Topic: principles

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

Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign on Tuesday after failing to defeat Donald Trump in the Indiana Republican primary. “From the beginning, I’ve said that I would continue on as long ... discuss

“I lied to myself for years about who my allies were. No more.” — Ben Howe, Red State While the overwhelming majority of the Tea Party supports Sen. Ted Cruz’s run for the presi ... discuss

And I choose Truth.Truth is a choice, or more exactly, the longing of the free will to fix itself on Truth as its objective is the choice for self-awareness. I think therefore I am.But today, there is ... discuss

Photo by Sergi Bernal Do you call yourself conservative? This post is meant for you. Do you call yourself conservative? I know that there is a spectrum: very conservative, somewhat conservative, and ... discuss

Is there a halo under that zucchetto?Every day when we say the Morning Offering we pray "for the reunion of all Christians." I thought of that when I received this comment from my friend, Fr. Tom Coll ... discuss

The world fawns over this pope!As we continue to reflect on Amoris Laetitia, consider these wise voices:Female Doctor tells Pope to his Face: “Evil, in this world, comes from sin. Not from income di ... discuss

Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowAs Western intelligentsia and media elites continue to focus upon the fake and inflated refugee crisis among Palestinians, the world’s real refugee crisis, now describe ... discuss

 How we communicate the Pro-Life Story to a 21st-Century AudienceBy Dave Andrusko “The bottom line is no woman is going to want an abortion after seeing a sonogram.” — Francesco ... discuss

In this composite image provided by NASA, fiveframes show the International Space Stationin silhouette.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One ... discuss

In 1750, Jonathan Edwards was fired from his church.  A source of controversy regarding the Lord’s Supper created a division between he and his people and this culminated in his termination af ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Designed for Joy edited by Jonathan Parnell & Owen Strachan ($2.99); Passport Through Darkness by Kimberley Smith (free); Ready for Reformation? by Tom Nettl ... discuss

When I look back on life, one of my real regrets is not making more of my college experience. Those years offered unique opportunities to grow in knowledge and wisdom but also to grow in chara ... discuss

Sorting through all of the possibilities, I came to just a few noteworthy Kindle deals: Seeing Christ In All of Scripture by Westminster Seminary ($2.99); Baptist Foundations by Mark Dever & J ... discuss

On the national stage and in many smaller communities we've come upon a difficult debate.  This debate is the clash between LGBT rights and Religious Freedom.  This clash has triggered a phi ... discuss

Should Christians be engaged in politics?  The answer to that question is "yes!"  Christians are called to participate in society as a whole.  Christians always have been deeply involve ... discuss

The tragedy of the Ted Cruz loss in Indiana cannot be overstated. Maybe once in a lifetime you and I might, just might have the chance of voting for a real Christian conservative. The rest will be ... discuss

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

Who am I?  What do I stand for?  Today it seems like people have been brainwashed by consumerism.  People don't necessarily have faiths they defend or causes they believe in anymore, th ... discuss

"The great pillars of all government and of social life are virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor... and this alone, that renders us invincible." -Patrick Henry, Letter to Archibald Blai ... discuss

Heath traces the devastating impact of sin in every dimension of human existence and carefully distinguishes between three different ways we experience sin — the sinful world we live in, personal si ... discuss

  GRAYSON, KY – SEPTEMBER 8: Rowan County Clerk of Courts Kim Davis holds her hands in the air with her attorney Mat Staver (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in front ... discuss

Lesbos, Greece, Apr 15, 2016 / 03:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ visit with refugees and migrants in Greece this Saturday could be a moment of leadership at a time when political concerns ... discuss

These lessons about how to interpret and apply the Scriptures of the Old Testament help us in getting the most out of our reading and studying of Scripture. I’ve also found that these principles of ... discuss

As our church continues to raise up, install or send ministers into pastoral ministry, I find the need to address this issue all the more pressing. Not merely the failure of public ministers, but the ... discuss

I keep meaning to update the blog. I keep meaning to write something. I just never get around to it. I have about 20 tabs open on my browser of things I want to comment. So instead of waiting to write ... discuss

