Topic: desire

In 2014 Grimmark filed a religious discrimination complaint after a women’s center in Jönköping, Sweden, withdrew a job offer because she said she could not perform abortions. Two other medical cl ... discuss

You close with a declaration of faith.  You are confident God’s love will prevail.  God is with you.  You will overcome because Christ overcame for you.  You are His.  He is the Good Shepherd w ... discuss

Days before leaving office, President Barack Obama issued a directive barring conservative states from blocking Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from Title X funding. The resolution see ... discuss

We must ask ourselves before we soon begin Lent: Is our process of purification a priority now or are we putting everything off until Purgatory?The meditation themes for improvement of the "requisite ... discuss

We are about to enter into the holiest time of the Catholic year:  Lent.  But what makes it such a holy time? Most people view Lent as basically a time to give up something that you really l ... discuss

This is a huge list to be sure. But it has some of the most thought provoking books I know which can both entertain and inspire. It ranges from science fiction to mystery to Uncle Tom's Cabin. I ran t ... discuss

“The first mark of a truly teachable person is that he or she is eager to listen to God in His word. No matter what interest a person may have in science, mathematics, literature, art, music, ... discuss

These plans are not the type of retirement security workers desire. ... discuss

As we approach Ash Wednesday our message s the same..if you are someone who has been involved in abortion you can be healed! Come Home to His Mercy this Lent!   It is not unusual for someone who ... discuss

Luther calls prayer ‘A labour above all labours, since he who prays must wage a mighty warfare against the doubt and murmuring excited by the faintheartedness and unworthiness we feel within us.’ ... discuss

David Livingstone Smith is a philosophy professor who has written the book on dehumanization. It's called, Less Than Human, and is billed as the \"first book to illuminate precisely how and why we ... discuss

David Livingstone Smith is a philosophy professor who has written the book on dehumanization. It's called, Less Than Human, and is billed as the \"first book to illuminate precisely how and why we ... discuss

Are you frustrated with political polarization? Have you noticed that conversations between the opposite ends of the political spectrum are getting harder and harder? Do you wonder why it has gotten s ... discuss

Are you frustrated with political polarization? Have you noticed that conversations between the opposite ends of the political spectrum are getting harder and harder? Do you wonder why it has gotten s ... discuss

A church committed to the ordinary means of grace will be characterized by love for expository Bible preaching, passion for worship, delight in truth, embrace of the Gospel, the Spirit’s work of con ... discuss

“Yet when we are among mature believers we do speak words of wisdom; a wisdom not belonging, however, to the present age nor to the leaders of the present age who are soon to pass away. But in deali ... discuss

In the back of my mind I realize that grief is a process that takes time.  I will not get past this in two weeks. However, I want it to be over and done, neat and tidy. That’s not how it works. Eve ... discuss

Saint Peter Damian was an 11th century reformer Benedictine monk, cardinal and scholar who advised Pope Leo IX. He was prayerfully pious and strident in his defense of orthodoxy. He observed that "whe ... discuss

. . . “For every action, there is an opposite and equal reaction” (Or There Should Be)by Dr. Jack Sternberg, Contributing Author: I know we won the election. I know we got Donald Trump elected. ... discuss

“Quantitative analysis of vocabulary serves as no adequate determiner, because the word huiothesia widely embraces multiple theological foci and vast pastoral treasure. Before giving attention t ... discuss

“Our hearts are the biggest factor though. As the Reformer John Calvin reminded us, they are an idol-making factory. The place where we time and again decide that we want a certain experience, a ... discuss

But it is my strong conviction that the position Wright lays out in What St. Paul Really Said is not an evangelical position at all. It’s a faulty and dangerous reinterpretation of Paul and it mis ... discuss

Americans for Limited Government: Happy Presidents Day! From George Washington to Donald Trump, 45 men have served as President of the United States.  We at ALG have identified a quotation for ea ... discuss

On February 21st, the Church celebrates the optional memorial of Saint Peter Damian (1007-72), the reforming bishop and cardinal who lived as an ascetic hermit, scholar and advisor to popes. Although ... discuss

