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...

Longfellow—Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells. December 25, 1864. ————— I HEARD the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat, Of peace on earth, good-will to...

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...

A Written Bill of Rights—Dallin H. Oaks

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, DALLIN H. OAKS 1992 In his address, The Divinely Inspired Constitution, Dallin H. Oaks remarked concerning the written Bill of...

The American Vine: A Sermon—Jacob Duché

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS July 20, 1775 Preached in Christ-Church, Philadelphia, before the Honourable Continental Congress, July 20, 1775. Being the Day Recommended by...

Right and Wrong, Not Right and Left—Clarence Manion

THE AMERICANIST, MORAL FOUNDATIONS: CLARENCE E. MANION Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, July 01, 1963 I have almost lost faith in se­mantics, and if I...

Ezra Taft Benson—America: What of the Future?

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON April 1952 With you I love this land in which we live. I am proud of our...

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,...

The Constitution is a Part of My Religion—J. Reuben Clark Jr.

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, J. REUBEN CLARK, JR. As I have said to you before, so I say again, the Constitution of the...

David O. McKay: Our Paramount Duty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, DAVID O. MCKAY In these days of uncertainty and unrest, liberty-loving people’s greatest responsibility and paramount duty is to...

John Tucker: An Election Sermon

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS: JOHN TUCKER Boston 1771 Editor's Note English colonists in America began living under local government based upon the consent of the...

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...

Milk-and-Water Allegiance Kills—John A. Widtsoe

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN A. WIDTSOE 1941 A milk-and-water allegiance kills; while a passionate devotion gives life and soul to any cause and...

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...

Moses Mather: America’s Appeal to the Impartial World

Called Unto Liberty, Moses Mather: 1775, Founding Era Sermons Moses Mather (1719–1806). Born in Lyme, Connecticut, into a famous New England family of divines, Mather...

Anonymous, a Dialogue Between the Devil, and George III, Tyrant of Britain

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SATIRE Anonymous: 1782 Not a sermon and by an author anonymous and unknown, this satirical dialogue first appeared in 1782 in...

Elisha Williams: The Great End of Civil Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS Elisha Williams, 1744 I shall first, briefly consider the Origin and End of Civil Government. First, as to the origin—–Reason...

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...

The Bible and the Sword – John Fletcher

Called Unto Liberty, John Fletcher: 1776, Founding Era Sermons John Fletcher (1729–1785). Born John de la Flechere in Nyon, Switzerland, Fletcher studied at the...

The Government Welfare System Will Fall

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, MARION G. ROMNEY Now, my brothers and sisters, the handwriting is on the wall; “the interpretation thereof sure.”...

Labor Is Ordained of God

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19TH CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN TAYLOR "Labor is the manufacturer of wealth. It was ordained of God as the medium to be used...

Elect Good Men Who Will Obey and Uphold the Law

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, HEBER J. GRANT I pray for our country and ask the Lord to bless those who preside 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...

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...

Rise Up and Bear Off the Constitution Triumphantly

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, HAROLD B. LEE I have faith in the future of this promised land of America and in its institutions...