Topic: perfect

Lily was remembered by my South African friend Bianca this week.Her name was written in the sand in South Africa for the first time! It's on a beach in Durban called Virginia Beach, which is perfect b ... discuss

The waiting is good also because of what happens in our heart while we wait. As we rest in who God is, remembering His word and His works, our faith is renewed. We see our dependence and need for Him ... discuss

The tendency for ministers to utilize the subtlety of arguments that press for unity as over against truth (or, unity as being “weightier” than truth) ought to alert us to our own need to b ... discuss

The abortion industry is losing business as more women choose life for their unborn babies. And as abortion rates drop steadily, the number of abortion clinics does, too. This week, the liberal outlet ... discuss

Despite seeing pushback from both sides, one pregnant high schooler is choosing life for her “little guy.” On Saturday, The New York Times Correspondent Sheryl Gay Stolberg profiled high school st ... discuss

ne of the greatest decisions of your life will be centered upon what church you should join.  This will be where you receive the teaching of God’s Word, grow in the knowledge of truth, are bles ... discuss

24 May AD 1543 — Transferred to 23 May Mikołaj Kopernik was born in Poland in 1473. His parents died when he was twelve and his uncle Lucas Watzenrode assumed responsibility for him and his t ... discuss

While the first priority of every Christian must be securing the favor of God, we also do well to pursue the favor of man. The two are often connected, as Solomon declared, “When a man’s ways plea ... discuss

The past couple of weeks have made it possible to see things more clearly .The MSM has claimed that Trump attempted to usurp the First Amendment Rights of journalists by calling them fake news. The MS ... discuss

“Strange Things”Acts 17:16-31Easter 6May 21, 2017Perhaps you've noticed that during the Easter Season the Old Testament reading is replaced by reading from the book of Acts. This has tripped up m ... discuss

A lot of Jesus’ leadership involved speaking the truth both in public and private settings. He was not afraid of confrontation and could get angry about the right things. He rebuked sin and spoke ha ... discuss

Audio Message:Home sweet home. We all dream of home don’t we? In your life what are some places that always felt like home to you? For me, when I think of home I think of my grandma’s kitchen. ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, from whom all good things do come; Grant to us thy humble servants, that by thy holy inspiration we may think those things that are good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform th ... discuss

“Because it is contained in the scripture: Behold, I lay in Zion a corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be put to shame.”  (DBT)  (Read this scripture and ... discuss

Ah, word choice. That tiny detail, that ruiner of political careers, those Fruedian slips that often cause us to reveal our innermost feelings despite our best efforts to hide them. Here’s a per ... discuss

Via the U.S. Conference of Catholic BishopsThis summer, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will be convening an unprecedented gathering of leaders from dioceses and Catholic organization ... discuss

was born near Glastonbury in the southwest of England about the year 909, ten years after the death of King Alfred. During the Viking invasions of the ninth century, monasteries had been favorite targ ... discuss

As good as translated hymns may be, they’re often not in the “voice” of the people. For example, I’ve traveled several times to Brazil and had conversations with missionaries and native speake ... discuss

Dear Younger Sister, You know, it’s hard being a big sister sometimes. I always feel like I have to act perfect, look perfect, be perfect in order for you to appreciate who I am. And yet, when ... discuss

Paul’s doctrine of justification shows clearly (1) that all humans are sinners, helpless to save themselves; (2) that only the perfect work of Jesus saves sinners; (3) that only faith—not works at ... discuss

Arguably, the extended 20th century which began with WW1 in 1914, has produced more change than the rest of history. Much of that involves our technology. Even the writer recalls reliable horses pull ... discuss

Dear Friends, A few weeks ago, an event occurred on my morning commute to work that has stuck with me ever since. As I was exiting the metro car at my station stop, I noticed a man standing to the sid ... 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

The Collect.O ALMIGHTY God, who alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men; Grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou commandest, and desire that which thou d ... discuss

“Each time Satan tempted Him, Jesus responded by countering Satan with God’s Word. Many of us in reading this passage might deduce that it teaches us to counter temptation with God’s Word. W ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Just last week I wrote that I rarely review books, yet this week, with Mother’s Day approaching, I find myself once again inspired to share another exceptional read with you. This ... discuss

the Abbot of Louth in Lincolnshire, was elected to the See of Canterbury in AD 790, through the influence of King Offa of Mercia who wished to find archiepiscopal support for his kingdom's interests. ... discuss