The Untold Story: Abortion Activists Exploited Norma McCorvey to Legalize 60 Million Abortions Norma McCorvey, who passed away Saturday, didn’t go see attorney Sarah Weddington out of any des ... discuss

Norma McCorvey, who passed away Saturday, didn’t go see attorney Sarah Weddington out of any desire to legalize abortion. She literally went to see her because she was hungry. They met together ... discuss

Please pray for these strong pro-life advocates.  They need strength, courage and boldness to face their opponents.  Rep Peter Breen  48th District  Strong Pro-Life ... discuss

CHAPTER VI. OF LIVING INSTRUCTIONS AND LECTURES, OF TEACHERS AND LEARNERS. I. There are few persons of so penetrating a genius, and so just a judgment, as to be capable of learning the arts and scienc ... discuss

\"Being the Divine Physician, our Redeemer alone can heal us from our sins. If, full of hope, we continue to persevere in bringing to Him all the different aspects of our misery, then one day the mom ... discuss

We can be content, because life’s circumstances do not dictate to us. We live in Him. Christian contentment is based upon dependence not independence. Paul is no Stoic. He is not acting as though he ... discuss

Deep breath in. I've been feeling incredibly restless in my faith and with myself and I know it's due to my lack of Mass attendance and trips to the confessional. Exhale.You guys know that I ... discuss

Christ Reproving the Pharisees, James Tissot, c. 1890.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)When we give someone a gift at Christmas, or at a birthday part ... discuss

Presentation at the Temple by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, 1342Joys and Sorrows - ITo think about the life of Saint Joseph is to discover a life full of joys and sorrows. the Lord teaches us through the life ... discuss

“We often adopt a shallow view of what sexual intimacy is. Out of ignorance or laziness, we take on this view from the world through past experiences, advice, and the media. We then sprinkle it ... discuss

The intermediate state for the Christian is immediate transition upon death into the presence of Christ in heaven, during which time we experience holiness (no longer being at war with the flesh, alth ... discuss

by Scott Erickson: If restricting local law enforcement from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests is supposed to make communities safer, as some immigration ad ... discuss

A mother has written a touching open letter to her five-month-old daughter who has Down’s syndrome to reassure her she is loved unconditionally. Rhona Cullinan, from Dublin, gave birth to Molly ... discuss

It must be nice to be untouchable by mainstream media. You can lie through those shiny white teeth and mainstream media will treat every rehearsed and distorted word like truth. In an age when liberal ... discuss

Vermigli is the ideal Reformer to introduce to children on the anniversary of the Reformation, because he lived in several countries of Europe, leaving an impact on the continent as a whole. It has o ... discuss

Today the Washington Supreme Court ruled against Barronelle Stutzman, a florist who for years happily served her customer and friend Rob Ingersoll (who she clearly knew identified as gay), but could n ... discuss

In Oregon, the Senate is debating a deceptive bill (SB 494) that appears to simply replace the current advanced directives legislation, but in fact it promotes the withholding or withdrawal of nutriti ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionIn Oregon, the Senate is debating a deceptive bill (SB 494) that appears to simply replace the current advanced directives legislati ... discuss

President Trump & Prime Minister Netanyahuby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Media Bias - With Michael Flynn's resignation, there is blood in the water, and the leftist sharks are circling in a fren ... discuss

The Senate this week begins its consideration of Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s choice to be Secretary of Labor.  Much of the focus will be on his impressive business career and his positive agen ... discuss

The following is a brief book excerpt from A Doubter’s Guide to the Ten Commandments: How, For Better or Worse, Our Ideas about the Good Life Come from Moses and Jesus by John Dickson (Zondervan, 2 ... discuss

Nevertheless, in the last few months I have seen and experienced racism in the United States like never before during my time here. Unfortunately, because of anti-immigrant, anti-Mexican, and anti-min ... discuss

