Topic: means

“If politics is not and never has been the center of my life in church, why would I leave my church (for what else can “leaving evangelicalism” typically mean?) because lots of self-identify ... discuss

Former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson and the organization And Then There Were None, which Johnson created to help abortion workers leave the industry, held a webcast with former abortion w ... discuss

It’s been hard for me to discuss Charlie Gard. Charlie and my daughter, Sophie, whom I have written and spoken about, are around the same age. My daughter is healthy, so I can only imagine what ... discuss

Ken Blackwellby Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: There are moments when you almost feel the Earth’s axis shift. That happened the other day when Sen. Chuck Schumer blamed someone for something, a ... discuss

. . . and the Crisis of an Illiberal Media.by Daniel Greenfield: Once upon a time there was a liberal media. Like most left-leaning institutions it worked hard to prove its progressive premises. Dem ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Drivers in Washington State have a new law to . . . swerve from?“New distracted driving law starts Sunday, July 23,” the Washington State Department of Transpor ... discuss

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

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

Clinton's new book: "What Happened"by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  A Revealing Reaction -  The left's reaction to President Trump's announcement yesterday regarding transgendered indiv ... discuss

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

It’s standard operating procedure: the liberal media consistently censor or twist coverage of the undercover Planned Parenthood videos. That’s why, as new footage emerges, it’s critical for Am ... discuss

There continue to be reports of new attempts to create life, sometimes labeled “synthetic” or “artificial” because the entity is not created the old-fashioned way, i.e., by fertilization of an ... discuss

"The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance."  -  Hen ... discuss

AlterNet is a far-leftist website, which posted the following article yesterday (Monday), "Trump's Phony Patriotism With the Radical Roots of America the Beautiful and the Pledge of Allegiance."  ... discuss

Intersectionality makes deterministic assumptions about human identity that run counter to almost all of Western ­philosophy—not to mention to the commonsense self-understanding most of us possess. ... discuss

The Catholic Church and Protestant churches often use the same vocabulary—words like “gospel,” “grace,” “mercy,” “evangelization,” and more. Importantly, however, these words don’ ... discuss

Nothing can replace time spent with your wife and kids, and it is a rare pastor who can get through life without feeling guilty over the times he has missed with his immediate family.  There is no wa ... discuss

. . . A look at the radical record of Kamala Harris.by John Perazzo : As House and Senate Democrats press forward with their quest to destroy Donald Trump's presidency by any means necessary, they are ... discuss

Sen. John McCainby Robert Romano: Shortly after Sen. John McCain's hero's return to the U.S. Senate, where he cast a decisive vote on the motion to proceed to the House-passed Obamacare repeal and r ... discuss

by John Stossel: Did you see the $2 million dollar bathroom? That's what New York City government spent to build a "comfort station" in a park.I went to look at it. There were no gold-plated fixtur ... discuss

It was by no means easy–it took a special session– but today Gov. Eric Greitens signed HCS SB 5, a wide-ranging pro-life measure, into law. “Today is a great victory for pregnancy care centers t ... discuss

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings) Put yourself in Solomon’s place. God says to you, ... discuss

It appears that the battle to save Charlie Gard’s life has come to an end. Today was the final day in a hearing that would appeal court decisions barring Charlie’s parents from taking him ... discuss

Sophocles once wrote that “children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.” A look at the national tragedy of abortion illustrates that in our modern world, it’s mothers who too ... discuss

Reports on patient services at Planned Parenthood in Iowa and Nebraska indicate that federal health centers outperformed the abortion corporation on patient numbers and on overall vital health service ... discuss

“The foundation is to be laid, as was said, in mere grace, mercy, and pardon in the blood of Christ. This the soul is to accept of and to rest in as mere grace, without the consideration of an ... discuss

