There are no appealing or even plausible alternatives to American leadership anywhere on the global horizon for decades to come. Many Christians are apprehensive about speaking of America as specially chosen, or exceptional. But every human individual and community is divinely chosen for particular purposes. The United States, with more influence over the world than any other country, now or ever, has commensurately large responsibilities that we cannot possibly deny or shirk. Such duties for our nation are both humbling and honoring. And to the extent that God presides over all human events, our nation’s special role is His gracious will for this time.
Mark Altrogge is a Pastor at Saving Grace Church in Indiana, Pennsylvania. He blogs regularly at The Blazing Center In his word, God commands us again and again to be […]
Justin Holcomb Justin Holcomb is an Episcopal minister (serving as the Canon for Vocations in the Diocese of Central Florida) and teaches theology at Gordon-Conwell-Theological Seminary and Reformed Theological Seminary. You can read more […]
I have long been an admirer of Clint Archer. “Dr. Clint Archer has been the senior pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Durban, South Africa since 2005. He is a […]
In the eighteenth chapter of Matthew we find the disciples asking Jesus how many times we should forgive someone who offends us. “Should we forgive them seven times?” Jesus replied, […]