Topic: grace

There are some ashes in the brokenness of our lives that seem impossible for God to somehow bring beauty from them. The smoke is so thick and you feel you may never fully catch your breath or see clea ... discuss

During Memorial Day weekend this year as we remember and honor all of our soldiers let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of soldiers for a very good reason. I can think of no ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?What first motivated me to join the pro-life movement was the knowledge that my parents and teachers gave me from ... discuss

CBR’s Kendra Wright explaining the pictures to a group of journalism students. It was by far the best campus Christian organization we have ever encountered.  They are Ratio Christi and they do ... discuss

It is time for a new Free Stuff Fridays, and this week’s giveaway is sponsored by Crossway. To mark the latest release in their “Theologians on the Christian Life” series, they are g ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Ottonian Master Pentecost(Artwork: Pentecost, Artist: UNKNOWN; Ottonian Master, Date: C. 1030-40, Technique: Tempe ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review American society has been characterized as post-Christian, post-modern, post-conservative, post-racial, and post-gender. We are said to be a ... discuss

Here are some Kindle deals that may spark your interest: Mom Enough by Desiring God ($2.99); Going Beyond the Five Points is a brand new book by Rob Ventura ($4.99); Buried Hope or Risen ... discuss

22 May AD 1688 After Martin Chemnitz and Johann Gerhard, Johannes Andreas Quenstedt may have been the ablest theologian of the Lutheran church in the period following the death of Martin Luther. A sh ... discuss

The saint of the day for May 22 is Saint Rita of Cascia, religious, patron of impossible, desperate causes and situations. She is also the patron saint of abuse victims, difficult marriages, infertili ... discuss

This is sick as heck and it totally cheeses me off! The story via InTouch Weekly: This is a perfect example of the issues that I have with the Church world and the Independent Baptists…. Jim Bo ... discuss

Kendra Wright explains how genocide victims are denied rights of personhood. Although East Carolina University (ECU) has an undergraduate enrollment of >21,000, this was our first-ever GAP at ECU.  B ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.PETRUS de Raimbaucourt, The Descent of the Spirit, 1323THE GIFT OF COUNSEL(Thursday, 7th Week of Easter)There are ... discuss

Testimony is a good Christian word, isn’t it? It is a word we use to describe a person’s account of their conversion. At Grace Fellowship Church we ask people to share their testimony alou ... discuss

Denver, Colo., May 21, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- New York Times columnist, best-selling author and all-around pundit David Brooks has made headlines recently for his bold new book making the c ... discuss

As keynote speaker for the first ever March for Life organized by the Diocese of Caceres in Naga City, Philippines, I was amazed at the overwhelming number of participants. 1,500 marchers exceeded exp ... discuss

Defending life and family, Dr. Ligaya challenges the faithful at March for Life event. As keynote speaker for the first ever March for Life organized by the Diocese of Caceres in Naga City, Philippine ... discuss

I have always found a connection to Dorothy Day who John Cardinal O'Connor spoke of often. As we began our post abortion ministry under him, his words were a constant reminder of the grace of God ... discuss

  This reflection is contributed by Judy Klein from the Catholic Writer's Guild * * * I wish I could have captured that moment in time. Forever. It was silent, sacred, sacramental. ... discuss

Vatican City, May 20, 2015 / 10:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his general audience Pope Francis spoke of the essential role parents play in educating their children – a role he said has been usurpe ... discuss

Died near Hereford, England, c. 793-794. King Ethelbert had a considerable cultus as a wonder worker and martyr during the middle ages. However, some, such as William of Malmesbury, have misgivings ab ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Sacramentaire PentecoteIllustration de la Bible de Jérusalem - Edition de luxe -Google imageTHE GIFT OF UNDERSTAN ... discuss

May 20 is the feast of St. Bernardine of Siena, a Franciscan priest and missionary, who popularized the devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus. He is known as “the Apostle of Italy” for his effor ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Patty Hunter can talk like she’s known you forever when you’ve just met— which is fitting for her TV host and producer occupation at Allen County, Indiana’s station A ... discuss

