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America, the most effective way of life and also the global order face a lethal threat. It is not verbal, it is not remote, no, it is immediate and physical. The attempt to respond below is independe ... discuss

Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta, also known as Saint Helena, Saint Helen, Helena Augusta or Helena of Constantinople (ca. 250 – ca. 330) she was married to the Roman general Constantius Chlorus, who bec ... discuss

Died 20(?) August AD 1153 ernard of Clairvaux, a leader in Christian Europe in the first half of the 11th century A.D., is honored in his native France and around the world. Born into a noble Burgund ... discuss

The true Christ isn’t “too Catholic” or just about the resurrection. He’s Jesus on the cross, crucified for the sins of the world and then resurrected on the third day. He is the true Christ. ... discuss

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While not on the Universal Catholic Calendar, in some parts of the world today is the Feast of Empress Helena. The following is taken from the Catholic Encyclopedia on St. Helena, the mother of Consta ... discuss

  1. This evening, my husband and I joined our community (the Community of St. John) to listen to Fr. Joseph Mary, the Prior of St. Joseph’s in Princeville, IL, speak on The Future of Cath ... discuss

C. Mason Weaverby Mason Weaver: “I resign!” This is the only thing President Trump could say to please the press. There are no words to soothe them, no debates to sway them, because they are dish ... discuss

This blog post is a repeat of a previous post, with one exception: It is the entire presentation I made this past March to a Catholic Physicians Guide in Madison Wisconsin. A dear and longtime friend ... discuss

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The good news is that friendship, and especially commitment, are more stable than sex and eroticism. To the extent that couples begin their relationships on the basis of sexual attraction, the stabili ... discuss

August 17 is the feast of St. Clare of Montefalco (1268-1308), an Augustinian nun noted for her devotion to the Passion of Christ. For that reason, she is sometimes called St. Clare of the Cross. In ... discuss

According to the 1962 Missal of Saint John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, August 17th is the feast of Saint Hyacinth of Poland. He is called the “Apostle of the North” because he ... discuss

Ask Andrew W.K.: My Dad Is a Right-Wing AssholeYou’ve reduced your father — the person who created you — to a set of beliefs and political views and how it relates to you. ...The world isn’t ... discuss

“The Wedding at Cana And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. and when they wa ... discuss

God desires his children to experience his peace. This doesn’t mean we won’t ever have serious concerns or be tempted to be anxious. It doesn’t mean we will always feel peace. But as we fight th ... discuss

The answer to racial bigotry is not an amalgamation of left-wing critical theory and the gospel. The two cannot be harmonized. Nor is it appropriate to respond to white nationalism with black national ... discuss

. . . A Somali immigration minister and an open border.by Daniel Greenfield: Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle. 1,477 people live in this little corner of Quebec with its apple orchards, elderberry fields and ... discuss

"Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord’s work,knowing that your labor in the Lord is not in vain." 1 Corinthians 15:58I have said before but it bears rep ... discuss

Christianity is the pursuit of God.  J.I. Packer in his excellent book, Knowing God asks, “What were we made for?  Knowing God.  What aim should we set ourselves in life?  To know God. ... discuss

15 August, New Testament The honor paid to Saint Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord, God, and Savior goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back farther: Even befo ... discuss

So I've come to know Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior.  I've come to understand his atoning sacrifice on the cross. I've come to believe that Jesus resurrected and is alive in heaven right now. ... discuss

I think an implication of God cursing woman with a desire to dominate her husband is the fact that God would be “effectively causing” women to sin. Of course, we know that the fall did mess up a l ... discuss

Why would one knowingly receive soul care and biblical instruction from an amateur, and why would a minister be content as one? Souls hang in the balance. There is a heaven to gain and hell to shun. T ... discuss

When you visit a church, look for these things. Does the church seek to be faithful to the marks of Christ? Or do they cover up sin and deny affliction and oppression? Are they too busy throwing arrow ... discuss

Concerning the recent violence in Charlottesville, the home of Thomas Jefferson in the heart of the great Commonwealth that is Virginia, there are four lessons to be learned.First, those in the so-cal ... discuss

Fr. Angelo M. Geiger F.I. St. Maximilian taught that saints are in some ways like the great men of the world, but are motivated supernaturally by faith in God and love for him. In this way, they ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Today’s Gospel account contains one of the most memorable verbal duels recorded in the four Gospels, and one of the ... discuss

