Topic: pride

Lk 21:12-19 Compromising With EvilBy Benedict Augustine“’You will even be handed over by parents,brothers, relatives, and friends,and they will put some of you to death.You will ... discuss

Challenged by the horde that inundates it, Europe positions itself in its favored pose. It happens to be the inactively enjoyed prone position. As a college wrestler this writer learned that only two ... discuss

by John C. Velisek, Contributing Author: The United States under the leadership of President Barack Hussein Obama has not been allowed to flex its will to win. Instead, we note the administration bowi ... discuss

The United States under the leadership of this President has lost the will to win. Instead we are giving in to the political correctness of those in leadership positions, allowing Islamic terrorism to ... discuss

“Christian … and yes I mean Christian … what is your sin of choice? What remnant of the flesh sticks around and still disrupts your experiential peace with God, peace with self, and peace ... discuss

Thanksgiving is a deeply theological act, rightly understood. As a matter of fact, thankfulness is a theology in microcosm — a key to understanding what we really believe about God, ourselves, and t ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger The Pro-Life Action League caught a disturbing moment on video (watch below) last Monday in Chicago outside a Planned Parenthood conference when an abortionist knelt down beside th ... discuss

The Pro-Life Action League caught a disturbing moment on video (watch below) last Monday in Chicago outside a Planned Parenthood conference when an abortionist knelt down beside the photo of an aborte ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. They are known by different names like the Gnostics, the Cognoscenti, the Illuminati, the Enlightened, the Inner Circle, or the Elite, but these names all designate a sma ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

“In everything give thanks, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thessalonians 5:18)The Bible is not subtle in its calls for thanksgiving. Repeatedly, urgently, and throughout its m ... discuss

Many of his hymns, which are now very traditional, have richly blessed the church. Perhaps none has been so beloved as his famous song written to assist men and women in preparing for the table of t ... discuss

“The whole Old Testament is a story of Israel’s apostasy. In the New Testament, we have individual apostates such as Judas and Demas. Some in Corinth denied the resurrection, and some in Galat ... discuss

BOLTON, England (AP) — As Tyson Fury prowled the practice ring, stopping regularly for some shadow-boxing and imagining Wladimir Klitschko on the end of his punches, his father looked on with pride. ... discuss

Most sports talk shows across Oklahoma sounded about the same a year ago. ... discuss

Basically, when I’m talking to Reformed people, I say something like “Think of him as Anglicanism’s John Calvin.” He became within a few decades after his death the preeminent theologian of th ... discuss

Previously X. Maintain a constant watch at all times against a dogmatical spirit; fix not your assent to any proposition in a firm and unalterable manner, till you have some firm and unalterable groun ... discuss

How would you feel if your heart were revealed? I think for me, I would be mortified by all the sins I have committed, through my actions, thoughts and words, those I committed by omission, as well as ... discuss

To grow in faith and bear fruit as a believer, we need to walk through the refiner’s fire. We need to be stripped of our sin. We need all those things that keep us from living for Christ removed ... discuss

THE FINAL TOAST! They bombed Tokyo 73 years ago.   They once were among the most universally admired and revered men in the United States .. There were 80 of the Raiders in April 1942, ... discuss

IN the previous installment of this series, Watts was giving some rather acerbic advice calculated to keep his young readers humble about their intellects. Now he ameliorates it: Here note, many of th ... discuss

“In the past few years, much has been written, advocated, and modeled to help us understand why we should be concerned about leading services in ways that people actually comprehend what we’r ... discuss

HE explained here the necessity of improving the mind. He shared his ideas on how to motivate oneself to pursue his area of self-development, self-=improvement. Having explained why, now he explains s ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Nov 15, 2015 / 11:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis paid a visit to Rome’s Lutheran community, where he took questions and told attendees that what we will ultimately b ... discuss

“Most feelings of failure come when we compare ourselves to other human beings. In other words, there are always people who do it better than us, no matter what the task—athletics, academics, ... discuss