It must also be made clear, in light of some popular unbiblical covenant theologies, that Unconditional Election does not equate to, mean, nor imply unconditional New Covenant membership.  Though it ... discuss

by Robert Romano: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson has announced that his department will be "reinterpreting" an Obama era regulation that had given the federal government control ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan:  “One knowledgeable official estimates that the CIA-backed fighters may have killed or wounded 100,000 Syrian soldiers and their allies,” writes columnist David Ignatius. ... discuss

Dr. Walter E. Williamsby Dr. Walter Williams: Here’s part of President Donald Trump’s speech in Poland: “The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive. Do we ... discuss

Guiltyby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: America ratified the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution – which banned alcoholic beverages – in January 1920. It would have been obscenely obnoxi ... discuss

The political establishment’s “Russian collusion” delusion Supposed “Russian interference” is the Democrats’ morning-after poison pill for the results of the 2016 election. ... discuss

May All Beings Be Free From Suffering “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” -His Holiness the Dalai Lama, XIV Compassion is something ... discuss

The Senate will cast its first vote on Tuesday on legislation to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Republicans will find out tomorrow which of their members oppose moving forward on the ... discuss

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

"The only way we’ll have the opportunity to consider ideas is if Senators are allowed to offer and debate them. That means voting to begin the open amendment process. That means voting to kick off a ... discuss

by David Codrea: At a press conference with U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., to unveil the “Dream Act” — which would provide pathways to citizenship for certain undocumented immigrants brought ... discuss

Dr. Ron Paulby Dr. Ron Paul: This week’s expected House vote to add more sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea is a prime example of how little thought goes into US foreign policy. Sanctions h ... discuss

The Senate will cast its first vote on Tuesday on legislation to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Republicans will find out tomorrow which of their members oppose moving forward on the ... discuss

Fake News Viral - Like the Plagueby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The Internet is a wondrous free speech-free market Xanadu. It has revolutionized an incalculable number of things. Life is bette ... discuss

Sarah Huckabee Sanders & Anthony Scarmucciby Fred Lucas: President Donald Trump has two chief spokespersons with political and campaign experience, after a long-anticipated shake-up that saw the resi ... discuss

The brother of Terri Schiavo is weighing in on the decision by Charlie guards parents to end their legal battle to save his life. Charlie’s parents decided today that an experimental treatment o ... discuss

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

The parents of the little boy Charlie Gard, who had been fighting a hospital to save his life say they are ending their legal battle to get him an experimental treatment. Charlie’s parents Chris ... discuss

Yesterday morning we engaged in a new preaching series through the letter of 1 John—one of three letters written by the apostle John who also penned the Gospel of John.  Over the next 90 days, we ... discuss

Intersectionality is, then, a quasi-religious gnostic movement, which appeals to people for precisely the reasons that all religions do: It gives an account of our brokenness, an explanation of the re ... discuss

The truly dangerous result of the ESV translation of heautou/emautoú as “authority” is apparent in the John 16:13 passage. That passage is speaking of the Spirit. While the Son, after t ... discuss

There is a Kenyan proverb made famous by Hillary Clinton that says It Takes a Village to raise a child. (Don't let her association with the proverb cast dispersions of its point.)The proverb ... discuss

Growing the community and the world. He spoke to them another parable. “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man's understanding; Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain ... discuss

The Lord Jesus Christ formed this People of the Old Testament, redeemed them from Egypt, carried them on eagles’ wings through the Wilderness, and gave them His Law as their God. As we move on to th ... discuss

In recent months, my vocation has become clear to me... but I've been unable to live it out for obvious reasons. Before I get deeper into this topic, let me just share with y'all how all of this happe ... discuss

Sleep is one of those things that we all kind of know is important but many of us don’t really get enough of. Many people think well, I feel fine after only four hours of sleep so I only need four h ... discuss

If you love your dog you are probably always wondering what you can do together. I am always looking for more fun activities that are dog friendly. I am particularly fond of anything that involves her ... discuss

22 July, New Testament The Gospels mention Mary of Magdala as one of the women of Galilee who followed Jesus and His disciples. She witnessed His crucifixion and burial, and went to the tomb on Easte ... discuss

