Topic: culture

by Herman Cain: Stop running from yourself. Learn to like who you really are, and live.I’m starting to think the growing absurdity in our nation’s culture can be explained by a simple but troubl ... discuss

commons image via vimeoProtesters in Ukraine, via WikimediaU.S. Marines in a Wedge Formation, via WikimediaI'd like to tell you about a movement.  It's a movement of young people.  It is a m ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn EWTN’s April 14, World Over Live program hosted by Raymond Arroyo, canon law expert Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal, Catholic author and president of the Faith and Re ... discuss

Fr. George RutlerThere is an account of some poor man with nothing to say for himself, nonetheless begging Alexander the Great for a pittance, only to be astonished when the king handed him more than ... discuss

Several candidates have participated in a circular firing squad, shooting accusations of dishonesty at each other.  Some accusations stick, some don’t. Donald Trump has nick-named Ted Cruz as & ... discuss

Toronto, Canada, Apr 17, 2016 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The coming legalization of assisted suicide in Canada will threaten the vulnerable, hide killing with euphemisms, and threaten the conscience ... discuss

One great practical benefit of having both morning and evening worship is that it provides an excellent structure to help families sanctify the Lord’s Day. The two worship services become like booke ... discuss

Why has this become a heated political battle and a Supreme Court case? It’s hard to avoid one simple answer: It has happened this way because the Obama administration wanted it to. The president sa ... discuss

“One Nation Under God” is a perceptive and peaceable volume. Throughout the material the authors thoughtfully interact with several thinkers, to include Lesslie Newbigin, N.T. Wright, Martin Luthe ... discuss

Here are 50 Prayer Requests that I would like to make for this next year.  Please consider writing down a few of these requests and pray over them.  Thank you for your help.  Prayer cha ... discuss

Who am I?  What do I stand for?  Today it seems like people have been brainwashed by consumerism.  People don't necessarily have faiths they defend or causes they believe in anymore, th ... discuss

"The great pillars of all government and of social life are virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor... and this alone, that renders us invincible." -Patrick Henry, Letter to Archibald Blai ... discuss

Being a Christian is an odd voyage. You might be tempted to think that it's some sort of constant high.  You might picture a scene where I'm sitting in the meadow with Jesus and his presence is p ... discuss

The Storming of San SebastianApproaching OmahaYour looking out upon a smoking, ruined battlefield.  The battle is a battle for the ideas of a society.  You and your men, clad in green, clutc ... discuss

Ted Cruz: We Need a “Culture That Values Human Life From Conception to Natural Death” Republican presidential candidate ted Cruz has a consistent pro-life stance and a 100% pro-life vot ... discuss

This weekend’s Kindle deals include: The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield ($0.99); The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones ($3.99); Depressi ... discuss

Maddie Crum's Huffington Post article "Why Sex Scenes Matter for Young Readers" is important reading for anyone who wants to understand current trends in youth literature, or youth culture in general. ... discuss

The Canadian government has tabled its new euthanasia bill–and as expected, it will be the most radical in the world. Since the death doctor need not be present at the demise, the bill creates an u ... discuss

  GRAYSON, KY – SEPTEMBER 8: Rowan County Clerk of Courts Kim Davis holds her hands in the air with her attorney Mat Staver (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in front ... discuss

Dear Friends, News about the persecution of Christians around the world has become more frequent and more vivid. We are jarred by the growing stream of photos showing bloodied corpses and crying child ... discuss

Republican presidential candidate ted Cruz has a consistent pro-life stance and a 100% pro-life voting record as a member of the Senate. In his latest comments advancing the cause of life, the Texas s ... discuss

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The son of Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, whose black-and-white images captured popular culture in 1960s Bamako, says Sidibe has died. He was 80 years old. ... discuss

“We who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread” (1 Cor. 10:17). Reflection: When we call each other “brothers and sisters,” we are not merely using a met ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 2 — October 2015.ckquote>   The Oxford English Dictionary defines “humanize” as ... discuss

