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Submit or Triumph

by Mark Meckler and Rita Dunaway When Americans think of Montana, they think of “Big Sky Country.” They think of majestic mountains, rugged beauty—and citizens who have such a hunger for freedom and independence that they would gladly give up the luxuries of a more temperate climate or gentler terrain to experience the satisfaction of self-reliance and self-governance. While most Americans today still celebrate the concept of liberty, most neither appreciate nor enjoy freedom in the way envisioned by those who signed the Declaration of Independence at our nation’s founding. The revolutionary vision was a nation whose government would protect the natural, unalienable rights of the people, keep us safe from foreign and domestic enemies, and provide the most basic systems and structures necessary to an ordered society. But beyond that, our government was designed to leave us free to flourish. To prosper by means of hard work. To better...

The Mission

by Kevin Hammons Publisher August 25, 2017 The Mission To serve Christ by bringing His Word to our community. To serve our readers by bringing them the events and opinions of the day but also solutions for the problems plaguing our community – all grounded in the Word. To serve our advertisers by connecting them with readers who are interested in supporting friends of the Word. The Creed The Bible is the eternal, inerrant, and complete Word of God in written form. Serve Christ The service of Christ is the mission of all Christians, whether we always remember it or not. Being a written publication provides The Mountain a perfect opportunity to share God’s written Word with our communities, to fulfil the Great Commission, in a very real and tangible way, by joining our neighbors in their quiet moments and sharing with them the Gospel of Christ, or offering the...

Why “The Mountain”?

Micah 4 (KJV) 1 But in the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established in the top of the mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills; and people shall flow unto it. 2 And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. 3 And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more....