• What is the Missions Budget Challenge?

    Pastors, churches, Christians, Elders, Bride of Christ, what is the Missions Budget Challenge? Simple… “Consider how much your church is spending on foreign missions. Now consider how much you are spending to enable the children in your church to have a Christian education at home. How does it stack up?” My conviction and challenge for you is every church should put AT LEAST as high a priority on the mission field of the children in the church as they do on faraway tribes. Well over 80 percent of the kids in Christian churches still go to government schools to be educated in the religions of Secular Humanism and Marxist Statism.…

  • TANSTAAFL: No Free Lunch!

    My favorite economist, Thomas Sowell, would often quote Milton Friedman, saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch.” The thing is, before Milton Friedman popularized this as a common economic term, Robert Heinlein used its more colloquial version, “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” or “TANSTAAFL” as a central theme in his novel The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. But even before Heinlein, the term had been used in literature and everyday parlance since at least the 1930s. So, I guess it would be best described as a “meta-quote.” TANSTAAFL certainly applies when we’re talking about “school choice.” The great lure of school choice programs is the “free money,”…