Time and again, Paul chooses to look at the progress people have made and to focus on that. He knows they have a long way to go before they perfectly reflect Jesus Christ, but he chooses to focus on t ... discuss

The Apostle Paul gave this charge to Timothy in his final epistle: “What you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (2 ... discuss

by Jim Stinson: Few Democrats suffered such severe political whiplash over the firing of FBI Director James Comey as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.).Over the course of just a few months ... discuss

I just realized that I've fallen into a number of long series that it seemed logical to do "in order." That's not normally my style for things like the James Bond movies, where it is completely ok to ... discuss

I don’t believe I’ve EVER watched a YouTube Video, or for that matter any VIDEO and wished it would never stop like this! SATISFYING is not the word that I would use! Simply BREATHTAKING!! ... discuss

Fatima: The Apparition that Changed the World, (published 2017, by Tan Books, Charlotte, NC, 133 pages) the third book from writer, speaker, psychologist and blogger, Jean Heimann, M. A., recounts the ... discuss

Bristol Palin, the daughter of pro-life former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, recently gave birth to her third child, a baby girl. The family celebrated the news with a series of photos and ... discuss

Euthanasia advocates are pushing a bill to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in New York state again this year. Previous efforts to legalize the life-destroying procedure have failed in the state leg ... discuss

Sunday was a beautiful day for a butterfly release!Thank you to the North Carolina Chapter of the TEARS Foundation for hosting this special event for Bereaved Mother's Day. I had been wishing for some ... 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

After having her hopes raised and dashed for the ninth time in a year, Alisha Woodall prayed for two things at the end of 2016. First, she prayed God would make she and her husband, Cameron, adoptive ... discuss

Our Very Stupid,  Long-Unrequited Trade Policyby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: President Donald Trump is President Donald Trump in no small part because he campaigned acknowledging the ... discuss

Fr. Roger J. LandryAs authentic Marian apparitions go, many of the aspects of our Lady’s appearances to the three shepherd children in Fatima a century ago seem commonplace: Mary asks the seers to p ... discuss

By Maaike RosendalWith the rise of fake news and satirical sites, I’ve made it a habit to doublecheck the source to ensure the stories in my newsfeed are real. It’s exactly what I did after readin ... discuss

Living through bruises, scrapes, dislocated shoulders, cavities, chemistry corrections, flat tires, airport delays, toilets that need cleaning and carpets that need vacuuming, diets when cakes (sadly ... discuss

Deësis mosaic, c. 1261, Hagia Sophia, Greek Orthodox Basilica, Istanbul The Fifth Sunday in Easter, May 14, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisActs 6:1-7; Psalm 33; 1 Peter 2:4-9; John 14:1-12“Do n ... discuss

God has hidden beauty in every corner of the Earth, every nook and cranny is full to the brim with it. If we go upon the mountains of the Rockies or the Appalachians we will witness pieces and parts ... 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

The New Testament promises that He who has begun a good work in you will perfect it to the end (Phil. 1:6). I know there are many Christians who believe that a true Christian can lose his or her salva ... discuss

The giving door. “I am the gate. Whoever enters through me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture. A thief comes only to steal and slaughter and destroy; I came so that they mi ... discuss

"And so, after waiting patiently, Abraham obtained the promise." ~ Hebrews 6:15Are you a patient person? For me it depends on the situation but typically I like instant results.  I am a prod ... discuss

The righteous Job (whose name means “persecuted”), God’s faithful servant, was the perfect image of every virtue. The son of Zarah and Bossorha (Job 42), Job was a fifth-generation descendent of ... discuss

“Once Brittany and I took our baby home, we stopped asking God to heal Jaxon, and we started thanking God for making him just the way he is. Now we see Jaxon as perfect.” — From “Don’t Blin ... discuss

by Peter Hong: On March 24, following the House Republican leadership’s decision to temporarily withdraw the “American Health Care Act” from floor consideration, House Freedom Caucus Chairman U. ... discuss

I just finished rereading this for the third time, for an upcoming book club. I enjoyed it so much, even the third time around, that I thought I'd rerun the review in case you've missed this delightfu ... discuss

Here is a cheesecake you make in the rice-cooker.  I am so excited about this.   It is so funny the things you crave.  I like cheesecake, but it’s not really something I go out of my way to m ... discuss

