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My Spiritual Independence Day
In a recent issue of CT magazine, Fady Ghobrial tells his powerful story of immigrating to America from the Middle East, falling into the bondage of sex ...
Independence Day and the Empty Tomb
Author Russell Moore writes:
A few years ago, I stood at the grave of Thomas Jefferson, and I was prompted to give thanks for his life and legacy. After ...
How One Man Made Jury Duty A Delight
John Ortberg shares what he learned about civic duty and enthusiasm from being called to jury duty:
It was 9:00 on a Monday morning and I was one of 150 ...
Rickety Kayak Shows Our Quest for Freedom
In the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia, there's a special display for a rickety, home-made aluminum kayak. This tiny, makeshift boat seems ...
President Lincoln Tells Former Slaves How to Live Free
In the last days of the Civil War, the Confederate capital, Richmond, Virginia, fell to the Union army. Abraham Lincoln insisted on visiting the city. ...
Woman Treasured U.S. Citizenship Above All Else
In his 2010 memoir, A Journey: My Political Life, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair shares the following story:
A friend of mine whose parents were ...
Kay Warren on the Loudest Cheers in Heaven
Heading home to California … a friend and I passed through the Dallas–Fort Worth airport. On the way to the connecting gate, we heard loud patriotic ...
Thankful for Freedom
While I was attending graduate school in the early 1980s, I stopped for coffee in a Malibu, California, restaurant. Coming from a non-political family, ...
The Lowest Common Denominator
Liberal democracy in a pluralistic society is an endless but fruitless search for the lowest common denominator that can serve as society's moral bond. ...
America Was Built by Violence
"The systematic violence, both physical and spiritual, done first to indigenous people and then to black Africans was, indeed, the original sin of the ...