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Deliverance at Valley Forge (Devotion)
“Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer” (Romans 12:12, ESV). My favorite painting is “The Prayer at Valley Forge” by Arnold Friberg. It portrays General…

Blaine Conzatti

February 3, 2021

A Prayer for Our Nation (Devotion)
“He makes nations great, and he destroys them; he enlarges nations, and leads them away” (Job 12:23, ESV). There is no doubt that these times are more tumultuous than anything…

Blaine Conzatti

January 27, 2021

Safeguarding Religious Freedom
The 2021 Idaho Legislative Session starts Monday, January 11. I’m excited to be back at the Capitol, advocating for policies that advance our vision—an Idaho where God is honored,…

Blaine Conzatti

January 7, 2021

Legislating Morality
We hear it all the time: “You can’t legislate morality!” Such platitudes seem to make sense at first. We’re told that morality and legislation shouldn’t mix. But consider the…

Blaine Conzatti

December 10, 2020

Please Don’t #CancelThanksgiving
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. But some public officials, including Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, have “canceled” traditional Thanksgiving celebrations. “Simply put, it’s just…

Blaine Conzatti

November 19, 2020

Happy Constitution Day!
Happy Constitution Day! Today is a day of federal observance celebrating the signing of the U.S Constitution by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention on September 17th, 1787. We…

Blaine Conzatti

September 17, 2020

What to Do? (Devotion)
Just like you, I am heartbroken for our country. In so many ways, the image of St. John’s Church burning in Washington, DC – a historic church visited by…

Blaine Conzatti

June 4, 2020

The Sacred Duty to Vote
Voting looks different for most of us this year than it has in years past. As you know, the state primary election is being conducted entirely by mail. But…

Blaine Conzatti

May 21, 2020

Love of Neighbor and Christian Political Engagement
Recognizing that positively influencing civil government is a biblical responsibility, what should serve as our motivation for political engagement? The answer, biblically speaking, is that our participation in politics…

Blaine Conzatti

November 21, 2019

How Well Do You Know the Idaho State Constitution?
“We, the people of the State of Idaho, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings and promote our common welfare do establish this Constitution.”  …

Blaine Conzatti

July 11, 2019