What are we holding onto? “Learn a lesson from the fig tree. When its branch becomes tender and sprouts leaves, you know that summer is near. In the same way, when you see these things happenin ... discuss

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Roy Hawthorne recalls his time served during World War II with pride, effortlessly sharing his native Navajo language as he shows off how he used codes to trick the Japanes ... discuss

Lately I feel like I keep getting inspired (or pushed, if you wish you see it that way) to keep moving forward. This is how my inner monologue occasionally goes:Me: Okay, God. I think I got it -- why ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review This week at the National Press Club here in Washington, D.C., Baylor University's Institute for Religion Studies held a fascinating seminar ... discuss

I guess it could sound like the most arrogant claim a Christian can make. I guess it could come across as pride or outright hubris. But the boldness of the claim does not diminish its truth. T ... discuss

“It just hurt to see the frustration on all the children’s faces,” she said. ” Five-year-olds are not allowed to play, they’re not allowed to talk. They don’t know ... discuss

A true story confirmed by someone I know who was on this mission trip.“For instance, a couple of my friends and I were visiting with a Hindu priest’s wife. She was a widow and the pastor in that t ... discuss

Catholic Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong spoke out last week in a pastoral letter against the recognition of homosexual marriages in Hong Kong and a proposed “Sexual Orientation Ordinance,&r ... discuss

 I. Love. Adoption.By Joleigh Little Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’ve been running new and previously run stories on adoption all month. This wonderful p ... discuss

  Couple’s offer to adopt after watching Planned Parenthood video goes viral  Murray Vasser     In the fourth of a series of undercover investigative videos, ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include the classic (and still relevant) Christianity and Liberalism by Gresham Machen ($0.99); Finding Truth by Nancy Pearcey ($5.99); Heresy by Alister M ... discuss

Ain’t it the truth? The only people who can be racists in this country are white people. Yannow, the people who created this country, the country that is the wealthiest and most powerful nation in ... discuss

“Messy Grace is a powerful memoir of a child raised by two lesbian moms and a gay dad. Despite the negative depiction of angry Christians at gay pride marches and other public events, the young ... discuss

What About Widows?November 8th, 2015Mark 12:38-44Today's Gospel reading comes from Jesus' teachings in the temple during Holy Week.  In those days, he taught many things recorded for us in the Go ... discuss

Where Wonka’s gospel fails is that it is rooted in moralism. Charlie is acceptable because he is too poor to be spoiled, too hungry to let his stomach guide him, too weak to be obsessed over chewing ... discuss

See, this is why I keep telling Millennial Evangelicals that all the winsomeness in the world won’t make them love you. There is no way in the eyes of many LGBT folks and their allies to hold dissen ... discuss

Whether the model prayer ends this way or not, it fits. It is the cry of the Copernican Revolution of our lives. It describes the radical reorientation of our being, of our purpose, of our days. Not u ... discuss

There’s no question that the Old Testament is a challenging read; it doesn’t yield its wisdom quite as easily as fortune cookies. However, it does repay disciplined and prayerful reading and resea ... discuss

MEGAN WRITES: I really struggle with pride a lot – and I can even struggle with feeling prideful about being “humble” (which isn’t really humility at all). Pride is an area of my life I ... discuss

Charities don’t have monopolies on good. There are fantastic businesses out there, for example, that bring more good into the world than a lot of charities do. There are also a lot of good people wh ... discuss

The sin that I am referring to, and here repenting of, is the sin of pride (which is self-idolatry). Particularly, I have sinned by being prideful about my theology. Instead of seeking to justify this ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 4, 2015 / 09:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Delivering his Wednesday general audience address a little more than a week after the close of the Synod on the Family, Pope Francis spoke on the ... discuss

Today is the memorial of St. Charles Borromeo (1538 - 15840), Bishop of Milan and one of the great reformers of the sixteenth century. He is is the patron of catechists, catechumens, spiritual directo ... discuss

