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Jerry NewcombeDid You Know This About the Declaration of Independence?
by Jerry Newcombe

"Which type of religious leaders directly/indirectly contributed to America's Declaration of Independence?

a. Islamic mullahs
b. Presbyterian elders
c. Catholic bishops
d. Quaker ministers
The answer is Presbyterian elders. Here is a portion of the chapter on Christianity and the Declaration of Independence from One Nation Under God: Ten Things Every Christian Should Know About the Founding of America:

When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, he did so with a great deal of input from those who had gone before him. He did a masterful job writing up our nation's reason for coming into being, but he had much help. As political science professor, Donald S. Lutz, the author of The Origins of American Constitutionalism, points out, "...there was nothing new in the phrasing and ideas of the Declaration..." Jefferson drew from the ideas of John Locke and William Blackstone. He received help from a group of Presbyterian ministers in Mecklenburg, North Carolina. As just about everything with the founding of America, we see explicit Christian input...

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"Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Saviour?"

—John Quincy Adams, 1837 (Founders Edition, San Francisco: Foundation for American Christian Education, 2006), xi.

Terry Paulson Defending Freedom of Speech over Political Correctness
by Terry Paulson

The First Amendment to our Constitution states clearly, "Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech…."

Our Founding Fathers embedded this enduring principle in America's Constitution, but this critical freedom is hard to sustain in our politically correct age. For this important freedom isn't really free; the cost is to extend the same freedom to those who disagree with you—those who might even offend you while exercising the very freedom you treasure.

The French-born American historian, Jacques Barzun, said, "Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Political correctness is the enemy of freedom of speech. What may have begun as a crusade for civility has soured into an argument over what is "offensive" and, even worse, censorship. To label a speaker a bigot or a racist for a comment that offends minimizes true racism. If being offended is enough to squander our freedom of speech, I'm offended by those who are offended. Such censorship offends me.

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Marshall Foster Speaks on "The Miracle of America"Marshall Foster Video

"The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil Constitution, are worth defending at all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy Ancestors: They purchased them for us with toil and danger and expence of treasure and blood, and transmitted them to us with care and diligence. It will bring an everlasting mark of infamy on the present generation, enlightened as it is, if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle, or to be cheated out of them by the artifices of false and designing men"

— Samuel Adams, The Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume II, 1770-1773 (Middlesex: The Echo Library, 2006), 153—Google Books.

Star Parker How About More Freedom at Home First?
by Star Parker

The fact that experts in Washington are wrong 100 percent of the time never seems to discourage us from going down the same path again and again.

 Watching the wave of unrest in the Middle East, there are lessons to consider regarding how we view the world and how we manage our lives here at home.

I'd call it getting perspective on what you can control and what you can't.

It should be pretty clear that the upheavals in Tunisia and Egypt came as complete surprises.

No one predicted them.

Is this because no one was paying attention? Of course not.

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Annette AdamsMemorial Day
by Annette Adams

I was there when all those "boys" my age.
Went off to fight a war.
And I was there when those same "men"
Returned to us no more.

I've entertained those heroes
On their barren beds of pain,
Those glory-gutted veterans
Who, to this day, remain.

Have you ever been in a "holding pen"
Where we keep those "dregs of war"?
Behind sad eyes, you hear their cries:
"Was this worth fighting for?"

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Independence Day Offerings

Your Average Joe (Unplugged)Your Average Joe (Unplugged)
A Humorous and Insightful Christian Devotional

by Joseph D. Schneller 

The Christian journey is no easy path. Yet many believers suffer from false assumptions that Christians are supposed to have it all together, that the walk of faith should be one of comfort and ease, and that difficulties come solely from mistakes or unfaithfulness.

In Your Average Joe Unplugged, Joseph Schneller voices inner struggles of faith that resonate broadly among Christians. He writes for those tired of the canned answers, for everyday believers desiring to live in faith amidst the joys and pains, the responsibilities and tragedies of life. Through 30 daily devotionals and a half-dozen humor articles, he presents honest, often humorous encouragement for your Christian pilgrimage through this fallen world.

And all throughout he shows how, by Christ's grace, our everyday lives can have eternal impact.

Paperback, 116 Pages
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Price: $11.95
Pre-Pub Sale Price $10.00

The Book that Made AmericaThe Book That Made America
How the Bible Formed Our Nation
by Jerry Newcombe

The Book that Made America: How the Bible Formed Our Nation comprehensively documents, with joy, America’s deep roots in the Bible of the Christian faith. From our first civil compacts and the New England Primer textbook, to the declaration of every state constitution and the declaration of the United States Supreme Court’s Trinity decision of 1892, America cries out that its traditions have resulted from an abiding faith in the God of the Holy Bible.

"I recommend Dr. Newcombe’s book highly!"
— Ann Coulter, New York Times #1 Author

"Jerry Newcombe quickly cuts through the fog of agenda-driven rhetoric to give a brilliant and unbiased examination of what made America unique among the nations of the world".
— William J. Federer, Author and Speaker

"[This great book]...portrays the power of Scripture that transformed the American wilderness into the world's first Christian constitutional republic."
— Marshall Foster, Author, The American Covenant

    Paperback, 304 pages
    List Price: $18.95
    Independence Day Special Price $14.50

The Fear of GodThe Fear of God
A Forgotten Doctrine (Expanded Second Edition)
by Arnold L. Frank
Dr. Frank sets out to revitalize a doctrine that in times past-from the Biblical era to the founding of America - has empowered and emboldened Christians to lead lives that distinguished them among their peers as godly, meaningful and productive.

Paperback, 236 pages
Price $16.95


Christian Founders Christian Founders
Christian Founders is a fun, non-violent 3D game with 24 lessons focusing on the Founding Fathers of America. Great for Home School, Sunday School, Christian School, and home use. (Formerly known as One Nation Under God.) Developed by Inspired Idea.

Price: $14.95

Red, White and Blue Red, White & Blue
Red, White & Blue is an incredibly patriotic, flag-waving, 3D adventure will have you saluting, waving the flag, and humming the Star-Spangled Banner in no time at all! It starts with the Pledge of Allegiance and ends with the Statue of Liberty. You will fly, slide, jump, bounce, dodge, search, and solve puzzles in 20 game levels as Uncle Sam. This game will be the hit at any patriotic meeting, rally, or convention. It can be used for promotions and fund raising! Great for use in the conservative school setting, this game actually teaches while being fun. Learn about the history of our flag and its proper display. With four lessons, this game is just plain fun! It requires Windows 98, Me, XP, XP Pro, Vista and 3D graphics capability. It's packaged in a slim-line jewel case. Developed by Inspired Idea.

Price: $12.95

From Terror to Triumph From Terror to Triumph
by Marshall Foster

This captivating 12-part video series documents what historical revisionists have been trying to hide: that God rules in the affairs of men. Join Dr. Marshall Foster for a whirlwind tour through history - from the ancient world right up to modern days and beyond. Learn the whole story of important historical events as well as discovering some little known side streets. Viewers will gain a new appreciation for the divine providence of our sovereign God as Dr. Foster points out the divine mile markers along the way. God hasn't appointed His people to failure, but to victory! Fantastic for family, church, group and individual study.

Topics Include:

- How religious castaways throughout history have taken third world cultures to the heights of civilization.
- The strategy for building a prosperous and free society with your children and your wife.
- How to uncover the secrets of winning against terror at all odds.
- How terror and evil always backfire on the agents of evil.
- How to develop a biblical and historical confidence to restore every institution and see America become a "city on a hill" again.

6 DVD Set, with study guide
    Price $60.00
    Independence Day Sale Price $50.00

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