Tuptim and Topsy realize that their schedules don't allow time after class for a visit to the coffee shop or library to go over Chapter Three. Instead they decide to study the chapter intensively befo ... discuss

Also, many feel like they do not fit into the box that’s promoted as “biblical womanhood.” Single women feel left out because women’s roles tend to focus heavily on being a wife and mother. Wo ... discuss

Jeremiah 29:11 does not promise you money, marriage, a job, a win at the meet, healing for you or a loved one, political freedom – all of which we tend to feel entitled to in this culture.  And it ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco This is the second of two reflections on the Holy Father’s recent exhortation. Read the first here. Having discussed some of the tone and controversy, what does Pope Francis ... discuss

by Jim Mullen, Contributing Author: The American electoral process, especially on the federal level, has always been something less than genteel. From the earliest days of our founding, political off ... discuss

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda,center, and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda attend a Mass as part of Poland’s celebration of 1,050 years of the nation’s Catholicism at the 10th-century cathedra ... discuss

Discrimination against people with disabilities and physical defects is pervasive in today’s culture. Recently, a newborn baby girl with physical abnormalities faced discrimination from a family ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Apr 14, 2016 / 04:05 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Two years ago, radical Islamists with the militant group Boko Haram stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria, kidnapping 276 teen girl ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 14, 2016 / 02:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The world continues to be “hostile to the Gospel,” just as it was four centuries ago when St. John Ogilvie was martyred for his fait ... discuss

Simply ignoring the pro-life message is not enough for some abortion activists. They feel they have to silence it, and some times they commit crimes to do so. This week, California Catholic Daily repo ... discuss

 Assisted Suicide Laws and Bills are “Riddled with Falsehoods”Editor’s note. This article was published by Not Dead Yet on April 7. On March 29, Not Dead Yet New England Regional ... discuss

One of the great benefits of attending a Christian conference is undoubtedly the singing.  Each year during the G3 Conference, I try to record some of the congregational singing just to file away an ... discuss

Protect the Order of Freedom. Islam baffles the Western world. A PC-induced inability to face the fundamentals, translates into ineffective counter punches. Thus, meeting the challenge is hindered. C ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Starlight & Time by Russell Humphreys ($2.99); Preaching to a Shifting Culture by Various ($2.99); and Depression by Ed Welch ($2.99). Porch P ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Whenever the subject of Muslim immigration comes up, the debate often centers around whether we have an effective process to weed out ... discuss

But the Bible is surprisingly quiet when it comes to laying out a system of courtship. Courtship Systems are cultural, and the Bible rarely advocates one cultural approach over another. God’s heart ... discuss

Gender confusion is thus one powerful expression of spiritual confusion and of Oneist rebellion, which are both answered in the Christian Gospel. Homosexuality plunges many into a morass of confusion ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Amoris Laetitia is turning heads. The commentary in the short few days since its release on the morning of Friday, April 8, has been eruptive. Slate Magazine, admittedly not the c ... discuss

  Guest blog post by Anthony Jones I had no idea what I was getting into. I thought it would just be something that I worked on for half an hour a week before sharing it with a few friends. Littl ... discuss

  Townhall.com recently published an op-ed by March for Life Assistant Director Bethany Goodman entitled “Categorizing Women Who Seek Abortions as Criminals is not Pro-Woman.” Each ye ... discuss

I have two Bible stories for you.One day the Israelite people are camped on the border of the country of Moab. They were getting along swimmingly and romance blossomed. Moses, their leader, was upset ... discuss

Today the Ohio House Health and Aging Committee began hearings on legislation that would require abortion businesses to treat the bodies of aborted babies humanely after the abortion. The bill came a ... discuss

The big-name couple that once made headlines for practicing abstinence is now capturing attention for their God-centered relationship. Singer Ciara graced the cover of Essence magazine’s May issue. ... discuss

Despite a great deal of controversy, Arkansas State Medical Board voted on Thursday to use the life-affirming terms “unborn child” and “unborn human individual” in abortion-related regulations ... discuss

