Topic: grown

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: In the first quarter this year, the nation’s gross domestic product grew by just one-half of a percent. Let me say to people who are younger and have grown u ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: A deeply divided Republican Party took a major step toward victory today. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul ... discuss

The True Face Of Assisted SuicideBy Richard M. Doerflinger Since California legalized assisted suicide last year for people diagnosed as terminally ill, the former Hemlock Society — now a multi-m ... discuss

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOWEach week, amateur bakers tackle a different specialty (bread, cookies, etc.), the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds. Mary Berry, a leading cookbook ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Today is the National Day of Prayer. It is a vital part of our American heritage. The first call to prayer happened before the American Revolution. In 1775, th ... discuss

In 1790, Thomas Jefferson bought fifty pounds of maple sugar to sweeten his coffee. This was less a culinary decision than a political one: he'd been pressured by his friend and fellow signer of the D ... discuss

Part 1 – Muhammad’s Night Journey to the Jewish Temple MountMuhammad's Flight PlanTwelve years after Muhammad became a prophet he said that he was physically transported through the sky 775 miles ... discuss

Every city has its hip area with trendy shops offering locally made trinkets, markets for vendors of organically grown produce, and faux-French cafés. Accountants and stockbrokers who wear ... discuss

A number of years ago, my wife and I were contacted by the mother of a sixteen year old girl who had a positive pregnancy test. I will call the teenager Katie(not her real name) and her mother Joanne ... discuss

Family Policy Alliance: Target announced a change in policy that allows men access to the women’s restrooms and changing rooms in their stores.In a statement, the company said: “We welcome transge ... discuss

Hugh R. Brown, American Life League: Curt Schilling is a former Major League baseball pitcher who was fired this week by ESPN. During his playing career, Curt was a 6-time all-star, a 3-time world cha ... discuss

USS Cole. . . American lives don’t Daniel Greenfield: On Thursday morning, sailors on board the USS Cole were lining up for an early lunch. Seventeen of them died as an Al Qaeda bomb on bo ... discuss

One of the things I love to do for fun is read, ponder, and memorize poetry. One of my favorites is “I Wish I Could Remember That First Day” by the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti. In th ... discuss

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (ESV)It's amazing how God lines things up. Because I've been ... discuss

 This year, the traditional devotion of 15 Tuesdays in honor of St. Dominic begins tomorrow on Tuesday, April 26th. As a postulant in Order of Preachers, this devotion is especially dear to me. ... 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

MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — The barefoot farmer oversees three teenage workers as they attack weeds with spades in a sunbaked field of peanut plants, a vital cash crop often grown on Haiti's marginal f ... 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

Do not be overly inflamed or infatuated by the political process. Jesus is king; he is going nowhere. He is the one who enthrones and dethrones. No ruler exists who is not placed there by his sovereig ... discuss

by Star Parker: Georgia Republican Governor Nathan Deal recently vetoed H.B. 757, the Georgia Religious Liberty Bill.The governor warned that he would veto any legislation that "allows discrimination ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: College costs so much more than it did a few decades ago. When baby boomers went to college, they often paid for college with money they earned from summer j ... discuss

New York mom Kim Vaillancourt credits her unborn son with saving her life. One day, nearly half way through her pregnancy, she began experiencing severe headaches and nausea. Though she suspected it w ... discuss

"We love death more than infidels love life."Caliph Abu Bakr, 636 ADIs Islam a religion of peace?Peace for Islam means world domination, that is, when all people on earth convert to Islam and are Musl ... discuss

. . . To Trade Deficits Since 2000! Editorial Cartoon by William Warrenby Robert Romano: “We do not get to add 16 years of deficits and then add that to one year of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), wh ... 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

Is The End of Western Civilization in Sight? Moore said the influx of 1.5 million migrants into Europe so far with another 3 million expected “poses a huge threat to the future of Western civilizat ... 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

I Hear Your Voice:  Begins with unlikely premise- when a young boy is in a car accident that turns out to be an attempted murder, his head injury enables him to read the minds of anybody he can see. ... discuss

