Entries by Mark Denison

The Rushmore Report – The Moral Bankruptcy of ‘Progressive’ Christianity

So-called “progressive” Christians love to bash conservative Christians. They call us dinosaurs. They mock us as outdated fundamentalists. They taunt us as “Bible bashers.” They claim to be the enlightened ones, and they celebrate their departure from the “traditional church.” But the reality is that they are simply following the spirit of the age, swimming […]

The Rushmore Report – Dems: Trump Wall Is ‘Immoral,’ Our Plan Will Keep More Immigrants Out . . . Huh?

Democrats sold it and the media bought it. The government shutdown is all President Trump’s fault. But here’s the inconvenient truth. Trump would rather shut the government down than cave on the wall. And Democrats would rather shut the government down than build the wall. But this is where it would be funny if it […]

The Rushmore Report – A Timeless Christmas Message by Billy Graham

Read this timeless piece, originally penned by Billy Graham in 1969, on the reason for Christmas. Christmas is a special time. It is a family celebration. Other holidays are different. Good Friday and Easter are usually celebrated in church. National days are honored with speeches, parades and the ceremonies of government. But Christmas is glorified […]

The Rushmore Report – The 20 Most Popular Christmas Songs of All Time

What are the most popular Christmas songs of all time? Christmas carols capture the spirit of the holidays and tap into a nostalgia that crosses multiple generations. The Ranker Group ventured into the realm of popular Christmas music with a nationwide poll. They asked one question of 10,200 Americans – What is your favorite Christmas […]

Texan in London

The story is told of the Texan who visited the Summer Olympics in London. He was taking a taxi tour of London as he was in a hurry to see as many sites as he could in a short amount of time. As they passed the Tower of London, the cabbie explained what it was […]

Little Jack Horner

Do you remember this old nursery rhyme? It goes like this. “Little Jack Horner sat in the corner eating a Christmas pie; he put in his thumb, and pulled out a plum, and said, ‘What a good boy am I!’” Now, I never met Jack Horner personally, but I grew up with a lot of […]

The Last Lunar Mission

The Apollo lunar landing program ended on this day in 1972, when the last three astronauts to travel to the moon splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean. Apollo 17 had lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on December 7. In July of 1969, after three years of preparation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration […]

The Boston Tea Party

The biggest tea party ever took place 245 years ago today. In Boston Harbor, a group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians boarded three British tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor. The midnight raid, popularly known as the Boston Tea Party, was done in protest of the British Parliament’s Tea […]