No Greater Love
17 Jan 05
PRINCIPLE - the source or origin of anything; a general truth, a truth so broad and sweeping that many other truths can be considered offshoots of it
No one has greater love than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
PRAYER - I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers,
intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and
for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life
in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the sight
of God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto
the knowledge of the truth. I Tim 2:1-4
ENCOUNTER - And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come. Luk 19:13
Jan 17 - Martin Luther King DayCSF monthly meeting, Faith Bible Church, 9600 Central SE, Speech by Joanna Gardner on "The dangers of compromising Genesis Chapters 1-11." (8th grade winner of the 2004 Christian Heritage Speech Competition)
Jan 18 - NM 60-day Legislative Session begins
Jan 18 -
Jan 22 - Luminaria Memorial for the 5,000+ babies aborted in NM every year, Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 1900 Edith NE, 4:15 setup & 5:15 service, 821-9101 or 345-4423
Jan 23 - Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, www.beavoice.net
Jan 26 - Moms in Touch Event, Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio NE, call Rhonda Sena at 899-1046 to register
Jan 28 - Legislative Breakfast, 924-2311
Jan 31-Feb 2 - Hispanic Evangelism Conf, Hoffmantown, 247-4781
Feb 6-12 - Home Education Week in NM
Feb 7-11 - TeenPact NM, Wendy Thomson, 525-8689, WWGMDLWJ@aol.com
Feb 10 - CAPE at the Capitol 2005, firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-8874
Feb 21-23 - How Great Thou Art in Abq, email@example.com
Mar 11-20 - Bible Lands Expedition 2005, 332-4253
Apr 21-23 - CAPE-NM Home School Conv, Calvary Chapel, firstname.lastname@example.org, 898-8548
Apr 23 - Annual RTL State Convention, 881-4563
May 15 - Global Day of Prayer
Jul 29-30 - Scopes Trial Reenactment, Kimo Theater, 294-7876
Myra Green Country Gospel Concerts in NM, 757-8406, email@example.com
Weekends - Portraits in Providence, KFLQ FM 91.5
Daily - Focus on the Family Radio Broadcast
1st Wed, 7:30-9:00am - Rio Grande Pastor's Alliance, Bill Butler, 294-0016
(Twister Grill, 2912 Juan Tabo NE, South of Candelaria)
Fridays, 9:30-11:00 am - "Praise the Lord" program airs "live" on KNAT TV 23 in Abq. Guest spots available for pastors to share the Good News! We'd love to have more local pastors preach, teach, encourage, and edify the Body of Christ." Call Cindy @ 836-6585.
Fridays, 6:30p - Special Lectures (free) at Trinity SW Univ
2/4/05 Hindrances to the Bibl. Counseling Process Dr. Encinias-Library
2/11/05 Christian Science Dr. Strunk-Library
2/18/05 The Bible - History or Religion? Dr. Collins-Library
2/25/05 Created for Relationship Prof. Elliott-Library
3/4/05 Where Jesus Walked Prof. Sparks-Library
3/11/05 Marks of a Biblical Church Dr. Dollahite-Library
UNDERSTANDING - And of the children of Issachar, which were men
that had understanding of the time, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads
of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.
I Chron 12:32
Martin Luther King Jr & Christian Heritage
Unlocking the Mystery of Life CANCELLED
Creation Science Fellowship Meeting
Interview with New Mexican Serving in Iraq - Part II
Iraqi Constitution - Part II
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday
NM Legislative Session 2005
Moms in Touch
Dick Owens & ABC
Friends of the Family
Martin Luther King Jr & Christian Heritage
"We cannot be truly Christian people so long as we flaunt the central teachings of Jesus: brotherly love and the Golden Rule." May 1944
"I am in Birmingham because injustice is here. Just as the eighth century prophets left their little villages and carried their 'thus saith the Lord' far beyond the boundaries of their home towns; and just as the Apostle Paul left his little village of Tarsus and carried the gospel of Jesus Christ to practically every hamlet and city of the Graeco-Roman world, I too am compelled to carry the gospel of freedom beyond my particular home town. Like Paul, I must constantly respond to the Macedonian call for aid." Apr 1963
The conservative virtues of Dr Martin Luther King Jr., by Robert Woodson and Dr. William J. Bennett, Heritage Lecture #481.
A Tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr
The Christian way of life in human relations / Martin Luther King, Jr., 1957.
Unlocking the Mystery of Life CANCELLED
This video was scheduled to air on KNME at 9p on Fri, Jan 7. It was originally promised for 10p. The program was pulled after Chad Davis, program director, said Unlocking the Mystery of Life "does not meet the smell test." One of the funding sites showed "some type of a Christian link." This documentary has been shown by PBS stations all over the country. They also sell it on the PBS website. KNME is censoring "Unlocking the Mystery of Life!"
You can download a petition (.xls) or send a letter/email to the UNM Board of Regents (.doc) who govern KNME. Foothills collected six pages of signatures. Obviously, KNME only wants one side of the debate to be heard! This is the only strategy available for the radical left when they have no rational response to the debate. However, there was more publicity over Unlocking the Mystery of Life than if KNME had quietly aired the program. Discount copies of Unlocking the Mystery of Life and other ID videos are available (see next article).
General Manager, Ted Garcia, 277-4914
Program Director, Chad Davis, 277- 3296
Joan Rebecchi, Programming, 277-1214
Creation Science Fellowship Meeting - Tue, Jan 18
This Tuesday, January 18th will we have our Creation Science Fellowship meeting at Faith Bible Church. We will be featuring Joanna Gardner, the 1st place winner for the eighth grade of the Christian Heritage Speech Contest. The title of her speech is "The Dangers of Compromising Genesis 1-11. With the quality and competition of this speech contest the results will amaze you. Come and experience for yourself the winner of the 8th grade contest sponsored by Creation Science Fellowship of New Mexico.
We will also have a special sale of the videos Unlocking the Mystery of Life, The Privileged Planet, and Where Does the Evidence Lead. These DVD videos normally sell for $20 to $25 but for a very limited time we have a few of them for sale for $10. Too good to pass up. For this we owe thanks to Phil Robinson. Phil is a high school teacher who worked for quite a long time to get the video Unlocking the Mystery of Life to be shown on KNME and then at the last moment to have it censored. Much of the story has been in the media the last two weeks.
The next part of the meeting will be a presentation of major items tied into the Scopes trial as a trivia contest. This includes the first sales of tickets for "Monkey in the Middle". Thanks to KFLQ who is our partner in this venture the first 5 people to purchase four or more tickets will receive the new audio music CD titled "Creation, the Story of Life". Some of the songs in this CD have been popular on KFLQ. We will also have the elections for four of nine of the CSF board members for 2005 and 2006.
President, Creation Science Fellowship of NM
Abstinence Education Under Scrutiny in DOH
House report a political attack, abstinence supporters say. The executive branch and pro-family organizations have strongly defended sexual abstinence education in the face of a recent Democratic congressional report charging that many such federally funded programs teach erroneous information. "These issues have been raised before and discredited," said Alma Golden, deputy assistant secretary for population affairs in the Department of Health and Human Services, in a written statement. "Unfortunately what they continue to do for purely political reasons is to take issues and information out of context to try and discredit abstinence education, which is a disservice to our children." NM receives about $500K a year for abstinence education.
There has been increased hostility toward abstinence education during the Richardson administration. There have been attempts to silence information that condoms are NOT 100% effective against pregnancy, STDs, and emotional trauma of sex outside of marriage. People would stop flying if airplanes failed at the same rate. [Silencing the opposition seems to be the preferred method - see article on Unlocking the Mystery of Life above.] The Secretary of Health currently owes the Gov a recommendation on the future of abstinence education in NM. The NM Abstinence Education Coalition met with the Secretary of Health for two hours on Jan 14. Secretary Michelle Grisham, 827-2613, said she would ultimately decide what is "factual," what is not, and what will be allowed in the abstinence curriculum. Will "safe sex" programs receive the same level of scrutiny so children are accurately informed regarding their options with permanent, life-impacting consequences?
Find out if your local school(s) support or oppose abstinence education and why. Contact the Abstinence Education Coalition NM at 869-2911 for additional information. Check out the following links:
Separating Truth From Myth, Focus on the Family
Failure Rates, Pro-Life America
Response to The Content of Federally-Funded Abstinence-Only Education Programs, Report prepared for Rep. Henry A. Waxman
What is Safe?