Eric Douma is pastor of Gospel of Grace Fellowship in St. Louis Park, MN and co-host of Critical Issues Commentary Radio. He's a good friend, and my pastor. He joins me this month do discuss a topic t ... discuss

There are several dangers to biblical Christianity that have come about through progressive ideology. Progressive ideology essentially stems from non-biblical positions about the nature of truth (tha ... discuss

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Pastor Mike Reid from Iowa has attended the G3 Conference every year from the beginning. They organize a group from their church to attend each January.  They’ve brought anywhere from 11-22 pe ... discuss

1. Life's Four Big Questions - Ravi Zacharias and Abdu Murray2. What's your worldview - Impact3. Truth in a Post-Truth Culture - Abdu Murray4. The Moral Argument - Reasonable Faith 5. Did Jesus rise f ... discuss

August 11 is the memorial of St. Clare of Assisi, the first woman to follow the life of radical poverty practiced by St. Francis of Assisi and co-founder of the Poor Clares. Her nuns are well-known f ... discuss

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by Jarrett Stepman: Silicon Valley prides itself on diversity, tolerance, and an adherence to science-based politics.But woe to you if you work for one of the booming tech corridor’s top companies ... discuss

This is the third of a 4-part series.  Download the entire series in PDF format here:  Hard Questions About Disturbing Abortion Photos. Young children learning the truth of abortion. What about sm ... discuss

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We are all called to evangelize, but the thought of doing so intimidates many. They think you need a degree in theology, or be a Bible scholar, or be a canon lawyer in order to do so.But in reality, w ... discuss

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"Receive the book of the gospel whose herald you have become. Believe what you read. Teach what you believe. Practice what you teach…"These words are part of the ordination rite for the holy diacona ... discuss

"But the cowards, unbelievers,vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars—their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death. ... discuss

August 9 is the feast of Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (also known as Edith Stein), virgin and martyr, a Jewish convert to Catholicism, who later became a Discalced Carmelite nun and was martyr ... discuss

was the youngest of seven children in a Jewish family. Edith lost interest and faith in Judaism by age 13. Brilliant student and philosopher with an interest in phenomenology. Studied at the Universit ... discuss

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Yes, Please!by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Remember the overtime-session, hanging chad, 2000 George W. Bush v Al Gore presidential election? Where it all came down to Florida – and Gore unsu ... discuss

= Seizure of Innocent Veteran’s Guns in New Yorkby NRA-ILA: It had all the makings of a dystopian political thriller. Sheriff’s deputies unexpectedly descend onto the property of a law-abiding 7 ... discuss

Cardinal Raymond Burke has once again shown that he is out of step with the message of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church.Cardinal Burke has aligned himself with radical traditionalists, as he did w ... discuss

God is there in these moments of rest and can give us in a single instant exactly what we need. Then the rest of the day can take its course under the same effort and strain, perhaps, but in peace. An ... discuss

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August 9th, is the feast of Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. A most brilliant philosopher, she stopped believing in God when she was fourteen. Edith Stein was so captivated by reading the autobiog ... discuss

Silence (2016) screenshot.“Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And whoever does not take his cross an ... discuss

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Harrell lamented hearing “stories of harm” resulting from the church’s rejection of homosexuality and, based on “pastoral conversations and social science research,” he a ... discuss

1. Ravi Zacharias: Don't Let Fears and Regrets Hold Up Your Life 2. Steven Lawson: Beginning with Moses: Christ in All the Scriptures 3. Subtle Ways to Abandon the Authority of Scripture: D. A. C ... discuss

Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary(Composed by Cardinal Newman)Lord, have mercy on usChrist have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us. Christ hear us.Christ graciously hear us.God the Father of Heav ... discuss

Contact: Alex, 203-770-3723 SANDY HOOK, Conn., Aug. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Childbirth and a Christian Worldview produces an interesting conundrum. Eve ate the forbidden fruit, resulting in ... discuss

 I wish I could say there was a step-by-step formula to follow that would enable us to live happily ever after for the rest of our Christian life here on earth. As one who struggles with perfectionis ... discuss

