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Education Sunday: Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth

Is there anything better than watching a child's face light up when she suddenly understands a new concept? My daughter Eden recently learned to snap, and her excitement over this new found ability causes her to share with every person we meet! Even as an adult, it feels great to master something new. My mom, Eden's grandmother, will complete her EdD soon, and the process of research and study has brought her deep joy. We never outgrow our God-given design, which includes the joy of...



The anti-terror tool you never hear about

Nearly a third of the questions asked during the 22 presidential primary debates so far have been about foreign policy or national security, but moderators have not raised a single question about international development. Will debate no. 23 on Thursday night be the first to draw out candidates on this crucial element of U.S. influence abroad? Our organization, ONE, reviewed the transcripts from all the debates to date and found a narrow foreign policy narrative and an incomplete snapshot...



Marco Rubio Is the Leader Our Country Needs

Washington has reached an impasse. Partisan politics and division has left our country without a way to move forward on real solutions to the problems we are facing. Our next president needs to possess 'Reaganesque' abilities to reach across the aisle, working with both the House and Senate and modeling true leadership for this great nation. As my boss puts it, we need the candidate that is the convergence of Reagan and Jack Kemp. We need a unifier who will stand for Christian values,...



An opportunity for courage on immigration

By Rev. Samuel Rodriguez On Thursday, Pope Francis humbly exhorted a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress to view immigrants “as persons, seeing their faces and listening to their stories, trying to respond … in a way which is always humane, just and fraternal.” He challenged the Congress to apply Christ’s Golden Rule, to address the situation of refugees and other immigrants “with the same passion and compassion with which we want to be treated.” Sitting behind him, visibly...



Opinion: Deal faithfully, not fearfully, with immigrants

By Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Published September 16, 2015 Fox News Latino   Words matter. That is as clear in our daily discourse as it is in the Bible. To paraphrase Proverbs, with our words we can speak life or death. Today, some of our would-be political leaders are not speaking words of life when it comes to immigrants and immigration. Their rhetoric fits the description of anti-Christian and anti-conservative, even anti-American, in that it runs counter to the values that form the...