It’s time to look at good news articles from David and Tim’s stack. Fighting slows down in Israel and hostages return home. In California, there a recall efforts over progressive district attorneys. In Eugene Oregon, after hard drug use was legalized, city officials realize that was a bad move and start working to turn things around. Texas textbooks place Creationism back in as a potential explanation for the origin of the universe. All of this and more, on Good News Friday!
The Gospel in School, Influencing Representatives and Former Presidents on Foundations of Freedom Thursday
It’s time to dive into questions from the audience here on Foundations of Freedom Thursday! Are public school students allowed to share the gospel? How do you reach out to legislators and those in congress and how we can make a change for the better. Could an individual who is not a member of the House be elected as speaker of the house? Could former president Donald Trump become speaker of the house? And does a former president still have pardon power? All of this today on WallBuilders!
Are you ready to journey into the past and explore the fascinating intersection of faith, culture, and the founding of America? Your guide will be David Barton, as we take a deep dive into the contrasting approaches to governance of the Jamestown and Plymouth. Discover how their different priorities have shaped America's values and institutions to this day. In our quest to understand America's past, we also discuss the crucial role of religion in shaping our government and society. Did you know about the decline in Bible reading and biblical literacy in America, and its impact on our understanding of God's institutions, such as the family and government? This conversation doesn't shy away from contemporary issues either, as we touch on the societal reflection of gender identity and secularization. Finally, we grip the alarming issue of the decline of Christianity in America and its implications for believers. As we spotlight the biblical concept of "occupying until Jesus returns," we also face the challenges of retaining Christian children in faith amidst the rise of the "Exvangelicals". We wrap up with an encouraging call to action, urging believers to stand firm and work to reverse this trend. So, join us on this enlightening journey and explore the American story.
Ever wondered how the principles instilled by the Pilgrims and Puritans have shaped America's government, economy, and education system? Prepare to embark on a historical journey as we uncover the profound impact these early settlers had on the country we know today. From a constitutional, historical, and biblical perspective, we unravel the influence they had on establishing elected government, free enterprise, and private property rights. We also highlight the agreements they made with Native Americans. We also look at pilgrims and their significant influence on public education. We fast forward to New Jersey in the 1800's, a time when education was heavily rooted in the Bible teaching. We uncover the educational requirements of the time and the significant role that black officials played in early American education. Equipped with these insights, we gain a deeper understanding of America's rich history and the values it was built upon. Wrapping up our journey, we examine the stark difference in the number of casualties between the European and American witch trials. We credit this to the Pilgrims' and Puritans' commitment to biblical teachings which led to the establishment of due process rights. We also look at the contrasting narratives of the founding of Jamestown and Plymouth. Be sure to tune in as we keep the flame of freedom alive and learn from our past to build a better future.
Ready to question what you thought you knew about the early settlements in America? Join us as we delve into the contrasting tales of Jamestown and Plymouth. We challenge the claims of the 1619 and the reality of slavery in America's early days, and discuss the role of evangelical Christianity. These two cities show the contrast that is present when you do things God's way vs embracing socialism. Far from the sugar-coated history lessons, this discussion explores the stark realities of survival in these early colonies. As we journey through the pages of history, we examine the hardships faced by the Pilgrims in their quest for religious freedom. We dissect the beliefs of these early colonists and look at their motives for leaving Europe. Their painful journey from England to Holland, and finally to the Virginia Colony, is a testament to their unwavering faith. We highlight the Mayflower Compact and its emphasis on Christian purpose and godly leadership. Wrapping up our exploration, we emphasize the significance of community responsibility. Stay tuned for our next episode as we continue this enlightening discussion.
Have you ever wondered about the untold stories of the Pilgrims? How their faith fueled their relationships, and how their first prayer meeting laid the foundation for Christianity in America? Join us on WallBuilders as we journey through the unheard tales of the Pilgrims, their profound faith, and their remarkable bonds with the Native Americans. Immerse yourself in the fascinating chronicles of Massasoit, the chief of the Wampanoag tribe, and the pivotal peace treaty he signed with the Pilgrims. Feel your heartstrings pull as we recount the touching tale of Edward Winslow, who braved a 40-mile journey to nurse a plague-ridden Massasoit back to health, further solidifying their alliance. Journey with us through time, fifty years later, to the era of King Philip’s War and the intricate ties it has with the narratives we've been sharing. Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore the rich, often overlooked, history that shaped America. Embark on this riveting voyage with us here on WallBuilders.
