Choosing Representatives

Delegating Authority

Delegating Authority Lee Early “Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.” Deuteronomy 1:13 Representative government is a process of delegating authority. We, as citizens, consent to, authorize, or assign a person to stand for us in the external governing of our home, church, […]

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Elections have Consequences

Elections have Consequences by Ruth Smith The idea that “elections have consequences” is a concept that many forget. Each candidate is endeavoring to present himself or herself as the “best” person to lead our nation. The field is vast, from a declared socialist to those who identify themselves as conservative.     Do “we, the […]

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Leadership Demanded by a Republic

Leadership Demanded by a Republic As you watch the news, do you sometimes wonder, “Where is the leadership that is needed in our nation?”  Leadership has been defined as, “to follow in advance of others.”  Perhaps this definition raises questions in your mind.  If so, take some time to reflect upon what a leader must follow–principles? a […]

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Electoral College Electing the President

The Mode of Electing the President and the Electoral College by Darold Booton, Jr. In recent times the manner of electing the President of the United States (and the electoral college) has come under criticism from all sides, but when the Constitution was first adopted, Alexander Hamilton tells us, that this was one part of our […]

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Comtemplating the Constitution- Part III

Contemplating the Constitution – Part III James B. Rose and Barbara Rose, American Christian History Institute     JAMES MADISON FATHER OF THE CONSTITUTION and BILL OF RIGHTS              Madison began his education home schooled by his Grandmother and later tutored by a minister.  As a youth, he educated himself from the family library.   He […]

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