Topic: relationships

As a pastor, I’m constantly asked to give my opinion on very personal matters.  Sometimes, through this blog, I receive e-mails from complete strangers about complicated challenges that people ... discuss

The United States Supreme Court was created under Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution and the Judiciary Act of 1789. This Act organized the Supreme Court, the federal circuit courts and the fed ... discuss

“Defining marriage as being between a husband and a wife appears unfair to the LGBT community, in part because a life of singleness is seen to be crushingly lonely. Have we in the church inadve ... discuss

I lost my little sister to the cruelty of abortion. She was killed when she was three years younger than me, killed in the same womb I once called home. This picture is a reality for me, and it hurts ... discuss

Women regret abortion and so do many of the men who love them but sometimes women have abortions without consulting with the child’s father. This may be because they believe they aren’t ready to b ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, 20-year-old Simon Easterbrook stabbed his pregnant ex-girlfriend with a knife and beat her while screaming “I’m going to kick that baby out of you.” The woman, who was 18- ... discuss

“While important legal and practical questions remain unresolved, with the Supreme Court’s ruling and broad public support, marriage equality is here to stay. Soon, it will be time to turn the ... discuss

On the morning of April 15, 1912, the ship named the Titanic struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean during its voyage from the United Kingdom to New York City. At least 1500 crew and passengers lost ... 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

But this contemporary zero-sum culture of winners and losers stands in sharp contrast to earlier political discourse as it was informed by religiously derived notions of divine providence, sin, tragic ... discuss

“First, we should deal biblically with our anger for the sake of our personal health. Long before the advent of modern medicine, the Bible described the psychosomatic (or “spirituo-somatic”) ... discuss

On the US only giving foreign aid if mothers stop having children in poor countries: "Instead of resolving the problems of the poor and thinking of how the world can be different, some can only propos ... discuss

Last autumn, it happened. All of my fear, excitement, trepidation, dreaming, praying, hoping, and searching ended. I got my first job. It was a momentous occasion. A first job usually is. Ask almost ... discuss

“Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungratefu ... discuss

      In this piece we will be examining  what I believe to be the most significant points of the recent Supreme Court majority opinion on marriage penned by Justice Kennedy, and ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Justice Kennedy’s opinion for a 5-4 majority of the Supreme Court has rightly been condemned for its lack of grounding in the Constitutional text he is sworn to uphold. Unable ... discuss

  As we near the celebration of the birth of America, let’s extend respect to all our citizens, including faithful Christians. Recognizing that slavery is an inhumane act of discrimination, and tha ... discuss

It is good to be able to tell the story of Jesus Christ and His Loving Mercy toward me, because He rescued me from total self destruction. This really is the story of His saving Love and Mercy, the po ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 30, 2015 / 03:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Looking forward to Pope Francis' September visit to the U.S., the nation's bishops were exuberant on Tuesday, as the itinerary for the aposto ... discuss

Like many new high school students, I entered my first year very insecure about myself and virtually without any friends. I went through my grade 9 and 10 years keeping to myself and simply trying t ... 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

A story out of New Zealand recently told of a school nurse booking a student for an abortion, driving her there during school hours, bringing her home late, and lying about why they were late.  Wee ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charitie ... discuss

"Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me." John 14:30The prince of this world is coming. Does he have anything in you?If so, then it is tim ... discuss

In a 5-4 opinion, the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states must license same sex marriages and recognize licenses issued by other states. The decision was based on the due process a ... discuss

By Joshua Tijerina, VP of Digital Communications @JoshuaADF The U.S. Supreme Court has made its highly anticipated decision on marriage. The Court has redefined marriage in America and effectively us ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway. Crossway is giving away 5 prize packages this week and each of them will contain 3 great new books. Each winner wi ... discuss

Omaha, Neb., Jun 26, 2015 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the state that’s home to the College World Series, a new kind of series came to town on Father’s Day. Priests from two of Nebrask ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Why should I trust the Bible given all its translations, its ancient age, and its occasional difficulties in harsh figures or unintelligible cultural differences? You should trust ... discuss

