Tag Archives: American History

NightWatch–Some Samplings

Many of you have been quite patient with me as I have continued to promote my work in progress, the NightWatch Podcast. I am so grateful for all of the kind words I have received and the many messages of encouragement. It is taking me a good bit longer to develop and produce these podcasts […]

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The Night Watch Podcast

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His Kingdom and My Country

On this Fourth of July, 2013, I am mourning the loss of my country. And I mourn for several reasons. 1. I mourn first and foremost that so many of my American countrymen have rejected the God whose merciful goodness secured liberty for so many generations in our land. 2. I mourn because those who […]

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Constitutional Apologetics No. 1: Introduction

Constitutional Apologetics No 1: Introduction – Worldview I am trying an experiment – starting a podcast built around the class I am teaching. You will hear a couple of minor glitches in my reading. Otherwise, the quality is not too bad. I would like your feedback please. Email me: mark at thefamishedpatriot dot com or […]

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Reading Recommendations No. 1

Over the years I have built a fairly sizable library of materials related to our nation’s Christian founding and our rich heritage. Several folks have asked me to publish some reading recommendations. I’ll start with these few and build a “library” of recommendations as the weeks unfold. All of the books on this list are […]

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REEXAMINATION

Can this nation be healed? Can our deep cultural and racial divisions be reconciled? Can the great chasms separating us be bridged? I believe that they can. But only if the Church is first healed of her divisions. And that will require a serious reexamination of our view of history. Last Monday I wrote about […]

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Forum: Was America A Christian Nation?

A couple of blog posts back, I used the phrase “Christian nation.” I received some comments on my use of the phrase (though none critical per sē) and decided that rather than attempt to answer them in the comments section, I would create a new post. That way, we can all take a fresh stab […]

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Eyewitnesses To Deconstruction: Part III

“Every man who loves peace, every man who loves his country, every man who loves liberty ought to have it ever before his eyes that he may cherish in his heart a due attachment to the Union of America and be able to set a due value on the means of preserving it.” James Madison […]

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Eyewitnesses To Deconstruction: Part I

“… there is a traditional public faith in America that is at odds with the mandates of liberalism, secularism, multiculturalism and relativism.” Scott Smith – America Unraveling: A Politically Incorrect Analysis of Public Faith and Culture I am working on a multi-part series of blog posts that I have labeled The Jeremiad. I believe that […]

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1. Echoes of Eden In My Childhood

The Quest For Patriot Nourishment – 1951-1969 My friend Derrel Emmerson, the founder, and now the retired pastor of Christian Assembly in Vienna, Virginia, introduced me to the idea of the “Memory of Eden.” His witty axiom refers to the residue of memory we all possess dating back to our earliest ancestors, Adam and Eve. […]

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