September 11, 2001. For those who were alive and old enough to remember, it is a day indelibly seared into our memories. Shock at the first plane, and terror at the second, which only worsened at the third and fourth. Throughout, there was a slowly emerging realization that this was no accident, that America was at war, and that our world had dramatically, irreversibly, changed…
Like many of you, I remember exactly where I was on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. I was preparing to teach a class of college freshmen on the topic of Christian worldview. Obviously, my teaching plans for that day changed, but this was a tragic example of just how much worldviews matter.
I remember the chaos and confusion. I remember thinking this had changed our world forever, and it did. This was an event of national significance, as serious as the attack on Pearl Harbor or the assassination of JFK. Yet I’ve talked to so many parents and grandparents over the last several months who have realized that 9/11 is not really a significant part of the story of rising generations...
Write a 9/11 Thank You note today
In honor of the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and National Day of Service, Operation Gratitude invites you to write a thank you note to first responders, service members and Veterans.
Please take 5 minutes to write a letter today through the Operation Gratitude digital platform HERE.
The fact that “only 27 percent of those under the age of 45 were able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of American history” is a disgrace to our heritage and to ll those who fought to preserve it. Nothing should be more evident as we remember those lost 18 years ago today on 9/11. – Mike.