A "micro-hub," a community center and warehouse facility, is a venue we believe can successfully shine light in our local neighborhoods to cultivate virtue. The idea of the micro-hub stems from the writings of the Founders, and has been used commonly across America in the past. We encourage families, churches, businesses, and civic associations to consider establishing these centers to nourish people in body, mind, and spirit.
There are five areas of community strength that a micro-hub should address: Spiritual Leadership, Physical Protection, Engineered Resources, Food Resources, and Medicine. Learn more now!
The Founders never believed words written on paper could
keep America free. They clearly
indicated that it is only as the people possess virtue – that is, moral courage
– to enforce them, and to resist their violation, that the Founding documents such as the
Constitution are meaningful. But if the people will take action to use the tools provided, those documents are very meaningful. As James Madison put it, the "guards for liberty" in the Bill of Rights are "more useful than essential."
We believe the Founders designed the Bill of Rights in such a way that its exercise in the face of rising tyranny would result in the construction of strong self-sufficient communities where people cared for one another. Thomas Jefferson in particular set forward this vision, in a plan now known as "Jefferson's Hundreds." Within these communities, virtue would be again multiplied as people regained understanding and skill in areas of personal responsibility. The islands of refuge would become lighthouses to others. As virtue was freshly cultivated, new
life would be given to our liberty, and the American people would be provided with the capacity to weather any economic or political storm.
The foundation for this design is a spiritual awakening of God’s people. The church and family must again fulfill their God-given roles and responsibilities in the culture before we can teach others to do so. There must be a new reformation – a “revolution in the hearts and minds of the people” as John Adams put it – in which Christ is placed in His rightful position as the authority over all of life, and His law of liberty is made our rule of conduct.
No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people, but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue, and by frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.
The Path Needed: Where do we go from here? The true problem is dependence on evil. There is a specific path to restoring liberty, but it will require us to get uncomfortable.