Uncategorized

Queen Elizabeth’s “Brutal” Empire?

Queen Elizabeth represented the best of the British Empire: dignified, respectful, restrained, stable, transcending culture and time on behalf of timeless truths.

Egypt’s Burning Churches

It is awful enough news that Egypt’s Christians are suffering the effects of years of restrictions on building churches. Yet it is even worse news that they may, yet again, have also become the target of Islamic terrorists.

The Church & National Conservatism

Christians can discern God’s hand even when He is not directly acknowledged.

It’s Okay To Run For School Board

Political action, in the form of running for a school-board seat, is not the abdication of discipleship or a self-serving act to win the culture war.

Turkey: the Dissident Prison

With the 2023 presidential elections looming, the Turkish government is escalating its aggression against dissident journalists, human rights defenders, and Kurdish political activists in the country.

Franklin Roosevelt and the Heart of Liberalism

Though the government cannot make us virtuous, our leaders can challenge us to be better than we often are.  

Remember the Greek Cypriots Who Were Murdered for Protesting the Turkish Occupation

Tassos Isaak and Solomos Solomou were killed by Turkish Invaders. They should be honored.

The Tenacity of Armenians in the Holy Land

The Byzantine emperor, crusaders and Armenian nobility were statesmen, not theologians: their geopolitical situations guided their decision-making more than theological considerations.

The Insufficiency of Subsidiarity

Many Conservatives and Roman Catholics have long supported the social doctrines of Subsidiarity. Yet its reactionary origin suggests it needs an entirely different view of man’s nature.