Beto Haunts Churches with Tax-exemption Comments

Halloween is still two weeks away, but Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s resolve to remove tax-exempt status from churches and other nonprofits sent shivers through viewers of CNN’s recent presidential town hall forum.  We expect every presidential candidates to uphold the First Amendment rights of all, and Beto’s conflation of same-sex marriage with human rights isn’t merely a political trick to garner voters from LGBT activists. He’s working from a larger playbook, making it a scary moment for religious freedom.

The Democratic party is coming dangerously close to intoxicating itself on the witches’ brew of “you’re a hater if you don’t agree with me on social issues.” Imbibing rhetoric that makes religious freedom subservient to an LGBT litmus test over the definition of marriage may feel good at the moment but it will come back to haunt them…

PACs Offer Teachable Moment

Elections are kind of like a new school year. New faces show up. Fresh ideas are disseminated. Personalities emerge. Elections often teach us as much about the candidates' values as we learn about ourselves. In other words, elections serve as teachable moments. Like a...

Happy Independence Day

Just a few days ago I was in Washington DC where I visited the National Archives and saw the Declaration of Independence. It was featured alongside the U.S. Constitution and other historical documents in the dimly lit rotunda. It was amazing to see our founding...

America’s Right to Life Renaissance

States across the nation are enacting pro-life laws at a record pace.  Approximately 30 pro-life laws, including four in Kentucky, have been enacted this year. More appear to be on the way. According to Steven Aden, general counsel of Americans United for Life “This...

The Commonwealth Matters

The Commonwealth Matters is a half-hour weekly program that features interviews with state leaders and reaction on important and relevant issues. The program is aired in Bowling Green, Owensboro, Paducah, Mayfield, Ashland, Prestonsburg, and Hazard.

The Commonwealth Minute is a daily radio commentary heard on over 40 stations, provides perspective on issues that affect Kentuckians.

Richard Nelson has appeared on programs on Christian television stations all across Kentucky and is a regular host on WNKJ in Hopkinsville and a monthly guest on WRUS in Russellville.

Brandon Porter is a regular contributor to WCVK, a Christian radio station in Bowling Green, as they consider social issues from a Biblical perspective.

Your Vote Could Save a Life

The Kentucky General Assembly passed four pro-life bills in this past session, totaling out to a whopping eight pro-life bills under Gov. Bevin’s administration. This is an unprecedented stretch of pro-life legislation. Kentucky’s pregnancy care centers outnumber...

Primary Election is on Tuesday

Kentucky's primary election is this Tuesday and if voter participation in 2015 is any indication, the turnout will be in the neighborhood of a dismal 12 percent. Low turnout is partly because Kentucky is one of a handful of states that elects its governor and...

Good Friday Reflections

Today, Christians around the world observe one of the most solemn days of the faith in what is called Good Friday. The name itself appears self contradictory when you consider that it centers around one of the most shameful and horrible acts in history: the...