At this writing, we are awaiting an imminent decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on a set of cases involving a claim that the Constitution requires states to permit civil marriages between persons of ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jun 25, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A few months ago, several writers opened up a conversation they felt was long overdue in a book titled “Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorb ... discuss

A Stupid Promise To God - Have you ever made an unwise or flat-out stupid promise to God? Have you later worried about the consequence of breaking it? Brad Hambrick has some counsel for y ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — A highly anticipated working document for the upcoming synod on the family, published by the Vatican on Tuesday, pushes back on same-sex relationships, r ... discuss

Wow, it's been awhile since I've had a chance to post here. We took a three week road trip out to California for Ria's college graduation, which was a lovely event and really a great, but crazy trip. ... discuss

At this writing, we are awaiting an imminent decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on a set of cases involving a claim that the Constitution requires states to permit civil marriages between persons of ... discuss

On June 8, one couple’s pro-life love story marked a significant milestone: 25 years since they made their vows to each other. Sam and Sherry Pollinzi, whose Restored Hope Ministries in Dallas rescu ... discuss

It was my first day of Justice for All outreach this past spring at the University of Georgia, and I noticed two counter-protesters holding up signs that said, respectively “If the fetus that you sa ... discuss

This sponsored post is provided by AccessTruth. Despite the title, this post and the resources it presents won’t introduce some new, out of control or outrageous way of achieving growth and ... discuss

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If you’re a Conservative that has endlessly searched for arguments to explain to your Libertarian pals why this “same sex marriage thing” is important, this is a piece for you. &nb ... discuss

was born into a Sikh family in the village of Rampur (Punjab state) in northern India. Sikhism, founded about 1500 AD, is a religion that teaches belief in one God and rejects the caste system; it had ... discuss

Sherry Hensley, a writer for Save the 1,  recently shared her adoption story on her website, The Value of Life. She was placed for adoption after her mom was violently raped and her family tried to f ... discuss

Pope Francis’ encyclical is focused on the idea of "integral ecology," connecting care of the natural world with justice for the poorest and most vulnerable people. Only by radically&# ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals: Standing Strong by John MacArthur ($1.99); Addicted to Busyness by Brady Boyd ($2.99); Relationships: A Mess Worth Making by Tim Lane & Paul Tripp (free). Our ... discuss

Some years ago I wrote a pamphlet named “Connecting the Dots.\" One of the biggest obstacles in healing from abortion are the blocks it places in our lives for living today. People, places, and thin ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. Stigma about mental illness seems to be widely encouraged by the general public in the western world. During the last few months, Demi Lovato and many other celebrities are voc ... discuss

A shocking attack on the freedom and privacy of the relationship between private counselors and their clients is currently underway in New Jersey. The wealthy left-wing activist group known as the Sou ... discuss

Businessman Donald Trump today announced that he is officially running for the Republican nomination for president. Trump has previously indicated he is pro-life on the issue of abortion. “I am ... discuss

If the number of highlights in a book can serve as an indication of its worth, then The Compelling Community has already proven an especially valuable one to me. It is littered with notes and ... discuss

The retro-modern love story "Old-Fashioned" comes out on DVD today, June 16. You can purchase it HERE.Here's my review: An introverted, chivalrous small business owner and a sweet, extroverted Mi ... discuss

Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSJesus said to his disciples:“You have heard that it was said,An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.But I sa ... discuss

Credit:  www.thelocal.deWhen I was growing up in the 50's and 60's, Catholic churches were packed every week for Sunday Mass. There were 5 to 6 Masses or more, and the pews were filled for all of ... discuss

Saturday if the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) By JENNIFER BURGIN So whoever is in Christ is a new creation: the old things have passed away; behold, new things have co ... discuss

  American Conservatism is most often defined today as opposition to big government; as the rejection of a vision of society in which the state plays the driving role. But no ideology can be d ... discuss