"Amazing Grace the musical is the sort of cultural triumph people have hoped for and prayed for for years--a sumptuous top-flight Broadway entertainment with a gloriously redemptive storyline that wil ... discuss

The Romero Prayer It helps, now and then, to step back and take the long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fracti ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Dore PentecoteTHE GIFT OF KNOWLEDGE(Tuesday, 7th Week of Easter)The gift of knowledge enables man to understand cr ... discuss

I couldn't agree more with this lady: (and old post, but it's making the rounds...)I don't think breastfeeding, natural child spacing, attachment parenting, family prayer, homeschooling, daily Ma ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Descent of the Holy Ghost (Pentecost), Durer, c. 1510 Woodcut, 12.7 x 9.6THE GIFT OF FORTITUDE(Monday, 7th Week of ... discuss

BY MIKE MILLER (11 HOURS AGO) | NATION, POLITICS, RELIGION Former President George W. Bush delivered the commencement address at Southern Methodist University on Saturday. After customary comments ab ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 973 Psalter: Tuesday, Week III, 1396 Office of Readings for Tuesday in Week 7 of Easter God, come to my assistance. ... discuss

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This one takes me back to simpler time in my life, in the 1980’s. When I was stronger, when I was hardcore for the Lord. This was my feelings about the Church World, at the time. Still is, to a ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.El Greco. Pentecost. c.1600. Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain.THE GIFT OF PIETY(Sunday, 7th Week of E ... discuss

I was interested to read through a new little booklet written by Ian Hamilton, pastor of Cambridge Presbyterian Church in Cambridge, England. In this work he means to show that Calvinism is bo ... discuss

Upon reading this essay my first impulse was to blog about what an idiot how wrong in his thinking the author was.Oh, my sweet aspergillium, are you being funny? ironic?Why I Left the Catholic Church ... discuss

Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter(Click Here for Readings)By JENNIFER BURGINJesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will gi ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, the King of glory, who hast exalted thine only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph unto thy kingdom in heaven; We beseech thee, leave us not comfortless; but send to us thine Holy G ... discuss

The novena to Our Lady Help of Christians begins today and ends on her feast day, May 24.FIRST DAYHail, Star of the sea, Blessed Mother of God, ever fruitful Virgin, happy gate of heaven.PRAYER: O Vir ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas, this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Giotto, Pentecost, c. 1305, Scrovegni Chapel, PaduaTHE GIFT OF FEAR(Saturday, 6th Week of Easter)Love and fear. Th ... discuss

Nick writes about The Pastor’s Dilemma, the fact that an awful lot of seminary students are carrying an awful lot of debt. Today’s flash deal from Zondervan is PROOF: Fi ... discuss

The Novena begins on the day after the Solemnity of the Ascension, Friday of the 6th Week of Easter, even if the Solemnity of the Ascension is transferred to the 7th Sunday.ACT OF CONSECRATION TO THE ... discuss

Vatican City, May 15, 2015 / 11:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his daily homily on Friday Pope Francis said that Christian communities become “sick” when they live in fear and fail to be joyfu ... discuss

Vatican City, May 15, 2015 / 11:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' address to the bishops of the Central African Republic on Friday focused on the Church's role in fostering reconciliation in the w ... discuss

It is time for a new Free Stuff Fridays, and this week’s giveaway is sponsored by our friends at Banner of Truth. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will r ... discuss

Oldest of all novenas,this is still the only one officially prescribed by the Church.Anthony van Dyck. The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Pentecost). c. 1618-20.THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT(Friday, 6th W ... discuss

The Christian bishops, chiefs, commanders, clergy and people of Sudan declared, on May 16, 1983, that they would not abandon God as God had revealed himself to them under threat of Shariah Law imposed ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum. 1. I've been binge watching Jane Fonda's new series on Netflix, Grace and Frankie.  The premise isn't all that interesting, although it's nice t ... discuss

Thousands of pro-life faithful — vibrant youth, newly married couples, families, consecrated religious, and pro-lifers — from around the world gathered for Rome’s fifth annual March ... discuss

By Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro In contemporary society, we are faced with the challenge of how we can establish again a Culture of Life, one that would integrally respect life from biological conceptio ... discuss

Click to watch EWTN. FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – (May 14, 2015) Human Life International president Father Shenan J. Boquet will join host Johnnette Benkovic on EWTN’s acclaimed Women of Grace prog ... discuss

“Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the n ... discuss

He was born in 292 in Thebes (Luxor, Egypt) to pagan parents. According to his hagiography, he was swept up against his will in a Roman army recruitment drive at the age of 20, a common occurrence dur ... discuss

There is a lot to like about Jeff Goins’ new book The Art of Work, and there is a lot to commend in it. For those reasons I really wanted, and even tried, to love it. Unfortunately, though, ... discuss

So, you're adopting from The Philippines. You've waited, been matched, paid fees, waited for documents, waited for clearances and waited a little more for good measure.  And then, all of a sudden ... discuss

By Emily Stimpson | COMMENTARY | Marriage is a saint-making business. At its most basic, making saints of sinners is what marriage does. In other words, by God’s grace and with God ... discuss

Vatican City, May 12, 2015 / 03:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis told global representatives of Caritas International that true service is about welcoming God and others, and called the ... discuss

Easter 6, (May 10, 2015) Confirmation Sunday Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn John 15:9–17 TITLE: “Abide in My Love” Grace to you and peace from God our ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Saudis Snub Obama Summit: President Obama's efforts to reassure nervous Middle Eastern allies that he can handle Iran aren't going well. The White House ... discuss

Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSJesus said to his disciples:“When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father,the Spirit of truth who pr ... discuss

During World War II some Germans opposed the evil actions of the Nazi government, and ended up paying for their... The post This Is How We Grow In Grace appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

The Lord by Romano GuardiniThat Jesus’ task “is consummated” must be true, because he says so (John 19:30). Yet what a spectacle of failure! His word rejected, his message misunderstood, his com ... discuss

An Easter hymn by St. AmbroseThe light of dawn is reddening,The heavens' morning praises spring,The earth exults: “The morning! Hail!”While hell’s sad dwellers groan and wail.Our Kin ... discuss

 I am out this week and decided to post some poems I wrote during my own healing journey...   Years of living in a great abyss Denial shielding from the child I miss No freedom ever, to kn ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 5 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and Matthew 5:27-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. In the prev ... discuss

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The Role of Church and State in Executing Vengeance Against Blasphemy, Idolatry and Witchcraft One of the main points of any system of covenantal theology should be the idea of “covenantal shift. ... discuss

A Mother's Day Essay The second Sunday of May is Mother's Day here in these United States. From its origins in 19th Century feminism and pacifism, the day grew into a general celebration of motherhood ... discuss

Born in Ulster, Ireland, c. 517; died at Bangor, Ireland, in 603; some list his feast as May 11. It is said that Comgall was a warrior as a young man, but that he studied under Saint Fintan at Cluain ... discuss

A week or so ago I had some talks to give a little North of Manhattan, so I took Eldest Weed with me to galavant in the city with my Spies in New York, and I joined them towards the end of the weekend ... discuss

9 May, Old Testament Job was a blameless and upright man who came from Uz (Job 1:1), a land northeast of Canaan. The Book of Job examines the depths of his faith, which was severely tested through th ... discuss

Mother's Day is fast approaching! Here are some great gift ideas! Most women love to read, so in addition to the flowers you plan to get her, why not a book as well? These books are all written by wom ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey This is the third in a series on Evangelium vitae. See the whole series here. As any serious Christian knows, human life is a treasure given to us by God Himself. Scripture and ... discuss

was born about 1342, and when she was thirty years old, she became gravely ill and was expected to die. Then, on the seventh day, the medical crisis passed, and she had a series of fifteen visions, or ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 7, 2015 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Prayer is sorely needed as existential threats face faith, the family, and religious liberty in the U.S., Catholic leaders insisted at a praye ... discuss

