Matt C. Abbott
Ken 'Hutch' Hutcherson on making a better America
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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.'

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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 HLN, MSNBC, Bill Martinez Live, WOSU Radio in Ohio, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's 2019 ‘Unsolved’ podcast about the unsolved murder of Father Alfred Kunz, Alex Shuman's 'Smoke Screen: Fake Priest' podcast, WLS-TV (ABC) in Chicago, WMTV (NBC) and WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wisconsin. He’s been quoted in The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and other media outlets. He’s 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!)

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