What’s behind the demolition of conscience rights in Canada?Autonomy, choice, and tolerance are being used to justify eut ... discuss

Protect the Order of Freedom. Islam baffles the Western world. A PC-induced inability to face the fundamentals, translates into ineffective counter punches. Thus, meeting the challenge is hindered. C ... discuss

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

This is a primer on Ilam, Muslims, radical Islam and a how to book. The author, Nabeel Qureshi, is a former Muslim. He grew up in a Muslim family. He left Islam to become a follower of Jesus. He is t ... discuss

George McFall clearly needed some of David Shimp’s bone marrow more than Shimp needed it. When Shimp – McFall’s first cousin – refused to give it, McFall took him to court. The judge’s gavel ... discuss

In today's gospel Jesus asks that question of Peter --- three times. Why three times? To make up for the triple betrayal on Good Friday. I was reflecting on Peter's betrayal this morning in the light ... discuss

By Veronica Arntz One of the many principles of Catholic social doctrine is the idea of the universal destination of goods, meaning that God has designed the world such that all of its goods can satis ... discuss

This is an outrage! WorldNetDaily has the story: Phyllis Schlafly NEW YORK – Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly confirmed to WND that six board members of her group Eagle Forum have called a speci ... discuss

born in 1686, became a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 1711, but in 1714, at the death of Queen Anne, he became a non-Juror: that is to say, he found himself unable to take the required oath ... discuss

Who has total control of our tax dollars? Who takes them? Who decides where they go? Who decides to raise our taxes and take more from us to give to others? Who is who chooses to give some firms our t ... discuss

If things are going well in your home right now, don’t be fooled into thinking that somehow you have made it that way. Look again; your home is broken beneath the surface and able to disintegrate i ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Donald Trump’s defining characteristic is an obsession with winning. Trump makes no bones about this. This has been the theme of his life, his books, his ventur ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2016 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the clos ... discuss

“He insists that today’s debates about the sufficiency of Scripture in counseling have been addressed in the past in that confessional statements have not only addressed the sufficiency of Scr ... discuss

Part of the Oscar Straus Memorial in Washington, D.C. honoring the right to worship."Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom & no such thing as publick liberty without freedom ... discuss

The mainstream media tends to stereotype pro-lifers as conservative Christians and the right to life as a religious issue. While the pro-life movement has many Christians, it is growing increasingly d ... discuss

A New Hampshire court sided with a school guidance counselor on Thursday, ruling that she should not have lost her job after helping a young student get a secret abortion without her parent’s kn ... discuss

The Christian church now finds itself facing a new reality. The church no longer represents the central core of Western culture. Though outposts of Christian influence remain, these are exceptions rat ... discuss

Cardinal Raymond Burke, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and ecclesiastical advisor to The Cardinal Newman Society, rebuked the University of Notre Dame for the “great scandal” of ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 5, 2016 / 05:03 pm (CNA).- The Catholic University of America’s new dean of the School of Business and Economics says that he hopes to integrate the Church’s “ri ... discuss

Bathroom battles continue in North Carolina. PayPalcancelling plans to open a new operations center inNorth Carolina costing the state  400 new jobs.PayPal CEO Dan Schulman blasted North Car ... discuss

By presenting prominent awards to both Vice President Joe Biden and the Little Sisters of the Poor, the University of Notre Dame has once again set up a contradictory example of how Catholic colleges ... discuss

It happened again. A popular preacher said something in a sermon, it made its way to social media, and lots of people got upset. This happens quite often, doesn’t it? I rarely pay attention ... discuss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill that would allow mental health counselors to turn patients away based on the counselors' religious beliefs and personal principles has passed in the House in Tennessee ... discuss

“The greatest question of our time,” offered historian Will Durant, “is not communism versus individualism, not Europe versus America, not even East versus the West; it is whether me ... discuss

Bathroom battles continue in North Carolina. Whendid allowing men into the ladies' room becomepart of America's corporate culture & values?. . . And The Award Goes To PayPal. by Gary Bauer, Contributi ... discuss

by Ryan T. Anderson, The Daily Signal: Mississippi House passed a bill, HB 1523, protecting religious freedom. If the House disposes of a procedural maneuver that has delayed a final vote until Monda ... discuss