“When he talks about himself the selfie preacher is always the hero of the story. Rarely—if ever—does the selfie preacher show himself to be a weak, desperate, depraved sinner who needs a st ... discuss

“Lucifer thinks so much of himself. He considers himself to be pretty grand. Yes, he is a legend in his own mind. However, in reality, he is not a hero but a zero. His pride is leading to his d ... discuss

I couldn't agree more with Brian Lilley:Only 15% of Conservative supporters said they were writing about politics on social media during the campaign compared to 18% of NDP backers and 19% of Liberals ... discuss

 Franklin Grahamby Franklin Graham: “If you’re a Christian, stand up.”With those words, a God-hating gunman began a systematic killing at a community college in a rural Oregon logging town ... discuss

All Saints' DayRevelation 7:9-17November 1st, 2015Our text this All Saints' Day is from John's vision in Revelation – to be more clear, what Jesus Christ revealed to St. John. Revelation uses these ... discuss

Text: Romans 3:19-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It was like a large rock thrown into a pond causing waves to crash ashore.  No, it was actually much ... discuss

Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary TimeBy JENNIFER BURGIN(Click Here for Readings)Rather, when you are invited, go and take the lowest place so that when the host comes to you he may ... discuss

Camagüey, Cuba, Nov 1, 2015 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On May 1, 1961 Fidel Castro ordered the seizure of all private schools in Cuba and the expulsion of all priests and religious. Among those ... discuss

“Everybody’s got a beef.” (2) This includes author Michael Walsh at his incisive best in his latest work, The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the Wes ... discuss

31 October AD 1517 The beginnings of the Reformation came well before its birth date. Renaissance Humanism ushered in an age of classical studies, including the teaching of Greek and Hebrew. This pave ... discuss

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

I was honored to have been asked to share yesterday morning at a Perinatal Bereavement Class for medical professionals at the hospital where Lily was born. October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awarene ... discuss

Today, law firms and scholars came to the defense of Blaine Adamson, the owner of a small printing company, who has been ordered by the government to print shirts promoting a gay pride festival and to ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to install pro-life Republican Rep Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as its new speaker, replacing Speaker John Boehner, the Ohio Republican who ... discuss

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to install pro-life Republican Rep Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as its new speaker, replacing Speaker John Boehner, the Ohio Republican who announced is retire ... discuss

Republicans in the House of Representatives voted today for pro-life Congressman Paul Ryan to become the next Speaker of the House. Ryan will be the Republican nominee in tomorrow’s full House v ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Republicans in the House of Representatives voted today for pro-life Congressman Paul Ryan to become the next Speaker of the House. Ryan will be the Republican nominee in tomorrow’ ... discuss

By: Lloyd Marcus Please forgive me for sounding like a doting dad, but I was blessed to watch my adult daughter play softball in the world series. I beamed with pride as the out ... discuss

Don’t be ashamed of meds: Just because some misuse and over use them doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use them. Try to view them as a gift of God and ask for God’s blessing upon them. Also pray for ... discuss

The New York Times dedicated to undermining human exceptionalism, publishing such subversive advocacy regularly. Today’s example, by English professor (of course!) Randy Laist in the Sunday Review ... discuss

By Wesley Smith The New York Times dedicated to undermining human exceptionalism, publishing such subversive advocacy regularly. Today’s example, by English professor (of course!) Randy Laist in t ... discuss

We in this county are privileged and perhaps, at this point in history, too privileged. In the era of modern convenience, we are conditioned to expect maximum results in minimal time and with minimal ... discuss

So- imagine this scenario: A  church official in his fifties is convicted of molesting two fatherless boys who were part of the church’s outreach program. He molested them while chaperoning a c ... discuss

The doctrines of grace show us what we are and what we truly deserve. They therefore humble us, bring us low, puncture pride, eliminate self-righteousness, drive us from self-sufficiency, and silence ... discuss

