Madeline Crabb column
Madeline Crabb is a Christian, a Constitutional Conservative, and a patriot. Holding a degree in journalism and public relations, and training from the Leadership Institute, she has been a columnist since 2000, and has written for various Christian newspapers around the country. As a “watchwoman” on the wall (Is.62:67), Madeline calls all citizens to awaken, arise, and act in restoring one nation under God.


What America needs most--repentance
Madeline Crabb
October 3, 2014

The Righteous Brothers once sang a great song, "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling." As one might guess, it's about a love that's gone cold, and the singer's . . .


What America needs most--self-control
Madeline Crabb
September 22, 2014

There's a run-a-way train barreling down its tracks and heading towards a heavily populated city center. Whether the engineer is "asleep at the wheel" or simply . . .


What America needs most--humility
Madeline Crabb
August 20, 2014

If much of the world considers America prideful, arrogant, boastful, and evil, doesn't that really mean that individual Americans are prideful, arrogant, . . .


What America needs most: personal responsibility
Madeline Crabb
July 7, 2014

America has become a nation of whining, sniveling, belly-aching, finger-pointing, excuse-making, and justifying, grumblers and complainers. Absurd, you say? Not . . .


What America needs most: gratitude
Madeline Crabb
May 8, 2014

One of my favorite songs of the late Michael Jackson, the Man in the Mirror, speaks of introspection and self-examination. The chorus says, "If you wanna make . . .


America: Turn back to and trust in God
Madeline Crabb
March 27, 2014

We are living in perilous times. America faces an economic collapse due to our enormous debt. Wars and rumors of wars abound worldwide, and threaten even our . . .


America's turned her back on God--now He's turned His back on us (Part four)
Madeline Crabb
February 25, 2014

There are none so blind as those who will not see. America has become blind to her sin and iniquity. We've bowed down to the PC powers who insist we call . . .


America's turned her back on God--now God's turned His back on us (Part Three)
Madeline Crabb
February 17, 2014

Founding Father Thomas Jefferson once said, "And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the . . .


America's turned her back on God--now God's turning His back on us (Part Two)
Madeline Crabb
February 7, 2014

The Bible says, "Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD." (Ps 33:12) For centuries since her founding, America has been immensely blessed, and Americans . . .


America's turned her back on God--Now God's turning His back on us
Madeline Crabb
January 29, 2014

Most of us have probably heard our parents tell us we should be careful about what we ask for. As American citizens, we should probably have heeded this advice . . .


America--land of entitlement, home of the enslaved, Part One
Madeline Crabb
December 10, 2013

Does this title make you mad? Good. There must be something that can be said or done to wake Americans up from our slumber and sleep; otherwise, we are going to . . .


Thanksgiving--A time for gratefulness to God
Madeline Crabb
November 27, 2013

In a couple of days we celebrate Thanksgiving, a day that's become synonymous with lots of food, family, and football – not necessarily in that order. It . . .


American citizens: Government is NOT your friend!
Madeline Crabb
November 1, 2013

We the People, citizens of the United States of America, are relinquishing increasing amounts of control over our lives to the Federal Government, and doing so . . .


America's debt debate--if not now, when? Part two
Madeline Crabb
October 19, 2013

Hooray! The Federal Government is officially open again to inflict mass destruction upon American citizens. And the debt ceiling increase that Dictator Obama . . .


America's debt debate--if not now, when? Part One
Madeline Crabb
October 11, 2013

The Federal Government is officially shutdown, or rather, slowed-down. Drudge reports 83 percent of the government is still at work. As discussed in my last . . .


Shut the government down!
Madeline Crabb
September 30, 2013

Tomorrow is October 1, and the day our government may shut down because the issue of raising the debt ceiling has not been settled. This is a serious issue that . . .


The Destruction of America, part four
Madeline Crabb
September 23, 2013

What does the future hold for the United States of America? Will we continue to be the land of the free, and home of the brave? Will we become a second or third . . .


The destruction of America, part three
Madeline Crabb
September 16, 2013

The American Representative Republic which our Founding Fathers so carefully planned for is literally coming apart at the seams. The documents our Founding . . .


The destruction of America, Part Two
Madeline Crabb
September 9, 2013

America, the land of liberty, is disintegrating before our very eyes. We are being destroyed from without and within. So what can we do about it? Moreover, do . . .


The destruction of America
Madeline Crabb
August 31, 2013

Believe it or not, the United States of America as we have known it, no longer exists. It is being destroyed from within and without. While we have been "tip . . .


Obama--Hypocrite-in-chief
Madeline Crabb
August 21, 2013

News from the past week or so has been so absurd and maddening that, like Glenn Beck, I have almost seen the proverbial blood shoot out of my eyes. Probably one . . .