Can Women be Punished for Abortions? In an interview that aired on March 30, 2016, presidential hopeful Donald Trump unwittingly ignited a firestorm within the pro-life community when he said that ... 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

So what’s happening here? Why does it seem that pornography ultimately kills sexual intimacy? There are, to be sure, many psychological explanations. Pornography desensitizes one to sexual stimuli, ... discuss

In the 95 pages of this short booklet, Allberry introduces what a church is, why it’s important, and how to be involved with it. He presents an honest depiction of the church, recognizing the hurt m ... discuss

Our “When Swing Was King” road trip had a swell start – really swell.  The blessings began with a very pleasant drive to Texas, the highlights of which were a brief visit with my sister She ... 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

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coffee obsession has reached a new peak: You can now know the altitude at which the beans used for your morning cup of java were grown. ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — Two home-grown British extremists face long prison terms for conspiring to kill soldiers, police officers and civilians in west London. ... 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

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

Getting back to Eden. “He said to him in reply, ‘Sir, leave it for this year also, and I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it; it may bear fruit in the future. If not you can cut ... discuss

(This post is the second in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution.) The new sexual morality did not emerge from a vacuum. Massive intellectual changes at the worldview level o ... discuss

When a billionaire from New York City is running for President of the United States and the Christian Conservative is behind him in the polls, we have to ask ourselves how is this possible? How can so ... discuss

In January, SFLI led groups of students from 9 different Illinois schools in both the March for Life Chicago and the National March for Life in Washington, D.C. Students returned excited and inspired ... discuss

  Many Americans have romantic ideas about revolutions. We cheer the overthrow of bad regimes by violent force to bring change in other parts of the globe. In recent years, revolutions that Ameri ... discuss

“Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.” So advised a man who ought to know, William Howard Taft. After serving as President of the United States, Taft went on to s ... discuss

It's a genuine privilege to be part of Our Sunday Visitor's blog tour for a new book from my friend, María Ruiz Scaperlanda. Here she is:Don't you want to sit down and have a cup of coffee with ... 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

St. John's Lutheran Church, Frisco, TexasJanuary 31st, 2016Luke 8:4-15“The Parable of the Sower”Now here is a parable of Jesus – and a most blessed example – in that he actually spells out its ... discuss

... to make her sit down, in a nice, private, secure setting, and watch this, without distraction, without interruption, without speaking, without looking away: And if you (might) support Hillary, so ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2014 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtFriday, January 22, will mark the ... discuss

This is the memoir of the experiences of Western missionaries. The book opens with the heartrending tragedy that will define much of this book's narrative. Ray Norman tells his story, and his family ... discuss

In 2015 Claire and I attempted to significantly increase our gratitude attitude by keeping a Thanksgiving Jar on our kitchen counter.  And into that jar we dropped notes throughout the year — n ... discuss

I’ve been “RE-ORGANIZING” and purging my filing cabinets in keeping with my prefix for 2016… ‘The Year of RE’. I started by clearing out over half of the saved mag ... discuss

New research reported in the Family Education Trust Bulletin indicates that children with increased childcare “subsequently had worse health, lower life satisfaction, and higher crime rates later in ... discuss

This is my response to Professor George Yancy of Emory University’s open letter entitled: “Dear White America“ Dear Professor Yancy, I hesitate to dignify your thinly veiled bigotry ... discuss

While the main players in the abortion industry have been relatively quiet regarding Anna Yocca being charged with attempted murder after trying to self-abort at 24 weeks with coathanger, pro-abortion ... discuss

I like John the Baptist. He was an outlier and his job was to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. He did it zealously and successfully. He dressed like a bum and was a freegan, eating b ... discuss

At an airport in Istanbul, eight members of ISIS, carrying a hand-drawn map of a route to Germany, were busted posing as Syrian refugees.The arrest of the eight-strong group also sparks fears that th ... discuss

