The Common Defense The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution lists six reasons a strong central government is needed. The fourth of these reasons is to provide for the common defense. Soldiers, sailors, and Marines have been providing for the common defense since twelve years before the Preamble was written.
Confessing There is no question that God wants us to be righteous, obedient to his word, embracing Jesus Christ’s moral code. There is also no question that we are unsuccessful in being the disciples we ought to be, and this displeases God. But he knows that sinfulness is our
Christmas is on December 25. Independence Day in on July 4. Veterans Day is on November 11. Why does Easter jump around so much? Well, it has to do with the sun and the moon. Our seasons are determined by the angle of the sun hitting
Author’s note: I went a bit deep today. This article isn’t going to be for everybody. On my Face Book video today, I talked about George Washington, described by many historians as being the “indispensable man.” Had the 23 year-old Washington been killed at the Battle of The Monongahela
Perhaps you’ve noticed that lots of what Brian writes about offers some kind of historical slant. His sermons often included bits of history too. As a history buff and military man, he shared stories that provided a glimpse of Brian’s unique perspective on life. Sharing his appreciation for the past