Wednesday, July 22, 2009

A Christian Nation?

Our president recently made the comment that we were no longer a Christian Nation. I'm not going to support, rebut, or have a debate on that, but just make an observation.
A couple days ago, the White House hosted the first three men who stepped on the moon, honoring them for their brave efforts forty years ago.
That very night, I happened to catch a bit of "When We Left Earth," a documentary about those days, the drama of which I was too young to appreciate at the time. The show played video of a camera showing the earth getting smaller and smaller as the spacecraft headed away from Earth toward a rendezvous with a moon they hoped to orbit and land on. As they headed deeper into space, one of the men on the spacecraft was reciting the first portion of Genesis 1. "In the beginning God created the Heavens and the Earth....
That was only 40 years ago this week, and now we're no longer a Christian nation. How fast things change!

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