June 12 has been dubbed "Loving Day." No, it is not an effort to compete with Valentine's Day. "Loving Day" commemorates the anniversary of a Supreme Court decision -- in the 1967 case of Loving v. Vi ... discuss

By: Roger Aronoff Accuracy in Media The apparent conflicts of interest that the various Clinton family initiatives create constitute a shameful example of media complicity with the left and the Democr ... discuss

E. J. Dionne, a columnist for the Washington Post who is generally left of center, wrote a piece for today's paper in which he called for "a searching national debate over family values." Bravo -- I h ... discuss

Hollywood is filled with the sad aftermath of abortion, and it has been for a long time. That was one of the surprising lessons I learned in the book Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends by ... discuss

  The nature of the modern Feminist movement from  early on in its history has been characterized by the alienation of the sexes on the basis of an underlying fear of harm and exploitation by ... discuss

Opponents of traditional marriage have reassured us that redefining marriage to include same-sex couples won’t impact traditional marriage views or those who hold those beliefs. They propose that re ... discuss

The very first issue of Christianity Today is dated October 15, 1956. In his first editorial, Carl F. H. Henry set his course for the magazine: “Those who direct the editorial policy of Christia ... discuss

When it comes to self-control, the government has a hard enough time practicing it — let alone promoting it! That’s why last week’s announcement from the Centers for Disease Control ... discuss

Have you ever had a friendship that entered into irrevocable decline because your friend just up and moved away? Have you ever had a friendship that ended over matters of convenience or prefer ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 9, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During recent meetings which were held separately, both the Polish bishops and the Eastern Catholic bishops from Europe have discussed the family ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 9, 2015 / 01:08 am (National Catholic Register).- Cardinal Gerhard Müller has spoken out firmly against trying to adapt the Church’s teaching to today’s often pagan ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: It doesn’t matter that Bruce Jenner, famed Olympic athlete and member of the Kardashian family, thinks that he is female. He can never be female no matter what s ... discuss

Contact: Bernie Ritchey, 248-496-2368 DETROIT, June 5, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Have you ever asked yourself "What is it that I'm really looking for in life?" We search for meaning in our famili ... discuss

Since Nixon’s Watergate era in the 70s, public trust in our Federal government has been below 50%, more than 40 years of a government most Americans do not like or trust. Only once since, in the fal ... discuss

I suppose we Catholic writers are socially expected to have a massive episode of cognitive dissonance over the news of the significant drop in religious affiliation over the years 2007 to 2014. Becau ... discuss

    The U.S. government tried to recruit members of the Taliban Five as assets, so they could gather intelligence and the U.S. could influence their future actions, Fox News has learned. The eff ... discuss

Do we read by seasons? To some degree, we probably do. Summer promises the opportunity to do pack a stack of books that otherwise might not fit in the schedule. Every serious reader needs to read some ... 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

Every relationship is different. What works for one couple might be completely different than what works for another. However, there’s a difference between a relationship being unique and individual ... discuss

Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…, and recently spoke on the Renewal Movement at the Last Days Bible Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada ... discuss

You will note a missing word in the description of the rape/incest exceptions in the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, i.e., 20-week abortion ban, passed in the U.S. House May 13: EXCEPTIONS ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 14, 2015 / 03:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The use of armed drones have practical and moral consequences for conflict and warfare – and the government needs to take action to add ... 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

Vatican City, May 13, 2015 / 09:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his general audience Pope Francis focused on the concrete challenges families face in daily life, and said that simply remembering to be grat ... discuss

The story of Adam and Eve directly challenges the current conviction that reason is an infallible mechanism for the advancement of civilization. But before we get to that, the first question to addres ... 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

By Allison LeDoux It is a profound experience to re-read Evangelium vitae twenty years after it was issued. The scope of reflection integrated into this great treasure given to us by St. John Paul II ... discuss

