America at the Crossroads

Posted by on Mar 9, 2009 in Prayer | 0 comments

Dear Friends,

I write to you today with contrasting and conflicting emotions. We have just seen the inauguration of the nation’s first black President, and many of us, even those who didn’t vote for him, are celebrating that historic moment. Given the scourge of slavery and the suffering of African Americans through most of the past 400 years, our ancestors would never have believed that a black man would someday be elected to the most powerful and influential position on earth. That is, indeed, a political achievement that is unprecedented in the history of this great nation. I congratulate President Barack Obama on his victory and his inauguration. Shirley and I are praying for him, the First Lady, and their children.

At the same time, I am deeply saddened and profoundly troubled by many of the policies and positions that the new president has pledged to support. He has taken dead-aim at the institution of the family and the moral principles on which it is based…

Click here to read Dr. James Dobson’s entire commentary on the times in which we live in the February issue of Family Action News.

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