"A sacrifice to be real must cost, must hurt, and must empty ourselves. Give yourself fully to God. He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in his love t ... discuss

The Daughters of St. PhilipQuestion: "What does St Paul mean when he says "Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under o ... discuss

Not everyone can make our weekly meetings on Thursdays from 4:30-6pm. This series of posts will share some highlights from our weekly seminar discussions. It’s important to set the context befor ... discuss

I love being 92!  I’ve written about the vista and the panoply and all that is true.  But there  is also  the insight that comes with age.  At least I’m calling it insight.  I look b ... discuss

From Our TNN Mailbox … Pam turned to TNN for emotional support and practical assistance when loneliness and a deep fear that she could not provide for her child consumed her life. Pam sends ... discuss

Friday of Proper 14b, (August 14, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (1 Corinthians 7:25-40) TITLE: “The New Scheme of Things” INI What I appreciate about St. Paul her ... discuss

Yeah, this is exactly what I think of Twitter. HT to Zac Alstin who has a very fine blog, who posts another chilling similar vid on that post. Do go watch, especially if you're starting a family or ha ... discuss

My scoutmaster, Don Powell, passed away today. I re-post this in his honor. Thank you, Don. Thank you for helping so many boys become men.   I spent much of my youth in the Boy Scouts.  Simply p ... discuss

So here's a little lesson in economics (yes it's going to be simple, but it's my blog). For a company to continue operating it must make a profit. Say my company pays me $100,000 a year. In order to d ... discuss

Eagan Senior Portraits Joe Bosshardt Sr Portrait Session I love shooting senior portraits! Why you ask? Well first off, I am been watching many of these young adults that I get to photograph for years ... discuss

So there are several new polls out that claim that the majority if Americans now support same-sex marriage. One poll claiming that 52% support the freedom for sodomites to marry, another 56%, yet ... 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

Dear Leader acknowledges the adoration of the heavens in a recent visit to Jamaica.Source: White House Twitter FeedThere can be little doubt that Mr. Obama wants to maintain the personality cult that ... discuss

I thought I would publish some of my notes. Since 2011, I have been teaching Biblical Greek at JP Catholic University. One of the things that always surprised the students was how quickly they could r ... discuss

It is my happy privilege to announce that the 2015 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is now open. It is an online version of the many St. Joseph Altars that are erected by Italians both in Italia as well as th ... discuss

As per a 2/2/15 report by Inés San Martín,"Cardinals and other Catholic prelates from around the world will gather in Rome this week to discuss women’s issues such as domestic violence, plastic ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe largest and most impactful political movement, at least since the civil rights movement and perhaps in all of American history, originated in the minds and efforts of les ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt New Feminism, Marjorie Murphy Campbell shares her wonderful sign photos from the West Coast Walk for Life in San Franc ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtThursday, January 22, will mark t ... discuss

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

In Germany, the asparagus harvest marks a national celebration. Whole restaurant menus center around asparagus, filling the hearts and stomachs of Germans thrilled by the wonderful harvest season. Asp ... discuss

Note: A review copy of this film was provided to me in exchange for a review. I thank especially the film’s executive producer, Bryan Storkel, for working to make sure I received this documentar ... discuss

God be with Christian parents of non-Christian children. They are heroes of the faith. In their Bibles, the edges around Proverbs 22:6 have grown once frayed and untouched, again, with memorization. O ... discuss

What a splendid holiday we spent with Anna and the Barker clan today! The food outstanding, with special mention of Jenny's marinated pork loin and Gramma Joanie's honey mustard/curry sauce for the co ... discuss

After seeing the movie The Giver, I wanted to shout to all the world how important this movie could be to a generation who has grown up with visual images and a certain infatuation with technology. At ... discuss

So how long before other cities see muggings where the perps shout "This is for Mike Brown!" as they beat some innocent man or woman?Things seemed to be calming down while the local police were in con ... discuss

“Stop reading the directions,” I say. “I’m not reading the directions,” he says. “But it looks like you’re reading the directions and that makes me nervous.” “It’s call ... discuss

