I'm not a comic-book kinda guy, but the following frame from Captain America gives me chills.
It's interesting that this would come from the mouth of Captain America. The strong association between America and truth makes this something so appropriate for this character, and that's an association that just isn't there with any other "superhero." There is also a danger implicit in Americana moralisms like this, because we see a strong devotion to principles, to ideals, but often without the foundation of Christ, the real "river of truth." We as Christians must be faithful to supply that foundation.
Today we began filming on the inaugural episode of Church & State, a series of web videos providing cultural and political commentary from a distinctly Christian perspective. These videos will be the attempts of one believer to point to Christ as the foundation for life and liberty. God willing, they will provide some of the foundations for the moralisms upheld by conservatism today. While statistics are helpful and history is instructive, if that is all that we base our arguments on then we still, at the core, are humanists.
So stay tuned. Here's my YouTube channel- subscriptions and shares are always an encouragement:
It's easy to talk about how bad things are getting, but "mere talk leads only to poverty." It's easy to say "where are the Godly men?" but it's another matter to say "Here am I, LORD- send me!" Please prayerfully consider this. The God-fearing Americans that our nation needs so desperately might well be the people who are reading this right now.
That means you.
Edmund Burke pointed out that the only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.
We need good men to stop doing nothing.
We need God-fearing Americans to rise up and say "Thus says The LORD," to proclaim His Word of Truth, to tell the kings of the earth to kiss the Son, lest His anger consume them.
In the midst of a world of compromise, we need Christians who will stand up and say-