Saint Lawrence Receiving the Treasures of the Church from Pope Sixtus II August 7 is the optional memorial of Saint Sixtus II and his companions, Felicissimus and Agapitus, deacons. Pope Sixtus II wa ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

I recently did a post [HERE] on the article from La Civiltà Cattolica entitled, "EVANGELICAL FUNDAMENTALISM AND CATHOLIC INTEGRALISM: A SURPRISING ECUMENISM" written by Antonio Spadaro and Marcelo Fi ... discuss

Joy isn’t the absence of sadness—it’s the presence of the Holy Spirit. And although the Holy Spirit produces joy within us, He often does so by humbling us so that we would take our eyes off our ... discuss

It has taken my entire life, but I have finally come to understand that we cannot judge people by only their words or actions.  People can do all the "right" things but for all the "wrong" reason ... discuss

(c 604 – August 5, 642) was King of Northumbria from 634 until his death, and is now venerated as a Christian saint.He was the son of Æthelfrith of Bernicia and came to rule after spending a period ... discuss

“I think many of the old hymns, the ones that have endured–and plenty of the newer hymns too, actually–tap into a deeper reality than a lot of the more explicitly emotive stuff. In a ... discuss

“When you fly over Europe, you can see a lot of beautiful historic church buildings. Once you are on the ground and you visit some of the churches, you find out that some of those church buildin ... discuss

  Yesterday, The Gateway Pundit reported Special Counsel Robert Mueller enlisted a Washington grand jury in the investigation of ‘Russian interference’ in the 2016 president election. USA To ... discuss

New Zeal Cross-Posted from Bear Witness Central President Donald Trump deserves a tremendous amount of gratitude and support for his newly instated trans-gender policy in the military! It is about tim ... discuss

Millennials have been lauded for being one of the most open-minded of generations, accepting and tolerant of a variety of perspectives. Millennials pride themselves on being an exceptionally diverse ... discuss

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None of your actions bridge the gap between you and God. As “good” as they may be, they are not good the way God is good. You are not good the way God is good. The moment you weigh your merit ... discuss

We need to embrace the God who is found in suffering. He is the man of sorrows, acquainted with grief. He’s the Lord who was impaled on a cross. We’d rather Jesus be mild-mannered and mild-tempere ... discuss

National Right to Life has endorsed Sen. Luther Strange (R) in Alabama’s August 15, Senate special election. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Senator Luther Strange, whose pos ... discuss

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We took a bike (motorcycle with enclosed sidecar and seats behind and beside) up to a certain point, but the motorbikes aren’t allowed to cross a couple of the busier highways, so then we had to ... discuss

3 August, New Testament These "myrrh bearers" or "faithful women," as they're called among some Christians, with Mary Magdalene, are named in Scripture as the first visitors to the tomb of the crucif ... discuss

  By Jean M. Heimann Today’s saint is Saint Peter Julian Eymard, who is known as the “Apostle of the Eucharist” for his strong devotion to Jesus in the Holy Eucharist and for leading ... discuss

was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, who, according to the Gospel of John, showed favour to Jesus. He appears three times: the first is when he visits Jesus one night to listen to his teachin ... discuss

Whether I “succeed” or “fail”—by whatever standard—ultimately counts for nothing. What counts is the fact that Christ has succeeded for me, in my place. My only hope and boast rest not in ... discuss

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by Max Morrison & David Inserra: The Department of Homeland Security is weighing a new policy that would allow for the expedited deportation of illegal immigrants.Immigration and Customs Enforcement ... discuss

"Francis you are very zealous for the good of souls." The Portiuncula indulgence can be gained on August 2nd, or in remote areas of the world where Mission Chapels are not open during the week, t ... discuss

Two years after a premature baby girl was found dead in a California hospital toilet, her tiny body has been laid to rest. California Catholic Daily reports the San Bernardino Catholic diocese was ins ... discuss

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by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: America’s two-party political system worked remarkably well until recently. Unlike most nations who have gone through all manner of revolutions, rule by despots, ... discuss

Accompanying Video:Message Audio: Jesus causes the dead to live. He pursues us, faithful to His promises, abounding in love. Though trials and temptations come, God’s grace goes along with us. As ... discuss

July 31 is the memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola, priest, and founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits). St. Ignatius of Loyola (Iñigo) was born in 1491 in the Basque Country of northern Spain ... discuss