“Until you are convinced that prayer is the best use of your time, you will not find time for prayer.” –Father Hilary Ottensmeyer, OSB 15 Secrets To Transforming Your Prayer Lif ... discuss

For over two decades now, Mother's day has been a difficult day for me.  As a child losing my mom was such a great grief for a small child to bear.  Each year as I've grown the weight of tha ... discuss

Lord Jesus Christ, you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father, and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him. Show us your face and we will be saved. Your loving gaze freed Zacchaeus ... discuss

Equal Rights Institute is focused on teaching pro-life advocates practical dialogue tips, rigorous philosophy, and relational apologetics. When we use the phrase “relational apologetics,” we mean ... discuss

O Lord Eternal and Creator of all things, Who of Thine inscrutable goodness called me to this life; Who bestowed on me the grace of Baptism and the Seal of the Holy Spirit; Who imbued m ... discuss

7 May AD 1887 Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther was a founding father of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod. He served as its first president from 1847 to 1850 and again from 1864 to 1878. ... discuss

(died 7 May 721) was an Angle bishop during the time of the kingdom of Northumbria. He was the Bishop of Hexham and then the Bishop of York which was the most important religious designation in the ar ... discuss

“PRAY FOR AMERICA”AMERICANS TO UNITE AND PRAY ON THURSDAY, MAY 7th, FOR THE OBSERVANCE OF THE NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYEROUR Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will ... discuss

In 2016, women who’ve had abortions and doctors that have performed them will be able to receive pardons from Pope Francis. In the Catholic Church, abortion can result in automatic excommunication a ... discuss

Pope Francis has composed a special prayer for the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which will run from December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016. In the prayer, the Holy Father asks the Lord to make the Jubilee of ... discuss

Father Boquet and Father Rafael Wanjohi Like all nations, Kenya is in desperate need of more pro-life doctors, lawyers, teachers, and civic leaders. Men and women in these key professions have great i ... discuss

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter(Click here for readings) By Benedict Augustine“Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it remains on the vine,so neither can you unless yo ... discuss

Vatican City, May 6, 2015 / 10:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Marriage is more than the wedding ceremony, the flowers, the dress, the photos, Pope Francis said in his weekly general audience: it is a partici ... discuss

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Happy Catholic: Glimpes of God in Everyday Life is beautifully written. The style, which achieves the admirable feat of being both ice-cold and white-hot, is electrifying. Julie Davis is never preachy ... discuss

Never mind all that stuff about “words will never hurt me.” Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words…words hurt worse. Somehow a full-out beating hurts less than a tongue-lashing. ... discuss

Here are some Kindle deals that may interest you: Better Love Now by Tommy Nelson ($2.99); 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Son ($1.99) and 5 Conversations You Must ... discuss

The saint of the day for May 6th is Blessed Anna Rosa Gattorno. Rosa (1831-1900) was one of six children born to the wealthy, pious family of Francesco Benedetta and Adelaide Campanella Benedetta in G ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Twenty years ago, now- Pope Saint John Paul II began Evangelium vitae (The Gospel of Life) by recalling the moment that is, as he calls it, “the dawn of salvation.” This moment ... discuss

MWM2015 - 5 - You Love Mary; Now Not You, But I Love Her in You May 5th: Father draws from the fifth meditation in our text, My Ideal: Jesus, Son of Mary, telling us that we can indeed love Mary as ... discuss

In a recent article in Salon.com, pro-abortion writer Valerie Tarico explains that she’s not only pro-choice— she’s pro-abortion. She writes, “Recently, the Daily Kos published an article tit ... discuss

5 May AD 1525 Frederick the Wise, elector of Saxony from 1486 to 1525, was Martin Luther's sovereign in the early years of the Reformation. Indeed, were it not for Frederick, there might not have been ... discuss

A dear priest who served the Diocese of Arlington well and faithfully died this afternoon. Below is the email I received from a fellow parishioner this evening. Father was a kind and dear soul. In Dec ... discuss

In Scotland, hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a six-week-old baby boy who they didn’t even know. Two years ago, an unidentified boy was found dead and wrapped up in a blanket on an Ed ... discuss