America: One nation under God? Part 3
Madeline Crabb
August 5, 2013

What is America's standing with God? We have been discussing whether America is still the "one nation under God" referenced in the words from the Pledge of . . .


America: One nation under God? Part 2
Madeline Crabb
July 24, 2013

Are we, or are we not, still one nation under God? The term, one nation under God, is used a lot by Americans, particularly Christians. As discussed in my last . . .


America: One nation under God?
Madeline Crabb
July 14, 2013

America, are we, or are we not still one nation under God? What does this mean? And finally, why does it matter? Since 1954, millions of students have . . .


Amnesty, why?
Madeline Crabb
June 24, 2013

Hello again Renew America family! Yes, I have been away for a while, but not of my own choosing. I unfortunately caught one of the "super bugs" in January, and . . .


Election 2012: What path will we choose?
Madeline Crabb
November 6, 2012

Election 2012 is finally here. The only question remaining is: What path will Americans choose for our future? Since this is a presidential election year, we . . .


The Christian voting dilemma: Muslim or Mormon?
Madeline Crabb
September 25, 2012

Christians have been wringing their hands for months, wondering whether they should or could vote for a Mormon for President of the United States. We can . . .


Restoring one nation under God -- Christians' role, Part Three
Madeline Crabb
September 19, 2012

We are still One Nation Under God...We declare it on our money, right? But one important question must be asked: What God? The Preamble to the U.S. . . .


Restoring one nation under God -- Christians' role, Part Two
Madeline Crabb
September 9, 2012

God is not welcome in the Democratic Party. Well, that isn't exactly breaking news, and we didn't have to watch the Democratic National Convention last week to . . .


Restoring one nation under God--Christians' role, Part One
Madeline Crabb
September 6, 2012

How much longer will God continue to bless America? Our government stopped letting God into its decision making decades ago. Even American citizens stopped . . .


America: A nation of laws?
Madeline Crabb
August 27, 2012

John Adams once wrote, "There is no good government but what is republican. The very definition of a republic is an empire of laws, and not of men."If our laws . . .


Taking America back -- Have we finally reached the tipping point?
Madeline Crabb
August 20, 2012

Recently, Americans across this nation finally stood in defiance against radical leftists and homosexual baiters to support Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy, . . .


America, land of unreality
Madeline Crabb
July 26, 2012

Up is down and down is up. Wrong is right and right is wrong. Three plus one equals five. Truth depends on the definition of is — ask Bill Clinton. . . .


Just say no to socialism
Madeline Crabb
June 19, 2012

In March of 2010, Al Sharpton said, Americans overwhelmingly voted for socialism when they elected President Obama. Obviously, if Sharpton says something, it . . .


What America needs most? Righteousness, repentence, and revival, Part 3
Madeline Crabb
June 7, 2012

While We the People have been busy living our lives, and having our fun, America has been decaying from within and without. We may have taken time from our busy . . .


What America needs most? Righteousness, repentance, and revival, Part 2
Madeline Crabb
May 29, 2012

The U.S. Federal Government is out of control, and Americans have allowed it to happen. More laws and spending, government's answer to everything, is NOT the . . .


What America needs most? Righteousness, repentence, and revival
Madeline Crabb
May 23, 2012

America is an overwhelmingly Christian nation. Despite all the work of the Progressive Movement over the past century, we still believe in the God of the Bible. . . .


Obama: America's first composite president
Madeline Crabb
May 17, 2012

Congratulations America! You have your first composite president, Barack Hussein Obama! We have finally discovered his true identities. He is: for war/against . . .


Hoosiers speak and Lugar loses
Madeline Crabb
May 11, 2012

The halls of Congress are buzzing...Lugar lost. Yes, after 36 years in office, Senator Richard Lugar finally loses a senatorial campaign. It's about time. As . . .


Has America finally sealed her fate? (Part Three)
Madeline Crabb
April 27, 2012

Have we sealed our fate? Yes and no. We are already at the edge of the proverbial cliff. One more "crisis" might push us over. Of this we should be mindful . . .


Has America finally sealed her fate? (Part Two)
Madeline Crabb
April 26, 2012

Congratulations, America! The US national debt has now surpassed our Gross Domestic Product. Why should this bother us? The amount of debt we collectively . . .


Has America finally sealed her fate?
Madeline Crabb
April 22, 2012

It is clear that our federal government is hell-bent on equalizing the playing field between what they call the rich and poor. But as I explained in my last . . .


Getting real about fairness
Madeline Crabb
April 19, 2012

For weeks, Arbiter of Fairness Obama has been lecturing Congress and the American people about how the rich simply aren't paying their fair share of taxes. . . .


More wisdom from the White House
Madeline Crabb
April 14, 2012

After three years of the Obamas and their smug, know-it-all attitudes, it is difficult believing the American public hasn't revolted. The Obamas simply believe . . .