Via Fr Robert Barron at Word on FireAt the Transfiguration, Moses was there representing the law and Elijah was there representing the prophets. But why were Peter, James, and John present? And what d ... discuss

On Sundays when homilies by Fr. Butler and Fr. Irvin are not available, we will feature homilies by Fr. Thomas Lane. Fr. Lane is a Professor of Sacred Scripture at Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsb ... discuss

And thus, for Wright, Christ Himself takes no punishment as our substitute, because even though He was hanging, suffering on the cross, it was not Him who is being punished, but sin—and yet, somehow ... discuss

“When you deal with disappointment, it’s too easy to focus on the circumstances around you and cast blame on others rather than looking at the battle in your own heart. Think for a moment abou ... discuss

Hearing the ScripturesMost Christians for most of Church history did not own their own copy of the Scriptures (either in whole or in part). They heard the Scriptures read in Church. While sitting down ... discuss

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Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum. This content uses referral links. Read our disclosure policy for more info. 1.  Rosie has been painting up a storm - she ... discuss

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I had accidentally enrolled in queer theories, and was apparently the only straight person in the room. Yes, that really happened. At first, I laughed at myself because accidentally enrolling in the w ... discuss

Many ministries within the local church fail to thrive or even collapse altogether because the leader of that ministry is an eager doer but reluctant delegator. When there is a difficult situation or ... discuss

There are still some things we owe to God, however — not out of debt, but out of gratitude — and one of those things is forgiveness. “Forgive us our debts,” Jesus taught us to pray, “as we f ... discuss

. . . The real criminals are the politicians protecting the Mexican human trafficking industry.by Michelle Malkin: Florida truck driver James Matthew Bradley isn't the mastermind of the human smugglin ... discuss

Augustine the great early church theologian witnessed the downfall of Roman civilization.  He had gone from a harlot, a pleasure seeker, important in the court of Rome, to converting to Christian ... discuss

Richard Coleman stepping down as senior director of mobilization and candidacy to serve in Ethiopia Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com NORCROSS, Ga., July 27, 2017 /Ch ... discuss

Tolerance is in vogue politically and socially for every idea, every religion, every agenda, and every social construct other than Christianity.  In recent days, Richard Dawkins has come under fire ... discuss

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According to the CCLI database, “The Wonderful Cross” was written by Chris Tomlin, Isaac Watts, J.D. Walt, Jesse Reeves, and Lowell Mason. By doing so, Tomlin, Walt, and Reeves have hijacked Watts ... discuss

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In whatever sense people may or may not view Jesus as a “liberator”, as does Cone, He is first and foremost the Liberator of human beings from the bondage of sin through His propitiatory death o ... discuss

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Doctrine matters.  Have you witnessed a baptism in recent days in the company of your gathered church only to ask yourself inwardly why the pastor makes such an emphasis about the baptism being perf ... discuss

Jesus, of course, does make a difference in the lives of believers; it’s just not the difference of a better life now in all the ways we might want. After all, what did Jesus say? “If anyone woul ... discuss

Recently, a large amount of evidence was uncovered revealing that Backpage.com has been facilitating prostitution and child sex trafficking through the promotion of ads posted on its website. For yea ... discuss

“We are not human doings, we are human beings.” Sitting across from three leaders (having years more of life experience which I wanted to honor), I couldn’t help my visceral reactio ... discuss

It is interesting that John Calvin never identified predestination or election as a central dogma.  He spoke of the doctrine of justification as ‘the primary article of the Christian religion,’ ... discuss

It’s easy to get the idea that “good” Christians experience nothing but victory after victory with nary a temptation or struggle until they cross the finish line in a blaze of glory ... discuss

Romans 8:18-27“Hope in Christ”Some people paint a dire picture of the future, and some have a rosier view. Some see technology making our lives ever better, until everyone enjoys a basic universa ... discuss

The scorched-earth policy is a retaliatory retreat in which, as civilians and military personnel abandon the frontline, they take or destroy anything that could be utilized by the enemy.  In a speech ... discuss

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A traitor is defined as one who “betrays a friend, country or principle” or defined as a “sellout to the enemy.” Has Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) sold out to the enemy? Are Manchin’s votes ... discuss

Earlier this week, Judge William Orrick held David Daleiden, the Center for Medical Progress, and two of David’s criminal defense attorneys in civil contempt for violating a court order prohibiting ... discuss

