The Author of the Great Compromise Still Speaks to Americans Today

   Recently, we honored the passing of founding father Roger Sherman of Connecticut, who went on to eternity on July 23, 1793.  

   I am reminded of the statement that this giant of a man made regarding the past and present of our miraculous Republic.   

   “Sad will be the day when the American people forget their traditions and their history, and no longer remember that the country they love, the institutions they cherish, and the freedom they hope to preserve, were born from the throes of armed resistance to tyranny, and nursed in the rugged arms of fearless men.”

   This past weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at a home educators convention in St. Louis, Missouri.  It was an encouraging and wonderful opportunity to talk with parents and students who are grateful for accurate history and the restoration of constitutional governance. Although the numbers are growing, these parents and students still seem to be the minority while the majority of education in America is a fulfillment of the sad day Roger Sherman expressed. 

   However, Sherman himself had numerous sad and challenging days. Overwhelmingly, his neighbors and fellow colonists were apathetic at best about the separation with Great Britain.  

   As an American, a Patriot and a Christian, Sherman labored to reverse this trend, declarin ...

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