Thanksgiving seems more of a common tradition nowadays. We eat, we laugh, tell stories with our loved ones and share the importance of giving thanks for the blessings our Lord has done for us in the past year. These occurrences are rather commonplace now, and have to a great extent drifted into mindless routine, especially amongst Christians, without pondering the importance of why we should be giving thanks as believers, and secondly as American citizens. What is the most important thing that we can be thankful for?
Recently, we were honored to conduct an interview with Dr. Chuck Baldwin – radio broadcaster, syndicated columnist, pastor, and former Constitution Party candidate. He is dedicated to preserving the principles of liberty in our country and we are excited to share this interview with you now!
“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” – Abraham Lincoln
I find it vaguely interesting how in the aftermath of the election of President Trump, the solution for the left to regain credibility in the eyes of the voters is to move further in the direction of socialist ideology in increasing the power of government, further increasing tax burdens, protesting a legitimate president, stifling the approval processes of President Trump’s cabinet appointments, propagating falsehoods being dispensed by the liberal media, further complicating the tax code and pushing for new government programs.
If there is one right many of us, as both Americans and Believers, exercise and enjoy today it is that of religious liberty. And though in our land this freedom is widely viewed as inherent, we as a people have oftentimes taken this liberty for granted. We’re forgetful of the many internal political struggles which took place to ensure this precious protection, failing to realize that had this issue (as well as many others) not been addressed at that critical time, the state of our nation would be in a greater dire strait today.