1. I was so happy to read Sarah Reinhard’s review of my new book, Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World in The National Catholic Register. You can read the full review here.  2. I recently ... discuss

Little is known for about Praxedes, and not all accounts agree. According to Jacobus de Voragine's The Golden Legend, Praxedes was the sister of Saint Pudentiana; their brothers were Saint Donatus and ... discuss

Christian, do not be ambivalent with your sin. Do not be complacent with sin in general and be doubly sure you are not ignoring a single treasured pet sin. There is great danger in any and every sin; ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the House passed a series of bills aimed to improve America’s energy infrastructure, modernize environmen ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): July 19Vincent de Paul, a Frenchman, was born at Pouy, near Dax, in Aquitaine, and from his boyhood was remarkable for his exceeding charity towards the poor. as a child he fed ... discuss

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Video Testimony:Life before Jesus, for me, was a living nightmare. And that’s in no way an exaggeration. Even before drugs took control in my story, it was still basically a life of confusion, and q ... discuss

Any traditionalist reading the title of this post will definitely accuse me of losing my mind. Traditionalists feel that Summorum Pontificum - which opened up the Traditional Latin Mass to the entire ... discuss

"margin-bottom: 0in;">“The Sower”Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23Now here is a parable of Jesus – and a most blessed example – in that he actually spells out its meaning. Thanks be to God that ... discuss

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By Paul A. Byrne, M.D.Dr. Paul ByneCharlie Gard is almost one year old. Charlie has mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDDS). This condition is rare; however, Charlie's parents love him and wish to ... discuss

I have written rather extensively on the controversy surrounding Father James Martin and his book, "Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of R ... discuss

Pentecost 5July 9, 2017Matthew 11:25-30“Rest in Christ”We're just coming off of a holiday weekend, and I hope you've gotten, or will soon get, some vacation time this summer. Maybe you'll be trav ... discuss

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Sermon notes Proper 9 July 9, 2017 Scripture: Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 Audio: The audio is from the 10:30 service. Since I only use notes, the sermon as preached varies somewhat between services, and f ... discuss

Accompanying Video:Message Audio:We’ve talked about topics like theology, sociology, philosophy, government, and other topics, looking at a litany of spheres of life to discover how our Christian fa ... discuss

There is no one to lean on apart from Jesus.  He alone faileth not, and it is exceeding joy to think that He can never change.St. Therese of LisieuxThe world has never been a truly sane place sin ... discuss

Sister Vassa Larin recently sparked a controversy by posting her advice to a mother who has a 14 year old son who "came out" as a homosexual. She has been a popular figure in the English speaking Orth ... discuss

June 28, 20171 Kings 18:20-40Matins - Higher Things Conference "Here I Stand"Here I stand. And there Elijah stood: It's time to fish or cut bait, people. You've been going back and forth, to and fr ... discuss

I try to do a fair amount of spiritual reading (not near as much as I probably should), mostly writings of the saints, in a quest to understand how people become saints.  Pope Francis has said sa ... discuss

Jesus said, “But the Counsellor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. Peace I leave with you; my pea ... discuss

Lake Havasu City by Jane St. Clair It’s easy to be a kook in the American West. The distances between houses are so great that you don’t really care what your neighbors think of you. You don’t r ... discuss

On a recent errand to the local office supply store to purchase a pair of bookends (just what every man in his early 20's shops for...), I happened upon a conversation with a man who happened to be ru ... discuss

“Confessing Christ. Confessed by Christ.”Pentecost 3Matthew 10:5a, 21-33June 25th, 2017As most of you know, this year marks the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation – 500 years sin ... discuss

Seventeen years ago, I was blessed to be involved with the formation of a youth organization that became Higher Things. It began with the Dare to Be Lutheran conference in Laramie, Wyoming, in the sum ... discuss

Accompanying Video: Audio Message:I’m not going to die, I’m going to live forever. Christ Jesus our savior has done it. So we have a future. We are the blessed ones, who need not fear death, bu ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): June 26 John and Paul, Roman brothers, were imperial officers of high repute. When Julian the Apostate summoned them to appear at his court they refused, in order to remai ... discuss