I could not help myself when I came across this article. - I have to comment. (after I spit out my beer of course) Really? A woman posts a spreadsheet her husband had formulated to document their sexu ... discuss

This story is so enraging, yet justice was thankfully served...though many, including myself might rather the disgusting perv was killed. Hopefully he will serve the rest of his life in prison, but un ... discuss

Do you remember the lyrics to that old hymn, "When we all get to Heaven?"Those words are flowing through my mind and I am singing them loud and proud.  ♪ ♫ "What a day of rejoicing it will be ... discuss

Your daily roundup of interesting links from around the web. In today's edition, habits we need to break, making men cry for 25 years, George Washington's greatest weakness, and more.************20 ha ... discuss

Today, my husband, two of our own children and five of our Mercy House kids went on an errand, a very mundane errand to the water district to drop off a sample of our home water supply.   We ... discuss

I don't know what makes Elizabeth Hurley and other fashion designers think our children should be wearing two piece, string bikinis, but hopefully the backlash she is getting will awaken fashion desig ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

Depression is like this brick that is never off your chest.  Sometimes you find a way to release the pressure but it always comes back as a black hole that seems to grow bigger every time it hits ... discuss

What is Covenant Eyes? from Covenant Eyes on Vimeo.More than a decade ago, Covenant Eyes founder Ron DeHaas faced the same questions many people face today.“How can I teach my children to use the I ... discuss

     Although there has been controversy surrounding whether infant and child sacrifice took place in Ancient Times, an Oxford study now confirms that it did indeed happen and the ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Remember, liberals–especially effusive Hollywood folk–are smarter, more loving, more grown up than you knuckle dragging conservatives, and they care more about peopl ... discuss

None of this, of course, comes as a surprise to right-wingers: The bigger problem for Maduro and his allies is how to explain the government’s failed public-safety record after 14 years in power. Th ... discuss

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Our Epiphany miracle turns one year old today! Where has the time gone?!This time last year she weighed 3 lbs 3 oz and 17 inches long. Today she weighs 20 lbs and is 30 inches long. She has not only g ... discuss

(This little essay has been making the rounds and I don't know who actually wrote it. My apologies for not being able to attribute it to anyone. Hope you all enjoy Thanksgiving in the tradition of thi ... discuss

With all of my children having vacated my home for 8 hours of the day, a new chapter has opened up to me.  While at first I was apprehensive, I have seen something truly new and challenging happ ... discuss

Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul by Faustina Kowalska My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sister Faustina writes her diary as a very frank and open disclosure of visions and locutio ... discuss

From #50: That faith is not only presented as a journey, but also as a process of building, the preparing of a place in which human beings can dwell together with one another. As much as we want ... discuss

Today was the 150th anniversary of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, Gettysburg. To honor the dead lost in this tragedy,  President Lincoln took the opportunity to give a speech which resoun ... discuss

I received this story from Ann over at As They Rise Up It is a beautiful story she shares in hopes that others don't make the same mistake she made.  I was young when I got married, onl ... discuss

Grace Centers of Hope is a charity organization that: "was established in 1942. It has since grown and evolved into the largest and oldest faith-based outreach to homeless and disadvantaged ind ... discuss

Last one. I'll skip remarks on the upcoming luncheon speaker, Nashua mayor Donnalee Lozeau, whose topic is "How to find balance and do it all." Puh-leeze. There's balance, and there's doing it all, an ... discuss

Son, you turned one today. You are all grown up, already a big boy! Mum spent a lot of time and effort to plan and prepare for your birthday celebration. We had dinner with Grandpa's side on Saturday, ... discuss

How can all your children hear you at one time, for example, when you all sit down to eat dinner? The only moment when we are all together is around the dining room table. The kids are very happy be ... discuss

When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in country New South Wales, Australia, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later when the nurses were going through his& ... discuss

So I am half way through! A scary thought, in 20 weeks I will be be able to hold my baby for the first time! Argh, I don't even know what babies need. Milk, warmth and love, right?! Hopefully the hubb ... discuss