Judicial activism and homosexuality--
Madeline Crabb
August 8, 2010

This past week in California, the will of 7 million voters was once again thwarted by an activist judge who violated his oath to uphold the United States . . .


Please don't take my health care away
Madeline Crabb
March 19, 2010

This weekend, 435 politicians will decide the future of our health insurance system. More importantly, the future of our liberties, freedom, and our . . .


America: represented, led, or ruled?
Madeline Crabb
January 25, 2010

In America, we've gone from being represented to led to ruled. For citizens this means we have been gradually relinquishing our individual control over . . .


The Senate rejoices--the people suffer
Madeline Crabb
December 22, 2009

It was a joyous sight. Seasoned senators were slapping one another's backs, shaking hands, and stopping just short of high-fiving one another. (It is the Senate . . .


Obamacare--the fix is in
Madeline Crabb
December 20, 2009

Godfather in chief Obama met again this week with Senate Democratic leaders, and undoubtedly made them "deals they couldn't refuse." Last week both he and his . . .


Has Congress lost touch with reality? Part Two
Madeline Crabb
December 11, 2009

Is the proposed health care reform bill about American citizens, or about covering the proverbial backsides of congressmen? While discussing how congress is . . .


Has Congress lost touch with reality?
Madeline Crabb
December 5, 2009

It has been rumored that working for the federal government in Washington, D.C., changes people. Ya think? Perhaps there is something in D.C. air and water that . . .


Senator Harry Reid's strategy of pork, payoffs, pandering, and politics
Madeline Crabb
November 24, 2009

Saturday night we heard Senator Harry Reid and his gang of past prime time players sing the same old song of compassion, and how they feel our pain. This was . . .


Senator Byrd and pork
Madeline Crabb
November 22, 2009

This week, politicians lauded Senator Robert Byrd's 56+ years of service. Woo hooh. While he may be a nice man, it is way past time for him to leave the . . .


Health care is a CHOICE, Part Three
Madeline Crabb
October 22, 2009

Choices, smoices. What's all the health care hoopla about? Government says we're all going to have a choice in our personal health care needs. Either we keep . . .


Health care is a CHOICE, Part Two
Madeline Crabb
October 15, 2009

"Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice." This anonymous quote summarizes the stakes of the health care battle we're facing . . .


Health care is a choice
Madeline Crabb
October 12, 2009

"Is health care in America a privilege, a right, or a responsibility?" That was a question asked by Tom Brokaw during a presidential debate between John McCain . . .


Reaping what we sow -- Part Two
Madeline Crabb
October 1, 2009

For at least the past 50 years our government has been grabbing increasing control over our lives, and therefore, our liberty. But then, aren't we getting just . . .


Reaping what we sow--Part One
Madeline Crabb
September 24, 2009

In November 2008, by a margin of ten million votes, Barack Hussein Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States. There was plenty of evidence to . . .


Tell us again: Why do we need Obamacare? (Part Three)
Madeline Crabb
September 9, 2009

Why are Americans allowing themselves to be strong armed into accepting a federally-designed, federally-run health care program? Do we really believe government . . .


Tell us again: Why do we need Obamacare? (Part Two)
Madeline Crabb
September 8, 2009

Despite the fact the federal government has no constitutional standing to be taking-over America's health care, the President is making another Obamacare sales . . .


Tell us again: Why do we need Obamacare? (Part One)
Madeline Crabb
September 6, 2009

Warning! Warning! Lawmakers are back in DC this week, and Spender-in-Chief Obama will be addressing them in a joint session on Tuesday. Probably, like the . . .


Is this really the America we want?
Madeline Crabb
September 3, 2009

Change we can believe in...that's what we were promised by our current president. Well America, how's that working out for ya? This writer has been silent . . .


The 2008 election and the Church
Madeline Crabb
November 18, 2007

Is the Christian community splintered and confused over the 2008 presidential race? This is what has been reported by mainline media sources ever since the . . .


It's time for a revolution, Part Three
Madeline Crabb
August 26, 2007

According to the Declaration of Independence, our form of government exists at the "consent of the governed." Because of the ungodly, unconstitutional direction . . .


It's time for a revolution--Part 2
Madeline Crabb
August 19, 2007

There are enemies within our own borders that are trying to destroy the American republic. They are the Cultural Elitists, and are from both the Right and Left. . . .


It's time for a revolution
Madeline Crabb
August 9, 2007

America, wake up! Can't you hear the trumpet sounding reveille? It's time for a revolution! In our representative republic, we are to be self-governing, . . .


The elitist agenda and illegal immigration
Madeline Crabb
July 22, 2007

Today we are living in a politically-correct society that has seemingly gone mad. There is a group of cultural elitists who are zealously working to change the . . .


