Hawaiian missionaries: Labors of love

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2189755" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hawaiian missionaries[/caption] Henry Opukahai'a was an orphan raised by his uncle to be a pagan priest but he became disillusioned with rituals and chants. more…

New coin minted to fund building Jerusalem Temple

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4666256" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Special edition Temple coin (photo: Mikdash Educational Center)[/caption] The recent effort that created the commemorative “Trump-Cyrus Coin,” sporting images of President Trump and ancient more…

The ugly history of federal income tax

by Bill Federer -- On April 15, 1865, President Lincoln died. He was shot the night before in Ford's Theater. On April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank. It struck an iceberg the more…

Pro-gay human-rights commission schooled on law

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_2936954" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Blaine Adamson[/caption] The issue in a Lexington, Kentucky, lawsuit against a T-shirt printer that refused to promote same-sex marriage isn't that the relevant ordinance is wrong; it's that the local Human more…

Palestinian claim: 'West' created Israel to avenge Crusades

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1868055" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Full moon over Jerusalem, Israel[/caption] The Crusades took place a millennium ago, but the impact on global politics remains. A Palestinian editorial claims that more…

Resistance rises to government's Sunday School control plan

by Bob Unruh -- The British government apparently is dropping a long-held plan to inspect Sunday Schools and other educational organizations in favor of a "voluntary code of practice" to protect children from "extremism." The mandatory more…

Noah Webster on the true definition of marriage

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1899545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Noah Webster[/caption] Noah Webster first published his American Dictionary of the English Language on April 14, 1828. In order to evaluate the etymology of more…