I just felt like a little bit of Emily today. Go here, to Poets.org, to read the five perfect lines of "To make a prairie."~~~~~ The Amazing Jama has the round up this week at Jama ... discuss

The son of a teetotaling mother and a preacher father who drank occasionally and socially, T. B. Welch had taken his mother’s side in the family arguments and been a teetotaler his whole life. Servi ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Fighting For Faith, Family & Freedom - Today is the National Day of Prayer and it is a good day to celebrate that is Donald Trump's America, not Obama's America ... discuss

Here I am today, two and a half years after my abortion, and I know that I have been changed.  Through God’s mercy and forgiveness, I have begun to heal in ways that I never thought were poss ... discuss

What exactly is at issue in these several mutations of “evangelical” theology? Central to the debate is the biblical (Reformed) doctrine of the Covenant of Works established by God with Adam as fe ... discuss

Whether it is with our own children or with people in our churches, a lot of the time we are tempted to be impatient. When we see someone who isn’t measuring up to what we want from them, we can be ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: At The White House - Yesterday's White House event, in the ornate Indian Treaty Room, honoring Israel on its 69th Independence Day was outstanding. Vi ... discuss

I don’t know about you, but I love the feeling of a clean room. It’s so nice to have things organized and for my space to be clutter-free. However, it’s always been difficult for me to keep it ... discuss

President Donald Trump’s executive order opens up newdrilling sites off the coast of Alaska & other offshore sites inin the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. (Photo: Petty Officer 1stClass ... discuss

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings)In John’s Gospel, Jesus describes or, better, defines hi ... discuss

cc 2.0We exist on a perpetual battlefield.  I don't know if your aware of that, but it's true.  This is a war.  And we are soldiers.  We don't fight with weapons.  Instead, we ... discuss

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\"Bipartisanship\" -- the word itself -- made an appearance on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as both Republican and Democrat senators used the word multiple times at their respective news conferences. ... discuss

Warren raised some legitimate concerns regarding the prevalence of false teaching and the lack of appropriate authority and accountability in the blogosphere. However, the answer isn’t authorita ... discuss

So, if the “Jesus is neither a Democrat nor a Republican” approach is flawed, where do we go from here? I would suggest a different course of action. Rather than spending our energies trying to ke ... discuss

The sentiments below (from 2014) are still ones I feel when I think about the blog. Much has changed in my life due to this blog. For one thing I've written some books. That never would've happened.Fo ... discuss

Well, folks, it’s that time again. The April showers give way to the May flowers. Thus we have “May Day.” Makes sense, right?“Sumer Is Icumen In” was written by an anonymous English composer ... discuss

When I was younger, I remember everyone being held to the same rules. My classmates, for the most part, went to church, whether or not their families were actually believers. Their parents made sure ... discuss

Evangelicals in the early republic nurtured a deep suspicion of an encroaching federal government, and many were happy to collaborate with heterodox politicians who felt the same way. Thomas Jefferson ... discuss

The whole purpose of God’s election is to bring His people safely to heaven; therefore, what He starts He promises to finish. He not only initiates the Christian life, but the Holy Spirit is with us ... discuss

The very room once used to end lives through abortion in Elkton, Md., is now the setting where countless women will meet their children for the first time via ultrasound through the building’s new o ... discuss

During the Good Friday service, our pastor gets up and quotes Elizabeth Barret Browning. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… “Although there are many ways that God shows His love towards ... discuss

This is the age of science, of steel — of speed and the cement road. The age of hard faces and hard highways. Science and steel demand the medium of prose. Speed requires only the look — the gestu ... 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 ... 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

Whoever has needed to live together with the suffering and irritation of long-term back pain, will let you know that it is no cakewalk. This state can range between mildly uncomfortable to completely ... discuss

by Printus LeBlanc: The biggest problems facing American families is the omnipotent presence of government in every facet of life. Federal, state, and local governments are ruling citizens and not go ... discuss

Saint Louis-Marie de Montfort is revered for his intense devotion to the Blessed Virgin and to praying the Rosary. His love of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament and for the poor is unsurpassed. The quot ... discuss

. . . A low block by the Razorbacks.by Bruce Bawer: On April 13-15, the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas held a symposium on so-called “honor violence,” as e ... discuss

323,999. That is the number of babies that were killed by Planned Parenthood in 2015. To clearly illustrate the immensity of this tragedy, the #Sockit2PP campaign was started by Students for Life in ... 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's ... discuss