Voting and Christian responsibility
Madeline Crabb
July 8, 2007

The United States was founded by godly men, and on Christian principles. The Founding Fathers pledged their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor to acquire . . .


Politics and Christian duty--Part Two
Madeline Crabb
April 23, 2007

Charles Finney said Christians are going to be judged for their actions in the political/public policy arena. But won't we also be judged for what we don't do?  . . .


Politics and Christian duty
Madeline Crabb
April 15, 2007

Recently someone asked me why I get involved in politics when there is little I can do to change things. Initially I was almost defensive, thinking that I'm not . . .


The sexualization of our schools
Madeline Crabb
March 10, 2007

In America there are powers that are hell bent on sexualizing our kids at very early ages, and in perverse ways. The main place this sexualization is happening . . .


Political metamorphosis and more
Madeline Crabb
February 11, 2007

This week, I received an email containing a picture of Hillary Clinton's body with Bill Clinton's face. The caption read: The metamorphosis has begun. Indeed it . . .


What we need is a little respect?
Madeline Crabb
February 4, 2007

Aretha Franklin sang about it. Parents used to command it. Schools used to teach it. What is it? Respect. So the question is: Whatever happened to common . . .


An America divided?--Part Four
Madeline Crabb
January 28, 2007

We've heard politicians tell us that illegal immigration is a very complicated issue, one not easy to fix. Well, it would have been easy if they had seriously . . .


An America divided--Part Three
Madeline Crabb
January 22, 2007

America is becoming a nation divided because of federal immigration policy, particularly as it relates to illegal immigration. We hear all the arguments that . . .


An America divided?--Part Two
Madeline Crabb
January 15, 2007

"United we stand, divided we fall." These words are from a 70's love song, but clearly emphasize the tenuous state of our union if we can't agree on some of the . . .


An America divided?
Madeline Crabb
January 7, 2007

The Bible says a house divided against itself cannot stand; and if a divided house cannot stand, then how can a divided nation or divided church stand? Some . . .


Miss USA: What kind of role model is she?
Madeline Crabb
December 31, 2006

Whatever happened to rules and standards? Moreover, where have all the good role models gone? By now everyone has heard about Donald Trump giving "another . . .


America: Great, good, or godless?
Madeline Crabb
December 24, 2006

"America is great because she is good. If America will cease to be good, America will cease to be great," said Alexis de Tocqueville. America has become more . . .


An open letter to American church leadership (Part Three)
Madeline Crabb
December 17, 2006

Dear Church Leaders, If the future of our nation is the responsibility of Christians, then it is time for "shepherds" and "sheep" to get serious about their . . .


An open letter to American church leadership (Part Two)
Madeline Crabb
December 10, 2006

Dear Church Leaders, Many Christians wring their hands and fret at society's "moral mess," and act as if these woes are someone else's problems. But as we . . .


An open letter to American church leadership (Part One)
Madeline Crabb
December 3, 2006

Dear Church Leaders, This message is a wake up call and a warning for you. The current state of our nation is the fault of the Church, which ultimately is . . .


Wal-Mart: repenting or pandering?
Madeline Crabb
November 22, 2006

For those of you who don't get AFA Alerts, you may not know what's just happened with the Wal-Mart Thanksgiving boycott. Both AFA and NewsMax.com are . . .


Just say no to Wal-Mart
Madeline Crabb
November 21, 2006

Wal-Mart is no longer the family-friendly company it was when Sam Walton was at the helm. As a matter of fact, Sam Walton would be turning over in his grave, if . . .


The consequences of our votes
Madeline Crabb
November 12, 2006

There's an old Toyota commercial that says, "You asked for it, you got it, Toyota." Well, we asked for change, and we got it — Liberals running Congress. The . . .


Last minute thoughts on voting
Madeline Crabb
November 6, 2006

Tuesday, November 7th, is Election Day. To hear the media, Republicans are in deep trouble, and may lose both houses of Congress. Obviously, the outcome depends . . .


Elections: Men and morals
Madeline Crabb
November 3, 2006

Morality is the most important issue that needs to be discussed at this critical moment of decision just before the election. For far too long we have opted for . . .


Foley, homosexuality, and character (Part Two)
Madeline Crabb
November 1, 2006

The United States is a "representative republic." We elect people to "represent" us and our values. And the liberal elitists, or what I call the "we-know-what's . . .


Foley, homosexuality, and character (Part One)
Madeline Crabb
October 31, 2006

For over two weeks we have been hearing a lot of stories about former congressman Mark Foley who got caught sending emails to a congressional page. He at least . . .


Same sex marriage: What's the real story?
Madeline Crabb
October 30, 2006

With generous support from the Courts, the well-healed, well-funded homosexual community, which represents only 1-2% of the population, is hell-bent on . . .


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