How did it come to this – an outright socialist with a pronounced affection for communism becoming a serious contender in the run-up to the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination? And the other major candidate backing such radical ideas as free health care for illegal immigrants and calling the transgender agenda “the civil rights issue of our time?”
Why are so many young people falling for the siren song of socialism despite its horrendous track record around the world?
And what should God-fearing Americans do about it all?
Pastor Rafael Cruz is an ordained minister, sharing the Word of God in churches and pastors’ conferences throughout the United States. He is also the president of Kingdom Translation Services.
Rafael Cruz is a powerful example of the American Dream. Born in Cuba, Rafael lived and suffered under a cruel, oppressive dictator. He began fighting Fulgencio Batista’s regime as a teenager and was imprisoned and tortured.
Rafael arrived in Texas on a student visa in 1957 with nothing but the clothes on his back and $100 sewn into his underwear. He got a job as a dishwasher, making 50 cents an hour, and worked his way through the University of Texas while learning English. He later built a small business in further pursuit of the American Dream.
Concerned with the negative impact of the Jimmy Carter administration’s policies on our country, Rafael became engaged in conservative politics as a grassroots activist during the 1980 presidential campaign of Ronald Reagan.
When his son Ted was a child growing up in Houston, Rafael would tell him, “When we faced oppression in Cuba, I had a place to flee to. If we lose our freedom here, where do we go?”
In 2012, Ted Cruz was elected U.S. Senator from Texas and re-elected in 2018.
As Pastor Cruz travels the country sharing his story and speaking on the Biblical foundations of our nation, his passion is to encourage Christians to do what they can to return our nation to the principles that made America exceptional.
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