. . . Why Islamists and the radical Left loathe the Day of Love.by Dr. Jamie Glazov: Today, February 14, is Valentine’s Day, the sacred day that intimate companions mark to celebrate their love an ... discuss

The protest group that would soon serenade us with audio porn. by Jacqueline Hawkins Pro-aborts routinely cheapen sex, devalue woman, disregard human life, and lower the human species to the level ... discuss

“Those who believe in the Fall ought not be shocked when we experience its effects, such as disharmony between our actual bodies and our mental perception of ourselves.  Our deepest desires and ... discuss

The most controversial aspects of The Shack‘s message have revolved around questions of universalism, universal redemption, and ultimate reconciliation. Jesus tells Mack: “Those who love me come f ... discuss

Some have argued that stories like these have no place in the public eye. But we must hear them. We must resist the temptation to make these accounts more palatable. To stifle the stories of these wom ... discuss

The NL Times reported today that 220 doctors in the Netherlands sponsored an ad to oppose euthanasia for people with advanced dementia. The article by Janene Pieters published in the NL Times today, s ... discuss

  One year ago today, we lost a man who was a wonderful husband, father, person of faith, intellect and perhaps most known as a wonderful Supreme Court Justice, the late Antonin Scalia. I will ne ... discuss

Robbed of a broader meaning to our lives, we appear to have entered an era of mass obsession, usually with ourselves: our appearance, our health and fitness, our work, our sex lives, our children̵ ... discuss

Editor’s Note: This week we are running a 3-part series on sexual addiction and healing. We recognize this is an extremely sensitive subject, so even though Haley is not graphic or inappropriate ... discuss

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 19, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisLeviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48"You have heard that it was said, You shall love y ... discuss

“Missional at its core means to be characterized by mission.  God has a mission to unify all creation under Christ (Ephesians 1:9-10) and to reconcile all of creation through the cross and resu ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe NL Times reported today that 220 doctors in the Netherlands sponsored an ad to oppose euthanasia for people with advanced dement ... discuss

Early Friday morning, the US Senate confirmed pro-life Congressman Tom Price as the next secretary of the Health and Human Services department. The vote came despite objections from the Planned Parent ... discuss

Teachability demands humility. Only a humble soul will become a teachable soul. A great deal of true humility is needed for a man or woman to admit that he or she does not know all that he or she shou ... discuss

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings) When Jesus told his disciples to observe the Law in even ... discuss

Your church is not the entire, universal church of Jesus Christ. It just isn’t. It’s an expression of the capital C church. It’s a local embodiment of the Church. But it isn’t THE church. It ... discuss

Ministry is a tricky thing, because you’re never really done until Christ returns. Even if you’re not a minister, 21st century life is hectic and responsibilities are demanding. Building in an e ... discuss

by Bob McDowell, Contributing Author: It seems that those of the communist or socialist mentality and a significant portion of the “press,” will not only stoop to the lowest forms of campaign rh ... discuss

Senate Republicans today turned back a Democrat filibuster of pro-life HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price, a member of the U.S. House. The 51-48 vote to invoke cloture sets up a vote for later this week ... discuss

O Lord, if I could fly to my people and tell them of your Goodness at the top of my voice: oh, how many souls would be won! ***I have given everything to my Master: He will take care of me… The ... discuss

  VIDEO HERE The student senate at Santa Clara University rejected a petition to form a campus chapter of Turning Points USA, a conservative activism group, because opponents of the group compla ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Canossian Sister who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Sudan. She is the patron saint of Sudan. Josephine Bakhita was born in Eastern Sudan around ... discuss

In the biographies of the saints called the Acta Sanctorum which were preserved at the Abbey of Fécamp in Normandy it is said that he was born about 681 A.D., either in Devon or Cornwall, or more pro ... discuss

The critical lesson is that if we crucify the desire, God will almost always shield us from the opportunity. And even if God may permit the devil to throw a spark of opportunity our way, there’s not ... discuss

e are reworking our specific membership covenant that’s been largely non-existent in the life of our church for many years.  It is our desire as elders to raise it back up to a state of promine ... discuss