“How will you respond? Your exegetically and theologically trained mind immediately populates a list of problems with her use of this verse: this is a horrible translation of the Bible; this ver ... discuss

I suspect that many people who sit week after week in the pews of their particular church have no idea how difficult a Sunday is for a minister and his family. Pray for your pastor’s Sundays. Robert ... discuss

. . . When it comes to Islamic justice, prayers are not enough.by Joseph Klein: Last Friday, three Arabs killed two Israeli police officers who were guarding an entrance to Jerusalem’s holy compoun ... discuss

At first the task had sounded simple enough. After all, how hard could it be to reposition a display of greeting cards? But what I didn’t count on was feeling the display reel, seeing it tilt, losi ... discuss

  Months ago, your correspondent had a piece for his “absurdities”. In view of the tendency to accuse President Trump for everything, including heat and high tide, the idea was to launch a p ... discuss

How can someone who has never really read the Bible before begin to read and understand it? I will try to answer that question in a series of posts, beginning with this one.Why is the Bible Difficult ... discuss

If you pay any attention to the news, you are well aware that sexual offenders show up in churches, predators hunting defenseless prey, who do unspeakably horrible things to our children. Much of what ... discuss

This saving knowledge, received by faith, is very different than being saved by mere knowledge. For Calvin (consistent with the Wisdom School), the divine Wisdom is a rich and comprehensive wisdom. Th ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Faith Under Fire -  We have learned in the last six months (after the left appeased Russia for the last eight years) that the left thinks it i ... discuss

They Learn So Youngby Seton Motley, Contributing Author:  As the DC Democrat Party unilaterally worked to ram through Obamacare, there were roughly nine million red flags alerting us to the fact ... discuss

Ann Coulter signsAdios America forARRA News Service editor.by Ann Coulter: I think I've found the core problem with health care in America. And guess what? It involves Delta Airlines! A few weeks ago ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionDisability rights group - Not Dead Yet UK is intervening at the UK High Court in the Conway case. The Conway case seeks t ... discuss

This article was published by Physicians Alliance Against Euthanasia on July 16, 2017In the year since euthanasia became legal, we have witnessed a powerful political push to normalize it as part of m ... discuss

Supporters of Connie Yates and Chris Gard continue to make it possible for the hospital that is refusing to allow them to move their son to the United States for experimental therapy to gracefully ret ... discuss

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito Republicans failed to rally enough senators to vote for the Better Care Reconciliation Act, which would repeal and replace Obamacare. Then, Majority Leader Sen. Mit ... discuss

If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here. Download Audio MP3 | 00:19:40 I read a piece that I wrote with Josh Brahm after last year’s attack at a Colorado P ... discuss

Some of the greatest Christian examples in my life are (and were) uneducated.  They gave themselves to the study of God through the pages of the Scriptures.  What a tremendous example it is for the ... discuss

20 July, Old Testament The prophet Elijah, whose name means, "My God is Yahweh [the Lord]," prophesied in the northern kingdom of Israel, mostly during the reign of Ahab (874 – 853 B.C.). A ... discuss

CHAPTER IV – ON PLANT LIFE We are told that in old days the Fairies used to give presents of Flowers and Leaves to those whom they wished to reward, or whom they loved best; and though these gi ... discuss

Joining a church, like seeking a spouse, is daunting. Loving others makes us vulnerable and committing ourselves to a church immerses us in the needs of other sinners. Eventually, every congregation w ... discuss

Not only does Jesus say nothing about female culpability in a man’s fantasies, he absolutely destroys any excuses a man might make about his inability to control his own urges. No, Jesus says, a m ... discuss

ARRA News Service: U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Mark Warner (D-VA) were joined by 24 of their colleagues in urging President Donald Trump to stabilize the cotton industry through the United S ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Repeal & Replace Obamacare Republicans -  Senate Republicans joined President Trump for a working lunch today at the White House. The topic w ... discuss