Failure Rate Against HIV
"Abstinence-only programs are the only ones that are effective. Condoms do NOT provide adequate protection. Condom failure rates in protecting against pregnancies for teens are about 22.5 percent. They also do NOT protect against STDs and are only about 85 percent effective in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS." - US Dept of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Interview with New Mexican Serving in Iraq - Part II
Lt Col Jim Lasché (center in photo) has been serving in Iraq for seven months and was able to visit his family and friends in Albuquerque for a couple weeks in Dec. On Dec 21, he answered a few questions about the situation in Iraq. This article concludes the interview begun in the last issue of Principles CINews. Please continue to pray for the safety of Jim Lasché and other soldiers serving in Iraq. Please pray for the success of the elections at the end of January, reduction of terrorism, and the drawdown of intervening American forces.
6. Given the diversity of culture and religion, do you think Iraqi democracy will survive? I believe it will. Secretary of State Powell came to visit us and repeated the message we heard from President Bush which I believe is sincere. They have studied the situation and put in plans to help establish this democracy. The country of Turkey is nearby that has a democracy and a diverse culture.
7. Describe the conditions you work under (e.g., security, comfort, stress). The first month I was in a tent. Now I am in a little room in a small trailer. We have a nice mess hall nearby. Medical facilities are adequate. Living conditions are fine. The one item that is tough is the stress for me in my position and how I handle my responsibility. All my waking hours are consumed by my work. Sometimes it's a struggle to get in six hours of sleep. They have recreation facilities throughout the coalition area - a little gym and a theater close by. I make it to the gym about once a month. More support and personnel have come in. For the last month, fellow officers have helped with the planning and deliveries. My workday has shortened and I hope to get into the gym on a regular basis.
It is an American base. My office is in the "green zone," about four square miles that is relatively secure. Insurgents have come in, suicide bombers, mortar rounds.
In the "green zone," weapons do not have to be loaded. In the "red zone," weapons are loaded and ready to fire with the safety on. Contingency planning is heightened in the "red zone" for situations like ambush. Lack of armored vehicles has been a concern but God seemed to hold back the attacks when we were short. Now that attacks have increased and more armored vehicles are available, we draw more on this resource. Now all our movements are with armored vehicles. I deal with men in the Iraqi government and for equipment deliveries. There are women translators and although women do not hold positions of leadership in the government, there are women holding positions of leadership in the coalition. We have hired Iraqi women to provide leadership and guidance.
8. What would you consider a highlight of your tour in Iraq so far? One has been professionally. As an engineer with a PhD in optics at the AF Lab, I have been doing engineering work for the past several years and staff work in the Reserves. It's been awhile since I've been doing real hard-core leadership and management. My superiors and subordinates have appreciated the work I have done. Another highlight resulted from my reputation in doing a good job. That has given me the confidence to share the Gospel and be matter-of-fact about my faith. I'll tell non-believers "I prayed for this mission to go safe. I think God provided especially considering the dangerous neighborhood we went through." I need to have the confidence of being successful in the workplace to speak matter-of-fact about my faith. I have had a Bible study with a non-believer and another Bible study with four folks at various stages in their faith. I plan to continue the Bible studies when I return.
9. What would you consider the worst part of your tour in Iraq so far? Professionally, it is a stressful environment. People's lives are at stake - both personnel providing and receiving equipment. The worst part for me is managing conflict with subordinates and peers. So far it's come out well but is unpleasant. Spiritually, it is not having the time to have as many Bible studies as I'd like. The personnel over there are open to discussions about God and do not have the distracting time demands like at home. The frustration for me is to have the time.
10. How has your family responded to your separation (individually or collectively)? I am really fortunate. We have been encouraged by our local church over the past several years to follow what the Bible says. As you devote your life to Christ, that exudes itself amongst your family. As you have a family devoted to Christ, you make time for family prayers, traditions, and worship that solidify your family's identity in Christ. This family becomes resilient and stalwart in the face of hardship. The hardship will still come but we don't collapse. My wife and children have done wonderfully during our separation. We sure look forward to getting back together again but I'm proud to say we didn't wilt and collapse. I have about three months remaining if I'm not extended.