“One of the most common distinctions used in regard to the will of God is the distinction between his secret will and his revealed will. His secret will, or sometimes it’s called his sovereign ... discuss

“The next time someone starts saying that you’re arbitrarily picking and choosing from the Bible, arm yourself with the civil/ceremonial/moral. You aren’t being arbitrary. You’re being fai ... discuss

“Additional and Dissenting Views,” Heidi S. Cruz wrote (pp. 33-34) Conservatives and libertarians are renowned for desiring the greatest possible autonomy with respect to the free market. This phe ... discuss

The local bishop, students, alumni and now a group of faculty have joined The Cardinal Newman Society in criticizing the University of Notre Dame administration for its scandalous decision to award ... discuss

The Mouse is Usually Left Out of GOP Literatureby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: There is much bemoaning of the loss of bipartisanship in Washington, D.C. Gone, they say, are the grand bar ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

A vote for Trump is not a vote for telling it like it is, let alone a symbolic nod to a nobler honor code of times gone by. It’s casting your lot with what the worst of the honor impulse might look ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: A number of extremely bright commentators have been busily pointing out how Ted Cruz could find his way to 1237 delegates and the nomination. Or earn more, or ne ... discuss

“For Luther, the three most important principles of public communication were illustrate, illustrate, and illustrate. He encouraged preachers to use concrete images and narratives. He advised th ... discuss

“How about 15 years hard labor for attempting to steal a poster? How about being imprisoned in a jail where you’re so hungry that eating corn out of cow dung or, if you’re really lucky – c ... discuss

Duly Noted by George Handlery            Self Respect and Penance. In a recent posting, “Duly Noted” had asserted, that Europe is ambivalent about protecting its interests. That being ... discuss

Sen. Abiodun Olujimi presented the Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women bill during the Senate’s plenary session. The bill focused on prohibiting all sorts of violence against wom ... discuss

A caller to the Rush Limbaugh show Tuesday captured perfectly my frustration with so many normally reliable conservatives who have in 2016 decided to hide their brains in the back of a closet and whor ... discuss

WHAT ISIS DOES TO CHRISTIANS IS THE VERY SAME THING THAT HAPPENEDTO JESUS CHRIST. I WANTED TO SHOW YOU THE PICTURES OF THE CHILDREN BUT THEIR JUST TOO GRAPHIC…..Papa Mike   ? When you g ... discuss

Before responding to anyone who comes to us with what appears to be a loaded question or harsh criticism, we should seek to discern whether this is someone who would sincerely receive our words. Usu ... discuss

This is possibly the best paragraph that I’ve seen written on this site, in a long, long time. This is why the GOP has “failed” the Rust Belt. Instead of being in touch with free market prin ... discuss

Charlotte’s city council passed the divisive ordinance in February to update rules for local businesses. The update, which would have taken effect on April 1, added gay, lesbian, and transgender cla ... discuss

 In an update to my posts on the topic, I also have these titles for sale.  Prices include shipping.  Please email me at acatholiclife[at]gmail[dot]com for more information or to order. ... discuss

Kirill added that the West has gone through “radical changes” in the past few years, with the acceptance of gay marriage and the growing rejection of religion in society. But he praised Am ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: There is a rising discussion about whether there may be a “brokered” GOP nominating convention in Cleveland. Might a party faction be able to deny the nominati ... discuss

  Harvard Law Record fails at finding ‘middle ground’ on abortion  Calvin Freiburger  In addition to dedicated pro-lifers and dyed-in-the-wool abortion advocates, the abo ... discuss

Review: “La Objeción de Conciencia como Derecho Humano Fundamental: en Material Bioetica y Bioderecho” (The Conscience Objection as Fundamental Human Right: in Bioethics and Bioethical Law), Dr. ... discuss

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) terminated the membership of the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) last Friday, citing “failure to comply” with its governance s ... discuss