Let me get this straight. Studies in “the academic journal Women & Health” are to be treated as “objective” because it is “academic,” even though all the contributors to “Bringing Aborti ... discuss

So many Reformed and evangelical types who swipe at abolitionists' calling American churches to repentance for their apathy with respect to opposing oppression with the Gospel and crying out against ... discuss

When a five-year-old child denies doing something wrong, that’s one thing.  But when someone who is more mature never admits fault it is clear sign of pride and it shows that the person does not un ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski NBC Producer Jennifer Cecil was so inspired by Wendy Davis’ late-term abortion filibuster in 2013 that she has decided to base a network television show off it. Deadline reports t ... discuss

NBC Producer Jennifer Cecil was so inspired by Wendy Davis’ late-term abortion filibuster in 2013 that she has decided to base a network television show off it. Deadline reports that the new drama w ... discuss

Over the years, I’ve learned that if I as a teacher am threatened by the questions or knowledge of my students, I will never grow as a teacher. I’ve prayed that God would enable me never to become ... discuss

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil: which ... discuss

This is not the America I know. Our culture that has always been a shining beacon for the world has been toppled, broken, crushed. It started long ago with a loss of pride in our country and a loss of ... discuss

So what does it all mean? Anecdotes and biased studies aside, it seems from this emerging body of work that homeschooling itself will not automatically produce adults who share the conservative politi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 317 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 811 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Monday i ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Rhymes Songs and Stories For Kids I remember the first time I heard someone say, “He thinks he’s all that and a bag of chips.” It cracked me up. For some ... discuss

St. Ludmilla instructs St. Wenceslaus in the Catholic Faith Semidouble (1955 Calendar): September 28Today is the Feast of St. Wenceslas.St. Wenceslaus of Bohemia was the son of Vratislav I, Duke ... discuss

Pope Francis in East Harlem, ManhattanSourceI have been completely enthralled with Pope Francis on his visit to Cuba and the United States this past week.  I actually took the week off from work ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. He is the traditional author of the first gospel. St. Matthew was born at Capernaum. He was working as a tax collector when Jesus called him ... discuss

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Tom Graffagnino, Without Excuse Creations “The church has lost her testimony. She has no longer anything to say to the world. Her once robust shout of assurance has faded away to an apologetic whis ... discuss

The Collects.O LORD Jesus Christ, who in thy earthly life didst share man’s toil, and thereby hallow the labour of his hands: Prosper all those who maintain the industries of this land; and give the ... discuss

“I’ve seen what church can be. It can be the poor helping the poor, Jesus serving his own; the lonely opening up their doors to one another, praise and worship in the midst of sorrow. A she ... discuss

This is a screencap of a status update from exactly one year ago on my private Facebook account.I was in my second semester of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education at Utah State. Though I defini ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept. 15, 2015 :The House will reconvene proforma at 3 PM EST today and then adjourn. They will reconvene tomorrow at 12 PM EST p.m. on Sept 16, 2015. The Senate reconven ... discuss

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

Originally posted 9/11/11."Everyone who was alive or affected by the tragedy of 9/11 has their own personal story. My story is not one that is of importance but I still feel like sharing it because I ... discuss

“There’s a growing trend I’ve noticed and have become concerned about: namely, that people who are anti-judgmental are SO judgmental of anyone else they perceive to be passing judgment. One, ... discuss

Pastoral adultery, moreover, is an even greater sin. Why? Some sins are more damaging than others precisely because of who it is that commits them. As the Westminster Larger Catechism(Questions 150-51 ... discuss

I have written many, many times on this blog about Michael Voris and the danger he poses to Catholics.  He has told Catholics that they should stop financially supporting their parishes and dioce ... discuss

This article is my response to Halle Levine's piece at Yahoo news. If I knew my daughter had Down syndrome I would have aborted her; all women should have that right. [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 ... discuss