Editorial Boards Laud JudgeGorsuch As 'A Masterful Pick'Newspapers Across The Country Praise Judge Gorsuch As ‘A Defender Of Liberty And Justice’ From The Heartland, ‘Resoundingly Traditi ... discuss

I was always fascinated by the Asian martyrs, specifically in China and Japan since those were the ones I usually could find info about. After becoming more interested in Takashi Nagai (here and here) ... discuss

I want to be completely ignorant of what my Twitter people think about politics, and I want you to know as little about what I think as possible. Honestly, politics have become more divisive than unif ... discuss

Sermon on the Mount, Basilica of Sant' Apollinare, Ravenna, Italy.Saint Augustine once observed that “anyone who piously and earnestly ponders the Sermon on the Mount — as we read in the Gosp ... discuss

Saint John Vianney, the Curé d'Ars, spent countless hours in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. He was completely devoted to Christ in the Eucharist as evidenced by his words below. Almighty a ... discuss

Ever since June 2014, I felt called to go into full time ministry as a pastor. Over time, that call continued to be confirmed over and over again through experiences, prayer, and other people. Each d ... discuss

“Doubtless there are other volumes to be added to this list. It is a much more complete list than was possible even 10 years ago and should keep one busy for a few years. The list is weighted a ... discuss

Abortion activists show up every year at the March for Life in Washington, D.C. to counter the hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers who march for unborn babies’ right to life. This year, the pro- ... discuss

In yet another stunt designed to trivialise the abortion debate in Ireland and endanger the lives of women facing unplanned pregnancy, pro-choice activists have announced their plans to travel round t ... discuss

In 1747 Franklin made what is generally considered his chief contribution to science. One of his correspondents, Collinson (a Fellow of the Royal Society and a botanist interested in useful plants, th ... discuss

Compromise with SOGI laws leaves Christians other adherents of traditional morality in an untenable and finally incoherent position. If Christians cannot contribute to sinful behavior and yet remain f ... discuss

A “change the world” mentality often ironically serves as a catalyst for discontentment or undue guilt. The common failures and frustrations experienced in the mundane day-in and day-out a ... discuss

There are no perfect translations. What we ought to seek is a good, consistent execution of a sound philosophy of translation. There is debate, of course, among Bible translators as to what that is bu ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: The election of President Trump has created a great opportunity for America and Canada to make both of our economies more productive, accelerate economic growth, and enable our na ... discuss

by Terry Gorka: While the debate about the existence and future of “fake news” rages on, a new survey from the American Culture & Faith Institute (ACFI) indicates that one significant voting segme ... discuss

A couple of days ago, I was going through what I think might've been a spiritual attack. I was trying to pray the Rosary when I was bombarded with thoughts that I was a pathetic excuse for a Catholic. ... discuss

Despite a boycott by Democrats on the panel of the vote, a Senate committee voted to confirm pro-life Congressman Tom Price as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. After Democrats ... discuss

Benjamin, born at Boston, twenty-one years after his father’s emigration, was the youngest of ten sons, all of whom were eventually apprenticed to trades. The father was a man of sound judgment ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan: That hysterical reaction to the travel ban announced Friday is a portent of what is to come if President Donald Trump carries out the mandate given to him by those who elected him ... discuss

  This is a critical question that cannot be fully answered in a short essay. Therefore, the partial discourse below is only an attempt to approach the subject. We are confused by the terror-scen ... discuss

Apparently unable to do their jobs as members of a prominent senate committee tasked with the job of evaluating a cabinet-level official, Democrats on the Senate finance committee are boycotting a vot ... discuss

I was privileged to be able to work with Girl Defined Ministries to present this interview to you. We wanted to encourage young people to do hard things, and these young women have worked hard to do ... discuss

This is from an abridgement.  Read it, picturing the story in your mind (make a movie of it, or a series of book illustrations): “Clara could hardly control her excitement when she learned of h ... discuss