Pleased to present the Catechism of Pastoral PracticeThe study group is meeting in the basement of St. Athanasias Church. Fr. Jimmy and Sr. Joanie [Chittister] are leading the sessions. There are sixt ... discuss

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Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

I'm concerned about what's happening in the health care field. I was involved in fighting for the lives of both Terri Schiavo and Hugh Finn, brain damaged individuals deliberately starved and dehydrat ... discuss

I’m pleased to share this announcement with you about an event taking place in Rochester, New Hampshire at the end of this month. You’ll find contact information below. 5th Annual Cultur ... discuss

One of my favorite movie scenes is from the 1990 comedy Kindergarten Cop starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. His character, an undercover cop, makes an immediate fool of himself interrogating his new s ... discuss

By Veronica Arntz One of the many principles of Catholic social doctrine is the idea of the universal destination of goods, meaning that God has designed the world such that all of its goods can satis ... discuss

By Joe Kral Recently, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed House Bill 1337, a bill that was drafted for the purpose of accomplishing many pro-life initiatives. From trying to accomplish reasonable abort ... discuss

The current “politically correct” viewpoint argues that pluralism – the acceptance and celebration of differing religions, philosophies and ideologies -- contributes to the strength of America. ... discuss

Contact: April Hefner, Belmont University, 615-460-6641 NASHVILLE, April 12, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today Belmont University announced the formation of the Belmont Institute for Church Leadersh ... discuss

Yesterday, Warren Cole Smith spoke at the Family Research Council on "Restoring All Things," the book that he co-wrote with John Stonestreet to help Christians regain a sense of hope in what looks lik ... discuss

Lee-Barnwell pleads that our theology of ministry for both men and women “should be able to show how the ministry of leaders points toward God, not the leaders themselves, and highlights the power o ... discuss

Img via 'State of the Nation' (2012): War Epidemic and The Need for Radical Wisdomby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: What are the sources of the interminable wars throughout the world today? Why ... discuss

Bill Whittle is back with another Firewall video. This time, he's taking down the Social Justice Warriors, the first warriors to faint at the sight of a penknife. They have a new weapon to show off th ... discuss

Sen. Thune: ‘Keeping Americans Safe From Future Attacks Is A Top Priority In This Senate’SEN. JOHN THUNE (R-SD): “Events around the world and security lapses at U.S. airports necessitate new p ... discuss

This article was published by Not Dead Yet on April 7, 2016.John Kelly from Not Dead Yet.On March 29, Not Dead Yet New England Regional Coordinator and Second Thoughts Massachusetts Director John Kell ... discuss

Thomas Cole, the Course of Empire: DestructionThe mallet strikes hard wood and there you are, in the defendant chair. A court has been convened, the judge sits high on the bench robbed in black, and ... discuss

Academia Marginalizes American Demographics in Failing Quest for “Tolerance” – the one-sighted progressive plague sweeping yet another one of our nation’s core pillars. The Au ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2016 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the clos ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The decision by the North Carolina legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory to overturn Charlotte's anti-discrimination ordinance for LGBT citizens isn't simply another skirmish in the ... discuss

And there you go. Just like sand in the hourglass, like waters under a troubled bridge, like the sound of silence. Another week gone by. And what do you have to show for it? Did you help someone this ... discuss

Doctor Brian Clowes and I are on our way back to Virginia from the Philippines. We had a whirlwind week, speaking to many laity, priests, bishops, and seminarians about the need to be bold and faithfu ... discuss

We’ve been talking a lot about motivation recently. Why is that? Well, because we believe that cultivating self-motivation in young people is more valuable than handing them $1,000,000. It̵ ... discuss

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for Ohio State University have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a former marching band director fired for allowing a "sexualized culture" within the band. ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan who also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prizes this week which means that 5 winners will each receive the following ... discuss

Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…. He recently wrote a series on Biblical modesty, and joins the show this month to discuss what he found i ... discuss

1) Looking Back: A Book of Memories by Lois Lowry ~ half of this book is photographs, so it was an “easy” read in that regard. Emotionally, however, it was much deeper. Lowry has had heart ... discuss

