Championing Religious Liberty

Moving Heaven and Earth!

It's a great expression in our culture. "Moving heaven and earth." An indicator of going the extra mile on behalf of something or someone. For one businessman, it was more than a slogan. Maybe that's why one source ranks him among the greatest of Christian businessmen of all time for his contribution to the advancement of...
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Pointing Upward… In Houston!

There's an expression in our culture: "Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach."  I can remember a university professor (or ten?) that resemble that remark. Not Craig McAndrews. He's an Executive Professor at the University of Houston, teaching at the C.T. Bauer College of Business. And before teaching, he had been an accomplished business executive....
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From Cracked to Concrete Foundations!

Joel Dahl calls himself a Second Chance Employer. He gives many ex-prisoners a second chance at life by employing them in his construction company, Dahled Up. Joel knows firsthand how hard it can be for ex-prisoners to get a job. As a former prison inmate, he has been there. So he knows such past mistakes...
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Speak At Your Own Risk?

Today's "Profile in Courage" is not about a business leader, but a leader majoring in business at one of America's most liberal universities. Student senator Isabella Chow, at University of California-Berkleley. Isabella is a Christian. And she experienced intense hostility after abstaining from a vote condemning a recent Trump administration proposal. The proposal would adopt...
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Safe Space Innovation? Or Revolution?

News reports in recent years have been filled with images of university students (and outside agitators) shouting down conservative speakers and ransacking campus buildings. Creating "safe spaces" where students don't have to hear ideas with which they take exception. All in the quest to silence what "the powers-that-be" consider offensive speech. Hmm... Which powers? Maybe...
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The Power of A Compelling Witness

When you're carrying the weight of the world, you never know who's watching. You might be changing their life. You recall Jack Phillips, the cake artist in Colorado? Masterpiece Cakeshop owner, who politely declined to design a custom wedding cake celebrating a same-sex marriage? Jack's life since that fateful day has been no cake walk....
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2018’s Hottest T-Shirt Contest?

The Kentucky Supreme Court could rule on this case any day. Does anyone care? Hands On Originals, founded in 1985, is a t-shirt printing company in Lexington, Kentucky. Blaine Adamson, a key designer, became owner/partner in 2008. The company was bleeding red, over $500,000 in debt. Blaine cried out to God one sleepless December night....
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Color Me… What???

Lawsuits take many years to reach the U.S. Supreme Court. Few are even considered by the highest court in the land. Most parties who prevail in such lawsuits are able to finally breathe a sigh of relief. Or so you would think. Not Jack Phillips. As owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, he had declined to use...
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When Destiny Comes Into Laser Focus

Normally, I write about Christian business owners called to impact the marketplace for Christ. Today, I feel compelled to write about a leader in government service... ... who discovered God's palpable Presence -- and his own God-given destiny -- at a time that should have ended his life. The son of a Baptist preacher, Bernie...
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Expecting Victory in Every Valley!

Earlier this month, Father Shenan Boquet posted an opinion piece in Life Site News online. It is one Christians observation of growing darkness in our culture. And his stirring exhortation that Christian's develop and exercise authentic Kingdom Power. Consider these excerpts (full article available at https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/st.-michael-the-archangel-pray-for-us): "... every day Christians are being confronted with ever more...
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