Hated by the Establishment andPower Brokers of the Day!by Bob McDowell, Contributing Author : This year Spring equinox fell this year on March 20 clocks were moved forward one hour in those states obs ... discuss

Nature Study ideas around the year (notes from volume 1 of Charlotte mason)  Go Outside! To do: Keep them in a joyous temper Allow an hour or two of vigorous play- running, climbing trees, free play ... discuss

All this should be a warning to us not to identify the Promised Land with any particular nation, or particular piece of real estate. The covenant promises of God regarding land do not apply to America ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Zubik v. Burwell, two of FRC's legal experts were present in the Courtroom to listen as attorneys for each side were ... discuss

PRESIDENT OBAMA: “[T]here’s been a lot of political noise surrounding [Obamacare], so people haven't always known what’s true and what’s not.” (Pres. Obama, Remarks, 3/3/2016)BROKEN PROMIS ... discuss

by Star Parker: The passage of the Affordable Care Act — aka Obamacare — in 2010 launched the tea party movement and planted seeds of resentment toward the Washington establishment that rages acro ... discuss

Glenn FodenHis last favorite Facebook picture.Dr. Bill Smith, Editor: It is with great regret to have learned of the death of Glenn Foden who has shared his work on the ARRA News Service and was a Fac ... discuss

A contingent of 89 students published a letter in the University of Notre Dame’s student newspaper today in protest to the University’s announcement on March 5 that abortion and same-sex marriage ... discuss

Karl Roveby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The Chattering Class is chattering merrily away about the Detroit GOP debate. It’s being painted as a debacle and an anomaly. The Washington Post: “L ... discuss

Now that the Republican primary is essentially down to Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz, it’s time for conservatives to give some serious thought to the choice they now face. I believe it is fair to s ... discuss

As the primary season winds down, the chasm opening up in conservative ranks is more surprising and distressing than any refinement of the Right/Left distinction. I have three degrees and a teaching ... discuss

On December 10, 2015; the province of Québec officially sanctioned euthanasia. The Québec government passed Bill 52 in June 2014 and over the next 17 months prepared their nation for doctors having ... discuss

Speaker Paul Ryan: This week, the House of Representatives took an unprecedented step to defend our Constitution against this president’s gross abuse of executive power.In response to the president ... discuss

Jesus did not give the Lord’s Prayer with the intention that it would be repeated mindlessly. When we pray the Lord’s Prayer, we need to pray it thoughtfully, giving attention in our minds to its ... discuss

I love the community. The vast majority hang around for coffee and to chat. Why? Because we have not come to a show, or just done our duty. We are there to meet with the Lord but we are also there to ... discuss

The Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) Taxpayer Protection Pledge, used by the GOP reads: I, ______, pledge to the taxpayers of the ______ district of the state of ______ and to the American people that I ... discuss

 Senate Judiciary Committee hears witnesses testify about “Late-Term Abortion: Protecting Babies Born-Alive and Capable of Feeling Pain”By Dave Andrusko Senator Chuck Grassley (R ... discuss

 “I believe it is wrong for Notre Dame to honor any ‘pro-choice’ public official with the Laetare Medal”— Bishop Kevin C. RhodesEditor’s note. The following is excerpted fr ... discuss

(CNSNews.com) - In his weekly address released today, President Barack Obama said that Supreme Court Justices are supposed to apply “the principles written into our founding documents.”“The men ... discuss

He's the unprincipled populist. The Johnny-come-lately whose lack of Constitutional principles are only outshined by his lack of Biblical principles. He is a deal maker and an agitator. He may very we ... discuss

The Pilgrims pray for their journey fleeing religious persecutionDaniel in the Lion's denWe live in a culture where really, values are passe.  You aren't allowed to have values.  Morality, p ... discuss

“JESUS IS STRUCK BY THE HIGH-PRIEST’S SERVANT” TRANSLATION OF A SERMON BY BOURDALOUE Accessed via Servants of the Holy Family“And when He had said these things, one of the servants s ... discuss

This is a hardback study Bible. It starts out with a Table of Contents, listing all the Books in the Bible along with the page numbers. The Publishers include a Foreward about this particular Bible ... discuss