From Alan Graebner, Birth Control and the Lutherans—The Missouri Synod as a Case Study, Journal of Social History, Vol. 2, No. 4, Summer 1969, pages 320-22:"In this case he [Rehwinkel] was much a ... discuss

Understanding the will of God can be difficult.   What am I typing?  It is not only daunting, but at times simply maddening.  It can include excitement at the prospect of His ... discuss

January 22, 2013 marked the 40th anniversary of perhaps the most egregious death sentence ever handed over by any court in history. The sentence is even more horrible because it was unborn children be ... discuss

Can't sleep and remembered that I meant to blog about a week I had in December.I've written before about how I have trouble figuring out grief. When Jon Scharfenberger passed away, I felt strange for ... discuss

I've gone and done it, folks; I've set up my new-and-hopefully-improved blog over on Word Press.  For now I'm calling it "Eating Slowly"  --which is kind of a misleading title given the fact ... discuss

As I mentioned in my previous piece, the political animals of our culture dream that the re-election of Barack Obama was primarily a political failure addressable by compromising on political issues ... discuss

by Bryan Kemper September 4, 2012 ( - I want you to meet my friend and fellow abortion abolitionist, 11-year-old Zoe Griffin. In a world when grown adults ignore, deny or just don’t ca ... discuss

A sneak peek inside the new pro-life book God Moments III:  True Love Leads To Life.  From Chapter 9:  Restoring a Culture of LifeSomething Men Should Know By Sean McVeigh Th ... discuss

by Alex Schadenberg The long awaited 2010 nationwide examination of the euthanasia law in the Netherlands was published in The Lancet on July 11, 2012. The study found that: * the number of euthanasia ... discuss

I found this post on 45 Million Voices.  Women go there to tell their story about their abortion.  We can learn a lot, if we just listen to them.  This is only one of many stories, of w ... discuss

More pure idiocy from the Warmists, but, they get to feel good and think they are “Doing Something” to save Gaia from catching on fire in some year way down the road (via Junk Science) (Gu ... discuss

by Pamela Muller Swartzberg April 27, 2012 ( - I have been a pro-life advocate for as long as I can remember. In recent years, my passion for life has grown to include a deeper understa ... discuss

We’d looked for a home for nearly three years. Twasn’t easy, with the limitations we had way back when…wehad a fairly limited budget, a credit rating held together with Scotch tape andchewed gum ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert CHICAGO, March 20, 2012 ( - Christians opposed to the Obama administration’s mandate forcing all employers, including religious employers, to cover abortifac ... discuss

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent LONDON, March 13, 2012 ( – A London judge ruled on Monday that Tony Nicklinson, a 58-year-old man with a wife and two grown daughters, may go for ... discuss

by Ben Johnson LINYI, CHINA, February 20, 2012, ( – The blind human rights activist who exposed China’s brutal one-child policy has grown seriously ill under intense governmen ... discuss

Recently, we had a friend who lost their baby due to a miscarriage.  I remember getting off the phone, looking at Tim with all 3 of our children in his lap as he asked, "What happened?"  I r ... discuss

VISION - ESCAPING the SPIRIT of THE AGE -by Gary/Dagazz.  Vision of the Present and Coming Western Church - 06-05-11: I saw the people of God scattered in dark foreboding waters. They we ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen August 5, 2011 ( – Yesterday, news of the first successful production of healthy mice offspring using sperm from embryonic stem cells was published. The Science ... discuss

by Jeremy Kryn Tokyo, Japan, August 2, 2011 ( - Japanese researchers from the Tokyo University of Science have extracted successfully grown and transplanted new teeth from adult mice ... discuss

Federalist № 2Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and InfluenceTo the People of the State of New York:When the people of America reflect that they are now called upon to decide a question, which, ... discuss

The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; He is their Stronghold in time of trouble. The LORD helps them and delivers them; He delivers them from the wicked and saves them, be ... discuss

