Category Archives: Camp American

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 7/6/2019- How Faith, Worldview, And Culture Are Connected

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 7/6/2019- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the inextricable links between faith, our worldview and the effects on our culture as those things shift.

New Institute On The Constitution Class Starting In Grove City OH

POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY

We the People have the duty to restrain a government operating outside Constitutional boundaries. The Institute on the Constitution invites you to learn how by discovering your American heritage and birthright.

INSTITUTE ON THE CONSTITUTION – Course Description & Information

A great history and non-partisan government class for adults and teens to be introduced to the U. S. Constitution, our Biblical heritage and the concept of limited government. Twelve weekly classes of approximately 2 hours each are comprised of a 30-minute video lecture, group review and discussion questions. Beginning with the Bible you will learn of the origins of history, law and government, followed by stories of America’s discovery, settlement and evangelization from exciting, primary sources you never saw in school! Then, the worldview of the founding fathers is discussed, which leads straight to the text of the Constitution.

Your live instructors will be Barry Sheets, Executive Director of the Institute for Principled Policy and owner of Principled Policy Consulting, LLC and Chuck Michaelis Executive Director of Camp American and Vice-chairman of the Institute For Principled Policy. Barry has nearly two decades of experience working with elected officials and public policy. Chuck is a biochemist with a voluminous knowledge of history. Lt. Colonel John Eidsmoe is the video instructor. Lt. Colonel Eidsmoe is a Constitutional attorney and professor with degrees in theology, law and political science. He is a published author and frequent lecturer at colleges, churches and community groups. This timely and relevant course’s cost is $75 per person prior to Monday September 9, 2015. Registration after that date will be $85. Your course fee includes the 12 weekly lectures, a Student Manual, and a number of supplemental books that will be read during the course.

CLASS DATES AND TIMEBegins Thursday September 17, 2015, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for 12 weeks

CLASS LOCATIONVineyard Christian Fellowship Church, 3005 Holt Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123 MAP

TO REGISTER, CONTACT – Chuck Michaelis, 614-893-5986–[email protected], Barry Sheets, 614-989-5293 — [email protected] or register online at www.campamerican.com

Join in the cause of preserving our God-given Liberty and restoring our Constitutional Republic. After all, if you don’t defend Liberty, who will?

Principles and Policies Podcast for 7/11/2015- Current Issues With Gun Rights

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday July 4, 2015. Chuck Michaelis hosts a class from the 2014 Camp American taught by Larry Pratt, Executive Director of Gun Owners of America.
This presentation will soon be available as a Video from Camp American.

Principles and Policies Podcast for 7/4/2015- Making Biblical And Constitutional Public Policy

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday July 4, 2015. Chuck Michaelis hosts a class from the 2014 Camp American taught by Director of the Institute For Principled Policy, owner of Principled Policy Consulting and Principles and Policies co-host Barry Sheets. The class is making biblical and constitutional public policy
This presentation will soon be available as a video presentation.

Principles and Policies Podcast for 6/20/2015- The Historical And Biblical Implications Of The Right To Self-Defense

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday June 20, 2015. Chuck Michaelis hosts a lecture given at Camp American in 2014 by Pastor David Whitney of the Institute On The Constitution. Pastor Whitney explains the biblical and historical implications of the right to self-defense.

This will soon be available as a video presentation.

Principles and Policies Podcast for 6/13/2015- The Gender Identity And Ohio Budget Follies

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday June 13, 2015. Chuck Michaelis and Barry Sheets discuss current topics like Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner’s “identity” change and the farce of the Ohio budget process.

Principles and Policies Podcast for 6/6/2015- Camp American, Informal Fallacies, And The Ohio Budget

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday June 6, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis talk about Camp American, informal fallacies and how those fallacies and the inability to recognize them affects society, the Ohio budget process, and John Kasich’s gamble in running for president.

Article links- John Kasich Exposes his strategy of throwing conservatives under the bus while expecting them to vote for him anyway

John Kasich explains that he doesn’t like to be confused with facts about Medicaid expansion

Principles and Policies Podcast for 5/30/2015- How To Put Your Faith Into Action

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday May 30, 2015. Chuck Michaelis hosts a lecture given at Camp American in 2014 by Jake MacAuley of the Institute On The Constitution. The subject of his talk is how to put your faith and knowledge into action in your schools, churches, communities, states, and country.
The videos for this class will be available shortly.

Principles and Policies Podcast for 5/16/2015- What Does The Pew Research Poll On Religious Faith Really Mean?

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday May 16, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis dissect the recent Pew Research Poll on faith and what the media claim it means. We then discuss what it really means. Then we look at a related article in which a “philosopher” makes a (weak) case that traditional families have an “unfair advantage” and to make it fair should adopt practices that dumb down their children.

Article links- Pew Research Center poll on faith

The broken down numbers from the Pew Research Poll (fancy graphics)

Some of the methodology of the Pew Research Poll

The traditional family is an unfair societal advantage

Principles and Policies Podcast for 4/18/2015- The Constitution, Divided Sovereignty, And Who Owns “Federal” Land

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday April 18, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis dissect the recent act passed by the Alaska legislature which demands that lands held by the federal government in violation of Article I, §8 of the US Constitution. We discuss some of the history and nuances of what the Constitution says about the federal government’s power to “own” (we also discuss why the word “own” is in quotes) land within state boundaries.

Article links- Alaska demands that the federal government turn over millions of acres held in violation of agreement with the state and in violation of the Constitution