The month of May is traditionally a time to honor Mary, the Mother of God. This is a fitting time to reflect on the essential role she plays in our salvation and in our missionary apostolate promoting ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Disciplines of a Godly Woman by Barbara Hughes ($4.99); Faithful Women and their Extraordinary God by Noel Piper ($3.99); Comforts from the Cross by Elyse ... discuss

Text: John 15:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Jesus is the true vine and you are branches. As branches, you have been grafted into Him and abide in Him.&n ... discuss

May 4 is the feast of St. Florian, a third century Roman military officer stationed in Austria, who openly professed his Christianity during the persecution of Diocletian.St. Florian was an officer of ... discuss

Rome, Italy, May 2, 2015 / 09:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis marked a “day of reflection” for the soon-to-be canonized Junípero Serra by celebrating Mass at the Pontifical North ... discuss

Today, May 2, is the memorial of St. Athanasius, bishop and doctor of the Church.St. Athanasius (295 - 373) was the Church's greatest hero in the battle against Arianism (a heresy that denied Christ's ... discuss

2 May AD 373 Athanasius was born in Alexandria in Egypt in AD.295. He served as a church leader in a time of great controversy and ecclesiastical disagreements. While he was still a deacon, around th ... discuss

I want to share a beautiful ministry and an opportunity to memorialize sweet babies in Heaven.Here is what The Life Ballet is about, as stated on the website:"Through film, music, and live productions ... discuss

Now, if you are post abortive that title probably made you cringe. The day is approaching and most likely, you have already been thinking about it for weeks. The cards are out and the Mother’s Day ... discuss

How Carl Trueman Changed My Mind About Luther - “An understanding of Luther’s approach to the Christian life is fundamental to understanding the varieties of practical Western Christi ... discuss

Saint Philip was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Later Christian traditions describe Philip as the apostle who proselytized in Greece, Syria, and Phrygia. He was martyred by crucifixion in the ci ... discuss

May 1st is the feast day of St. Joseph the Worker. Joseph, the foster father of Jesus, is the patron saint of workers. Pope Pius XII decided in 1955 to add the optional feast day of Saint Joseph the W ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 30, 2015 / 05:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Next month the Vatican will invite Rome's poor and homeless to a concert intended to raise money for Pope Francis’ charities, which last y ... discuss

Last Saturday I had the opportunity to go to confession just before the start of soccer. It's not that I had been particularly sinful, but I did want to finish my Divine Mercy indulgence and I also ha ... discuss

This morning I read in Luke's gospel this curious story.Luke 16 Jesus told his disciples: “There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. 2 So he called him in and asked ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. A famous lesson a child taught to an entire court was uttered in one sentence from Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes”: “But, Daddy, he’s got nothing on. ... discuss

(also Ercenwald, Erkenwald or Erconwald; died 693) was Bishop of London in the Anglo-Saxon Christian church between 675 and 693.Erkenwald was born at Lindsey and was supposedly of royal ancestry. Erke ... discuss

trials we face, Christ is there to meet us. The obstacles of this world are the stepping stones of faith. The darkness is but a prelude to the Light Eternal. In suffering, rejoice, for it is the swe ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 29, 2015 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With the number of children raised in brokenness on the rise, young people view marriage as a path to failure – so Pope Francis says it ... discuss

The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has apologised to parents in the support group Every Life Counts for telling the Dáil that unborn children with life-limiting conditions were ‘dead’ in the ... discuss

Pope Francis has acknowledged the crisis of marriage in many societies and said Christians can counter this if they start to trust again that Jesus grants grace to married couples. The Pope made ... discuss

Earlier this month, Abort73 released a new shirt design, "Every Child is a Work of Art." The culturally astute will notice a nod to Frida Kahlo—the iconic, feminist artist who made quite a care ... discuss

Earlier this month, Abort73 released a new shirt design, "Every Child is a Work of Art." The culturally astute will notice a nod to Frida Kahlo—the iconic, feminist artist who made quite a care ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan Almost all of the declared and undeclared Republican candidates for 2016 could be found this weekend at one of two events, or both. The first was organized by the Iowa Faith an ... discuss