Those in Acronym LandShould Know Betterby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: In Washington, D.C., bad ideas never die – they just get new Congressional bill numbers.There is no notion so dreadful n ... discuss

by Dr. Walter E. Williams: Too many people believe that slavery is a “peculiar institution.” That’s what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book, “Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante- ... discuss

Christ the Savior Cathedral (Russia)by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: All the talk about possible collusion with Russia sometimes obscures the need for us to think clearly about Russia. In part ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: In Minneapolis’s Fulton neighborhood a makeshift memorial has sprung up. Amidst flowers, a handwritten sign reads, “Why did you shoot and kill our neighbor?”P ... discuss

Many South American countries are facing strong pressure from abortion activists because of their pro-life laws. On Wednesday, Chilean Senate lawmakers caved into pro-abortion lobbyists’ pressur ... discuss

by Romina Boccia: Late in the afternoon on Thursday last week, the Social Security Administration released its annual trustees’ report.As is often the case when government entities have bad news to ... discuss

by Jon Decker: Seventy-two years after the end of World War II, Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s leadership remains a shining example of statecraft for leaders in our own day.It is this great Bri ... discuss

When you see me, do you see what God sees? Or what the world tells you to see? Do you see me as a face in the crowd or as one of God’s children? Can you see me trying to turn away from temptation a ... discuss

Millennials are terrified of offending people. They are surrounded by a world of trigger warnings and microaggressions. They worry that they’ll be shouted down if they say something that could be pe ... discuss

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

Dismissed Chief of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal Müller steps outCardinal Müller makes his displeasure known: in Rome there is a "hypocritical papal devotion" and "cour ... discuss

Consider these lessons from Eugene Peterson’s ordeal. First, there is nowhere to hide. Every pastor, every Christian leader, every author  — even every believer — will have to answer the questi ... discuss

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by Herman Cain: Focus on the things that matter.You wouldn’t know it from listening to the news these days, but President Trump’s job is not to “comment on Russia,” whatever that means. It’ ... discuss

At their best, sports represent a place where Americans can come together – no matter their differences – to root for their team. Despite the best efforts of liberals at ESPN and other sports medi ... discuss

Indubitablyby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Now-President Donald Trump has for decades been decrying the very bad international deals – trade and otherwise – that the United States has for d ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan: For a year, the big question of Russiagate has boiled down to this: Did Donald Trump’s campaign collude with the Russians in hacking the DNC?And until last week, the answer was ... discuss

Obianuju Ekeocha, a Nigerian-born biomedical scientist and the founder of Culture of Life Africa, a U.K.-based pro-life group, argued on BBC’s Sunday Morning Live that the Gates Foundation’s push ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Wholesome words lead to wonderful ideas I’m a fan of puns. In fact, I’ve been called Tony Punderburk by a fellow punster, an ... discuss

One of the greatest challenges of my early college years was evangelism. It was a time of major transitions for me. I was relatively new in my faith. I was still wrestling with a lot of the basic apo ... discuss

“This book rests on one fundamental presupposition: if you want something to flourish, you need to use it in accordance with its nature.  Don’t plant tomatoes in a dark closet and water them wit ... discuss

There’s no talking about the Gospel without sin, and there’s no meaningful discussion about marriage without mention of divorce. As sons and daughters of Adam, we’re all children of divorce. We ... discuss

Yet, even in this extreme distress, David never loses faith or falls into complete hopelessness. His anguish leads him to prayer, and the first words of the prayer are “My God.” Even in his suffer ... discuss

Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis (right) & Chair of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Joseph Dunford by Fred Lucas: As Congress considers green projects in a military spending bill, the Trump administrat ... discuss

by Gary Baise: In June, 2016, I described a Clean Water Act (CWA) case involving a California wheat farmer. A U.S. District Court found John Duarte chisel plowed pasture lands which were considered to ... discuss

Dear Friends, In last week’s message, I discussed the growing problem of hostility to Christianity that many Americans have faced over the last 15 years and continue to face now, despite living ... discuss