It has been a major interruption in my life. It's almost surreal to find myself displaced out of Albuquerque and put into Bagdad Iraq, with mortars going off here and there. One spiritual lesson for me is that God is in control and He has a plan. It gave me a taste of life in its fullest context. Unfortunately war is a part of life. I feel proud to serve in the American military. I am amazed how professional they are. It's a field ripe for atrocities and troubles but the American military has really come through. I think it's an amazing testament to the professionalism of our military. The reserve forces have really stood up to the plate and handled their mission. It has been a privilege to be a part of it. I hope Iraq becomes a stable government and I believe it will add to our national security.
I was working at Sandia part time when I left and when I return to Albuquerque, I want to continue an effort to improve the spiritual development process in local churches, better reflecting the Paul/Timothy relationship described in the New Testament. I hope to impact the faith of teenagers leaving home and the planting of churches around the world. Serious discipleship is a great need in the Christian Church in Iraq. The first phase has been in establishing this kind of church with Foothills Fellowship. My wife and I helped establish a parenting program. The second phase was reaching out to international students that was interrupted by my deployment to Iraq. A member of my Bible study is a Romanian, the first time he has read the Bible and considered the claims of Christ. A took a war for that to happen. Insurgents have recently bombed several churches. Some of the Christians I have spoken to do not go to church for fear of being killed. Insurgents are trying to instill terror throughout the country - the Christian community, between Suni and Shea muslims. I don't see Christians as having more freedom yet.
Iraqi Constitution - Part II
The Iraqi Constitution is a fascinating document in that it so closely resembles the US Constitution and is an incredible opportunity to examine foundational principles for good government. The Iraqi Constitution will be rewritten by a group of leaders elected at the end of Jan 05.
Chap 1, Article 9. The Arabic language and the Kurdish language are the two official languages of Iraq. The right of Iraqis to educate their children in their mother tongue, such as Turcoman, Syriac, or Armenian, in government educational institutions in accordance with educational guidelines, or in any other language in private educational institutions, shall be guaranteed. The scope of the term "official language" and the means of applying the provisions of this Article shall be defined by law and shall include:
(1) Publication of the official gazette, in the two languages;
(2) Speech and expression in official settings, such as the National Assembly, the Council of Ministers, courts, and official conferences, in either of the two languages;
(3) Recognition and publication of official documents and correspondence in the two languages;
(4) Opening schools that teach in the two languages, in accordance with educational guidelines;
(5) Use of both languages in any other settings enjoined by the principle of equality (such as bank notes, passports, and stamps);
(6) Use of both languages in the federal institutions and agencies in the Kurdistan region.
The government is promoting bilingual education in America and we didn't even change the Constitution. Many official publications such as voting ballots are printed in two languages. The Governor's website is bi-lingual. The intent is not to learn two languages but to cater to a growing group of citizens unwilling to learn English. A country is stronger and simpler with a single national language. God established nations with specific languages following the scattering of peoples at the tower of Babel. America is conducting its own experiment with bilingual education. Historically, the requirement for citizenship was to learn the language. The language of international commerce is English.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, large numbers of immigrants from ethnic groups relatively new to the American melting pot entered the United States. American presidents, Republicans and Democrats alike, agreed on two basic goals: teach the newcomers English and make them Americans. The clear aim was to strengthen our national identity - to reinforce the unum in e pluribus unum - by assimilating the new arrivals into American civilization. - American Enterprise Inst for Public Policy Research
Strengthen citizenship. Several things could be done to revive and strengthen the process by which American principles are inculcated in those who seek to become U.S. citizens. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) requires that candidates for citizenship demonstrate both an understanding of the English language and "a knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of the history, and the principles and form of government, of the United States." - The Principles of Immigration by Edwin Meese III and Matthew Spalding
The official language of NH is English
The official English question
Toward a United America
Read the entire Iraqi Constitution at:
[To be continued in the next newsletter.]