The James River Presbytery approved an overture at its April 8, 2017 Stated Meeting, asking the 45th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America to amend the Rules of Assembly Operation (R ... discuss

Literally translated, it would read, “Keep on asking and it will be given to you; keep on seeking and you will find; keep on knocking and it will be opened to you” (v. 7). All three verbs are pres ... discuss

Praised By Both Jobs Groups And Unions, Alexander Acosta’s ‘Experiences In Both Public Service And The Private Sector Position Him Well To Be An Effective And Pragmatic Leader At The Department ... discuss

GENESIS 22 & 23Abraham's story with all the drama and events and lies and faulty humans is actually a story that shows us God's faithfulness and love. I never would have thought of it this way before ... discuss

When we say sola Scriptura we are saying, in part, that Scripture is enough and that, unless God has commanded it, the church has no authority to impose a doctrine or practice, however beneficial it ... discuss

Living a lifestyle of worship is something that has to happen one day at a time I think.  We as Christians could be tempted to assume a "once and done" attitude about our Christian faith.   ... discuss

David Bentley Hart (left) receives the Michael Ramsey Prize from Archbishop Rowan Williams. David Bentley Hart lowers the boom  in this wide-ranging podcast interview. From a discussion of the way an ... discuss

The 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). When Paul and Barnabas, who ... discuss

The left has gotten away for too long with the false assertion that Christians are judgmental. It is at a frightening level that is progressing toward totalitarianism. But they know if you call a red ... discuss

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Audio Message:Who is Jesus? Who is it really that we’re following? What did Jesus say about himself, and his identity? We talk about Him enough don’t we? Jesus this, Jesus that, but who is Jesu ... discuss

John 20:19-31 (esp. 30-31)“What is the Purpose of Scripture?”“These things are written”, the Apostle John writes, “so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that ... discuss

I must apologize — I thought I’d written my last political commentary. But when I read Casey William’s April 17 New York Times think piece, “Has Trump Stolen Philosophy’s Critical Tools?”, ... discuss

21 April AD 1109 Known as the father of medieval Scholasticism, Anselm was born in Italy in 1033. Most closely associated with England, he first served as prior and abbot of the Benedictine Abbey in ... discuss

Christ is risen!  (He is risen indeed, Alleluia!)You are here this morning because Jesus Christ has defeated death.Easter is not about bunnies and chocolate, duckies and egg hunts.  It's not ... discuss

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Oh the weight of the cross...Piled and heaped high to the sky.With a million, million sins and more.Coveting leers, stinging hurts, rivers of tears.The filth 2 zillion eyes have caressed.All the lies ... discuss

CreditWhy are there so many fallen away Catholics? Why have people stopped attending Mass? When I was a kid back in the 60's, we would have Sunday Mass starting at 6:00 a.m. and every hour to hour a ... discuss

One of my many rosaries and my crucifix from Jerusalem.Yesterday was Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati's birthday. Happy 116th, PGF! A couple of days ago I found out that the Tipi Loschi group (which was foun ... discuss

Lenten Midweek 6“The Saints of Lent”Lucas Cranach and Albrecht Durer – Artists (April 6)Hebrews 4:16As our midweek series on the “Saints of Lent” comes to a close, we might look back for a m ... discuss

I naively thought I would never (personally) experience much racism despite being Hispanic. Yes, I know what the state of the country is. Yes, I know that immigration is a hot topic amongst the Hispan ... discuss

CC 2.0 via PixabayBeauty is inescapably surrounding, yet it's so easy to ignore.  We see it everyday, the blue sky, the clouds, the night sky, and if you live in the city it's relatively obscured ... discuss

CreditLife is hard. It seems like everything is a struggle. We struggle with our families and friends, we struggle at our jobs or even finding a job, we struggle with our weight, we struggle with our ... discuss

"Besieged" is a perfect description of Trump's current political situation, and I see scant hope he can remedy this serious challenge any time soon.Between the "deep state Obama moles" hellbent upon w ... discuss

Kitt Peak by Jane St. Clair A traveler who had been all over the world so as to see holy places like Bethlehem and Mecca .. this traveler once said that Kitt Peak was the most spiritual place he’ ... discuss