“The words of Jesus have vital significance for our understanding of the sanctity of life. Here Jesus broadened the implications of the Old Testament law. He was speaking to religious leaders wh ... discuss

A Senate committee will vote tomorrow on the nomination of pro-life Congressman Tom Price to be Secretary of the health and human services department. Price is one of President Donald Trump’s ma ... discuss

by Dr. Jack Sternberg, Contributing Author: I don’t know about you but I am more and more getting annoyed and angry at the actions of those who didn’t vote for President Donald Trump. Not because ... discuss

I will never forget it. It had not been that long since I had returned to church and was truly learning about my faith for the first time. Confused, and as I like to describe it “searching in the da ... discuss

"And he [Elijah] said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: because the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; a ... discuss

A Swedish nurse midwife who was fired three times for refusing to help abort unborn babies has not given up her legal fight to protect her conscience rights. Premier, a UK news site, reports Ellinor G ... discuss

After a flurry of articles and blog posts, Crossway announced that the 2016 ESV text would not be permanent. While many were relieved to read this, some of us noted that nothing was said about the con ... discuss

There are those special friends who you can pick up with right where you left off after not seeing each other for years. Anna is one of those friends to me. :)She was one of the first people to know a ... discuss

Scripture does not offer us options. The Bible makes the choice for us, and it chooses to present the negative before the positive. The Bible declares bad news before declaring good news. It first p ... discuss

Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates, Preface Preface This little work aims to combine the instructive features of a book of travels with the interest of a domestic tale. Throughout its pages the descri ... discuss

Thousands of faithful Episcopalians gathered in St. Louis, Missouri in 1977 and agreed upon the Affirmation of St. Louis, a document which expressed our commitment to the historic and biblical faith o ... discuss

By Charles Lewis, EPC board member.Last June, I was invited to speak to a Catholic parish north of Toronto. It was my 56th talk though this one turned out to be different. First off, it was the larges ... discuss

Today's readings mirror, in many ways, the re-creation of the world.  In Genesis 1, we are told that the first creation of God was light:Genesis 1:1-4:In the beginning God created the h ... discuss

"Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute. Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy." ~ Proverbs 31:8-9Yesterday I asked a question on s ... discuss

Look! Jesus! John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” I saw a cute little poster. Kermit the Frog is drinking tea ... discuss

Why do women have abortions? As important a question as that is, it's hard to find a reliable answer. For more than a decade, the Guttmacher Institute has listed the same three reasons on their ab ... discuss

Why do women have abortions? As important a question as that is, it's hard to find a reliable answer. For more than a decade, the Guttmacher Institute has listed the same three reasons on their ab ... discuss

Cutting through all the crap, my take:1. If Russian hacking of DNC emails occurred, and if the Russians transmitted those hacked emails to Wikileaks for publication, then, yes, the Russian-hacked DNC ... discuss

We were night urchins in those days.  Pariahs of the night.  It was the suburban kid culture.  We weren't kids anymore though.  And we didn't know how to be adults, nor did we care ... discuss

Year-end is a time for reflection. What went well, what didn’t? What would you change or keep the same? What lessons can be learned? 2016 continued to feel like a holding pattern. After resignin ... discuss

“On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, three French hens ...”“The disciple whom Jesus loved” (“ο μαθητης ον ηγαπα ο Ιησους”) was, for a time, banish ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 21, 2016 / 03:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While hope can often be viewed as the desire for things out of our reach, Pope Francis has said that the birth of Jesus offers us a new kind hop ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Dec 21, 2016 / 09:13 am (CNA).- Coloring books for adults have exploded onto the bookstore scene in the past two years. What was once considered a hobby for the kids is now all the rage ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 359 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1118 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Thurs ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 375 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1148 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 135 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 984 ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 661 Proper of Seasons: 374 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1145 Midday Prayer for Friday, December 23, using the Current Psalmody God, come to my ass ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 22, 2016 / 05:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into what he said are the key guidelines of his ongoing r ... discuss

