Alan Sears

Posted October 05, 2011

On Sunday, October 2, hundreds of pastors all over the country did something an astonishingly large number of their fellow Americans had forgotten they had the God-given right to do: namely, address political issues and candidates during a worship service.

Posted September 29, 2011

Americans continue to pay a terrible, terrible toll for one of the longest (and most ill-conceived) wars in our nation’s history.

Posted September 22, 2011

In China, human rights are not recognized as fixed or unalienable. Rather, they are a benevolence to be given or taken away in response to the mindset and behavior of individual Chinese citizens.

Posted September 14, 2011

It’s sad to say, but freedom has been relegated to “flavor of the month” status for years now.

Posted September 06, 2011

In our time, a lot of attention is paid to outward symbols of religion. Around the world, various governments and workplaces have disallowed the wearing of crosses, for example, often in an effort to avoid giving “offense.”

Posted August 18, 2011

That aspect of Wildflower hospitality ended several months before a young couple filed a lawsuit against the Inn. According to the complaint, an employee refused the mother of the bride’s request to hold the wedding reception at the Inn, once she revealed that there were two brides and no groom.

Posted August 12, 2011

Because the radical demands of groups like the American Civil Liberties Union run counter to common sense and the tenets of Western Civilization, they and their leftist allies and colleagues use fear, intimidation, and disinformation to accomplish their ends which generally mean a loss of liberty for everyone else.

Posted August 06, 2011

Ours is nation built on liberty, the ideals of Western Civilization, and prayer. It is also a nation under assault by people who wish to erase prayer from the list: this much was evident in the vitriol hurled at Texas Gov. Rick Perry when he recently called his fellow governors and President Obama to join him for prayer for our nation.

Posted August 05, 2011

“Freedom” is a strange word in our day. It has been used in so many contexts at so many times that it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it means now to most speakers and advocates. More than not, however, it is safe to assume that post-moderns use the word to sum up their “right” to do what they want, when they want, where they want.

Posted July 15, 2011

Defining marriage down isn’t hard, for elected officials as blithely unconcerned with the will of the electorate as the New York Legislature. It helps, of course, if you have contempt for the Constitution and can immunize yourself against the realities of life and human relationships.

Posted July 05, 2011

Having just celebrated July 4, the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, it behooves us to consider the foundation upon which that document rests.

Posted June 28, 2011

The problem: our lives, our freedom, and our rights and privileges as free men and women have no real significance or lasting meaning apart from that Creator, from that Endower … from God.

Posted June 28, 2011

The problem: our lives, our freedom, and our rights and privileges as free men and women have no real significance or lasting meaning apart from that Creator, from that Endower … from God.

Posted June 20, 2011

The culture of death is relentless.

Posted June 01, 2011

The general air of celebration that erupted with the news of Osama bin Laden’s death has been mitigated in many quarters by the debate over exactly how much celebration is in order.

Posted June 01, 2011

The general air of celebration that erupted with the news of Osama bin Laden’s death has been mitigated in many quarters by the debate over exactly how much celebration is in order.

Posted May 23, 2011

Intolerance is never more visible than when we look at the vocal advocates of homosexual behavior. If you disagree, I invite you to ask Peter Vidmar what his experience has been.

Posted April 24, 2011

It’s hard to understand what, exactly, public university officials across the country have against the Christians on their campus.

Posted December 28, 2010

Someday, historians will record the Senate’s repeal last week of the imperfect “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy regarding homosexual behavior in the military as the loss of a battle.

Posted December 24, 2010

So many crucial judgments this year seemed calculated to convince believers that they have no worth at all, in our country’s “halls of justice.”



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