It doesn’t matter how we start the Christian race. Many explode out of the gate like racehorses, only to stumble along the way. We regularly hear of the failures of Christian leaders. Believers get ... discuss

On Suffering, Sovereignty, and Worldview ays men upon their backs, then they look up to heaven. God’s smiting His people is like the musician’s striking upon the violin, which makes it put forth ... discuss

I recently did a post in which I talked about the heavy cross borne by those who are especially gifted and talented.  As Christians, it is a constant struggle for the "above average" to remember ... discuss

Picture courtesy of Ashley Ella Design.In about a month I start my first quarter of grad school. My school, JP Catholic, runs on a quarter system which I haven't experienced because I've always been o ... discuss

The Planned Parenthood abortion business has sent a letter to Congress responding to questions from two House committees that have started investigations in the wake of a series of videos exposing its ... discuss

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity, there considered to ... discuss

If we are really going to see a gospel-based moral and cultural revolution, then we must be a spiritual army, and if we are really going to be a spiritual army, then we must be a people who are submit ... discuss

Donald Trump: Image Via Mark Tayor via Flickerby Herman Cain: Desperate times.In this space and on my radio show, we pride ourselves on the truth and on setting the record straight when candidates ar ... discuss

When attempting to rouse the apathetic from their inaction and slumber, the vital Christian can find himself or herself in a bit of a quandary - how to set an example of true Christianity and love o ... discuss

© United Feature Syndicate.It almost sounds like the plot of an absurdist comedy written by the team that brought us Revenge of the Nerds: Computer scientists gather to combat global poverty, only to ... discuss

I have a minor interest in physics, and read dumbed-down popular science books and articles aimed at "the layman".One of the fascinating developments in physics in the last century or so is a greater ... discuss

SourceThe destructive effects of pornography have been well documented. It is easy to find studies by a simple search on the Internet. Pornography is condemned by the Catholic Church because it is a c ... discuss

It Is To Be Bruised The bruised reed is a man who for the most part is in some misery, just as those were who came to Christ for help, and by misery he is brought to see sin as its cause, for, whate ... discuss

The reason we put our child to death is because his father and I were not in love. Sounds barbaric, right? And yet that’s the rationale provided us by a woman living in Rome—minus any ref ... discuss

The reason we put our child to death is because his father and I were not in love. Sounds barbaric, right? And yet that’s the rationale provided us by a woman living in Rome—minus any ref ... discuss

SourceThe subject of my last post was the danger of taking pride in our own abilities and talents [HERE].  I pointed out the example of the great archangel, Lucifer, who at one time was the pinna ... 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

Tenth Sunday after PentecostAugust 2nd, 2015John 6:22-35“Work that Is Not Work for Bread that Is Not Bread.”Maybe somewhere in your life you've seen someone who has fallen on hard times, maybe at ... discuss

Credit:  godofthunder85.comI spent several years among Catholics who consider themselves to be the "elite" of the Church. And in many ways they are correct.  They are the elite. They are, ... discuss

Has the patristic era lost its relevance for modern hermeneutics (i.e., interpretation) or exegesis? Not only do they have much to teach our age, but I hold that they are indispensable guides to the d ... discuss

This is a screenshot of an entry in from a TPC reader.This came from an article entitled 9 Philippine Icons and Traditions That May Disappear Soon.In what could be something providentia ... discuss

Instead of meeting with God, she played the cynic. Instead of hearing the voice of God, she heard the frail words of the preacher. Instead of a mind stirred by truth, it was stymied in criticism. Inst ... discuss

Image courtesy of Ashley Ella Design.I don't think many people noticed but I was completely M.I.A. on Twitter a couple of days this week. I probably would've gone more days without tweeting except I g ... discuss

Mark Steyn commetns on the Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Scandal.The Rebel Media is raising $25 000 for Life Issues Journalism. So far they have only raised $1856 as of posting. You really need t ... discuss