Every once in a while a sermon hits a chord where there seem to be homiletic overtones. I know, a cheesy analogy. I’m ready for vacation. …anyway, the sermon from this past Sunday is one ... discuss

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The misnamed blog Public Orthodoxy, which spends most of its efforts attacking the tradition of the Orthodox Church, recently published an article by Mark Arey, "Submission, Sexism, and Head Coverings ... discuss

Those of us who are the recipients of God's amazing love, mercy and forgiveness have been given an important mission: to spread that same love, mercy and forgiveness to others. God didn't bring His ... discuss

Let me preface by saying this isn't going to be one of this usual negative tirades by religious or political leaders pushing doom porn and the end of the all things. If people like that were right the ... discuss

"Yet I am writing you a new command, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining. The one who says he is in the light but ... discuss

The Encouragement of PastorsSt. Barnabas, ApostleThe 10th Anniversary of Ordination forRev. James Alfred RoemkeJune 11, 2017In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen.Toda ... discuss

Pentecost, Then and NowActs 2:1-21June 4, 2017The Day of Pentecost. Another one of these yearly observances in the church that can be a little puzzling. Most of us have heard the story of that day, ... discuss

Flecte quod est rigidum,fove quod est frigidum,rege quod est devium.Bend the stubborn heart and will;melt the frozen, warm the chill;guide the steps that go astray.MeditationEmbodying all the other gi ... discuss

Kathy Griffin, desperate attention-seeker.(Photo: Getty Images.)I absolutely cannot stand Scotch whiskey. People tell me that Scotch is an “acquired taste.” To which I always respond with some bew ... discuss

In 2011, Archdeacon John Chryssavgis wrote a review of Homosexuality in the Orthodox Church, by the openly homosexual Episcopalian priest Justin R. Cannon. This review was published in the  Saint ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Hmm…So only fools rush in, eh? It’s an old expression. Only fools rush in. But rush in where? Or does it matter? Yeah, I thi ... discuss

Battle of Guiliford Courthouse, CC 2.0 via Wikimedia CommonsAccompanying Video: I’d like to take you back in time to the birth of this nation. The year is 1775, and the British are marching in ... discuss

This is a Christ-centered work of non-fiction. The subject is the Humanity of the Person of Christ, the Son of God. The author, Trent Sheppard, is a pastor. He helps to pastor an urban house church, ... discuss

I love the Holy Days. They are reminders of the salvation offered to us by our Creator, salvation which we have neither earned nor deserve. We were all hopelessly trapped in our sins, and instead of ... discuss

I recently started to re-read Saint Thérèse of Lisieux's autobiography, "Story of a Soul." I love this book for so many reasons. This great saint's theology is as profound as any that of any other s ... discuss

I came across this article going through “old stuff” to throw out, published in 1968 in Our Sunday Visitor.  (Is that still around?)  Thought I would have already put it on my blog but a ... discuss

“Strange Things”Acts 17:16-31Easter 6May 21, 2017Perhaps you've noticed that during the Easter Season the Old Testament reading is replaced by reading from the book of Acts. This has tripped up m ... discuss

Audio Message:Home sweet home. We all dream of home don’t we? In your life what are some places that always felt like home to you? For me, when I think of home I think of my grandma’s kitchen. ... discuss

William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army IntroductionThe mission of the Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet needs in His name without discrimination. This mission ... discuss

Easter 5John 14:1-14“The One Way Jesus”(Mother's Day)Even though it's a secular holiday, we wish to take a moment to recognize Mothers' Day. We Christians give thanks to God for the blessings of ... discuss

Cc 2.0 via FlickrFoundation Scripture: Romans 8:1-13Accompanying Video: Our lives are beautiful, astonishing, powerful series of moments that end up defining who we are and what our legacy in lif ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Get on your cross-trainers and start… Click or tap on these links to the topics I talk about in this week’s podcast… ... discuss

I want to recommend that you read Thomas Merton's New Seeds of Contemplation, at the very least read pages 34-36.  For me these pages hold the most profound idea, that we waste our lives try to c ... discuss

Many people don't seem to know much about the Salvation Army and what the Salvation Army does.  I know for the longest time all I really knew about the army was the red kettles in front of stores ... discuss

Andrew Rappaport is the founder and president of Striving for Eternity Ministries, which focuses on Evangelism, Outreach, and education. He is also the author of What Do They Believe, a systematic th ... discuss