“Ask the Lord of the harvest to send forth laborers for his harvest” (Matthew 9:38). Reflection: The future of the priesthood is in the seminarians of today. Their training needs to mak ... discuss

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government's head of culture quit Friday after causing an outcry by threatening on social media to slap two newspaper critics. ... discuss

The Christian church now finds itself facing a new reality. The church no longer represents the central core of Western culture. Though outposts of Christian influence remain, these are exceptions rat ... discuss

It’s comparatively easy for you and me to pray for ourselves, our families, and our friends. But how can we learn how to pray more fervently and consistently for our local churches? For one, we just ... discuss

What hasn’t been publicly seen from Driscoll however, is any show of heartfelt brokenness at, or apology for, mistakes made. I’d argue that as a public figure, any repentance and restorati ... discuss

This is a biblical novel. It is about the sister of Moses. She is the primary character. The author, Mesu Andrews, is the award-winning author of Love Amid the Ashes and numerous other novels. She ... discuss

Although I've loved Little Women for as long as I can remember, I somehow (scandalous!) never got around to reading Little Men and Jo's Boys. I just finished Little Men today ... discuss

Once again, celebrity Scarlett Johansson is playing defense for Planned Parenthood. The May 2016 issue of women’s magazine Cosmopolitan features 31-year-old actress Scarlett Johansson (The Avengers ... discuss

In the series "Not everything biblical is Christian" I've stayed on Bible texts specifically. For those who know the lingo, I have been proof-texting, pulling up a text, contrasting it to the life of ... discuss

Bathroom battles continue in North Carolina. PayPalcancelling plans to open a new operations center inNorth Carolina costing the state  400 new jobs.PayPal CEO Dan Schulman blasted North Car ... discuss

by James R. Harrigan: It’s hard to fathom now, but there was a time, a long time actually, when superheroes were the colorful embodiment of the American cause. In the comic book world, from roughly ... discuss

As Chuck Colson said, our worldview determines how we live. And even how we treat our dead. ... discuss

When was the last time you talked to a woman who had suffered, with regret, through the abortion process? As you listened to her tell her story, what did you learn? Did you hear her regret, frustratio ... discuss

Rembrandt: The Stoning of St. StephenDuring the Easter season I like to read the Acts of the Apostles and the post Resurrection gospel passages. They are all about Christian witness, i.e., evangelizat ... discuss

By presenting prominent awards to both Vice President Joe Biden and the Little Sisters of the Poor, the University of Notre Dame has once again set up a contradictory example of how Catholic colleges ... discuss

Bill Nye Is Not “The Philosophy Guy” - Culture, Science - Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org div> ... discuss

“The greatest question of our time,” offered historian Will Durant, “is not communism versus individualism, not Europe versus America, not even East versus the West; it is whether me ... discuss

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Every Friday during the Alaska legislative session, a growing group of state lawmakers trades suit coats and sweater sets for a loose-fitting traditional Alaska Native garment ... discuss

People often say “We’ve got to teach them the value of the hymns” which they tend to associate with a traditional musical style. If by learning the value of hymns, you mean having a more robust ... discuss

We need to man up and acknowledge where complementarianism provides a cover for abuse. For a movement that prides itself on promoting manly men, the powers that be seem reluctant to engage in meaningf ... discuss

Bathroom battles continue in North Carolina. Whendid allowing men into the ladies' room becomepart of America's corporate culture & values?. . . And The Award Goes To PayPal. by Gary Bauer, Contributi ... discuss

The networks have their favorites when it comes to abortion gaffes. During their morning and evening news shows, the three broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) haven’t spent one second on Hillary Clin ... discuss

What is God calling you to be? As young Christians, we can sometimes get caught up in figuring out God’s calling for our lives. We may ask, “Is God calling me to missions? Is He calling ... discuss

Naturally, it does not really bother us to find seemingly contradictory proverbs in our own cultural wisdom. But when we discover them in the Bible, we find ourselves wrestling with questions about th ... discuss