I want to share something something that, due to our current circumstances, I’ve been thinking a lot about lately. (I know that I’ve said this before but it bears repeating because so much ... discuss

Pope Benedict XVIAt the beginning of his papacy, by Pope Benedict XVI’s 2005 homily for the Mass Imposition of the Pallium and Conferral of The Fisherman’s Ring For the Beginning Of The Petrine Mi ... discuss

Rusia es un país donde se están tomando en serio las políticas pro familia. En esa línea el partido político Rusia Unida (al que está vinculado el premier Vladimir Putin) ha presentado la bander ... discuss

In the America the Confederate Flag debate always seems to find its way back in our lives.  We babble.  We gab.  And those dab handed politicos wade into this roller coaster like issue with only on ... discuss

by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D : A monumental development for the pro-family movement came last week in Geneva when the Human Rights Council approved a resolution calling for countries to take concrete steps ... discuss

In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage for the entire United States, I have read a lot of commentary. None of it spoke to me as loudly as this post at AnonymousUs.or ... discuss

God wants to save you, but you must make a choice: an eternity with Him or an eternity without Him.The Lord doesn't force you to choose. He leaves it up to you.He also doesn't hide anything from you; ... discuss

Damon Linker has “made clear repeatedly” that he supports gay marriage, and yet he is “troubled by the equally stunning lack of charity, magnanimity, and tolerance displayed by many gay marriage ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review "The World Turned Upside-Down" reportedly was the tune the British played when Cornwallis surrendered to Washington at Yorktown. Perhaps clos ... discuss

Joseph Sciambra:We saw being “gay” as the answer – the promise of happiness embodied in the rainbow flag; once we know Christ – to claim to still be gay is hold onto that false ideology and al ... discuss

  I have been wondering about why Whites are racists, and no other race is…… Michael Richards makes his point…and whether we like it or not, he is telling the truth. Michael Richard ... discuss

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If a Catholic priest's Facebook account has this for it's profile picture, it is safe to say that he is for LGBT equality rights no?Maybe he just loves ministering to the homosexual community....What ... discuss

The Supreme Court published their decision on Friday in the Obergfell v. Hodges case. It was a close vote, 5-4, with Justices Kennedy, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan and Ginsburg coming down on the side o ... discuss

"Why would a guy want to marry a guy?" When the scene from this 1959 movie, "Some Like It Hot", was first shown, audiences roared at this line. The idea of a guy marrying a guy was absurd and thinka ... discuss

27 June AD 444 Saint Cyril (ca. AD 376-444) became Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt in 412. Throughout his career he defended a number of orthodox doctrines, among them the teaching that Mary, the moth ... discuss

For those who think that the principal obstacle standing in the way of abolition is the President, or the Supreme Court, or Congress, or pro-abortion/pro-choice people in general, studying the state ... discuss

I was asked by a brother in the Lord to share an article which was originally posted on our expired message board, so I thought I would post it here.  It is an excerpt from The Dwelling Place of ... discuss

In 1977 I was passing through Chicago with my family (I was just finished my first year of High School), we’d gotten off the train and were wandering around downtown Chicago prior to renting a c ... discuss

Amy Bjornson Actress Portfolio Photography Session Amy contacted me about 6 months ago to help her work on her acting/model portfolio headshots and assorted images.  She has some great ideas of who s ... discuss

Among Christians, the word  heresy must be used with care and precision. Not every doctrinal error is a heresy, though all doctrinal error is to be avoided. A heresy is the denial or corruption of a ... discuss

The federally funded Library of Congress held an event to mark Gay Pride Month on Thursday to showcase the publication of literature focused on the homosexual lifestyle, including a gay man’s ph ... discuss

"Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom." Luke 21:10 The Scriptures warn that in the last days "nation will rise against nation." The word translated as ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannSt. Anthony of Padua is a Doctor of the Church, a Franciscan priest called the "Hammer of the Heretics", the "Wonder-Worker", and the "Living Ark of the Covenant." Countless conversi ... discuss