Certainly the Most Recent.  Well, One of the Most Recent…by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Radio impresario Rush Limbaugh routinely, rightly identifies a consistent feature of the human con ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: You’ve heard the adage: “the perfect is the enemy of the good.” This can be true in politics, where opposing an ameliorating reform because it is not ideal me ... discuss

It seems like everyone over thirty writes a letter to their eighteen-year-old self. They’re usually full of advice about graduating or dating, future hopes, and reminders to trust God. (Pretty ... discuss

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I receive a small payment if you make a purchase using that link.  Please see my disclosure statement for more information. Thanks for your sup ... discuss

by Penna Dexter, Contributing Author: As school ended this year, one northwest Washington DC educator commenced a summer project to try to pry students away from screen technology. She knows that, wh ... discuss

Was he against it, before he was for it? Is he really against it now? The ordeal experienced last week by popular author Eugene Peterson was agonizing to observe, largely self-inflicted, and virtually ... discuss

There is nothing more incompatible and mutually exclusive than light and darkness. Where there is the one there is not the other. So how could we expect there to be any fellowship between light and da ... discuss

Entertainment is a good thing, but its purpose is the refreshment of the mind and body, not the transformation of the mind or the edification of the spirit. The danger of entertainment in worship is n ... discuss

I will have to admit, I have begun to reconsider what it means to respect the bodily integrity of individual women. During a  recent outreach at UCLA and Cerritos college, two students told me th ... discuss

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Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)We live in a strange world, don’t we? So many people begin things with good intentions, wonderful visions, and real ... discuss

This flies in direct contrast to the principles (if we can call them “principles”) of modern secular progressivism, where truths (if we can call them “truths”) are said to evolve over time, an ... discuss

When you are on a really healthy team people feel freedom to speak up when needed, so if they don’t, you can often safely assume they are in agreement… A good personal evaluation for the leader is ... discuss

When I say that Christianity is rational, I do not mean that the truth of Christianity in all of its majesty can be deduced from a few logical principles by a speculative philosopher. There is much in ... discuss

Fr. George RutlerIn the nineteenth century, the poet Adam Mickiewicz dramatized the theme of his suffering Poland as the “Christ of Nations” and, in an image used by many others, Poland was crucif ... discuss

We have these types before.  The anti-America, God hating, anti-capitalist, out of control leftist/ fascists anarchist punks who have nothing better to do than destroying other peoples property a ... discuss

“It is impossible to deliver a compelling message if the preacher lacks confidence. Yet, that confidence must be theologically grounded, not personally derived. Our confidence must rest in the p ... discuss

Question "At the beginning of Psalm 33 (in the Septuagint), which we hear often in the liturgical services, is the line "In the Lord shall my soul be praised." This seems a strange way of putting thin ... discuss

. . . Governments around the world get closer to turning off the money pipeline.by Edwin Black: The issue of government subsidies for Palestinian terrorist salaries is again in the international spotl ... discuss

Sen. Chuck Schumerby Christopher Jacobs: Last week, one of Washington’s leading Democrats made what should be considered a stunning admission, yet few in the media bothered to notice, or care. In r ... discuss

The impartiality of the Citizens’ Assembly which was set up to discuss abortion in Ireland has been dealt a further blow by the news that the Chief Executive Officer of the British Pregnancy Advisor ... discuss

by Ed Choice: Vice President of Communications Jennifer Wagner is joined by our guest EdChoice CEO and President Robert Enlow to discuss what’s going on in federal education reform policy and wher ... discuss

Last week, my friend Ashley and I took a fun day trip to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina! It's fun living only 2 hours from my house to the shore. :)It's summertime, which means Lily's name is bein ... discuss

On June 22nd, I arrived home from work at roughly 8:30 p.m. Like the nights before it, I figured that my wife and I would rest on the couch and watch Netflix before retiring to bed. But this quiet ni ... discuss