Last week there was a mass shooting in Wausau, Wisconsin that claimed the lives of four people one of them being a police officer.  A man distraught by a pending divorce came into Marathon bank a ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?My first time doing pro-life activism was during my reading week this year, when Gerrit Van Dorland chased me down to p ... discuss

Lent 4March 26, 2017John 9:1-41“Blind but Seeing”Many of us have trouble with our eyes. If you're around long enough you may need a pair of reading glasses. And while medical advances and the use ... discuss

CC 2.0 via VimeoVideo:  "I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. 10 For I want you to understand what really matters, ... discuss

As I have previously written, most of my life has been one bad decision after another. This rocky road started for me when I was 14 years old and decided to leave the Catholic Church. It was all down ... discuss

DAY 2Scott and I returned to our room and were pretty speechless.  We commented on how our birth mother truly loved this child, and maybe it would have been easier if she would have not care ... discuss

Survival of the Littlest Hey out there… Spring has sprung! It is hard to stay inside near the computer when it is in the 70’s outside and the garden needs weeding, trees need trimming, fen ... discuss

It seems like it was decades ago that I shared the miraculous story of how AJ became ours.  Yet, it also seems as if those days were just yesterday.  I remember every emotion, down to the de ... discuss

In my last post, I discussed the objection that is often being leveled at pro-lifers, in that they are inconsistent for their alleged hypocrisy when it comes to the issue of aid for foreign refugees. ... discuss

Audio:I’d like to share with you about the faith of Monica Steckbauer. I never knew her as Monica though, but as Grandma Steckbauer. So that’s what I’m going to refer to her as. Grandma Steck ... discuss

The autonomy thesis contends that there can be moral requirements to φ regardless of whether God commands, desires, or wills that people φ. In his monograph, Robust Ethics: The Metaphysics and Epist ... discuss

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Will had his seventh basketball game of the season this morning. So far, his team is undefeated. Here Will is showing perfect jump shot form during warm-ups. Note his left hand is not "thumbing" the ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Life Love Loss – Sound familiar? Every human being who was ever born, is being born now, or will be born will experience these sam ... discuss

Bewildered, convicted, witnessing. The woman left her water jar and went into the town and said to the people, “Come see a man who told me everything I have done. Could he possibly be the Chr ... discuss

Not too long ago, I organized a large pro-life outreach at California State University San Marcos. The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, a well known pro-life organization, brought its Genocide Awareness ... discuss

Catholics and the majority of Protestants agree that the end result of salvation is eternity in the presence of the Holy Trinity.  However, our beliefs regarding the path to salvation could not b ... discuss

Accompanying Video: Audio Message: My grandma passed away on Tuesday. Actually while I was preparing this message, I received the phone call from my dad that she had passed away. I know none of ... discuss

“For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. My fra ... discuss

This is a why-to book. IT's part memoir. It focuses on Jesus' concept of empowerment vs. the world's way. Goggin and Strobel start out with an Introduction to this book. The authors split this book ... discuss

On 4 March 2017, I will be speaking at a medical conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Below are my speaking notes. I can be contacted at HumanLifeMatters@shaw.ca.___________This session is entitled ... discuss

Matthew 17:1-9The Transfiguration of our LordMarch 6th, 2011“Just a Peek”Transfiguration. Now there's some churchly insider lingo for you. What does it mean? Trans, as in, change – figure, as in ... discuss

With President Donald Trump and his programs favoring true American blood including more rights to gun ownership, gun sales will surely skyrocket during his term. Let’s take a look at some interesti ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy Today I’m talking about this love thing So what is it about this love thing that keeps it hanging around lifetime after li ... discuss

mso & !supportInlineShapes & supportFields]> < ![endif]-->v class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Recently I challenged my friends and acquaintances, those who are skeptics, agnos ... discuss

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Accompanying Video:  Who is God, really?One of my favorite gospel preachers A.W. Tozer said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.”We were b ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy You can’t always live up to expectations from someone else Have you ever found yourself trying to live up to expectations ... discuss

Today, as I write this, is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter.  At the Mass I attended today, it would seem the presiding priest did not want to celebrate this feast day.  He wore green, wh ... discuss

Via Wikimedia Commons cc 2.0Is there really life after death?  Or is this life all there is?  It's a question that we ignore, we toss aside, and eventually ponder.  It's a question that ... discuss

Photo from "The Fountain"Accompanying Video: "The Spread of the Gospel"How do you see history? How does your mind frame the world around you? Are you seeing it from a Godly perspective, or from a se ... discuss

"Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be p ... discuss

In the fall of 2015, I was in the market to purchase a new car. I spent a few hours researching online and ended up going to three different car dealerships. What quickly intrigued me were the strate ... discuss

Tony Funderburk | Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy - Sharing the Rhyme and Reason for Life Fan mail doesn’t get better than this This illustrated fan mail has everything I could ever need or w ... discuss

The following is “Part 1” of the preface of a soon to be published book, In The Days of These Kings: The Prophecy of Daniel in Preterist Perspective. In the book, I argue that people who ... discuss

Tony Funderburk | Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy - Sharing the Rhyme and Reason for Life Who do you believe in? It matters so much I’m gonna sing about it. Your eternal fate all comes down to ... discuss

Today I was looking up Blessings and Benedictions in the New Testament, and came across this nice list.  We often hear these words in the liturgy, but don't know exactly the source.  This si ... discuss

Tomorrow my beautiful daughter turns ten years old. She is such a perfect soul, a gift from God that I treasure at every moment. I'll never forget the first time I held her in my arms. She was so quie ... discuss

One of the common themes of Planned Parenthood's rhetoric is that pro-lifers don't really care about babies. They claim that the "radical right/Christians" are crazy, violent fanatics bent on taking a ... discuss

Here is where I make my big announcement- we're having a baby! Our due date is February 3rd and we couldn't be happier. Of course, we know to expect the usual reactions - Are you crazy? Another one? ... discuss

A popular mountain peak frequented by tourists in Israel is Mount Bental in the Golan Heights. From the top of this mountain, one can see into Lebanon to the northwest and into Syria to the east bring ... discuss

We are made to be social creatures. We all want to belong, we all want to be regarded highly by other people. We all want to be "cool". When I was a child in the 1960's, it was "cool" to be counter ... discuss

SermonJohn 1:29-42aJanuary 15, 2017“Behold the Lamb of God...”You probably have that one friend of family member, who at Christmas, loves to give gifts – but doesn't just wrap them and move on ... discuss

Here’s a solid truth that never grows old.  My salvation is not an after thought.  The covenant of grace, made before the foundation of the world between God the Father, God the Son, and God t ... discuss

I don't know if I will be successful at this, but I would like to try to do a small meditation on each day's readings.  I am doing it much more for myself than anyone else, but if others can bene ... discuss

When I look back over a year that had run its course, especially what I read for that year, I sometimes experience disappointment because I didn't read as much as I had wanted to. This year is one of ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 356 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for December 21 us ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 365 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for December 22 us ... discuss

Question: "Are married couples required to abstain from sex during the fasts?"The short answer is "no." But a longer answer is necessary here.It is a pious custom for married couples to abstain from s ... discuss

MARK SANDFORD is running for election and seeking redemption."The disgraced ex-South Carolina governor is back on the trail seeking forgiveness for the sins that caused his political career to collaps ... discuss

December 18th, 2016“Matthew's Christmas Prepositions”Today we have the Nativity of Christ according to St. Matthew. It's shorter than the Luke account. We don't have all the details that Luke te ... discuss

I recently saw the movie Arrival in my local theater. Some have been touting this movie as a pro-life movie, and one of the protagonists, Louise Banks (played by Amy Adams), as a pro-life ion. I'll be ... discuss

Steel Magnificat rags on pro-life monomaniacs:The pro-life movement is infested with cranks who suffer from monomania. Most of us know someone of this type. When you mention that children are dyi ... discuss

With all the focus on Kermit Gosnell this week it is tempting to believe we are turning a corner.Won't America wake up from the national killing spree? Will enough stomachs turn that somelong overdue ... discuss

I have wasted a good portion of my life in a futile search for someone and/or something on this earth that I could truly believe in, someone and/or something that was real and true and honest. And I h ... discuss

© 2016 A. F. Branco, Liberty Alliance.As I watched ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and his crew of talking heads begin the autopsy on the election late Tuesday night, I felt some dark satisfaction. I h ... discuss

There has been a lot of rhetoric surrounding the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and the assassination of five Dallas police officers. On the one hand some people are blaming BLM (and the president, ... discuss

There is a saying "Nothing is certain except death and taxes." But what about the "death tax" (aka estate tax)? That seems to be a perfect storm. I saw some posts yesterday about the candidates' posit ... discuss

