Religious freedom

Two Views and a Vote

If you watched any of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the confirmation of the U.S. Supreme Court Nominee, you heard two very different views of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Either Judge Barrett is President Trump’s puppet, a reincarnated version of the...

This is Going to Hurt

“The position that the court now adopts will threaten freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and personal privacy and safety. No one should think that the Court’s decision represents an unalloyed victory for individual liberty.” – Justice Samuel Alito  Religious...

Israel

Last week, I was blessed to spend seven days in Israel as part of a small delegation of Christian leaders. Sponsored by the American Israel Education Foundation, I received 4-5 briefings each day on Israel’s history, geography, and people. I traveled as close to 50...

My Plans for 2019

Most of you know I’m a college football fan. This weekend I’m going to New Orleans to watch my Texas Longhorns play in the Sugar Bowl. Football coaches often talk of the best offense being a good defense. Defense. That word likely will define our work at the State...