Are we honoring the sacrifice?

Just as I require myself to watch the Passion of the Christ every Easter week so that I’m reminded of exactly what it took for Jesus to earn my eternal salvation, I require myself to stop amidst the fireworks, carnivals, parades, grill-outs, and think about exactly what it took to earn my EARTHLY freedom. Our…

A Border Away

A few days ago, America watched as the GOP presidential candidates discussed our National Security. Now more than ever, we live in a world full of hideous individuals who desire the demise of innocent people and even entire societies. Prior to 9/11, I’d venture to say that the average American couldn’t name anyone on the…

The Hiker Hostages: Was it really our fault?

Just a few days ago, the world watched in happiness as American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were finally released from their terrible stint in an Iranian prison. Fellow hiker Sarah Shourd was released approximately a year earlier than the young men. Yesterday in a press conference upon their arrival in New York City, they were…