Unite the USA

May Edition: Freedom For All?

 
Freedom For All?
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Stacie and Carrie on Newsmax TV.

In America, Christians are being muzzled because of "PC policies". We're often told that it is "offensive" to talk about the Lord, read the Bible, or pray in public.

But what about the First Amendment? And what about freedom for Christian Americans? We're told that we need to be "tolerant" but "tolerance" certainly is not given to us in return. As a result, freedom for Christians in the USA has been compromised -little by little it's being sifted away.

One example of "tolerance" is that a group of atheists are "offended" by the 9/11 cross. The 9/11 cross has brought comfort, hope, and inspiration to countless people ever since it was brought out of the 9/11/01 rubble. 

The 9/11 cross is not only historical, but it is also a symbol of hope and faith for so many. It deeply saddens us that atheists want to remove it simply because it offends them. The 9/11 cross has a right to stand. It's a part of history.  

In response, we've created a new FaceBook event called "I Stand With the Cross". This is a grassroots event for the American people and by the American people. This is the American people's forum to show that, yes, the 9/11 cross matters and it should not be removed. Please visit our online event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/290419621125862/  This is a way for the American people to stand up and be heard. The cross has the right to stand; join this event to show your support for the 9/11 cross and freedom. We're hoping to gain strong support by 09/11/14. It's simple: All you have to do is join this event to show your support.

Lastly, Stacie and I were just on Newxmax TV's The Steve Malzberg Show to talk about this important topic. (Click here to watch the interview.) We'd appreciate it if you would watch our segment. 

Let's remember the good words by Edmund Burke who said, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." Friends, let's do something. Let's do our part to help our country. Together, with God as our guide, we can do this. 

God bless you,
Carrie Stoelting and Stacie Stoelting
Founders of Unite the USA 


Why Each American (Christian or Not) Must Stand with the 9/11 Cross

By Stacie Ruth Stoelting and Carrie Beth Stoelting

In the recent hit movie "God's Not Dead", the main characters personified the battle in America. An atheist tries to snuff out the faith of a Christian. Yet the Christian stands up for his faith and wins the debate. This movie reveals that the core issue in America is not about the battle between Democrats and Republicans. It is a multi-faceted battle against faith and, more specifically, against Christianity.

Today, we see a real-life example of the premise personified in "God's Not Dead". The atheists in America desire all expressions of faith to vanish from the public landscape. Their intellectual bombs continue to blast away at the core of our country. This is not about freedom of religion. This is about freedom from religion.

For example, the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum opens this month and the American Atheists group is trying to stop the 9/11 cross from being displayed there. There's a new court case regarding the 9/11 cross called American Atheists, Inc., et al. v. Port Authority of New York et al will.

One time after being guests on FOX News in New York City, we visited Ground Zero. It was deeply moving to be there to say the least. We remember seeing the 9/11 cross. It belongs there. 

The 9/11 cross represents the war on Christianity and faith in general. This symbol of faith in a time of horror encouraged our country when little else could. Now, militant atheists desire to rip it away from Americans. 

Consider four points about why each American (Christian or not) must stand up for the 9/11 C.R.O.S.S.

Creation. The creation of our country included the freedom of religion and not freedom from religion. This country was not created by atheists. This country broke free from tyranny and was formed on the bedrock of Judeo-Christian values.

Reassurance. The reassurance of freedom from jihadist dominance could not have been clearer than America's embracing of the 9/11 cross, which just "happened" to rise from the rubble. To allow the cross to be ripped from our hands is to allow another form of intellectual terrorism (militant atheism) to attack our land.

Obligation. Each American possesses an obligation to fight for freedom by raising voices and welcoming faith expression instead of secularist domination. As Edmund Burke aptly said, "The only necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." If people do not stand up for Christian rights, every group's rights are threatened.

Salvation. The cross symbolizes salvation. This is not a threatening message. Rather, it is a positive message of hope and resurrection. Jesus Christ never killed anyone. He espoused the truth of love. If we cannot accept that historical fact, we risk falling prey to hatred. John 3:16 expresses the message of the cross. A lot of people verbally lash out at Jesus Christ, yet few people quote Him directly in a public forum. In the following paragraph, let Jesus Christ's own words speak for themselves: "For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten (unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life. For God did not send the Son into the world in order to judge (to reject, to condemn, to pass sentence on) the world, but that the world might find salvation and be made safe and sound through Him." (John 3:16-17, Amplified Version)

Solution. The solution for our country rests in the hearts of the people. Changed hearts equal changed votes; changed votes equal changed policies. We the people must not sit back while a select group of secularists attempt to take over our land. We must stand up for the cross and stand up for freedom. As Christians, we believe in loving God and neighbor without compromise. Part of loving God and neighbor is to start standing up for truth and speaking the truth with love. When Christian rights are threatened, all other groups' rights are threatened. (FYI: Our book Unite the USA: Discover the ABCs of Patriotism is a guidebook for Americans to take positive action to help our country.)

As Christian recording artists and authors, my sister and I recently sang at a special event at which Governor Mike Huckabee spoke. One of his statements stood out like a beam of light: "Folks, it is not the number of people that stand against God that determines the battle. It's one person standing with God that will win the battle every single time." He expressed the truth about winning the battle with firm faith, love, and (of course) non-violence as we rise up to defend Christian rights in America. "Folks, it is not the number of people that stand against God that determines the battle. It's one person standing with God that will win the battle every single time." "Folks, it is not the number of people that stand against God that determines the battle. It's one person standing with God that will win the battle every single time."

Today, this serious question is posed to each American: Will you stand up and cry out about it now or will you be silent and cry about it later? How you answer will determine our country's very existence. And that, fellow Americans, is not an exaggeration.

One way to stand up is to stand with the 9/11 cross. We are hosting an event online to allow every American to make a difference and allow our voices to be heard. Join our event by clicking here. Invite your friends. We can unite the USA once again for freedom!

 
This Month's Bible Verse
"And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith." (Galatians 6:9-10)
 
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"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."

- Edmund Burke

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Founding Father 

William Samuel Johnson (1727-1819) was a statesman and signer of the United States Constitution. He represented Connecticut in the United States Senate and served as president of Columbia University.

 

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Unite the USA: Discover the ABCs of Patriotism is a new book by Stacie Ruth and Carrie Beth Stoelting. It's a book that empowers patriots to make a big difference in the land we love. With 100+ ways to make a positive difference in America, Unite the USA is a must-have tool for patriots. Unite the USA will inspire and educate Americans to defend faith and freedom. (Important Note: All proceeds go to fund the mission of UnitetheUSA.org.) Order it here today!

 

In God We Still Trust 
A CD by Stacie and Carrie Stoelting
                             
Per request from veterans who love patriotic and inspiring music sung by Stacie and Carrie, In God We Still Trust was recorded. From the National Anthem to "God Bless America" you will be inspired and uplifted about our God-given freedoms. All proceeds go to Unite the USA. Help promote faith and freedom in America. Your support is important and appreciated. Buy or download a copy today.God bless you as you celebrate the red, white, and blue!

 

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In God We Still Trust
In God We Still Trust
                             
Our country needs to turn to Jesus. Listen to "In God We Still Trust" for inspiration to keep "fighting the good fight". For hope and encouragement, listen to Stacie Ruth and Carrie Beth sing "In God We Still Trust".

 

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