  In the olden days, before people were so busy being entertained that they had no time to think, there was a sin called “covetousness.” Covetousness? Who knows what that means anymor ... discuss

Because life is beautiful and every human being deserves to experience it, even the unwanted.Because I know that there is no such thing as an unwanted child, they are just temporarily lost but will be ... discuss

Many more Christians are now opposing abortion biblically than were prior to the modern day abolition movement. These very Christians have in turn called their local community of believers to join the ... discuss

We just ended our second war not too long ago. The Global War on Terror is officially over. I’m sure some Martini glasses clinked in DC when the bureaucrats were finally able to make the long aw ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. All of Jane Austen’s novel center on the all-importance of marriage as one of the major decisions in a man or woman’s life. They portray happy, ideal marriages as the ... discuss

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

This post is part of a series of articles asking and thinking deeply about hard questions. For more information about the series and where I’m coming from you can read the introduction. The Hol ... discuss

Thomas Jefferson, oft described affectionately nearby his home atop the mountain top in Charlottesville, Virginia as “The Sage of Monticello”, penned in his letter to Antoine Louis Claude Destutt ... discuss

Credit:  www. spreadshirt.comI use to be a political junkie. I listened constantly to talk radio and watched political talk shows every night. The aim of all this political talk was and still is ... discuss

Over the past week, I have watched with amazement, wonderment, awe, and shock as the funeral of one rather dubious Mr. Gray resulted in the riots, burning, and pillaging of Baltimore, MD. I was in gre ... discuss

In the increasingly uphill legal struggle to ensure the rights of Christians in America to operate their private businesses in accordance with their faith, Blaine Adamson just secured an incredible f ... discuss

And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose ... discuss

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

Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholdersmeeting in Omaha, NE. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloombergby Sean Hackbarth, Contributing Author: At his annual shareholders' meeting, Berkshire Hatha ... discuss

At the Faith and Freedom Summit in Iowa, prominent Christian attorney and advisor to Jeb Bush, Jordan Sekulow, said that Bush wants to defund Planned Parenthood. He said, “We have got to defund ... discuss

Cardinal Nichols meets homosexual group QUEST, March 2015The Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Cardinal Nichols, is scheduled to celebrate Mass for “LGBT Catholics Westminster” at the Church of t ... discuss

One sure sign of salvation, and one sure sign of progression in sanctification, is a hatred of sin. This is not only a hatred of sin’s consequences, but a hatred of sin as it is—re ... discuss

Vatican City, May 2, 2015 / 05:44 pm (CNA).- The Synod of Bishops began receiving in April responses to a questionnaire that had been sent to dioceses the world over in preparation for October's Synod ... discuss

Memorial of Saint Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor of the Church(Click here for readings) By JENNIFER BURGINOn the following sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of ... discuss

Fracassini, Execution of the Martyrs of Gorkum.Today I found myself reflecting on Protestantism, and it occurred to me that among its fundamental flaws is that it is okay with the idea of a God Who me ... discuss

Some of my readers will remember that my alma mater is a small Independent Fundamental Baptist (IFB) Bible college named Fairhaven Baptist College (in Chesterton, IN). I wanted to make people aware of ... discuss

On April 21, the University of Southern California (USC) removed banners of 11-week old unborn babies only a few hours after Students for Life placed them on campus. The banners featured quotes from M ... discuss

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If you have 90 seconds to spare, be sure to go sign this petition of thanks to Cardinal Burke for his many years of exemplary service to the Church. Sign here.My thoughts are as follows.In every age, ... discuss

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The above picture is one that is sure to warm the heart of every good Catholic traditionalist. Here is a priest celebrating the Mass ad orientem. This is the way Mass should be celebrated. This is ... discuss

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ax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner!’ Luke 18:13 I walk in the darkness I call light. My ... discuss

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