When debating over heated and divisive political issues, I believe that it is helpful to abide by two rules.  The first rule is to reflect on the core values that motivate many - perhaps most - o ... discuss

TO THOSE OF YOU WHO SAY WE SHOULDN”T SUPPORT CRUZ BECAUSE HE IS INELIGIBLE, this:I am fully aware of the constitutional argument on both sides of this issue, and I personally and objectively believe ... discuss

For those who followed me on Social media, I’ve been pretty clear what I’m against when it comes to the 2016 Presidential race, but I’ve had less to say about who I’m for since ... discuss

Birth control is the single biggest contributor to the immorality which is so prevalent in our world today.  Since the introduction of the birth control pill in 1960, sex has become nothing more ... discuss

Before we get to the list counting down to the worst candidate in this year's Presidential Election from the current crop of candidates, let's look at where the candidates can be found& ... discuss

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

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 3 — February 2016.   morass: 2. a complicated or confused situation ... discuss

“Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. He is the hero; he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual m ... discuss

By Michael JohnsWhen I first became engaged in national public policy and politics in the mid-1980s, the conservative movement had a saying, which I believe originated with former Heritage Founda ... discuss

Oddly enough, according to a couple of sources, Associate Justice Antonin G. Scalia’s best friend was AJ Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Said Marcia Coyle on PBS NewsHour Weekend, Scalia, who passed away Satur ... discuss

Washington at PrincetonA few times in a lifetime you may have the chance to support a candidate who actually means what he says.  And perhaps once in lifetime you'll have the chance to vote for a ... discuss

The internet is awash with justifiably indignant commentary regarding the dangerous direction of the country. Clearly, these internet commentators are extremely angry about a smothering, corrupt, over ... discuss

Image sourceScenario: Two people are engaged in mortal ideological combat on Facebook.  Each person argues their point passionately, genuinely baffled that what is manifestly obvious to them does ... discuss

Will Smith was recently featured along with several other actors on one of The Hollywood Reporter’s (THR) hour-long roundtable discussions. Not only did Will Smith make a relativistic statement, but ... discuss

This from Occupy Democrats: This from the Unites States Founding Fathers: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected ... discuss

Every election year, we hear about the "evangelical vote." Political commentators talk about the "religious right wing voting bloc." This election year is no different. I'm paying more attention ... discuss

I saw an article today published by the radical leftist website, AlterNet. I was intrigued by the title, "5 Reasons Ted Cruz Is Even More Dangerous Than Donald Trump, Both men would be disas ... discuss

Golgotha (inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher)Question: "I have heard it argued that the phrase in the Liturgy "A mercy of peace, a sacrifice of praise" is both nonsensical and a corruption of an ... discuss

REPOST from January 12, 2012: For many, yesterday was the start of a 3-day weekend to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr, the leader of the Civil Rights movement, and those who stood against racial seg ... discuss

The following article is a brief course in Comparative Terrorism.INTRODUCTIONMR. OBAMA AND TERRORISMIsn't it ironic our president ignores one type of terrorism and supports another type of terror ... discuss

Sir Winston Churchill is widely regarded as the greatest leader of the twentieth century. Born in the splendor of Blenheim Palace on November 30, 1874, Churchill’s life would span the most decisive ... discuss

Political correctness (PC) seems to be the rule in America today. Thanks for this predicament has to be given to the tireless effort of the current occupier of the White House and his corrupt administ ... discuss

I received this email greeting from the Speaker of the House, who seems to be oblivious to the fact that the only ones celebrating the detestable Omnibus spending bill this season are the Democrat Par ... discuss

This blog has been quiet as I’ve been pursuing other projects. Yet, I should share how I’ll vote on Tuesday. Senator: Jim Risch I’m pleased with the job he’s done for our state ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - THE Truth in Words And Music Tithing ten percent is one of the mosaic laws Could you live on 40% of what you make now? What about 30%? How about 20%? OK, let’ ... discuss

Though he certainly elicits more angst, from both the left and the right, than do other candidates, I venture to say that Trump is probably in no more danger of being assassinated than are the othe ... discuss

