Who Are We Sending Back Home? The Difference Wilberforce Academy Makes

Who Are We Sending Back Home? The Difference Wilberforce Academy Makes

© 2019 Robert OsburnFor nearly a quarter century, I’ve been trying to make the case that some of the one million plus international students at our doorstep are future leaders for their nations.  It’s time for me to tell you how Wilberforce Academy is...

While Trying to Keep Terrorists Out, We’re Breeding the Problem Within

By Bagman23 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons © 2017 Robert OsburnRegardless of what you think about President Trump’s travel ban (suspended by multiple judges, as of February 10, 2017), we should all...

One of History’s Hobgoblins: Revisiting the Crusades

By Unknown – Vavřinec z Březové – Husitská kronika; Píseň o vítězství u Domažlic (nakladatelství Svoboda, 1979), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17316646 © 2016 Robert OsburnHistory matters, said Os Guinness (and, before him,...

Engaging Muslims: Speaking the Truth in Love

© 2015 Robert OsburnWith every terrorist attack by radicalized Muslims, many Americans wonder whether, as Robert Spencer suggests in his new 2014 book, whether an Arab winter has come to America.  Not just to America, but also to Nigeria, Mali, France, Denmark,...

Nihilism and Foreign Fighters

View fullsize © 2014 Robert OsburnOn March 3, 2014, I wrote about the connection between nihilism and inequality in society.  I argued that nihilism, the absence of meaning, reality, or purpose, feeds a sense of powerlessness to affect history.  I also made...