Elder Quentin L. Cook Soon after Ezra Taft Benson was called as an Apostle in 1943, President George Albert Smith1 counseled,...

Children of their own

A Way of Life, Elder Boyd K. Packer young couple tearfully told me they had just come from a doctor where they were told...

The Battle For Judeo-Christian Values

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Quentin L. Cook We also find the majority of people are still respectful of basic moral values. But make...

Exemplars of Righteousness

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Boyd K. Packer While war permits stomping out of a man's heart the reverent and tender virtues that exemplify...

Rescuing The Lost Sheep

A Way of Life, Elder Quentin L. Cook It needs to be taught and understood that we love and respect all of the people whom...

Highest Civic Duty

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Boyd K. Packer A message of the First Presidency dated April 6, 1942, states: ". . . the Church...

Read, Ponder, and Study the Scriptures

A Way of Life, Elder Quentin L. Cook The message, ministry, and Atonement of Jesus Christ, our Savior, are our essential family curriculum. No scripture...

The Powers Of Heaven

A Way of Life, Elder David A. Bednar The priesthood is the authority of God delegated to men on the earth to act in all...

Preserving Religious Freedom

The religious community must unite to be sure we are not coerced or deterred into silence by ... intimidation or threatening rhetoric... Dallin H. Oaks

Is It a Boy Kitty or Girl Kitty?

There are both moral and physical laws “irrevocably decreed in heaven before the foundations of this world” that cannot be changed. Boyd K. Packer