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday
Right to Life Christmas Parade Float
Albuquerque Right To Life requests your presence at a Luminaria Memorial on January 22, 2005 at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 1900 Edith NE in Albuquerque commemorating the 32nd Anniversary of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. One thousand luminaria bags will be placed near a gravesite honoring the past year's aborted, Unborn children of New Mexico. Each bag will feature five names to remember the approximately 5,000 children that were conceived but not named. Please help in placing the bags beginning at 4:15 p.m. near the gravesite and join us for the service in the chapel at 5:15 p.m. For more information, please call Betty at 821-9101 or Charlene at 345-4423.
Plan something for your church service on Jan 23. Resources are available at www.beavoice.net and FOF bioethics. The average public is especially receptive to pro-life arguments following the Peterson trial and Scott Peterson's conviction of a DOUBLE murder. Remember the name Conner (the name given to the unborn baby). This puts a name on the life of an unborn baby and removes any anonimity that typically accompanies a pro-life/pro-choice discussion.
The list of pro-life organizations is growing (across denominational lines). Principles CIM encourages you to support one or more of these. "Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons, and shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Caanan; and the land was defiled with blood." Psa 106:37-38
FOF Pro-Life List
NM Right to Life
Anglican Catholics for Life
Baptists for Life
Life Decisions (list of endorsing organizations)
Lutherans for Life
People for Life
Presbyterians for Life
NM Legislative Session 2005
Look for an interesting 60-day session beginning Jan 18, 2005.
Adopt a Legislator - Find your State Representative and Senator at http://legis.state.nm.us/lcs/legislatorsearch.asp. Pray for them before, during, and after the 2005 Legislative Session (starts Jan 18). Contact them and find out their prayer needs.
Conservative Lobbyist - Tom Benavidez. See funding opportunity below. The session is only 60 days. Help him do as much as possible during this time.
Childcare Regulations - contact CYFD and watch for impact on pre-K initiative.
Baptist NM - Legis Breakfast Jan 28 (7am) and legis training Jan 27 (evening). The purpose of the meal and program is to remind state leaders that Baptists across the state appreciate them, are supporting them in prayer and care about moral issues facing the state. New Mexico's governor and lieutenant governor also are invited to attend, as are other elected members of the state executive branch and judicial leaders in Santa Fe.
RTL - Senator Kent Cravens will present the "Unborn Victims of Violence" bill in the NM Senate, and Representative Larry Larranaga will present the "Parental Notification" bill in the NM House. Our hope, of course, is that both bills make it to the floor for a vote. The State office will keep us informed as to the bills' progress. The Peterson case has provided unique opportunities to discuss the humanity of the unborn.
Euthenasia - Expect a bill from Michael Sanchez. Three bishops likely to take an opposing position.
Marriage - Expect a bill promoting one man & one woman but including civil unions. Three bishops unlikely to take a position.
Sexual Orientation & Gender identity - Expect more nondiscrimination legislation. Homosexual and transgender activists are "willing to work another 13 years to get the rest of it." Are we willing to work to preserve traditional marriage and avoid another Sodom & Gomorrah?
Marriage Initiatives - Legislative Breakfast (Mike McManus invited)
Think NM - Three objectives: 1) establishing a Strategic River Reserve to protect and restore New Mexico's rivers and protect us from lawsuits by Texas for compact under-deliveries and by environmentalists for violations of the Endangered Species Act; 2) voluntary pre-k initiative to be provided by both public AND accredited private programs; and 3) re-directing money from public school administration to the classroom where the children are learning.
Abstinence - Defeat opposition from "safe sex" and homosexual advocates trying to shut down abstinence education in NM. The Secretary of Health owes the Gov a recommendation on the future of abstinence education in NM.
Lutheran Office of Governmental Ministry - Advocacy Agenda.
NMCC - Increase affordable housing in NM.
Activism is effective. The White House responded to citizens concerned about vulgar Rocker Kid Rock to perform at inauguration youth concert. We have been informed that Kid Rock will not be performing at the Youth Concert during the Presidential inauguration. We appreciate the many thousands who called expressing their opposition to the rock singer. - American Family Association
Moms in Touch
Moms In Touch International is an organization for moms who meet weekly to pray for our schools. I have been involved with MITI for about 8 years. It is such a blessing and a privilege to pray for my children's schools, teachers, administration, friends, etc. I thought it would be helpful in spreading the word about Moms In Touch to list it in your publication. Our Area Coordinator is Tammy Dick at firstname.lastname@example.org. There are other moms, like myself, who are contact people for various school clusters. We are always wanting to expand the ministry in NM and hope to have a MITI group at every school one day. There is a great website for MITI at www.MomsInTouch.org . Individuals can log on to this website to locate the MITI group nearest them. Many of our NM schools have existing groups.