The beginning of secession? Texas wants to nullify all federal gun lawsTrust me. The secession movement is well underway in Texas. And thank God for that.As for this "anti-commandeering" act which re ... discuss

In the November 24th Courier Times, Brian Loutrel raised the issues of character, integrity, and judgment, as we assess who would be most fit as our next president.  Released just one week earlie ... discuss

A judge ruled last week that a San Francisco woman's frozen embryos must be "thawed and discarded" against her wishes. The woman sought to gestate and raise the embryos, but her ex-husband, with ... discuss

I would like to plug a book of one of my former professors, Gregory Vall. I had been intending to write a brief review of this text since this past spring, when I had the unique privilege to study und ... discuss

1st--I ended up liking this book a lot more than I thought I would. I wasn't paying attention to current events when George Bush Sr. was president. As a result, my view of him was tainted by the fe ... discuss

Let’s see if this sounds familiar. An employee is hired for a job, but at some point that employee is asked to do something that is against their religious beliefs. They refuse to do it, and consequ ... discuss

A common refrain of abortion advocates in Canada, from Justin Trudeau’s Liberal platform to the pages of our own newspaper, is that there is a Charter right to abortion. That’s just not tr ... discuss

Gavin Ortlund posts a great interview today over at The Gospel Coalition. He interviews Graeme Goldsworthy on how the preacher should use biblical theology when preaching in the Old Testament. I enco ... discuss

So, the lone Kentucky clerk is now in jail. On charges? Of contempt. Well, h*ll, I’ve bushels contempt for a whole lot of jurists, elected officials, and public scalawags pretending to serve the ... discuss

Planned Parenthood and Baby Parts: How Did We Get Here?Posted on Sep 02, 2015 by Brian Fisher at: http://onlineforlife.org/blog/planned-parenthood-and-body-parts-how-did-we-get-here/ There i ... discuss

Looking at schemes like the "living wage" movement, it might be tempting to think that the Left was interested in reforming capitalism.  A closer look reveals that this isn't the case.If reform w ... discuss

Since [Donald Trump] has changed his mind on amnesty, on health care and on abortion, I would just ask, what are the principles by which he will govern?--Carly Fiorina-The 1st Debate last night, whi ... discuss

From Scott Oliphint’s Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith (pp. 47-56):The faith that we are defending must begin with, and necessarily include, the triune God-Fat ... discuss

Will Americans abort the right to give a damn about anything by not watching over the least of us, the children? "Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not d ... discuss

If you insist on putting on the mantle of public defender of Planned Parenthood then perhaps you will take a little advice about two silly things not to say while framing your arguments.1. Charge that ... discuss

"Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? Can he ... discuss

Rod Dreher. (Photo: John Zak.)Saturday, on the suggestion of Brandon Vogt, I read fellow Metroplex resident Rod Dreher’s “Critics of the Benedict Option”, in which Dreher attempts to further art ... discuss

Greek philosophers. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons.)The victory of the LGBT bloc in creating the right to “same-sex marriage” is simply the most recent and most potentially devastating consequen ... discuss

First Things Again, incrementalism, as I have repeatedly defined, is incompatible with Scripture. It is not incompatible with Scripture because of Clinton Wilcox’s heterodox views on Scripture. It ... discuss

If you pay a creepy-looking, tattoo-covered, bushy-armpitted, ritual sex magick-performing New Age guru-ette up to $7,000.00 a year to educate your children at a place founded on pagan principles, nam ... discuss

Thus, for the American Conservative, there is no difficulty in identifying the day's overriding political challenge: it is to preserve and extend freedom.  As he surveys the various attitudes and ... discuss

Okay, if we’re all done laughing about #SalonChristianitySecrets ….The problem with clickbait headlines is that, all too often, they don’t entice you to read the story. Rather, they become the s ... discuss

Human nature being what it is, government always tends toward authoritarianism (or worse), regardless of the nobility or ignobility of a government's founders.  If the citizens were always in per ... discuss

The Supreme Court Ruling striking down Canada's laws against assisted suicide is an extreme example of judicial overreach. Major social change like this should always come from elected repre ... discuss