Bringing Hope and Healing Through Rescued Horses (Part 1 of 2) Teaser: Mrs. Kim Meeder: And these kids weren’t coming for what they could get; the horses weren’t rideable; they werenR ... discuss

There is a lot that could be said here, and I do not intend this post to be the final and utmost word on the topic.  I’m also just kind of throwing together information from a handful of the re ... discuss

1. The saint of the day for July 14 is a special young woman whom I have admired for some time —  St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint. Known as the “Lily of the Mohawks” ... discuss

CHAPTER III – ON ANIMAL LIFE (CONTINUED) We constantly speak of animals as free. A fish, says Ruskin, “is much freer than a Man; and as to a fly, it is a black incarnation of freedom.” It is ... discuss

(C-Fam) During this week’s observance of World Population Day, global family planning proponents identified crises such as humanitarian emergencies and the global financial downturn to justify more ... discuss

Last month, it was my privilege to attend the annual conference of the Restored Hope Network (RHN) in San Diego. The Restored Hope Network is the nation’s largest umbrella organization for Chri ... discuss

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

I touched on this a bit in the post on power distance– while it *seems* like communication is often in a format that seems indirect to Americans, and Americans seem blunt and tactless to those ... discuss

July 13 marks the 100th anniversary of the third apparition at Fatima in 1917. This apparition at Fatima is considered one of the most important apparitions because it was then that Our Lady disclose ... discuss

It could equally mean that this act of justice was “exactly proportionate”.  The word translated by the ESV as “blessed” can also be translated as “straight” or “right”.  Some schola ... discuss

. . . The smoking gun that wasn’t.by Matthew Vadum: Donald Trump Jr. fought back yesterday against the increasingly desperate shrieking from the tinfoil-hat Left by publishing online the emails tha ... discuss

Despite being raised Catholic, Melinda Gates and her billionaire husband, Bill, donate hundreds of millions of dollars to pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood and Marie Stopes International. In ... discuss

Senate Dems lead by Chuch Schumer are slow-walking confirmations.FLASHBACK – SEN. SCHUMER: ‘Who In America Doesn't Think A President, Democrat Or Republican, Deserves His Or Her Picks For Wh ... discuss

Dear (fellow) Catholic writers,I don't want to compete with you. At all. I know that some people are in this seemingly endless competition to see who can amass more social media followers... whose art ... discuss

Last month, it was my privilege to attend the annual conference of the Restored Hope Network (RHN) in San Diego. The Restored Hope Network is the nation’s largest umbrella organization for Chri ... discuss

By Father Thomas MattisonGalileo created a new hierarchy of truths. Tradition, authority, Scripture, philosophy, theology, all the well-known sources of truth, goodness and beauty were now to be subje ... discuss

Why has the case of British 11-month-old baby Charlie Gard struck an international nerve? At its core, this controversy is about state infringement on parental rights. The question is, whose child is ... discuss

I sweated at a table in the middle of Starbucks. The previous week, I had agreed to study the Bible with a customer, but now here he was with someone I didn’t know. They came to the table and t ... discuss

Life has a way of reminding its benefactors of what an inexpressible miracle it truly is at times. Sometimes doctors play a critical part in making the miracle possible. And sometimes, the miracle com ... discuss

I downloaded David Livermore’s Cultural Intelligence series from Audible (Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence To Adapt, Wherever You Are), and I’m still listening to it. I re ... discuss

Note well the development.  The Reformation recovered the preaching of the Word — and with it a church architecture which made the means of grace central, especially preaching.  The heirs (and hei ... discuss

“Prayer is something right at the heart of Christian living, and not something extra added on as a religious duty or a means of getting what we want. Prayer is the means of aligning our will with th ... discuss

Of most interest to our present discussion is the Son’s peculiar operation in the giving of the Law on Mt. Sinai. By general inference from the inseparable operations of the Trinity, we can conclude ... discuss