A version of the following article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of MCCL News.Abortion is justified, many of its defenders argue, because women have a right to control their own b ... discuss

     A few years ago, while searching YOUTUBE for the Blood, Sweat and Tears version of "Fire and Rain," I discovered this video which honored the now deceased members of Piedmont ... discuss

Greenwich, Connecticut, Dec 16, 2016 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Americans are dying at a rate not seen since the Vietnam War. But they are not dying in combat - they’re dying of the eff ... discuss

Young Men these days.Time and again in human history the excesses of our generations must give way to temperance movements.  What is temperance?  It means "self-restraint in action."  O ... discuss

This is my second part in a three-part series in responding to an abortion-choice advocate's article regarding why he believes "pro-choice is right." So far his defense of the abortion-choice position ... discuss

Keynote Address at Salvation Army/NTC Graduation Ceremony Good evening graduates, distinguished leaders, and faculty of the college. It’s an honor to be here today. As many of you already know I am ... discuss

Thomas C. Oden, one of the most gracious and respected theologians of our times, died yesterday at age 85. Professor Oden made the pilgrimage from theological liberalism, and what he acknowledged as a ... discuss

Last year, South Africa's High Court determined that a terminally ill patient may, with the help of a doctor, kill himself (self-murder)The following newsletter came from Philip Rosenthal of the Chris ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Creative Writer - Singer Songwriter - Voiceover Artist Which is more important? Your interests…or the interests of others? Notice how I ... discuss

For much too long we have suffered the excuses of the Republican Party. The 2016 Election was a dramatic statement by the people of America that enough is enough.First in 2010 the GOP Congressional le ... discuss

Admission Day April 19, 2016. The local government in our new town contacted Mercy House seeking help for placement of a 12 year old child who had been on and off the streets for FOUR years. Do t ... discuss

In 2013, my family sold all our stuff in America to embark on a life in The Philippines, the country of my husband's birth. That life was to be  committed to serving children in orphanages who ha ... discuss

My longtime friend, Hleb Yermakou is a Belarusian Christian who serves the Lord as a translator, guide, and advisor with Encouragement International as well as pastoring a congregation in Portugal com ... discuss

We have now a generation of adults too young to remember the Soviet Union and the Cold War, and to appreciate the amazing shock of the former's demise.  We kids all knew who Leonid Brezhnev was, ... discuss

By Joe Kral Samuel Adams once famously stated, “Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He theref ... discuss

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. ... discuss

...because Jesus loves Donald Trump.However, I do not think he is presidential material.I believe a president should desire the uplift of everyone in society and not by scapegoating some. He has scape ... discuss

I happened to see yesterday a portion of the movie, "The Patriot" for the first time.  One scene in particular really struck me.A young man enters a church, issuing a call for men to join the Mil ... discuss

Sometimes persistent questions demand a response. The question I would like us to ask and answer this morning is will beauty save the world? It may sound like an odd question. It’s a question occasi ... discuss

Luke 17:11-19October 9th, 2016“Mercy for Lepers”“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” “Well, friends, first you have to ask me into your heart.”  No...“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us! ... discuss

In 2007, Tony Spencer ran against a Democratic incumbent for Commonwealth’s Attorney of Caroline County, Virginia.  Spencer won election in 2007 and again in 2011, with significant Republican suppo ... discuss

The following news release was issued today, July 1, 2016.ST. PAUL — Abortion numbers have dropped in eight of the last nine years in Minnesota to their lowest level since 1974, confirming the succe ... discuss

For those of you who don’t know, this summer I began to study for the Doctor of Ministry in Preaching degree at the Aquinas Institute of Theology. This is a decision that was a long time in comi ... discuss

Wednesday of Higher Things, (July 27, 2016) 1 Kings 17:8-16 TITLE: “The Bread That Does Not Run Out” In the name of Jesus. Amen. Do you know what it is to be hungry? I don’t mean I’m s ... discuss

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This past weekend I was speaking to a group at Northwestern University from Students for Life of Illinois as part of that organization’s annual summit. I made the case for life appealing to the thre ... discuss