In a serious, probing article in Christianity Today, political scientist David Koyzis argues that American Christians are facing an increasingly hostile culture, one which may drive them to a position ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

CNN's Michaela Pereira drifted into the realm of the politically incorrect on the 5 April 2016 edition of New Day during a panel discussion on the Islamist terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels. Pe ... discuss

A four-year-old student was kicked out of a Colorado preschool after her parents questioned the administration’s controversial curriculum that openly promotes homosexual behavior and transgenderism ... discuss

The intellectual class drives our public policy discussions. Perhaps that is why there is such a push for eugenics in reproduction. The latest example comes from Stanford bioethicist Hank Greely, who ... discuss

For years, I have documented the growing calls within bioethics and organ transplant medicine to kill the dead donor rule to allow live organ harvesting. Over at First Things, I note that euthanasia ... discuss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Vanderbilt football player being retried for rape appears to have abandoned attempts to blame college culture. Instead, a lawyer for Cory Batey told jurors during op ... discuss

When you are homeschooling multiple children in various ages, programs like AmblesideOnline.org may seem overwhelming or even impossible.  Many homeschooling families choose unit studies or other pro ... discuss

As the church, our mission is to preserve life, both physical and spiritual. We have to advocate for unborn babies, yes, but we also have to advocate for women and men whose souls are crying out again ... discuss

Pohl’s Introduction on these “Four Practices That Sustain Community” is both refreshing and convicting. They could easily be summed up in one word: integrity. Even as I look at the wider culture ... discuss

by Dr. Jack Sternberg, Contributing Author: Easter has come and gone but not without further vicious attacks on Christians and Christianity. In Yemen, radical Islamic terrorists of ISIS crucified a Ca ... discuss

We call upon all people of good will to listen to the call of the Mother of God and to join with great love and devotion the defense of the civilization of life and love, which is under serious threat ... discuss

If abortion were criminalized. Would it be called murder? Would it be treated as such? What would happen to post-abortive women? If abortion were criminalized. Why pose such a hypothetical question? ... discuss

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Many of us agree that the Fourth Estate deserves to have its collective face smacked—but the literal manhandling of a woman is always a shameful barbarity. Even before Breitbart News opted to join ... discuss

“From university campuses to political campaigns to the public square, we find ourselves seemingly incapable of amicable exchange. To be sure, the situation is a bit more complex than a mere cal ... discuss

Why was this Pittsburgh news anchor fired? Because she spoke the truth about violent fatherless black youth and dared to post it on Facebook. The politically correct dumbos called her comments racist ... discuss

In a strong victory for unborn babies and moms, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed three pro-life measures into law on Thursday. “Today, Arizona spoke loud and clear: not on our watch will the body part ... discuss

----Adapted from Russell Moore's article found here.This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on rape. Asked if pro-consent activism want ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include An Approach to Extended Memorization of Scripture by Andrew Davis ($0.99); Cold-Case Christianity by J. Warner Wallace ($0.99); How to Read the Bible in ... discuss

“Some leaders will only have people in their inner-circles who pander to their need to feel superior. They do not want people around them who disagree with them or speak into their lives. These ... discuss

“I know my impressions here are anecdotal, but so are the stereotypes on the other side. Are there lazy, entitled, narcissistic Christian Millennials? Of course there are. But I see no evidence ... discuss

This article was originally published by the virtual hospice on March 31, 2016.By Catherine Frazee, OC, D.Litt., LLD. (Hon.)Professor Emerita, School of Disability Studies, Ryerson UniversityWe must p ... discuss

Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the grotesque death by starvation and dehydration of Terri Schindler Schiavo. Her courageous brother wrote today “The inhumanity of what happened to her will ... discuss

This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on the slave trade. Asked if pro-freedom activism wants laws to punish men who receive slaves, the ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review “Ten states in the US now ban some of the most inhumane forms of animal confinement, several including rules on the treatment of egg-la ... discuss

From left to right: Me, Dr. Magdalena Michalska, Austin Mardon, Dr.Matthew MeeuwissenThe photograph to the right was taken last month when I participated in a news conference hosted by Alber ... discuss

