In our blog, read about the political and cultural issues affecting Tennesseans written from a conservative perspective. Commentaries are typically written by David Fowler, an attorney who served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President.
The God-Given Marriage Initiative Asks, What Really Is Marriage Anyway?
Oct 25, 2019 by David Fowler
This week the organization of which I am a part launched a new initiative, God-Given Marriage. Some will say the U.S. Supreme Court settled the “issue” of marriage in 2015 in the decision known as Obergefell v. Hodges. To the contrary, I ...
What I Gleaned From the Governor’s Call to Prayer and Fasting
Oct 11, 2019 by David Fowler
Earlier this week Governor Lee issued a proclamation for October 10th urging citizens to engage in a day of prayer and fasting. A big event relative to the proclamation was scheduled for the large civic auditorium in Nashville. Some greeted it with e...
Is Banning Gay Conversion Therapy the Right Thing to Do?
Sep 13, 2019 by David Fowler
Last week, McKrae Game, the former leader of one of the nation’s largest and oldest Christian conversion therapy ministries, came out as gay. In recent years, more than a dozen American states have banned gay conversion therapy. Should Christia...
My Joshua Harris Moment and the Challenge of Christian Cultural Engagement
Aug 2, 2019 by David Fowler
This week, Joshua Harris, a preacher who rose to prominence within certain segments of Christianity through his book I Kissed Dating Goodbye, has now said, “By all the measurements that I have for defining a Christian, I am not a Christian.&rdq...