We would really like to get the word out about a statewide MITI event that is going to be held here in Albuquerque. It is a free event for all moms in NM who are interested in MITI. It is scheduled for Wed., Jan. 26 at 7:00 at Grace Church (6901 San Antonio NE). Those interested should call Rhonda Sena at 899-1046 to register. Let Tammy or me know if you would like further information.
Sue Bethke, 275-9224
Dick Owens & ABC
After serving Albuquerque Bible College for the last two years, Dick Owens has gone to be with the Lord, Jan 9, 2005. He had a heart for the school and had many ideas to help the student body to be prepared for ministry. As you all know he had suffered from two strokes the beginning of last year and never really recovered from the second one. Memorial services are going to be in Missouri the end of the week. Barbara, Dick's wife, has said that they may have memorial services here in Albuquerque, at the end of the month. She has requested that anyone who wishes to may make contributions to Albuquerque Bible College in his memory. We will keep you up to date on any further details as we get them. Please, keep his family and friends in your prayers this week.
Eliminate no-fault divorce
Stop National ID Database
Ten Commandments in Public Places
Prayer in Public Schools
Hoax - Dr James Dobson is not involved with any petition against the FCC for prohibiting Bible reading on the air.
Friends of the Family is a group of key supporters who invest monthly in family ministry. Their commitment is key to the ongoing effectiveness of Focus on the Family and enables us to extend the ministry to many who cannot afford the resources and services they need. They also enable our radio programs, our efforts to defend family values, and our outreaches to special groups like teens, unwed mothers, and non-Christians. For more information, call 1-800-A-FAMILY.
You can send tax-deductible donations to Foothills Fellowship for direct support of the Principles Community Impact Ministry in NM. A specific goal of $10,000 is targeted for a full time lobbyist for the 2005 60-day NM Legislative Session - former Senator Tom Benavidez is planning to serve in this area to keep us informed and to educate NM legislators. Several states passed state constitutional amendments to protect traditional marriage since the marriage amendment did not pass the US Senate or the US House. This will not happen in NM without prayer and a strong pro-family presence to push it through.
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Albuquerque Bible College
Albuquerque Partnership (Education)
Albuquerque Rescue Mission
Ask Jesus Now
CareNet Pregnancy Center of Albuquerque
Christian Assoc of Parent Educators
Christian Community Foundation
Christian Summer Camps
Creation Science Fellowship NM
Free Indeed Ministries - proclaims healing for those who struggle with sexual brokenness, through the cross and healing power of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Greater Southwest Council BSA
Griffin Art Collections
Habitat for Humanity
Hands On Ministries and Education
Hope Christian Schools
InOneAccord@comcast.net - Faith Based Political & Social Newsletter
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship NM
KNAT TV 23
KYNM TV 61
Lutheran Office of Governmental Ministry NM
Moms in Touch International
NM Alliance for Legal Reform
Portraits of American Girlhood
Road Runner Food Bank NM
Rio Grande Enrichment Studies
Trinity Southwest University
Wings Ministry to families of prisoners (additional support needed)
A Century of Lawmaking
America Bless God
American Center for Law & Justice - excellent section on patriotism & religion
American Christian History Institute
American Heritage Party
American Family Association
American History Pictures
Americans of Faith
Basileia - Strengthen the Biblical Worldview of believers to apply Biblical Principles to every area of thought and life in every area of society.
Campaign for Working Families
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Center for the American Founding
Christian Heritage Mini-Course
Christian Heritage Series by Nancy Rue
Christian History Institute
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Early Church Fathers
End Time Issues
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Focus on the Family Battle for Marriage
Focus on the Family ivotevalues.com
Focus on the Family Pastors Weekly Briefing
Foundation for American Christian Education
Foundation for Biblical Government
Justice for All
Love Won Out
Nehemiah Institute - Worldview training for all the World, Psalm 50:12
Principle Approach International
Religious Freedom Coalition
Saints and Heroes
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We Vote Values
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