Soup line during the Great Depression prior to Social Security. PREFACE: To Provide Opportunity for All and Compassion Through Altruism One of Tea Party presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s political ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 5 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and Matthew 5:27-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. In the prev ... discuss

When NARAL uses a piece of pro-life legislation to fundraise on, you can be sure it will act in exactly the negative manner it falsely attributes to pro-lifers. That is, the language will be inaccurat ... discuss

While I know you can’t be with us right now as we are rushing around from campus to campus hosting events and training leaders before the school year comes to an end, I want to give you an insid ... discuss

Twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership Nations ‘Not Only An Enormously Lucrative Trading Bloc But A Vital Geostrategic Counterweight To China’SEC DEF ASH CARTER: ‘We Need Congress To Pass Bipartisan ... discuss

 NARAL sees Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act as “major, nationwide threat” Send to KindleBy Dave Andrusko Ilyse ... discuss

In some ways college students are more connected than ever. Social media has provided multiple methods of staying in touch with friends and sharing information and content. Gaming has also provided ... discuss

Not Exactly Free Tradeby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Most of us on the Center-Right very much like free trade – for at least a couple of reasons.The freer trade is – the cheaper the thing ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy learned and used a new word during the Supreme Court’s oral argument about Marriage. He said, “The word that keeps coming back to me ... discuss

Dear JohnboyIt's been awhile since the last letter. It's funny that it has taken me this long to write about the most straightforward example from the mouth of Jesus in the gospels that not everything ... discuss

FAITH FORMATION DIRECTOR Religious Education, FT EmployeeSt. Francis of Assisi Parish and Catholic School (Manitowoc, WI)Faith Formation Director Our local Church seeks a servant leader and a builder: ... discuss

When reporting about The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, the mainstream media typically refuses to include the law’s definition of what is banned–“the use of clamps, ... discuss

  Staff admits to being disturbed by disme ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Culture Campaign comments on self-professed Satanist name “Mary” who claims the Missouri waiting period is preventing her from exercisi ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Found: God’s Peace and Anxious for Nothing by John MacArthur ($1.99 each); How People Change by Timothy Lane & Paul Tripp ($1.99); Why Jesu ... discuss

Ken Blackwellby Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: Will the next presidential election be won by a lie?Truth has long since been replaced by “narratives” on the American left. Rather than discu ... 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

By Emily Conley, Social Content Editor @Emily_ADF As Rachael parked her minivan along the street in the Gill Village housing project, a group of ten kids gathered nearby caught her attention. “They ... discuss

The modern person often thinks in a consequentialistic manner, rather than a deontological manner. Indeed, such is the case of the pro-women, pro-life community. For the sake of clarification, to be ... discuss

Imagine you are a little boy whose dad has gone off to war and you want him home in the worst way.And you will do anything to bring him back.Such is the premise of the new movie "Little Boy."Actually ... discuss

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in the case known as Obergefell v. Hodges. The decision in this case will eventually determine the legal definition of marriage i ... discuss

One of the key issues regularly raised in the debate over redefining marriage to include same-sex couples has to do with the well-being of children. Defenders of the historical and natural definition ... discuss

Is Cosmo part of the marketing wing of the abortion industry? Dr. Alveda C. King thinks so. King, the pro-life niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., attended a Washington, D.C. press conference launc ... discuss

On January 13, Republican Senator John Cornyn introduced the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015, legislation that would “create a federal fund for victims’ services and law enforce ... discuss

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift Directed by: Phillip Noyce BLURB: The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwai ... discuss

The vast high-velocity moral revolution that is reshaping modern cultures at warp speed is leaving almost no aspect of the culture untouched and untransformed. The advocates of same-sex marriage and t ... discuss

Any idea enjoyed by Catholics or non-Catholics around the world that Sinn Féin is committed to the Catholic religion or to the common good must be completely dispelled today. At a press event, report ... discuss

Starting with verse 11, chapter 28 of Matthew's Gospel talks about what happened when the guards found Jesus's body was gone.  The funny thing is that if the Chief Priests really felt completely ... discuss

