I had a good laugh when I read Joseph Farah’s latest bit of commentary designed solely to promote his declared day of prayer on 9/11. It’s amusing because he pretends that he was just so moved by the problems we’re facing that he had to change from his usual stance as an objective journalist in order to save the country.
Maybe you’re one of those folks wondering if I’ve become some kind of a religious zealot – with all my campaigns promoting the No. 1 faith movie for 2012 and 2013, erecting Ten Commandments billboards all over the United States and now calling for a 9/11/13 National Day of Prayer and Fasting.
I admit a journalist and media entrepreneur is not the most likely candidate to be promoting spiritual revival.
No Joe, you’ve always been a religious zealot. You haven’t been a journalist in a very long time, if you ever were.
These problems are not going to be fixed through politics. Politics in America is broken, too.
They are not going to be fixed by the cultural institutions – like the media, Hollywood, academia, science, foundations. They, too, are broken.
In fact, all of these institutions have become judgments on a country that has lost its moral bearings, its sense of right and wrong, its concern for truth and real justice.
I’ve come to the conclusion there is only one thing that can save America from disaster – and that is a return by believers to the Creator God of the universe.
Oh, you’ve only just come to that conclusion? How amusing.