As a Lutheran pastor and theologian, I continually receive questions about my church: Who are we, where do we come from, what do we believe? Since we Lutherans have a very special remembrance today, I ... discuss

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One of my biggest regrets since I started serving in ministry is that I haven't documented very much personally.  There have been so many blessings, so many miracles and so many lessons learned o ... discuss

 Chelcie WhiteMy young friend Chelcie is a Junior in high school.  She wrote this paper for a high school class last year when she was only 16 years old.  She has a passion for life an ... discuss

In the United States, a family of four with an annual income of 21,954 or less is considered poor. I, along with my mother and three brothers, have lived below the poverty line for all of my life. I a ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston The Boston Globe is reporting that wait times are growing for citizens of Massachusetts to get in to see their doctors under the universal healthcare plan that Mitt Romney saddl ... discuss

Pre-Mortem Duckling Woke up yesterday morning to find that my son's little duckling had suddenly died. I cried and cried. When my son woke up, I tried to break the news to him gently through ... discuss

by Hilary White April 4, 2011 ( – Researchers at the University of Minnesota used adult stem cells to create a living human heart that they hope will revolutionize transplants. The ... discuss

Agriculture usually isn't considered sexy unless you get a copy of the Faces of Farming Calendar (Jen and Amy are May's calendar girls.) That all changed with Tuesday's Ontario Budget announcement of ... discuss

by Hilary White BRUSSELS, March 30, 2011 ( – In recent years the Marches for Life in North America have been dominated by enormous numbers of young people, largely under age 35, who ... discuss

First it was green onions, then peanut butter and now pistachios. If truth be told, there were probably a few others thrown in between. Of course, I am referring to foods that cause food poisonin ... discuss

British experts are pioneering a treatment using stem cell therapy to improve the sight of people born with a rare genetic eye disorder. Stem cells taken from dead donors, living relatives or even th ... discuss

I agree with the people who think that this video is creepy. I agree with Bookworm that it reminds me a bit too much of the methods used by totalitarian leaders (not to mention other personality cults ... discuss

We have just returned from my mother's house where we celebrated a lovely Thanksgiving holiday with Sistersophist and family. There are seven children in our family, but only the Sister and I were abl ... discuss

This past summer we "rescued" a handsome boxer bulldog. He had been hit by a car and his owner had given him to the vet to be put to sleep saying that they didn't have time for him anyway. The veterin ... discuss

ELECTORAL FRAUD... A NEW PROBLEMGlenn Reynolds has good article on growing electoral fraud issues with the implementation of electronic polling.Can I call 'em, or can I call 'em? Nearly four years ago ... discuss

Do you ever wonder what goes through the minds of, supposedly, grown people who are supposed to be leading kids in a positive direction, but act like delinquent middle schoolers themselves? Check ou ... discuss

That was the sentiment at a recent listening session that Sen. Feingold held in Bloomer Wisconsin. Now, look. I don't have anything against farmers, having grown sweet corn and worked out at a strawbe ... discuss

It's been 2 1/2 years since I started this blog. I originally started it as a way to reach out to the teens in my youth group outside of our weekly meetings. With 9,600 visits and 13,500 page views, m ... discuss

I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingly power: proclaim the word; be persistent whether it is convenient or ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TYRANNY FROM THE WHITEHOUSE Expert on Leadership Says Obama’s Style Reminiscent of King George Waco, Texas—With 58 percent of Independent voters expressing a negative opinion ... discuss

It's confusing yet strangely gratifying all at the same time. We live in a culture that is moving further and further from the exclusive claims of Christianity yet almost equally—and inconsistently ... discuss

This post consists of some online debate I had yesterday with the opinion editor and some other pro-abortion readers of the Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA). The Roanoke Times is fiercely liberal; it’s a ... discuss

Yesterday, Hugh Hewitt posted a link to this Boston Globe article about an evangelical Ohio family, and asked for explanations as to why this was newsworthy. Here is the response I sent him:Hugh,I wan ... discuss

