Christians in Government? “Nothing is more certain than the indispensable necessity of government . . .,” wrote John Jay in Federalist Paper number two. He would go on to become the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Nations require government. Thus, it is our duty as Christians who care about our nation…

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“He who loses the arts loses the culture,” wrote Francis Schaeffer. Art carries within it the worldview of the artist. It often communicates in the form of a story or through imagery. Both formats draw upon the senses in a way that circumvents our resistance to the worldview being communicated. 

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Journalists are speaking to the nation about the nation. The media is to be the guardians of liberty. They are a check and balance upon the powers of government. Journalists are employed to inform the people of whatever must be communicated to an educated citizenry who desires to know.

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Business is the economic engine of the nation. Much is being written on this subject as ministry is expanding into the marketplace. Business, in the context of seven mountains or discipleship of nations, is not new territory for evangelism, but a forgotten territory for discipleship.

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The Seven Mountains – Family Families are the indispensable support to a nation. Healthy families secure a healthy nation, but when a nation’s families break down so does the infrastructure of the nation.   I’ve worked as a paralegal in the field of family law for almost two decades. I know the ramifications of failing…

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The Seven Mountains – Education Education is the mind of a nation. It is the institution that transmits the knowledge of generations into the present youth of our nation. It is to communicate discriminately what is worthwhile and of good repute. All education is not equal. Good education develops out of a biblical worldview deriving…

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The Seven Mountains – Religion In many ways, religion is the most important of the Seven Mountains. A nation is shaped for better or worse through its religious worldview. All the other mountains are products of how well or poorly that worldview works in those institutions of culture. Even its lack of involvement has drastic…

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The Seven Mountains “Great things are done when men and mountains meet,” wrote famed poet William Blake. Mountains are a perfect metaphor for the height required to shape the culture of a nation. Within American Christian culture we refer to the template for cultural transformation of cities and nations as The Seven Mountains.   Long…

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by Karla Perry All people are equal, but all ideas are not. If we treat ideas the way we are to treat people we will harm people. Truth is not indigenous to people, it is revealed from God. When God brought the Hebrew people group out of Egypt to make them a nation, they did…

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by Karla Perry Our long-term societal memory has become impaired. We are restricted to the constraints of a short-term memory. The edifices of culture are thought to be humanity as usual. Our western minds cannot recall a time before liberty. We sort of know that there was a time where man was not free and…

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