Sen. John McCain: What Makes a Hero?

Sen. John McCain: What Makes a Hero?

I can’t recall that the late John McCain ever referred to himself as a hero or as the best, smartest or only person who can “make America great.” That wasn’t his style. He openly admitted, “I’ve made a lot of mistakes.” But, in my opinion, honesty alone does not make...
Profiles in Goodwill: Charles McGathy

Profiles in Goodwill: Charles McGathy

Charles McGathy is pastor of First Baptist Church of Madison, North Carolina. Prior to that, he served as a Navy chaplain for 23 years. Where did you grow up? In the years of my life prior to college, my father worked for the Air Force, NASA and the Navy. So, I spent...

4 Common Myths About Christian Veterans – Busted

I am one of 22 million veterans who comprise 1.3 percent of the population of the United States. Most of us have served in times of war. Today, the largest number of living veterans served in Vietnam, followed closely by those of us who served in one or both of the...

Patriotism in Worship: The Fine Art of Compromise

I am an American. I am patriotic and I love our nation. I’m fascinated by her people, her history, her struggles as well as her moments of strength and vision. I am a Christian. My first and greatest allegiance is to God. I am a citizen of the Kingdom of God...