Over the past several years, I have noticed a strange phenomenon accruing among the young people in the homeschooling movement in our area. When children are small, a great like-mindedness is present ... discuss

I found this while I was visiting Renaissance Blogger, and couldn't resist joining in.If you'd also like to play, it's really simple. Just copy & paste - then bold everything you've done =)01. Bought ... discuss

The mood at my home church this Easter was anything but joyful. We tried to celebrate, we really did, but it was a success just to hold back the tears. Five days earlier, two much-loved high school se ... discuss

Greetings to one and all,Thank you to each and every one of you who sent me an email in response to my last update. For those of you who are still procrastinating, as I did this email, I would still l ... discuss

Over at The Evangelical Outpost, I criticize the worse "graduation speech" ever (not) given.Due to Bar Review and a work situation from hell, I've gotten 2.5 hours of sleep in the past 40 hours. But t ... discuss

The news is out. A recent Gallup poll shows that young Americans age 18-29 are more strongly pro-life than polls showed in past years. This same poll in the mid 1970’s showed the same age bracket as ... discuss

A Mother's Day Miracle, Missing for 14 Years Part V (Conclusion)Recently, Vicki was able to take time away from the reunification process with Mark to answer some additional questions we posed.When yo ... discuss

Larry Norman has died. Some called him the grandfather of Christian rock music. He helped develop it before it got all commercialized and processed, and many of the earliest Christian rock musicians ( ... discuss

Hello people,> Thanks for writing in. I am going to send you the first and second parts of my July 2006 conversation with this Seer.> But first, a few notes to go with it, which I might expand on in n ... discuss

The following poem is special to me because it expresses the kind of mother my mother was to me (Thank you, Mom!) AND the kind of mother I desire to be to my boys.I want my boys to know they're loved ... discuss

Jennifer Wilkerson, Missing from Lubbock, TX since 7/13/2004 Written by Vikki Wilkerson, mother of Jennifer e mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false < ![end ... discuss

A Cincinatti boy has grown new cheek bones thanks to stem cell research in which his own stem cells were used.... ... discuss

June 9, 2009 Carhart compares Tiller to MLK, pro-lifers to KKKFrom the Washington Times today, some remarkable statements by sloven late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart:go here for original post Dr. Le ... discuss

Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Journalism, Hillsdale CollegeMY REMARKS are titled tonight after the words of General Stark, New Hampshire's great hero of the Revolutionary War: "Live free or die!" ... discuss

I've been hard at work editing the old introductory article to my "Arminian vs Reformed theology" series and getting ready to re-post the series. In the meantime, here's some things I've stumbled acr ... discuss

Blastocyst, blastomere, zygote, embryo, fetus, viable, premature -- what do these words mean? What is a baby's life like in the very beginning of life?Timelines of pre-birth development can confuse th ... discuss

I was one of those people throwing yellow round condoms at you in the street, when men wore flowered tights and everyone called everyone "Girlfriend" and snapping was an art.I was standing red-eyed in ... discuss

Stand True Mourns Our 5 Year AnniversaryMost organizations would want to celebrate their fifth year as an organization. While I am excited about what God has done with Stand True over the last 5 years ... discuss

We have a growing list of children with either Optic Nerve Hypoplasia or its’ close cousin Septo-Optic Dysplasia.  These children have gone to China to receive Adult Stem Cells - they have retu ... discuss

So, I'm back in Pella, which is nice 'cause I don't often see my family, but it's also sucky because I often have tremendously hard times here. And am I having hard times this time around? Yes...but ... discuss

Disclaimer: I am not trying to point fingers, blame others, or bad name anyone. Many of the things I will talk about were started for a good purpose, but have been expanded to cover areas they are not ... discuss

Although I had spent eight years in the pro-life movement in California, Saturday, March 18th, was my first day sidewalk-counseling in Dallas. I'm not sure I had the faith to think that I could make a ... discuss

