The founders of Covenant House, AmeriCares, TechnoServe and the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp were my mentors who entrusted me with much. What I can offer the readers of NPQ is carried out in gratitude to them and to the many causes I’ve had the privilege to serve through the years.
Liberty University hired Ian McCaw to be its new athletic director this past Monday. McCaw resigned last May amid ongoing litigation relating to a sexual assault scandal at Baylor. There’s been a palpable silence from Christian media and Christian leaders on Falwell’s choice.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District Commander informed the Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader, Dave Archambault II, by letter last Friday that the federal land north of the Cannonball River will be closed for “safety concerns” beginning on December 5th.
All of us are duty-bound to support or oppose the president, as Theodore Roosevelt said, “exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct.…To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”