Ever wondered how the first Thanksgiving celebration came to be? Join us as we traverse the sands of time to explore the profound faith and history of the pilgrims in America. This journey is one marked by undying faith, unyielding perseverance and an intriguing blend of cultural histories. We uncover the inspiring story of how the pilgrims' reliance on God led to the first Thanksgiving celebration, and a remarkable tale of an Indian's conversion to Christianity through the power of answered prayers. We also shed light on the pilgrims' enduring impact on American culture and the importance of gratitude that was woven into their journey. Get set to be enthralled as we delve into the birth of enterprise and capitalism in America, a narrative that began with the pilgrims' pursuit of religious and economic freedom. We bring you the captivating story of the the Pilgrims' voyage to America and their quest to secure religious and economic freedom for their colony. You'll learn about their establishment of a trading post and the birth of free enterprise. We'll also discuss the symbolic significance of Burial Hill and Leiden Street, enduring testaments to the Pilgrims' contributions to American history. Stay with us as we further explore the pilgrims' faith and relationships with the Native Americans, and how these shaped the America we know today.
TBN Thanksgiving Program With WallBuilders Part One:Â Happy Thanksgiving! For the next three days we are doing a special program in honor of Thanksgiving! David and Tim had the opportunity partner with TBN to make this special program just in time for the holidays. Tune in now to hear some of your most asked Thanksgiving questions answered!
We've got an enlightening journey to embark upon, folks! With the insightful Tim Barton as our guide, we're all set to unravel the gripping history and significance of Thanksgiving in America. Unearthing the foundation of this cherished festival, we discover that it was established a whopping 150 years before our revered Declaration of Independence. Listen in as we emphasize the untold importance of Thanksgiving - a time of reflection on faith, culture, and constitutional principles. Next, we invite you to an exceptional tour through American history at the WallBuilders Museum. Tim Barton, gives us a virtual tour through an awe-inspiring collection of over 100,000 original documents and artifacts from the founding era. Prepare to be riveted as we uncover the intriguing tales of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and more. Furthermore, we explore the fascinating relationship between Washington and Alexander Hamilton during the American Revolution. As we delve deeper, we emphasize the efforts of WallBuilders, a non-profit organization that's preserving America's forgotten history and founding principles. Hear how they wield original documents and rigorous research to arm politicians and the public with accurate information in our age of rampant misinformation. We throw a spotlight on the profound influence of the Bible on our founding fathers and early American history. Strengthen your knowledge base and join us as we urge listeners to verify historical information and comprehend the full narrative. Together, we can discover the truth, find courage, and promote good amidst division. So buckle up, and let's dive into an unforgettable journey through time!
This episode offers an enriching journey into the nexus of faith and politics, guided by our esteemed guest, Chad Connelly of Faith Wins. A seasoned advocate and a passionate believer, Chad shares his experiences traveling with David and Cheryl Barton, the critical role of pastors in shaping political discourse, and his takeaways from the Pro Family Legislators Conference. This conversation illuminates the significance of Christian engagement in the political sphere, unearthing insights and encouraging action. We explore the tenets of biblical voting, local race involvement, and the power of faith in action. Guided by the principle that God has a plan for everyone, we urge our listeners to pray, act, and leave a positive imprint on their communities. In these challenging times, this message is a beacon of hope, reminding us of our potential as individuals and as one nation under God. We then pivot to the instrumental role of pastors in political engagement, discussing the success faith as a driving force in politics and the need for promotion of biblical values. We delve into the nuances of building a network of pastors, addressing the hesitations and criticisms that often arise in relation to politics and religion. Wrapping up on a high note, we emphasize unity and shared values. This episode is not just an informative discussion, but a call to action and a testament to the power of faith in affecting positive change.