I am pleased to announce that our sidewalk counseling family has grown!We now have sidewalk counselors from:Sacremento, CaliforniaSt. Paul, MinnesotaGreenville, South CarolinaDallas, TexasThe San Fran ... discuss

Several thousand Muslims stood in protest yesterday in Sudan. They weren't protesting the AIDS crisis so prevalent in their country. They weren't even protesting the armed conflict in Darfur which is ... discuss

June 13, 2008 marks seven years since the mysterious and tragic disappearance of Jason Jolkowski, the namesake of our organization. His 27th birthday is June 24th. In honor of Jason, his birthday and ... discuss

By Hilary White OTTAWA, May 7, 2008 ( - Canada's March for Life, started only 11 years ago, has grown into a nation-wide event and attracts record numbers of young people every year. ... discuss

One year later… the rant and the report…and a few reflections and ruminations…Be prepared… grab a cup of herb tea 'cause this is a pretty long post.I get a lot of emails from all sorts of good ... discuss

It's a most wonderful time of the year when the seed catalogs start arriving!!! If you don't have your favorite ones on their way, scroll down the sidebar on the right, and click on the plus sign afte ... discuss

The third day of anti-Christian violence in Orissa, India, began early this morning with arson attacks on eleven more churches and prayer houses.  The Global Council of Indian Christians reports ... discuss

This week I had a couple of challenges crop up that have, so far, vaporized into nothing. Initially, these problems upset me. I saw visions of letters from the Kansas Disciplinary Administrator (both ... discuss

Last weekend’s episcopal election in Halifax was overshadowed by Montreal Synod’s portentous vote in favour of same-sex blessings.  The Nova Scotia election was held to choose a repla ... discuss

I call myself a true "right winger," but I'm starting to doubt the accuracy of that moniker. I suspect that "religious fundamentalist" might be more appropriate. And for you libs out there, that's not ... discuss

A new study of thousands of American parents aged 50 and older has found that, compared to parents who did not divorce, divorced parents receive less care from their grown children. For better or wors ... discuss

My friend, neighbor, fellow blogger, and instigator (just kidding), Lazy Daisy, and I are doing a Women of Faith Bible Study entitled Living Above Worry and Stress. It's a great study but honestly, I ... discuss

(Published by the Salt Lake Tribune July 2007)The Vision Dixie process—primarily a series of public workshops designed to engage citizens of Washington County in a dialogue about managing future pop ... discuss

So says Hernando Gomez Bustamante, former cocaine kingpin, now in custody in Colombia. The most senior Colombian drugs baron now in custody, awaiting extradition to America, has told investigators tha ... discuss

I can't help thinking that if Peter Akinola were leading the Anglican Church of Canada, our pews would be full; we'd be building more churches, not trying to close 'em down consolidate par ... discuss

My e-friend Bethany answered a question regarding miscarraige at her site. I thought it was really good so I'm reposting it here.From Bethany @, thank you fo ... discuss

Something about this Jesse Davis/Bobby Cutts thing has really bothered me. Not the fact that a pregnant girl and her unborn child were murdered, but that the talking heads on TV and cable news shows h ... discuss

I really am not sure how to write this post. I first want to say that in all of this I give glory to God. I know that Satan was bound, and that this was within the will of God.Though we are hurting, ... discuss

Yesterday I showcased denominations that are "pro-choice". Today I will showcase "pro-life" churches.New Apostolic Church InternationalTermination of pregnancyThe New Apostolic Church is a proponent o ... discuss

You've gotten used to the smell of cow manure on a car trip to Raleigh.Saying "y'all" isn't just a cute expression; it actually means something.There are big labrador retrievers in the back of every t ... discuss

Alex & Brett Harris (Brett is on the left, Alex on the right), homeschooled Christian teenagers from Oregon, have grown up in the stimulating environment of a ministry household. Their father, Gregg H ... discuss

Many of you know that I'm a new Grammy (see the ticker above). Although it's been difficult having our two grown daughters, son-in-law and new grandbaby living with us in our small home, I'm so thank ... discuss




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