I agree with the broad premise of this writer that the Church doesn't provide much in the way of community, at least at the parish level. I have been a member of a number of parishes in my life, and t ... discuss

I know I'm notoriously private about my love life (friends like to joke that I'll probably be married before they find out there's even a guy in my life) but I've been inspired to write about romantic ... discuss

There is but one answer and hope. On entering the tomb they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a white robe, and they were utterly amazed. He said to them, “Do not be amazed! You ... discuss

Since I started working as a pro-life advocate in 2011, I have deeply struggled with how to have productive conversations with moral relativists.  I could “win a debate” with them, but I have a l ... discuss

As Jesus warned, “If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand” (Mark 3:25). Nothing has borne out this reality in recent decades like that exasperating spectacle called the Repub ... discuss

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Fork in the Road The other day, in a moment of grief, looking down at the ground in deep thought, I walked right over this pitiful fork. It was at the edge of the driveway next to the waste container ... discuss

I've been thinking a bit lately about how making a step toward friendship with someone or even *being* friends with someone makes you vulnerable in many ways and can, at times be a frightening thing ... discuss

I’m a little late (okay, really late) promoting this, but recently a couple of people started a special novena celebrating the 20th Anniversary of St. JP II’s Encyclical Evangelium Vitae ... discuss

Young people, their parents and clergywere betrayed by organisers of Flame 2 youth event Once again Fr Timothy Radcliffe, the well-known dissenter from Catholic teaching,  is being ... discuss

Online Home Based Business:         Online marketing is a term we hear so often nowadays. Though traditionally, marketing was all about a billboard advertisement or an ad feat ... discuss

I am excited and thankful to see that many people are taking to Twitter to express their appreciation of the newly revised Catholic edition of The Thrill of the Chaste. It is a special joy to see the ... discuss

Not Dead Yet Aotearoa, (NDYA) a new voice for disabled people in euthanasia and assisted suicide issues, has launched today. The organisation opposes euthanasia and assisted suicide laws and poli ... discuss

Fresh research has just tossed a grenade into the incendiary issue of same-sex parenting. Writing in the British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, a peer-reviewed journal, Amer ... discuss

14 February A.D. 270(?) Details of ancient Christianity are sketchy since for much of the Church's early years, it was a crime to be a Christian and records were hidden or kept purposely incomplete t ... discuss

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

I recently began working with the Johnson County Hospice. When first asked to apply, I considered some of the ethical and religious underpinnings of hospice care. I didn’t want to get into somethin ... discuss

We would read them with a fox. We read them with some clocks. Affiliate links? We do not care. We will read them anywhere. Helen of the Old House A best-seller when it was published. This author also ... discuss

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

Summer of Hope (Serendipity Series Book 1) Blurb: After her twin brother’s death, sixteen-year-old Callie shuts down. Forced to go to her family’s summer beach house, she resolves to erase the pai ... discuss

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2000 Dec;21(4):213-7.Induced abortion and psychosexuality.Bianchi-Demicheli F1, Kulier R, Perrin E, Campana A. Abstract: Little information exists on the impact of induced ... discuss

SFLI continues to grow quickly. To keep up with our growth and to serve our students, we are expanding the team. I’m thrilled to announce that SFLI is now accepting applications for a Campus Me ... discuss

Clin Psychol Rev. 2003 Dec;23(7):929-58.The effects of induced abortion on emotional experiences and relationships: a critical review of the literature.Bradshaw Z1, Slade P. Abstract: This paper revie ... discuss

The Archbishop of Vienna, Christoph Schönborn is fighting for the preservation of the King Abdullah Centre, based in Vienna, that is financed by Saudi Arabia,   It is not at all clear what activ ... discuss

Pornography is a highly addictive monster that can, and does, destroy people's marriages, relationships and their internal sense of self-worth. Pornography is a multi-billion dollar industry that ... discuss