In a somewhat unusual alliance, "35 religious leaders representing Catholic, evangelical, Pentecostal, Orthodox and Mormon churches" have issued an "Open Letter ... to All in Positions of Public Servi ... discuss

October 4, 1922 – April 28, 1962If you must choose between me and the baby, no hesitation; Choose—and I demand it—the baby, Save him!”Gianna Beretta Molla was an Italian doctor, wife, and moth ... discuss

On this day we remember those Christians of the east martyred by the followers of Mohammed that had invaded the region.The Laz and Georgian peoples are inhabitants of the Black Sea region and trace t ... discuss

I can’t say that my journey of doing hard things has been anything spectacular. In fact most of ya’ll would possibly consider me the least experienced to write on this topic. I never ran any pol ... discuss

Contact: Rabbi Yehuda Levin, 718-569-8438WASHINGTON, April 25, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Rabbi Yehuda Levin, Torah values spokesman for the 75 year old, 850 members Rabbinical Alliance of America s ... discuss

Died c. 490. Bishop and Patron of Elphin, in Ireland, one of St. Patrick's converts, and worker in iron. In the Tripartite Life of St Patrick (ed. Whitley Stokes) we read: Bishop St Assic was Patrick' ... discuss

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American Minute with Bill FedererFederal Gov. forcibly removed 17,000 ... to Oklahoma!Gold had been discovered in Georgia in 1828, resulting in a Democrat-controlled Congress rushing through the I ... discuss

(H/T Hot Air) The following reasons are why Rick Santorum is not working as a potential for the white house: Santorum is what I like to call, “A Soft Statist.” When it comes to big busin ... discuss

In their book Compelling Community, Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop write about the importance of diversity within each local church. While the word diversity tends to draw our minds immediat ... discuss

Contact: Rabbi Yehuda Levin, 718-569-8438WASHINGTON, April 25, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Rabbi Yehuda Levin, Torah values spokesman for the 75 year old, 850 members Rabbinical Alliance of America s ... discuss

St. Mark, the Evangelist, the author of the second Gospel, is commonly identified as “John Mark” in the Acts of the Apostles (12:12, 25; 15:37) Born a Jew, he was baptized and instructed in the fa ... discuss

Transfered to 04/28 in 2014The book of Acts mentions a Mark, or John Mark, a kinsman of Barnabas (Col 4:10). The house of his mother Mary was a meeting place for Christians in Jerusalem (Acts 12:12). ... discuss

by Caroline B. Glick: In testimony last week before the House committee in charge of State Department funding, US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power acknowledged that the Obama administration inten ... discuss

I ran into an old friend today that I have not seen in a few years because she had moved away. We actually did a lot of pro life work together back in the day.  It was great seeing her after suc ... discuss

Book Details: • Speaker: Dave Harvey • Director: Patrick Gines • Publisher: Shepherd Press (2014) • Format: DVD • Run Time: 195 minutes • ISBN/ASIN#: 1633420922 • List Price: $59. ... discuss

The president of the largest chain of abortion clinics in the United States is thanking “Faith Leaders” for standing with them. In a tweet by Planned Parenthood president, Cecile Richards, recentl ... discuss

OAS Seventh Summit of the Americas April 22, 2015 — Panama, located in Central America, is perhaps best known for the Panama Canal which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The country is ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and every few weeks I like to provide a round-up of what is new and particularly notable. ... discuss

This is a photo recently published that was in the custody of the secret archives of the Vatican. It is the massacre of Armenian Christians, victims of muslims of the Turkish Army. They did unspeakabl ... discuss

Mellitus was sent to England in AD 601 by Pope Gregory in response to an appeal from Augustine of Canterbury for a fresh band of missionaries. He was commissioned by Gregory to convey the pallium to A ... discuss

The saint of the day for April 24 is St. Fidelis of Sigmarengen, model of faith and evangelization. Known as Mark Rey and the "Poor Man's Lawyer," Fidelis was born in 1577 at Sigmaringen, Prussia. His ... discuss

