Around the World in 80 Days, Day 23: Responding to a Critic

As the Around the World in 80 Days train rolls along, it is inevitable that we will attract more than a few critics as we go.  One comes from a Singaporean woman I will call Marie.  She is articulate, educated, and a Christian.  As a (rightly) proud Singaporean, Marie reacted strongly, negatively, to my article … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 1: How Do We Compare?

In 1831, French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville came to America.  What started as a review of American prisons became an expedition to search out the source of American strength.  He crisscrossed the country scribbling notes of his observations as he went.  The result was his classic (and remarkably still relevant) work Democracy in America.  Tocqueville … Read more

If America’s Not Great, Who Is? (Fox News)

Around the World in 80 Days begins this week. I wrote this article for Fox News teasing the expedition. They published it yesterday. I hope you enjoy it. Michael Moore style America-bashing is very much in style. Whether it is Ashley Judd shouting on the Washington Mall, George Soros-funded protests, or Barack Obama apologizing for American … Read more

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Is “American Exceptionalism” Anti-Christian?

What do we mean when we talk about “American Exceptionalism?” Is the concept arrogant, wrong, or contrary to the heart of the Gospel? What’s the history behind that term? Larry Alex Taunton joins In the Market with Janet Parshall on Moody Radio to unpack where the idea for his Around the World in 80 Days … Read more