Are Americans’ views on abortion shifting? While public opinion trends tell part of the story, spending a few hours with a diverse cross-section of people can sometimes speak volumes. What I heard r ... discuss

March 31st will mark the eleven year anniversary of my sister Terri Schiavo’s mandated court ordered death by starvation and dehydration. Her death took nearly two weeks. The inhumanity of what happ ... discuss

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards has become a favorite for liberal news outlet interviews lately. These saccharine interviews probably would better be described as flattering free advertisements ... discuss

Duly Noted by George Handlery            Self Respect and Penance. In a recent posting, “Duly Noted” had asserted, that Europe is ambivalent about protecting its interests. That being ... discuss

But Campus Pride timed its campaign to coincide with one of the NCAA’s most-watched events—March Madness. The NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship generates 90 percent of the organizati ... discuss

Election years tend to incite fevered reactions because it seems as though everything is at stake. There’s much at stake, to be sure, but we should put it in a trillion-year perspective that can all ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Lies come in a wide variety of shades. There is the white lie, the misrepresentation, the falsehood, the equivocation, the fabrication, the prevarication, and—my favorite—th ... discuss

Topsy: I don't understand why everybody is so enthusiastic about Islam. Child abuse seems to be central to their culture. A friend sent me a video about the bacha bazi boys. Have you heard of them? Wa ... discuss

This is from a few years ago, but I think it's worth reading again.After the last egg is found – what next? While I had come to know a little more about Easter and its connection to Jesus – I was ... discuss

Faith is a gift from God. Many of us were instructed in the Christian faith and given the examples of the martyrs, converts, family members and friends who went before us through the centuries. But th ... discuss

Given this manipulation of the Anglican system by special interest groups “some of us have been forced to the conclusion that the best way to make our voices heard is by absence rather than presence ... discuss

Also note previous related article today: Breaking: Hundreds of Military Dependents Ordered To Leave TurkeyInjured people get assistance on the scene of an explosion onpedestrian Istiklal avenue in Is ... discuss

The Watcher’s Council Every week on Monday, the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum with short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture or daily living. This w ... discuss

In a survey of Muslims taken last summer, 51% of those polled said Muslims should have a choice of being ruled by Shariah Law vs. American courts. Twenty percent responded that violence was justified ... discuss

It’s common knowledge within the pro-life movement that unborn babies with Down syndrome and other disorders are routinely targeted for abortion. Studies have found about 90 percent of unborn ba ... discuss

  Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life and author of “Abolishing Abortion,” and Dan Gainor, vice president of business and culture for the MRC, discuss the life ... discuss

“Come to me, all you who are weary and overburdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28).  Reflection: The burden Jesus is talking about is not just that you have bills to pay, tas ... discuss

Many people today are repackaging the gospel into an acceptable product for the culture around us.  This often happens through slick ministries led by slick ministers who are dedicated to their met ... discuss

The issue of homosexuality is multifaceted. There is the question moral cultural degradation just mentioned. There is the most important issue of pastoral ministry, even to the most promiscuous. There ... discuss

The result of this has been the creation of an atmosphere in the home and in the churchthat assumes that women are inferior to men.  “Oh, no, no, no!” I can hear these people say, “You are wron ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. “The Child is father of the Man”—William Wordsworth Without leisure, play, recreation, art, and worship, man lacks contact with the divine attributes of God philoso ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionIProfessor Theo Boern July 2014, Professor Theo Boer, who was member, for nine years, of a euthanasia regional review committee in t ... discuss

Pregnant at 17, Kathy Gibson could see no way around the only decision she felt she could make. As a pastor’s daughter in small town Oklahoma, she was ashamed of herself for giving in and doing what ... discuss

A just published article in the Journal of Medical Ethics argues for allowing killing by organ removal as a form of euthanasia and organ donation. More, over at The Corner. The authors mention that Be ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 28, 2016 / 02:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Benedict XVI had a special response to Mother Angelica’s death falling on Easter Sunday: “it’s a gift.” Archbishop Geor ... discuss

