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Eric writes about faith, life, culture, and the things that he cares about.

Hillsdale College 2014 Commencement Speech

May 20, 2014

Hillsdale Commencement Address. May 10, 2014
The Role of Faith in the Story of Freedom.
Thank you, President Arnn. Good afternoon to …Read More

Palm Beach Atlantic University 2013 Graduation Address

May 27, 2013

Palm Beach Atlantic University
2013 Spring Commencement
May 4, 2013
Introduction of Eric Metaxas by Rev. Cuteo:

I’ve been asked to introduce our speaker, …Read More

CPAC 2013 Speech on Religious Freedom

Mar 16, 2013

Eric Metaxas CPAC Speech on Religious Freedom. 10 A.M. March 16, 2013.
TEXT:  Good morning.  I’m here today because a …Read More

Does Anyone in the Media Read the Bible?

Jan 01, 2012

willienelson5_v_eIt happened again the other day. I was reading the NY Times and I came across something so hilarious it had to be some kind of joke. But this was in an obituary.  [To keep reading, click here.]

Does God Want Us to Change the World?

Sep 05, 2011

FERMI.PROJECT.IMAGE DOES GOD WANT US TO CHANGE THE WORLD?  And if so, how? If you’re in a hurry, let me cut to the chase:  a.) yes – and b.) by doing what the Clapham Circle did: proving their faith through works, mostly among the poor and powerless, and working among the rich and powerful. There’s a little more to it, but if you must run, there’s the nuance-free answer which, like a sack lunch, you may take with you.  If you can stay, I’ll begin by telling you about the night talkshow host Dick Cavett and I went to see Mickey Rooney perform. This is not a joke.  [To continue click here.]

Will the GOP Sell its Soul to the Devil?

Jul 30, 2010

Will the GOP Sell its Soul to the Devil?
A menacing, muscled man strides into the ring, wearing a black …Read More

Tim Keller’s Foreword to BONHOEFFER: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

May 19, 2010

This is Tim Keller’s Foreword to BONHOEFFER:  Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy.
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I’m delighted that my friend Eric Metaxas has penned this …Read More

Pat Robertson Said What??!!

Jan 17, 2010

I’m sure you’ve heard all about it: Pat Robertson said that Haiti’s founders made a pact with Satan in 1791 …Read More

JESUS AND TIGER AND BRIT, OH MY!

Jan 08, 2010

Last weekend FoxNews analyst Brit Hume said something so beyond-the-pale that the outrage has been deafening.
Did he say Janet Napolitano …Read More

Introduction to AMAZING GRACE

Aug 20, 2009

This is the Introduction to my book Amazing Grace:  William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery.
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WE OFTEN …Read More