The Shepherd or the Thief?Smack dab in the midst of this Easter season, like every year, we come upon “Good Shepherd Sunday”.  Today we hear from Jesus, who takes this grand scriptural metaph ... discuss

God has hidden beauty in every corner of the Earth, every nook and cranny is full to the brim with it. If we go upon the mountains of the Rockies or the Appalachians we will witness pieces and parts ... discuss

The most common profession of abortionists in the illegal era were physicians. Chicago was a particularly genial place for these practitioners in the late 19th and early 20th centuries due to police c ... discuss

Right before He ascended to heaven, Jesus Christ gave us what is now called the "Great Commission", as found in Matthew 28:19-20:Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the n ... discuss

cc 2.0We exist on a perpetual battlefield.  I don't know if your aware of that, but it's true.  This is a war.  And we are soldiers.  We don't fight with weapons.  Instead, we ... discuss

Accompanying Video:Message Audio:The Salvation Army is mobilizing worldwide. The purpose of this mobilization is to encourage salvationists to step outside the walls of our churches and buildings, and ... discuss

During some recent pro-life outreaches at a couple of local universities, many of the people we would talk to would strongly object to the idea of the unborn being classified as living, distinct, and ... discuss

John 20:19-31 (esp. 30-31)“What is the Purpose of Scripture?”“These things are written”, the Apostle John writes, “so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that ... discuss

I am pretty much a pariah in the Catholic blogosphere. I just don't fit in with the rest of the "gang."  I have been condemned on more than one catholic blog.  And it all comes down to a ver ... discuss

Self-styled "Doctor" Harvey KarmanNearly two decades before the "Mothers Day Massacre" pulled off with Kermit "House of Horrors" Gosnell in Philadelphia, 30-year-old Harvey Karman was working at the C ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Happy Resurrection Day 2017 For those of you who don’t follow the Christian faith and don’t understand the meaning of Resurr ... discuss

Something strange is happening -- there is a silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because Go ... discuss

It was on a good Friday,     and all in the morning,They crucified our Savior,     and our heavenly King.And was not this     a woeful thing ... discuss

Oh the weight of the cross...Piled and heaped high to the sky.With a million, million sins and more.Coveting leers, stinging hurts, rivers of tears.The filth 2 zillion eyes have caressed.All the lies ... discuss

CreditWhy are there so many fallen away Catholics? Why have people stopped attending Mass? When I was a kid back in the 60's, we would have Sunday Mass starting at 6:00 a.m. and every hour to hour a ... discuss

Lenten Midweek 6“The Saints of Lent”Lucas Cranach and Albrecht Durer – Artists (April 6)Hebrews 4:16As our midweek series on the “Saints of Lent” comes to a close, we might look back for a m ... discuss

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"Your tongue plots destruction, like a sharp razor, you worker of deceit." ~ Psalm 52:2What happens to a society when those in authority can no longer be trusted? What happens when ... discuss

CreditLife is hard. It seems like everything is a struggle. We struggle with our families and friends, we struggle at our jobs or even finding a job, we struggle with our weight, we struggle with our ... discuss

Lenten Midweek 5“The Saints of Lent”Joseph - Genesis 50:15-21As a pastor, you learn that some of the best stories come from your local funeral director.  On the long slow ride from church to ... discuss

Lent 4March 26, 2017John 9:1-41“Blind but Seeing”Many of us have trouble with our eyes. If you're around long enough you may need a pair of reading glasses. And while medical advances and the use ... discuss

As I have previously written, most of my life has been one bad decision after another. This rocky road started for me when I was 14 years old and decided to leave the Catholic Church. It was all down ... discuss

Matthew 2:13-15; 19-23So far in our Survey of these lenten saints, we have looked at St. Matthias, the apostle chosen to replace Judas, who shows us that our calling in Christ is more important than w ... discuss

The European Court of Justice or ECJ recently ruled that prohibition of visible religious, philosophical or political signs included in the employees’ clothing is not leaning to outright discriminat ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Here and there – they can be times and places In the English language we can use the same words, in the same order, in multiple wa ... discuss

"For it is God’s will that you silence the ignorance of foolish people by doing good. As God’s slaves, live as free people, but don’t use your freedom as a way to conceal evi ... discuss




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