The following was written by Susannah Spurgeon shortly after the death of her husband.  Anyone at all familiar with their story knows how deeply they loved one another.  If ever there were a love s ... discuss

"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends" - John 15:13 (NASB) The above-titled recent headline comes to us from the Vatican Insider, which brings us the startling ... discuss

As Christmas Eve arrives we are reminded of the historic Christian prayer prayed by so many Christians through two millennia of Christian experience and bathed in Christian hope, “Even so Lord, com ... discuss

In the beginning was the Word. Christians rightly cherish the declaration that our Savior, the crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, is first known as the Word — the one whom the Father h ... discuss

It’s funny how our worldview affects the way we live—and shapes our cultural destiny. Here are some real world examples. Most parents, when they travel with young children, take along a few things ... discuss

Nancy and Susan, Carol, and all of Ray’s dear family, grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Our text for today is Psalm twenty-three. “And I heard a voice from ... discuss

The Hippocratic Oath is perhaps the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear that he will uphold a number of professional ethical standards. In the oath, a physic ... discuss

From my latest column on Catholicmom.comThe boy grew up in a Catholic home. As far as his parents were concerned, the only type of home there was to have, was a Catholic home. It was how they were rai ... discuss

Antonia Tully, SPUC's Safe at School co-ordinator, and Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC's youth organiser, spoke last week at major pro-life conference in Nigeria organised by the bishops of Ibadan Province. Anto ... discuss

A few weeks ago I announced that I will be hosting a summer internship program for several high school students. For 8 weeks we will focus on theology and worldview while also workin ... discuss

On April 25, 2015, thousands of Americans will gather in Washington, DC for the March for Marriage. Some may ask, “Why now?” Though weakened by previous assaults, the institution of marriage is no ... discuss

Outside my window...I am thinking...about my Aunt Dorothy who turned 95 last week, and found the time to write me a beautiful thank you note for the flowers I sent. She has lovely handwriting!I am tha ... discuss

(1033 – April 21, 1109) was an Italian medieval philosopher, theologian, and church official who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. Called the founder of scholasticism, h ... discuss

20 April AD 1558 Johannes Bugenhagen (1485-1558), was from Pomerania in northern Germany. Because of his ancestral region, he took the Latin name Pomeranus and Martin Luther often called him "Doctor ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be to all in Jesus' Name and to those who visit this blog and read this post with the animus of insult me and share your invectives: may the Lord truly and richly bless you. *Blessed b ... discuss

Twice in Matthew's gospel Jesus references Hosea.The first time is after he calls Matthew the tax collector to join him. Matt ends up hosting a party for Jesus and invites all his sinful friends to co ... discuss

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I never realized what a perfectionist I can be until it comes to things having to do with Lily. I've written before about how I want the things I do for her to be perfect. It makes me agitated when th ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, permanent ... discuss

The idol of “convenience” has been resolved by abortion in a society that treats sexual freedom as an ultimate public good. Abortion has been made out to be a political, cultural, social, and ec ... discuss

The other day I took Grammerly’s Who is your poet BFF? quiz and got Maya Angelou. I didn’t really think much of the results until I read the poem that was listed on the author’s pag ... discuss

I was arrested when I was 12 years old, a week after 6th grade had ended. It did not bode well for the summer before moving up to the junior high school. I was not alone though. My best friend Mike an ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?In speaking up for the unborn against the injustice of abortion, I saw God's grace work through my weakness. The u ... discuss

Better late than never...A man walks into an inn and greets the innkeeper at the front desk. The man asked the innkeeper for a room and the innkeeper says, "Ok, $15 for a room, $5 if you make your own ... discuss

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TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I was first motivated to join the pro-life movement while studying European history in high school. The courage of ... discuss

Rosaria Butterfield is one of the bravest people I know. Her profound transformation in Christ after a life of lesbianism has subjected her to public attacks and harsh comments, to which she responds ... discuss

