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On Faith and Freedom

By Rod Anderson , CP Cartoonist
June 5, 2014|7:55 am

 In early May, I had the honor of delivering the commencement address at Hillsdale College in Michigan. National Review has described Hillsdale as a "citadel of American conservatism," though the college wasn't founded by conservatives in the modern American sense, but by Christians.

So I used the opportunity afforded me to speak about the link between faith and freedom.

I noted the "unprecedented threat" to religious freedom we currently face. The threat isn't only to religious believers and their institutions-it threatens all of our liberties. You cannot redefine religious freedom and compromise this liberty without calling the entire idea of self-government into question.

To understand why, it helps to remember that when the Founders prohibited the establishment of religion by the national government, they were not being anti-religion.

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/freedom-requires-virtue-which-requires-faith-the-golden-triangle-of-freedom-120694/

Miles McPherson, is the Senior Pastor of the Rock Church and Academy in San Diego, California and the founder of Do Something World. Find out more at MilesMcPherson.comFollow Miles on Facebook - FB.com/Pastor.Miles.McPhersonFollow Miles on Twitter - Twitter.com/MilesMcPpherson
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