SPOTLIGHT: Freedom Also Bears Responsibility

Written by David E. Smith

Are you missing the crack of the bat that is the hallmark of “America’s Pastime?” If so, we have a different sort of power lineup for you on this edition of Spotlight. We lead off with Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, and Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute. In remarks made prior to recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings, Mr. Shackelford lauds President Donald J. Trump and his administration for protecting and promoting religious freedoms and securing conservative appointments to key judicial seats. He also discusses the balance between religious liberty and issues of public health and safety.

Next up, John Stonestreet considers the future of Roe v. Wade – most importantly at the state level – and details what pro-life supporters will need to do to change hearts and minds in regard to abortion. In addition to his work with the Colson Center and BreakPoint, John is also the co-author of A Practical Guide to Culture.

Dr. Del Tackett steps up to the plate with hard-hitting points on what Christians must do to communicate Truth to a culture that denies the existence of absolute truth, and he stresses the need for unity in the Body of Christ’s response to culture. Well-known as the author of The Truth Project and Is Genesis History?, Dr. Tackett’s latest endeavor is The Engagement Project.

Rounding out our lineup, David Shestokas warns of the pitfalls of H.R. 6666, the COVID-19 Testing, Reaching, and Contacting Everyone (TRACE) Act. He explains the distinctives of the Declaration of Independence, contrasts the rule of law with the rule of man, and states what we must do to protect and increase our freedom. David is an attorney, constitutional scholar, and author of the Constitutional Sound Bites series and Creating the Declaration of Independence (available through Amazon).

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