 I respect what no one sees. I respect the fact that you were broken to pieces by God. Personal Heartbreak. Sadness. Doubt. Disappointment. Devastation. Hurt Feelings. Sleepless Nights. Unspeakable ... discuss

by Dr. Walter E. Williams: There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to $15. Raising the minimum wage has popular support among Americans. Their reasons include fighting p ... discuss

"The swamp is being drained andthe serpents are being shipped out.America will be great again." ~ Ken Blackwellby Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: If you want to read what official Washington ... discuss

The Department for International Development (DFID) has announced that the UK will spend over a billion pounds on family planning in the next five years, including access to “safe abortions̶ ... discuss

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah)by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author:  This week, once again, as Congress returns, we will be treated to more of the sound and fury signifying nothing that preoccupies both ... discuss

Bill TammeusA few years ago, the National Catholic Reporter published a commentary under the title “Status of abortion, death penalty in Catholic teaching makes little sense.” Rea ... discuss

With all the celebrity support Planned Parenthood is getting, it’s hard to believe the claims that the abortion chain needs taxpayer dollars to operate. Abortion advocate and actress Lena Dunham ... discuss

Now that a judge has granted a new hearing on Thursday in the case of Charlie Gard, his parents have two weeks to convince the judge that they ought to have the right to allow their son to try an expe ... discuss

A narrative has dominated the discussion of the march of our time. It has been the, said-to-be unstoppable, progress of the “Right” to power. The concept pertained to Trump’s election, Brexit, ... discuss

The picture is clear: God is a just and holy God who punishes sin. He has to do so because God’s perfect justice and holiness require it. That is the God of Israel. This realization has led many tod ... discuss

When you attend a gay person’s birthday party, you’re joining in celebrating their birthday, right? That’s great. When you invite your gay or lesbian friend over for dinner, you’re celebrating ... discuss

We must preach because preaching is not simply the fuel for worship: preaching IS worship. As Piper says, “in the same way that a melody can awaken us to the true beauty of God in the lyrics of a wo ... discuss

Stream by stream, Texas legislators are working to cut off all funding to the abortion chain Planned Parenthood. NPR Austin reports state lawmakers will return soon for a special legislative session, ... discuss

. . . Feeling good versus doing good.by Mark Tapson: Shortly after Ronald Reagan first moved into the White House in 1981, a single-panel cartoon appeared in The New Yorker depicting an older, wealthy ... discuss

by Natalia Castro: Illinois is breaking national records, but perhaps not for the best reasons; Illinois is the only state to have operated without a complete and balanced budget for over 700 days. F ... discuss

By Deanna Wallace Originally published in The Washington Examiner on June 4, 2017. Over the past week, Planned Parenthood and their allies have been lamenting the fact that Planned Parenthood of the ... discuss

Checking in as I hope you saw this op-ed from AUL’s Deanna Wallace.  As the Senate considers de-funding Planned Parenthood to redirect funds to community health centers, clinic closings in Iow ... discuss

Charlie Gard has been given a few more days to live. Charlie is the British boy suffering from a rare disease who a UK hospital is denying treatment or transfer to another hospital. After attorneys fo ... discuss

Support for sick British infant Charlie Gard and his parents has been flooding in from all across the world. On Sunday, Charlie’s parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, delivered a petition with ... discuss

This is Christian nonfiction. This book is a "spin-off" on the theology of an old-time Christian preacher named Jonathan Edwards. The author spreads out his content across ten chapters and ends wit ... discuss

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

Why must we look to a comic book film for a positive model of Christian womanhood? Why is this story resonating with so many Christian ladies? Could it be that we are so starved for strong female role ... discuss

It’s very tempting to water down the Gospel and promise great comforts in this life for those around us, but while there is great joy in knowing Christ, we need to be careful to speak the truth. Whi ... discuss

Perhaps, to use Payne’s phrase, the little controversy over the Truth’s Table episode shed more heat than light. But it wasn’t random. It happened in the context of on-going, contentious, form ... discuss

