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The Civil War Ends

Shortly after noon, 150 years ago on April 13th, General Robert E. Lee, Commander for the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, and General Ulysses S. Grant, Commanding General of the Union Army, met at the home of Wilmer McLean in Appomattox Court House, Virginia. 264 more words

War And Peace

Shared Moral Fabric -- Will It Survive

Tonight. . . I rant

THESIS:  I have long believed that Americans share a common moral fabric.  We share such values as: integrity, honesty, family, love of God and our fellow men/women, virtue, service, free agency, hard work. 924 more words


American money says "In God we trust," but do we?

America’s official motto is “In God we trust.” It’s even printed on American money? Do we trust in God?

Do we really trust . . . 68 more words

Church Programs

America: John Wayne Quotes

I found a few quotes by John Wayne on American politics I thought worth posting.

“Success is not measured by your wealth, but in your worth…. 123 more words

Farming The Dream

Are Troops Being Evangelized Instead of Being Treated for PTSD?

W.J. Astore

I wrote the following article for Huffington Post back in August of 2010.  Good Friday seems an appropriate day to revive it.

Our country was founded on the idea of religious freedom, and several of our nation’s founders were deists (Thomas Jefferson) or skeptical to the point of atheism (Thomas Paine).   834 more words

US Military

Six Lessons to Learn in U.S. Christianity….

We spent the last two posts reviewing an article entitled “The Six Worst Things About American Christianity” from RedLetterChristians by Steven Mattson. Now that I have had a few days to digest these words I want to turn the article’s six points around to imagine them as lessons we U.S. 543 more words

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