With defeat inevitable, the people of Gamla simply decided to go down fighting.
Reflections on Life & Liberty
So much time is spent "in the fight" that it is easy to forget what we are supposed to be fighting for. To answer that, join Michael Quinn Sullivan each week as he puts the continuing fight for life and liberty in historical, biblical, and personal context.
Spoiler: Our walls won’t stop Him.
We cannot delegate the preservation of our republic to someone else.
The issues facing our republic are deadly serious, but that doesn’t mean we always have to be.
Don’t be bullied into silence by our public servants.
It depends on your focus.
Or, will we chose the ease of surrender?
If we are to govern our republic, we must first govern ourselves.
Backing down from a principled fight is the surest way to lose.
Politicians can serve the establishment, or the citizens, but not both.
Citizens must fight harder, even against their political heroes.
We’ve been hustled by the Elephants and Donkeys. It’s time to stop playing the games.
Righteous ends don’t justify dishonorable means.
Most politicians wait to pick sides in a fight until they can tell who is going to win.
Faith is easy when it is safe.
The gooey, saccharine-sweet niceness demanded of us by politicians isn’t found anywhere in the Bible.
We celebrate not the end of the war of Independence, but its beginning—because that was when liberty was made real.
The fact is, America is anything but common.
However exalted or self-important we may think we are, we all eventually become a footnote in the great story of history. The monuments to our greatest achievements will become dusty artifacts for future archeologists. Michael Quinn Sullivan looks at what it means to have a lasting impact.
On this week’s podcast, Michael Quinn Sullivan says the fake Jesus of the modern age tells what we want to hear while the real Jesus leads us where we need to be.
We can never say thank you enough for the valor, heroism, bravery, and dignity of those who died on D-Day.
Jesus said, “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.”
Many of the Republican officeholders in Texas are very upset with the grassroots. The politicians are mad that citizens aren’t being appropriately appreciative for what we are “getting” this session.
Fear is powerful. Improperly applied, fear can cause us to make irrational choices without thinking.
When most of us hear the name “Magdala,” if we think of anything we might possibly connect this city’s name with the New Testament’s Mary the Magdalene, also translated as Mary of Magdala.
There is nothing new about cancel culture.
No question causes more discomfort than this: “Who do you serve?” Not long ago, I asked that question to a politician who bristled with indignation and replied, “I serve no one!” His answer told me a lot.
Michael Quinn Sullivan argues that, as a self-governing people, we must acquire a principled taste for reality.
It seems some conservatives suffer from an unfortunate desire to be applauded by the left.
We don’t have to visit the Garden of Gethsemane to experience the beauty of Christ’s love for us.
As a self-governing people, we cannot delegate the preservation of our republic to others. The work belongs to us.
Masking compromises with the devil so as to do good things down the road never pays off.
While so much is out of our control, we alone get to pick our attitude.
As a self-governing people, we must stop acquiescing to the politicians and moral busybodies.
As beneficiaries of the Alamo defenders’ sacrifice, we must answer the call to the fight for liberty.
Yes, we have trouble and tribulation in this world… But we also have Jesus!