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

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When outrageous becomes the norm, we've already breached that much touted tipping point; we've slipped into the realm of self-destruction.Despite the serial lawlessness and incremental foundational se ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Most Americans understand the mortal threat posed by Modern Liberals-Progressives-Democrats: their unbridled insanity, shameless mendacity, ruthlessness; their visceral ideological loathing of the Con ... discuss

Motherhood is like Ivan Drago, it will break you, if you let it. Mouthy kids, messy house, everybody obstinate, demands unending, crying, whining, clinging, pestering, need, need, need. It is utterly ... discuss

[Getty Images] Attending a conservative conference, even after a losing political season, encourages people. Liberals even when winning, mope. Conservatives, when losing, drink and have a good time ... discuss

Our faith teaches that "children are the supreme gift of marriage and contribute to the welfare of their parents." (Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI, no. 9) In the consideration of having children, husba ... discuss

The recent Supreme Court decision regarding Hobby Lobby has sparked relief and anger, depending upon which side of the issue people stand. Basically our highest court respected the religious conscie ... discuss

I'm pretty sure y'all know by now who this man isSweet hubbyHe's an awesome husband.A great father to many:And a child of God who gently guides and leads his children down that narrow path, daily.He's ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen Since LifeSiteNews reports on highly contentious and sensitive issues our team is regularly discussing and evaluating our guiding principles and journalistic approach. We also con ... discuss

After a seriously long absence, I am ready to take up this blog. I hope to increase the frequency of my posts. Now, in the few years I've been absent from this place, It seems as though the entire wor ... discuss

The Vatican’s chief justice has asserted what Christians in America have long understood: President Obama’s policies, domestic and foreign, are hostile toward Christianity and Christian civilizati ... discuss

Our founding fathers were well aware of the fact that godly righteousness exalts a nation. This belief was based on the Word of God in which so many of our founders were well versed. Passages througho ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Missouri’s Kit Bond is a perfect example of why regular Americans hate, hate, hate politicians and politics. It’s because Bond and his ilk prove to many that politic ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Most reviewers of the new Fox 1/2 hour Army sitcom, Enlisted, felt the show was affecting, even sweet. While that isn’t far off the mark, it is nonetheless a bit hard to f ... discuss

I just finished with Karen Jobes’ commentary on 1 Peter, a commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series. As would be expected from a commentary, this was indeed a commen ... discuss

So yesterday we saw that ever since the birth of capitalism, the Popes and also the bishops (in the documents of Vatican II), have not ceased to point out the deficiencies of that economic philosophy. ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

I'd like to introduce some changes I think you'll (Hopefully!) like. The first is our change to a new web-site- Newly designed and optimized for mobile. Try it on your smartphone. It actually looks a ... discuss

Last week, Operation Save America held another States of Refuge event in Jackson, to educate about the infinite value of human beings, made in God's image, and to press for the closure of Mississippi' ... discuss

Healing the Culture: A Commonsense Philosophy of Happiness, Freedom, and the Life Issues by Robert J. Spitzer My rating: 5 of 5 stars The faculty of reason should be seen as the common denominator un ... discuss

Not everyone is hooting and hollering about the 20 week abortion ban passed yesterday by The Texas House of Representatives.While the temps soared to the boiling point this month over the proposed res ... discuss

Was reading Stan's viewpoint, that I completely agree with, on how marriage is completely meaningless now. "With wanton killing of progeny on demand and the sodomizing of marriage, the Left has ef ... discuss

by Rebecca Kiessling http://www.savethe1.com H.R. 1797 — The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act pending in Congress, as amended on June 14, 2013, now has a rape and incest except ... discuss

II Peter 3:1–7: This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of th ... discuss

An ancient book in a modern world: How the Bible Should Influence our lives today The Bible was written by approximately 40 different men over a period of 1500 years, ranging from around 1450 B.C. t ... discuss

(This was posted by Trevin Wax @ Gospel Coalition on 12 Apr 12)Working on children’s curriculum has been a big shift for me. Once The Gospel Project expanded to include all age groups, I ... discuss