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Memorial of St. Benedict, Abbot, July 11, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisProverbs 2:1-9, Psalm 34, Ma hew 19:27-29Then you will understand the fear of the Lord; theknowledge of God you will find. (Prv ... discuss

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

It is essential to properly apply scripture to understand the Mosaic Covenant of the Old Testament  and the New Covenant of Grace revealed in the New Testament. In this episode of Echo Zoe, Ryan Ha ... discuss

God calls us to be ready to make a defense for the hope that is in us, but notice that He calls us to do it with gentleness and respect. Apologetics isn’t just for some Christians, it is for all Chr ... discuss

However, we’re not talking about “preferences” any more than an Anglican is who expects to worship with the Prayer Book. Prayer Book worship is what Anglicans do, and have done, since 1549. When ... discuss

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

SemiDouble (1954 Calendar): July 8Elizabeth, of the royal race of Aragon, was born in the year of our Lord 1271. As a presage of her future sanctity, her parents, contrary to custom, passing over the ... discuss

“Year after year, more Americans are getting degrees, and more of them are relying on loans to pay for them. In the US today, 44 million borrowers owe a total of $1.3 trillion in student loan de ... discuss

“I am a sinner. I’m a redeemed sinner with a new heart, but I’m still a sinner. This sin is not my friend; it’s my greatest enemy. What’s so insidious about my sin is that so much of it ... discuss

“The point is that meekness is not native to our fallen state. So, in our justification, the meekness of Christ is credited to us by faith alone, and in our sanctification, the Holy Spirit is co ... discuss

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

Last month, The New England Journal of Medicine published an editorial by R. Alta Charo, a law professor at the University of Wisconsin. In the editorial, Charo sharply criticizes Department of Healt ... discuss

Stream by stream, Texas legislators are working to cut off all funding to the abortion chain Planned Parenthood. NPR Austin reports state lawmakers will return soon for a special legislative session, ... discuss

by Matthew Continetti: President Trump delivered one of the most important speeches of his young presidency on Thursday. Billed as "Remarks to the people of Poland," the address was as clear a statem ... discuss

“David and one of his soldiers, Abishai, had opportunity to kill David’s adversary, King Saul, as he slept.  David says this:  “The LORD forbid that I should put forth mine hand ag ... discuss

. . . Trump Says West Must ‘Fight Like the Poles.Polish postage stamp (1938):Kościuszko with saber (left), Thomas Paine withbook (center), George Washington with U.S. ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan: President Donald Trump flew off for his first meeting with Vladimir Putin — with instructions from our foreign policy elite that he get into the Russian president’s face over ... discuss

The number of abortions in Louisiana decreased by 4 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to preliminary figures provided to Louisiana Right to Life recently by the Louisiana Department of Health. It w ... discuss

In his magnificent speech in Poland, President Trump asked whether the west “still has the will to survive”. If he’d listened to BBC Radio’s Today programme this morning (approx 0840), he migh ... discuss

Charlie Gard’s life support will not be turned off for now as his parents and the hospital that is refusing to allow him to be treated or transferred and back to court. The new court appearance ... discuss

If anyone understands the plight of Charlie Gard’s parents to provide him appropriate medical care and treatment, it’s the brother of Terri Schiavo. Bobby Schindler fought relentlessly for ... discuss

A New York City hospital has offered to help Charlie Gard, the British boy suffering from a rare disease who a UK hospital is denying treatment or transfer to another hospital. Charlie is suffering fr ... discuss

< ?xml encoding="UTF-8"?>U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley scolded Russia and China in the Security Council over their opposition to new sanctions against North Korea following its July 4 interc ... discuss

In reality, every worldview raises some questions its advocates can’t answer, so the mere existence of an unanswered (even unanswerable) question doesn’t necessarily count against a worldview. It ... discuss

by Paul Mueller: Capitalism is a divisive and misunderstood term—exceeded in its misapprehension only, perhaps, by socialism. While support for socialism has had a resurgence owing to the last elec ... discuss




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