Jason B. Ladd is a Marine who grew up in a military family. He spent many years as an agnostic/atheist. Now he's a followers of Jesus and specializes in apologetics. His book, ONE OF THE FEW, is par ... discuss

Lazarus Long* - KurzweilAI Newsletter, Weekly Edition, LATEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY NEWS | May 6, 2016. "This vitamin stops the aging process in organs, say Swiss researchers."A potential breakthrough ... discuss

The title of one of John Piper’s latest books is direct and confrontational, yet inviting at the same time: just like the man John Piper himself. Living in the Light: Money, Sex and Power (The G ... discuss

Question: "Should Orthodox Christians vote?"There are no canons of the Church that either require Christians to vote, or forbid them from doing so. There are restrictions on the involvement of clergy ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs  The first step to building a house is laying the foundation It&# ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs Is This The Root of All Evil? When I started singing, as a little ... discuss

The times are changing. Sexual morality is undergoing nothing less than a revolution as traditional morality gives way to something radically different. The former morality, based on the Chris ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include three from Christian Focus: A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Sin by Iain D. Campbell, A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Suffering by Brian Cosby, and A Clearing ... discuss

I expect we have all seen dating relationships go wrong. We have all seen people move from unwise and unhealthy dating relationships into turbulent, difficult, or even doomed marriages. How ca ... discuss

You probably heard what happened recently with the ESV, the English Standard Version of the Bible. In August, Crossway, the ministry that publishes the ESV, announced that “the text of the E ... discuss

I feel sorry for those people who spend all day on social media snarking at others. Do they just sit there hour after hour, following people they despise, then throwing barbs their way? That m ... discuss

I once paid a visit to one of the most mega of America’s megachurches. It’s a church whose pastor is well-known, a church known for its innovation, a church held up as a model for modern e ... discuss

Gospel weariness. It’s a little phrase I picked up from a friend when he preached at our church not too long ago. His text was James 1, “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials ... discuss

This was a banner week for letters to the editor and I had a lot of them to read through and select from. In the end, I’ve chosen ones that speak about sleepovers, the ESV, problems with mod ... discuss

This one began with a conversation, with a statement within that conversation: “Christians don’t get to hold a grudge!” It’s just not an option, not a vice we can allow ourselves. But ... discuss

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower is in trouble. The 58-story tower is home to some of the city’s wealthiest people, its apartments among the most expensive and desirable in the city. But r ... discuss

It’s the first day of a new month which means we’ve got lots of deals to sort through. Today’s Kindle deals include: Rescuing the Gospel by Erwin Lutzer, Letters to My Daught ... discuss

EWTN, the Catholic network founded by the late Mother Angelica, played a crucial role in my return to the Catholic Church, as it has in the lives of countless others around the world. There is no dou ... discuss

Jesus' attitude is striking: we do not hear the words of scorn, we do not hear words of condemnation, but only words of love, of mercy, which are an invitation to conversation. "Neither do I condemn y ... discuss

“Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.Go and learn the meaning of the words,I desire mercy, not sacrifice.I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.”Matthew 9A few we ... discuss

By Jonathon Van MarenThere are moments in the lives of men and women that, in retrospect, shift the course of human history in ways too enormous and too wonderful to even imagine at the time. In those ... discuss

"The first to plead his case seems right, until another comes to examine him" (Prov. 18:17).I would not be writing this, except when I made an effort to notify the RedGraceMedia team of some errors ... discuss

The amount of response from the revelation of the true source of and meaning behind badselfeater has been encouraging and, one might even say, well beyond what some of us were expecting, and may God ... discuss

Some people say that the Gospel is a message which only about peace, goodwill, grace, and happiness.  They argue that when you are witnessing to someone, you shouldn’t mention hell or talk abo ... discuss

Recently a bizarre exchange occurred on our Facebook page, the contents of which would only be comprehensible to people living during the last thirty years. A commenter, who at first acted as though ... discuss