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Letter of Bishop James D. Conley, Diocese of Lincoln Nebraskahttp://www.dioceseoflincoln.org/SouthernNeRegister/bcc/bcc050313.aspxOur news outlets are not known for their squeamish attitude towar ... discuss

Letter of Bishop James D. Conley, Diocese of Lincoln Nebraskahttp://www.dioceseoflincoln.org/SouthernNeRegister/bcc/bcc050313.aspxOur news outlets are not known for their squeamish attitude towar ... discuss

Before I get into this final principle for Resurrection Sunday, I want to post one more video from Sandi Patty, entitled, "Was it a Morning Like This?" Was it a morning like this one when Mary Magdale ... discuss

While the Left likes to pretend that they oppose bullying with all their heart and soul, Ben Shapiro, editor-at-large of Breitbart.com, argues that in reality the Left is the greatest purveyor of bul ... discuss

After a long blogging sabbatical, Life of the Party is back and is issuing a clarion call:  BE the Life of the Party!  The Life of the Repbublican Party. After 40 years of legalized abortion and 5 ... discuss

I posted on this video a while back (video reposted below for reference), with the comment:Obviously this would be unconstitional in the United States, and I don't see any indication in the report tha ... discuss

I am the Flagby Ruth Apperson RousI am the flag of the United States of America.I was born on June 14, 1777, in Philadelphia.There the Continental Congress adopted my stars and stripes as the national ... discuss

It all began in 1930 at the Anglican Lambeth Conference:Resolution 15The Life and Witness of the Christian Community - Marriage and SexWhere there is clearly felt moral obligation to limit or avoid pa ... discuss

In 2008, then-Minority Leader John Boehner urged Republicans to vote for the TARP- a $750 billion Government bailout, calling it a “crap sandwich” but he voted for it and led Republicans t ... discuss

Lee Wilson invented that group at schools known as the "cool kids" in 1994. He realized that he was one of a select few who recognized what being cool was all about so Lee decided that this collection ... discuss

Dear Snohomish Co. Precinct Committee Officer, My name is Michelle McIntyre and I am officially announcing that I am a candidate to represent Snohomish County as your State Committeewoman to the Wa ... discuss

by Hilary White BUDAPEST, Nov. 20, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Europe must return to Christianity before economic regeneration is possible, Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary said at a conference la ... discuss

--1--I've been trying to put my thoughts into words over the last week and a half since the election.  I pound away at my keyboard and push "Delete" over and over.  How do I express my profo ... discuss

[T]he purpose of a system is what it does. This is a basic dictum. It stands for bald fact, which makes a better starting point in seeking understanding than the familiar attributions of good intenti ... discuss

New 911s are always going to be avoided. Despite that, the 1976 porsche 911, too. It rides well, handles beautifully and is even beginning to look good since its mid-life facelift, the 1976 porsche 91 ... discuss

by Thaddeus Baklinski LEEDS, UK, November 2, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - A Catholic charity that has provided adoption services 1865 will no longer be able to offer that service while adhering to its m ... discuss

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursui ... discuss

by Steve Jalsevac I am in Washington Friday and Saturday with Ben Johnson at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit. This annual event is something I would encourage anyone to attend ... discuss

by Ben Johnson TAMPA, August 29, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) –  Sarah Palin has said a third party may emerge if the Republican Party’s leaders abandon conservative principles. Asked if the ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Anti-religion Chicago Alderman Joe Moreno has affirmed that the City of Chicago does not welcome Christians and stands four square against Christian principles. Further, Moreno ... discuss

In the 14 days leading up to July 4th, American Catholics and many others who are concerned about religious freedom participated in the "Fortnight for Freedom," a campaign of prayer and teaching in su ... discuss

Today the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act along with the bureaucratic mandate that promises to fine or even jail employers, insurers and private citizens who a ... discuss

ONEWe spent a wonderful Father's Day at my in-laws' in Williamsburg.  Did you know that my mother-in-law is the gardening queen?  When Joe was growing up they ate fresh vegetables from their ... discuss




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