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Are American Churches Failing Their Mission?

The church is supposed to be the eternal bulwark against the changing ways of the world. What happens when it’s overrun by social fads and political fashions that may endanger our communities and families—and even our own souls? In this provocative episode of Over the Target, host Lee Smith speaks with Lucas Miles, a pastor…


[PREMIERING at 11:00AM ET] Are American Churches Failing Their Mission?

The church is supposed to be the eternal bulwark against the changing ways of the world. What happens when it’s overrun by social fads and political fashions that may endanger our communities and families—and even our own souls? In this provocative episode of Over the Target, host Lee Smith speaks with Lucas Miles, a pastor…


[PREMIERING NOW] Are American Churches Failing Their Mission?

The church is supposed to be the eternal bulwark against the changing ways of the world. What happens when it’s overrun by social fads and political fashions that may endanger our communities and families—and even our own souls? In this provocative episode of Over the Target, host Lee Smith speaks with Lucas Miles, a pastor…


We Have Become ‘Vassals’ of the State: Former Deputy Prime Minister

The rejection of traditional values and principles has led to the embrace of big government to solve all of society’s problems, says former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson. The formal Nationals leader, who served in the Howard ministry from 1999 to 2005, said a consequence of this phenomenon is an increasing lack of confidence in democracy…


Parish Sues to Protect Religious Liberty and to Preempt Penalties for Its Gender Identity Policies

A clash of rights has provoked St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of St. Johns, Michigan, to pick a legal fight with the state. In a complaint filed with the United States District Court of Western Michigan on Dec. 5, the parish asserts that in light of the redefining of the phrase “biological sex” in the state’s…


Peter Stockland: Extending the Authority of ‘the People’ Isn’t Always a Good Thing

Commentary Among my favourite unlikeliest of things is the reality of a Quebec election outcome proving Preston Manning correct. In a late September Epoch Times column, the erstwhile Reform Party leader and current voice of political sanity argued eloquently that the political catch-alls “left, right, and centre” should be tossed from the lexicon tout de…


How Biblical Teaching Shaped the American Mind

Commentary There are many myths in our culture regarding the beliefs of early America and Christianity. I highly recommend the EpochTV series entitled “The American Story” to learn the inspiring and true story of America’s early years, often in contrast to the narratives we hear today. In episode five, “The Development of the American Mind,”…