The injustice and cruelty of the Soviet Union’s vast organization of labor camps in the 1930’s and 1940’s are now well known. But that knowledge didn’t have to surface. Indeed, without the gra ... discuss

6 April AD 1528 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), a native of Nuernberg, Germany, was one of the most learned of Renaissance artists and ranked among the great minds of Humanism. His paintings and woodcut ... discuss

Easter SundayApril 5, 2015Grace Lutheran Church, Racine, WIChrist is Risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia!Death lies in shambles. But Jesus is alive!Your sins are distant memory. Jesus has paid the ... discuss

Top Ten Hints for a Successful MarriageHere are ten practical exhortations to keep your marriage sharp, happy, and as effective a ministry as it can be.10) Take Nothing for Granted.Routine can be comf ... discuss

This blog post was first published by the Abolitionist Society of the Omaha Metro Area.Who among us, left to our own devices, will readily admit our guilt? Our standard response to guilt is to attempt ... discuss

Easter Sunday, (April 5, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Mark 16:1–8 http://www.lutheranlogomaniac.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Sermon-4-5-15-Easter.mp ... discuss

Text:  Mark 16:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Standing over a grave is like standing over a black hole.  It is dark.  The deep soil brings ... discuss

Easter Proclamation Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels!Exult, all creation around God's throne!Jesus Christ, our King is risen!Sound the trumpet of salvation!Rejoice, O earth, in sh ... discuss

Hallelujah................He is Risen!!!The Collect.ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life; We humbly besee ... discuss

Text:  John 19:17-30Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.We are here tonight to arrange a funeral.  The altar, pulpit, lectern, and so forth are strippe ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

Good Friday (April 3, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn John 19:30 TITLE: “Deliver Us from Evil” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, ... discuss

The hour of grace is here.  Our Beloved is on the cross, arms stretched wide to hold the whole world. Blood and water gushes out for us, to baptise us in His mercy.  Our Lord literally washe ... discuss

Painting by Stephen DawsonText: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.The Son of God came to be with us in the incarnation, being born o ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories The hatred of the world is virtually palpable these days. It grows from ignorance and selfishness. It abou ... discuss

Let us go together to meet Christ on the Mount of Olives. Today he returns from Bethany and proceeds of his own free will toward his holy and blessed passion, to consummate the mystery of our salvatio ... discuss

Text:  John 12:20-43Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.On this day we wave palm branches and sing boldly in honor of Jesus coming into Jerusalem.  We ... discuss

Happy feast of St. Augustine to all. I just finished reading City of God this month. Here is a brief quote from it:"But that grief which arises in the hearts of the pious, who are persecuted by the ma ... discuss

(Superseded by Maundy Thursday)When St. Gall, the companion of St. Columbanus, died in Switzerland in 640, a monastery was built over the place of his burial. This became the famous monastery of St. G ... discuss

Guelph & Area Right to Life is fundraising to build a Garden of Grace in memory of babies who died before or a short time after birth. It is intended to be a place where their families can have a ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 6 of 6 Text:  Exodus 20:1-17 and 1 Timothy 6:3-10Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. God ... discuss

John 6:29 Jesus replied, “This is the deed God requires—to believe in the one whom he sent...40 For this is the will of my Father—for everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him to have et ... discuss

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Credit:  www.world-wide-art.comJames Christensen - The AnnunciationToday is an important solemnity in the Catholic Church. Today is the story of true greatness unrecognized by a world dazzled on ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories If you knew with absolute certainty that you’d be living forever in paradise after you die, don̵ ... discuss

So Thomas L. McDonald, the tech-and-history guru of God and the Machine, decided to post a couple of series based on Lifehacker's "How I Work", the other one being "How I Pray", featuring other blogge ... discuss

Granted, I've been chronic ill and disability for more than 30 years. Despite this, but there is so much more to my world: Love and beauty grace my life, and it has always been this way. My family cou ... discuss

Text: Mark 10:35-45Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.I am addicted to glory my friends!  There is no doubt about it that I want glory and I am pretty conv ... discuss

……………………………………………………………. Abortion is final… you never ... discuss




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