Donald TrumpMake America Great Againby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: The enemies of freedom today saturate our culture like lunacy pervades an asylum. We as Americans suffer inexcusable tax ty ... discuss

How radical is Canada’s pending euthanasia scourge likely to become? Beyond anything I would have predicted even a year ago. No place in the world that permits active lethal injection euthanasia let ... discuss

In an in-depth interview with Bound4LIFE, March for Life President Jeanne Mancini shared her thoughts on the 2016 March for Life, as well as insight into the year-long activities of the organization. ... discuss

Are you facing a mountain that looks too high for you to climb? A valley that seems so dark you’ll never get out? Is there someone in your life that seems too hard for you to love? A temptation that ... discuss

Photos are of Ukrainian/Russian kids who climb skyscrapers without safety gearThe photographs I used to preface this post are of Russian and Ukrainian daredevils who climb skyscrapers under constructi ... discuss

This article was first published by National Review on March 25, 2016.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithIn 1993, my first anti-euthanasia article published in Newsweek, warned that if society ever embraced a ... discuss

Not surprisingly, this was a busy week for letters to the editor. I say it is not surprising because of the article I wrote on Monday concerning public schools and their teachers. The majority ... discuss

Kirill added that the West has gone through “radical changes” in the past few years, with the acceptance of gay marriage and the growing rejection of religion in society. But he praised Am ... discuss

The Bible says that Christ’s resurrection is the pattern that those who believe in Him will follow. In other words, those who believe in Christ will one day be resurrected by God just as He was. ... discuss

by Lisa Correnti and Marianna Orlandi, Ph.D, C-Fam: Holy Week did not deter an open attack sponsored by the government of Finland on the Catholic Church and religious teaching on family and sexual ... discuss

And here we are yet again. Blah, blah, blah. Yada, Yada, Yada. Holiday-whoo-bee-whattey. passes them along to you for your interest. Buy my art here or here or contact me directly to purchase original ... discuss

Easter Devotions – A Week of Reprise 4-21-2014 “Easter Happened” Mark 16:1-8 “When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they m ... discuss

“The idea that a lost world of paganism, bubbling under the thin veneer of Christian practices and traditions that had supplanted–even copied–it, had become firmly rooted in popular culture. ... discuss

Russell Kirk (via Wikimedia).That the Republican Party must reform or become irrelevant is increasingly obvious to most people. The hardest fact to deal with is that the voter base has shifted leftwar ... discuss

(A photo from Mike Gallagher)We held our annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross in Reparation for Abortion today. We were joined by folks taking part in similar prayer efforts in some 70 cities ... discuss

Growing up, I loved reading the story of Esther—especially during the season of Purim, when the Jewish people celebrate a young woman and her boldness to protect her people from death and grave harm ... discuss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U2 will be honored with the Innovator Award at this year's iHeartRadio Music Awards for their impact on popular culture and commitment to social causes. ... discuss

When it comes to good books, we are spoiled. We have access to more good books than previous generations could have even dreamed of. That is true whether we want to read Christian Living books ... discuss

Four Idaho lawmakers joined abortion activists for a rally on Thursday rather than attend a committee hearing on a bill to end the trafficking of aborted babies’ body parts. Legislators introduc ... discuss

  On March 23, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Little Sisters of the Poor’s legal challenge to the Obama administration’s so-called religious “accommodation” to its contrac ... discuss

When will America wake up? 9/11 didn't do it? Our talking heads still insist that "Islam is a religion of peace." No, folks. It's a religion of violence. The media play let's pretend. Our politicos ce ... discuss

Fiona Bruce MPAs SPUC approaches the 50th anniversary of its formation, I am delighted to report that we shall be holding a Regional Conference, entitled “Changing Minds - Saving Lives”, on Saturd ... discuss

So with Schaff’s progressivism and Nevin’s extreme objectivism, where the force of the church and of the sacraments was all objective and external, it was no surprise that the German Reformed Chur ... discuss

