FROM THE PULPIT: Decay of Christian values raises concerns

Published: Monday, July 8, 2013 at 11:07 AM.

As we contemplate Thursday’s celebration of our nation’s independence, let’s never forget God’s grace.

God births America

God’s grace has been evident in America’s formation. Consider this:

●The first English colony in Jamestown, Va., included a building for church services.

●When Puritans landed in present-day Plymouth Rock, Mass., they knelt in worship, praised God and dedicated the colony to God.

●Roger Williams, a Baptist Minister, established Rhode Island.

●Lord Baltimore held church services while establishing Maryland as a colony.

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