Michael Voris devotes a major part of his self-proclaimed apostolate to trying to destroy anyone in the Catholic Church who shows any compassion or empathy for homosexuals.  Voris especially goes ... discuss

Handmade Jesus BannerIf Jesus ran for public office today, what would He do? This may seem to be a hypothetical question. In a way it is. This is to get us to ponder how to follow Jesus in the politi ... discuss

Excerpt below from Revive Our Hearts:Now, today I want us to look at another lesser known poet and hymn writer who provided us a gospel song that’s been a great blessing to many.Her name was L ... discuss

I closed my paypal account today. It took quite a while to even figure out how to do it, as the site's instructions are out of date and they are hard to contact except by phone. Yesterday I gave ... 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

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

It is feasible to duplicate and also paste words using your iPad. Select the text you wish to duplicate after touching the screen. Tap again once your content is highlighted in yellow, and also select ... discuss

The following news release was issued on March 16, 2016.ST. PAUL — An effort to legalize assisted suicide in Minnesota appears to be dead after the bill's author withdrew her legislation this aftern ... discuss

On February 27, Melinda Selmys, a self-described “queer convert to Catholicism”, wrote a post for her blog on Patheos titled, “Does God Make Mistakes? (And are Trans People One of Them?)” Ther ... discuss

There is something wrong in the United States. The political system is tearing itself apart and for no discernible purpose and to no appreciable benefit. The system is broken and we don't know why or ... discuss

Checking in. I’m not dead. Just lots going on in the workplace and on the homestead. Some of you know we are moving from Brooklyn to Long Island next week. It’s a big move for us. As for ... discuss

I have already posted about this yearly abuse of Sta. Cruz Church, an abuse meant to accommodate the pagan feast of the Chinese New Year.Now I can say that this is not a liturgical abuse but a clear m ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 3 — February 2016.   morass: 2. a complicated or confused situation ... discuss

Matthew 9:3 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’Matthew 12:7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned ... discuss

Currently, the United States has a serious problem with its own sovereignty. This problem is two fold, as I see it. On the one side is the immigration issue, and the other side is an issue relating to ... discuss

What started out as a “last throw of the dice” to save the Anglican Communion has succeeded–at least for now. One would think there would be some thanksgiving, but instead there is l ... discuss

Among all those who get involved in discussions about moral issues, killing and violence seem to have, in general, a bad name. How many times have you heard the remark, in refutation of some view, “ ... discuss

Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolvedI really do love "A Christmas Story", about Ralphie, his love of Christmas and his earnest and d ... discuss

This is from one of my church retreats... Prior to knowing Jesus as my Risen Savior, I don’t know if I had a sense, let alone understanding, what could be done through His will, and I really don ... discuss

The Relationship Idol "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for t ... discuss

Painstaking research reveals a delightful, intelligent, and passionate woman who shared a life of mutual love and support with the country's foremost founding father.--Patricia Brady-I am a big histor ... discuss

After five seasons of AMC’s The Walking Dead, it’s easy to feel desensitized to the walkers. While they’re frightening in large numbers, the initial shock of their existence has worn off, despit ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 22B October 4, 2015 Scriptures:  Genesis 2:18-24, Mark 10:2-16 Imagine for a moment that you are in the midst of a situation that is well known as the subject a variety of spo ... discuss

Loretta Lynch and her Boss Barack Obama will now attempt to force upon the American people a whole set of new gun restrictions, and possibly seek to repeal the Second Amendment. Every American sh ... discuss

A few days ago I went to my bank and found a teller ready and waiting for me.  The sign at his station said “April.”  I said, “Are you April?” He answered “Yes.” ... discuss

Food for thought and action? Someday? Maybe? Or, are we "going to do exactly nothing?" 7th Circuit Court: Illegal Immigrants Have Second Amendment Rights Too Treason: Democrat Pols Supporting Ira ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

That could have been my child. I already know firsthand what happens in abortion. I know you can see their tiny feet and hands and other body parts. I saw my own boy. I still can remember that day ove ... discuss




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