Biography

I Like Ike

As other statues and monuments are being removed or criticized throughout our nation, a new $150 million memorial located near the U.S. Capitol will be dedicated Thursday honoring the general who helped defeat the Axis Powers in World War II … Continue reading

J. I. Packer, A Tribute

The Institute for Faith & Freedom pays tribute to one of the major Christian spiritual leaders and writers of the last 75 years—J. I. Packer, who died July 17. Like many of us who are Christians, I first came in … Continue reading

Ravi Zacharias: A Tribute

The apostle Peter instructs Christians: “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” (1 Peter 3:15). Beginning with the disciples and the apostle Paul, countless Christians … Continue reading

The Faith of Troy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu, who played safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2003 to 2014, has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. He will enter the hall with Bill Cowher, who coached the … Continue reading

Homage to a Cold War Prophet

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published at The American Spectator. Both my country and I lost a great friend and freedom fighter this week: Herb Meyer, an unsung hero of the Cold War. He received the National Intelligence Distinguished … Continue reading

The Double Life of an NFL Lineman

Behind the scenes, John Urschel, an offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens, had another life. His secretive obsession was kept under wraps from his teammates. Most of them, he thought, would not understand or approve. This affection was overwhelming his … Continue reading

With God and Richard Pipes

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator.The most respected academic authority on the Russian Revolution, 20thcentury communism, and the Cold War has died. He was Richard Pipes, longtime professor of Russian history at Harvard, and a remarkable … Continue reading