All this should be a warning to us not to identify the Promised Land with any particular nation, or particular piece of real estate. The covenant promises of God regarding land do not apply to America ... discuss

The broadcast networks have a long history of supporting the pro-abortion side of the life debate. That bias reveals itself as much in what they won’t say as in what they will. Not only do journalis ... discuss

Idaho state lawmakers are moving to end the trafficking of aborted babies’ body parts in their state. On Tuesday, the state Senate passed a bill in a strong 27-7 vote that would ban the harvesti ... discuss

Within certain media and academic circles the term “progressive” is used to describe policy makers and politicians who promote agendas typically attributed to liberal causes. It’s a curious ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionRecently I wrote an article about the successes in defeating assisted suicide bills in America. Since publisheding the article the ... discuss

 Suicide Prevention Should Decry Assisted SuicideBy Wesley J. Smith Suicide prevention specialists continue to try and pretend that the ubiquitous pro-suicide advocacy in the media a ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2016 CONTACT: Ryan Hughes Shirley & Banister Public Affairs 703-739-5920/800-536-5920 rhughes@sbpublicaffairs.com Zubik v. Burwell a Pivotal Moment in History fo ... discuss

Whether serving in pregnancy care centers, adoption agencies or other advocacy groups, people involved in the pro-life movement rarely look up from day-to-day work to see the big picture. Once a year, ... discuss

The claim that Calvin (and other Reformers) continued to teach infant baptism because they remained unduly influenced by Roman teaching rests on an unstated assumption: the only reason one might bapti ... discuss

Pilate is thinking of his new friendHere’s a small insight into Luke 23:12 which was part of the Gospel Reading for Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion.Do we wonder why the biased mainstream media c ... discuss

Suicide prevention specialists continue to try and pretend that the ubiquitous pro-suicide advocacy in the media and popular culture doesn’t have an adverse impact on the field overall. Now, the NIH ... discuss

We are charged by God almighty to share his gospel with the world.  God is good.  His gospel is pure, right, and timeless.  Therefore we ought to share it with all peoples, in all natio ... discuss

This past week, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of open-air preachers at The Herald Society conference in Florida.  This is my third time speaking to a group of open-air preachers and I&# ... discuss

For the pro-life movement, there is no bigger battle than the Supreme Court. The only way to offer any legal protection for unborn children is to topple roe v. Wade and pave the way for pro-life laws ... discuss

You can measure the value of a society by how the weakest members are treated. Since 1989, Chile has been a country that protects these precious souls, but President Bachelet of Chile has decided to j ... discuss

The following article is from ChristianAnswers.net Human fetus. Photograph copyrighted, Films for Christ. From the motion picture, “The Origin of Life”. The abortion debate rests on the moral stat ... discuss

On March 14th the House of Representatives voted 393-0 to declare that the “Islamic State’s assaults on religious minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute genocide.” While, as the Washington Post ... discuss

“In this review of Openness Unhindered I attempt to highlight Butterfield’s unique background and training and how they shed light on the nature of her devotion to Christ and the powerful ... discuss

The Watcher’s Council Every week on Monday morning, the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum with short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture or daily living ... discuss

President Barack Obama visited Cuba today but this was one international destination where Obama didn’t have to peddle his pro-abortion values. Cuba is already a nation where abortion is not onl ... discuss

Easter Devotions – A Week of Reprise 4-21-2014 “Easter Happened” “When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they might come an ... discuss

Now that the Republican primary is essentially down to Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz, it’s time for conservatives to give some serious thought to the choice they now face. I believe it is fair to s ... discuss

Our Founding fathers based the republic that we live in on precepts that would stand the test of time.Our founding documents are based on an informed citizenry, with guarantees that are the responsib ... discuss

As the primary season winds down, the chasm opening up in conservative ranks is more surprising and distressing than any refinement of the Right/Left distinction. I have three degrees and a teaching ... discuss

As Twitter marks its 10th Anniversary on March 21, this social media platform highlights the power of one voice—and the power of many. It used to be people could only gather together at a protest to ... discuss




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