Matt C. Abbott
Ken 'Hutch' Hutcherson on making a better America
FacebookTwitterGoogle+
By Matt C. Abbott
May 5, 2011

Ken Hutcherson — affectionately known as "Hutch" — is senior pastor of Antioch Bible Church in Redmond, Wash. He's a former middle linebacker for three NFL teams: the Seattle Seahawks, Dallas Cowboys and San Diego Chargers.

In an email, I recently asked Dr. Hutcherson — who, incidentally, is a friend of Rush Limbaugh and Peter LaBarbera — this question: How can we Christians make America better?

He graciously responded:

    'In Genesis 11:6 we read that when God came down and saw the Tower of Babel that the sons of men had built, He said: 'Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language; and this is only the beginning of what they will do; and nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them.'

    'What? These were unbelievers and God said because they had one language and one purpose, nothing would be impossible for them. Can you imagine what we Christians could accomplish as one people, with one language and one purpose with God?

    'It is time for Christians to stop being concerned with who gets the credit and start speaking with one voice in upholding God's standards in the world.'

© Matt C. Abbott

 

The views expressed by RenewAmerica columnists are their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of RenewAmerica or its affiliates.
(See RenewAmerica's publishing standards.)

Click to enlarge

Matt C. Abbott

Matt C. Abbott is a Catholic commentator with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication, media and theatre from Northeastern Illinois University. He also has an Associate in Applied Science degree in business management from Triton College. Abbott has been interviewed on MSNBC, Bill Martinez Live, WOSU Radio in Ohio, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's 2019 "Unsolved" podcast about the unsolved murder of Father Alfred Kunz, WLS-TV (ABC) in Chicago, WMTV (NBC) and WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wis., and has been quoted in The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and other media outlets. He is mentioned in the 2020 Report on the Holy See's Institutional Knowledge and Decision-Making Related to Former Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930 to 2017), which can be found on the Vatican's website. He can be reached at mattcabbott@gmail.com.

(Note: I welcome and appreciate thoughtful feedback. Insults will be ignored. Only in very select cases will I honor a request to have a telephone conversation about a topic in my column. Email is much preferred. God bless you and please keep me in your prayers!)

Subscribe

Receive future articles by Matt C. Abbott: Click here

More by this author

 

Stephen Stone
'The fervent prayer of the righteous'

Siena Hoefling
Protect the Children: Update with VIDEO

Stephen Stone
Flashback: Dems' fake claim that Trump and Utah congressional hopeful Burgess Owens want 'renewed nuclear testing' blows up when examined

Selwyn Duke
When a conservative is asked, ‘What is a woman?’

Timothy Buchanan
Rejoice, rewrite, restore

Pete Riehm
Gasps of a selfish, wicked generation

Stephen Stone
In defense of Sen. Mike Lee

Cliff Kincaid
Trump’s conservative political muscle

Tom DeWeese
Our fault, our fix!

Bonnie Chernin
What to expect now that Roe v. Wade is gone

Matt C. Abbott
My New York Times letter on Dobbs/Roe

Rev. Mark H. Creech
Statement on overturning of Roe v. Wade

Tom DeWeese
Cancel Culture is cancelling itself

Linda Goudsmit
The Dr. Duke Show: June 23, 2022 Linda Goudsmit discusses the global takeover of American education

Tom DeWeese
We must harden our schools – mentally and physically – Here’s how and why
  More columns

Cartoons


Click for full cartoon
More cartoons

RSS feeds

News:
Columns:

Columnists

Matt C. Abbott
Chris Adamo
Russ J. Alan
Bonnie Alba
Chuck Baldwin
Kevin J. Banet
J. Matt Barber
Fr. Tom Bartolomeo
. . .
[See more]

Sister sites