We arrive on Day 34 in the longest government shutdown in history. This brings up a discussion on the purpose of government. Is government intended to regulate every part of life? Does government fix problems? What is the role for government as assigned by God? The most important lesson for all of us is that government doesn’t change the world. Jesus changes the world. Jesus Christ has come to save us from our problems. That’s not the government’s job.
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.