I am blessed with three healthy children, but one of them was (incorrectly) diagnosed with down syndrome. We declined to abort him (of course) and are so glad he is part of our life. In our case it wa ... discuss

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." Helen Keller"Solidarity is  not an act of charity, but mutual aid between forces fighting for the same objective."  Samora MachelThis ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh My sister Mary happens to own two beautiful paintings of Mother Teresa, painted by a friend and given to her many years ago. After a recent visit to her home, I mentioned ... discuss

Bible translation is not simply replacing a hebrew, aramaic, or greek word for an equivalent in the receiver language.Take for example the greek New Testament word, "agape". In modern English translat ... discuss

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

A ... discuss

"When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things." I Corinthians 13:11Recently, my husband was speaking with ... discuss

The following is a 2004 message from Pastor Gary C. Price at Omega Ministries."For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to t ... discuss

"But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are w ... discuss

See these people? They're looking for a job.In my many years in business, people have looked to me for a job. Some I've hired, and gladly. Some I've hired..and maybe not so gladly, but I figured, let' ... discuss

Listening To:We picked up a selection of new music from iTunes in the last week or so, mostly for Ria's birthday. Some of my favorites include Bill Murray singing The Bare Necessities from The Jungle ... discuss

Listening To:Hamilton. I am intrigued. Grateful For:Having everyone home for the summer. Though life is crazier in some ways (and everyone tends to stay up too late at night!), the interactions and sh ... discuss

After reading Proverbs 31 for the gazillionth time, I felt inspired this morning to write what a modern day Proverbs 31 woman might be like.  In short, she's perfect!  Of course, none of us ... discuss

Scientists love to give themselves “ethical guidelines” — only to “reevaluate” and revise those guidelines when they are no longer convenient. A perfect recent example of ... discuss

Image source: gospelcoalition.org.On Monday, May 23, Patheos published an article by Rebecca Bratten Weiss on suffering and “the clamor of insufficient explanations”. By “insufficient explanatio ... discuss

Photo source: Nature World News.A recent petition on Change.org, titled “Justice for Harambe”, makes me wonder if anyone really knows what justice is anymore.Harambe’s DeathOn Saturday, May 28, ... discuss

Colin Kaepernick. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images.)“Mansplaining”, originally defined as the tendency of men to explain the frickin’ obvious to women in a patronizing tone, lost its unique vi ... discuss

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

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

Praise God! Our pro-life training conference here in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has been a great success. Dr. Brian Clowes, Emil Hagamu and I have been sharing with regional pro-life leaders what we’ve ... discuss

Son of man, I have appointed you a sentinel for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from my mouth, you shall warn them for me. If I say to the wicked, you shall surely die–and you do not warn ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs ProLife Music: Too Much is Too Sad There’s a reason why this art ... discuss

Heaven is far too perfect, far too sinless, far too other for us to imagine in our fallen minds. Our attempts to put brush to canvas have led to depictions of cherubs on clouds, idyllic colors ... discuss

One of the great joys of blogging is receiving feedback from those who read what I write. Every week or two I like to collect some of the letters to the editor that I receive and share them he ... discuss

It does me good to consider what I am thankful for, especially since today is Thanksgiving up here in Canada. There are so many things for which I owe gratitude to God, but near the top of the ... discuss

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

SourceI, for the most part, no longer read "catholic" blogs and websites.  Far too many "catholic" blogs are filled with self-righteous hatred, anger, vitriol and condemnation of anyone who does ... discuss

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

There are a variety of reasons why you may have chosen to read this post.  Maybe you passed by someone on the street holding a poster board showing the aftermath of an abortion.  Or, maybe y ... discuss

During my praise and quiet time this morning, one of the chapters included in the Bible reading plan I use, was 2 Corinthians 11. When I got to verse 30, "If I must boast, I will boast of the things t ... discuss

Gabe Hughes, pastor of Junction City First Southern Baptist Church, author, and creator of WWUTT returns for his second episode of Echo Zoe Radio. Gabe recently released a new book called “40 Mormo ... discuss

My guest for this episode is Michael Coughlin. Michael is an Evangelist from Columbus, Ohio and joins me to discuss proper comparisons, namely comparing ourselves to people we don’t know. An Outli ... discuss

I've been thinking, as I'm sure most of you have, about the coming presidential election. As you are probably aware, I've been backing Ted Cruz since day one. He is the only candidate with an actual r ... discuss




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