The following is a chapter from a book by Elisabeth Elliot that richly blessed and encouraged me, so I wanted to pass it along, as I'm sure it will impact others with similar experiences as well..."If ... discuss

35 Easy Weeknight Dinners – The Recipes for Mexican Food and The Mexican Dinner Recipes Edition (Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes – The Easy Weeknight Dinners Collection) Reader Review; Auth ... discuss

  Judge says abortion makes incest acceptable  Nancy Flanders It stands to reason that if abortion is viewed as morally and legally correct, other immo ... discuss

Christianity does not simply ask followers to respect life, nor does it insist they denounce the everyday sins of humanity. Truly devout living compels us to actively defend the right to life, which i ... discuss

I suspect we will see lots of good Kindle deals after Christmas. For now, here are a few to consider: When Will My Life Not Suck? by Ramon Presson (bad title, good book) ($2.51); The Great Boo ... discuss

Jason by Justus Miles Forman, about whom Wikipedia has this interesting entry: His only play, The Hyphen, appeared in 1915 but did not receive the success Forman expected. The Hyphen was a topical dra ... discuss

The following is from my talk at this year's Annual Advent Dinner on December 4th, highlighting all of the good work Lumina has accomplished this year! First of all, I want to thank Bishop Byrne ... discuss

Liberal media loves anti-human exceptionalism. I have written how the NYT will seemingly publish any idea and promote any cause that would destroy the unique value of human life. Now Vox has joined th ... discuss

In our last episode yours truly suggested that Republican Party “leadership” might be set to betray the electorate and cave in to pressure from the left and the media, which would lead to essentia ... discuss

Compassion Fatigue: a gradual numbing to the needs and hurt of others facilitated by being continually inundated with images and stories of extreme poverty and hardship while not experiencing those ev ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Few Christian households lack a Christmas tree at this time of year. Many people have completed their Christmas shopping, and Christmas carols blare over every store speaker. Howev ... discuss

I originally posted this in 2005 and have updated it a couple of times. I like to present it every December 7th as the story is as poignant as ever, especially with our troops still in theater in Af ... discuss

How can we do what is best for the adopted child?by Birth Mom Missions on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 2:39pmWanted to start sharing some different views on adoption recovery and begin to learn more fr ... discuss

I think I have to post this. It helped me. still does. by Joe SollThe Respect We Never GotI’ve looked into your eyes thousands of times and through them into your hearts and I’ve seen the pain and ... discuss

Valentine's Day, Sex and ChastityWith Valentine's Day around the corner, I decided to republish something we put out last year as it is so appropriate for this time of year. Chastity so key to the pro ... discuss

If you are pregnant and considering placing your baby for adoption, Parent Profiles, a service of Adoption Profiles, LLC gives you the opportunity to become familiar with hundreds of couples hoping to ... discuss

And Survivor stuff too! I'm sorry that posting to this site has become such a rare event. As I've written here before, the time available for blogging is not what it was. The primary culprit remains ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 4Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in August 2008:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we recognize that ab ... discuss

It has been a long time since my last post. Life kind of took over and I haven't had time to write. I am still as pro-life as ever, but I have shifted my focus from public activism to private, one-on- ... discuss

Christianity does not simply ask followers to respect life, nor does it insist they denounce the everyday sins of humanity. Truly devout living compels us to actively defend the right to life, which i ... discuss

In the wake of a rising tide of pro-life sentiments and sensibilities in America, the utter bankruptcy of thepro-abortion position is being revealed, especially in its more militant forms. The pro- ... discuss

The debate about cessationism vs. continuism—meaning, whether all the gifts of the Spirit are still in operation today—is not just an abstract theological debate. It is often a matter of life an ... discuss

November is National Adoption Month, and I hope that you’ve read some of the compelling personal stories that have been published here over these past few weeks. If you want to get a good idea of so ... discuss

Text:  Luke 17:11-19Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.During this time of year millions of people are making trips to gather together with family and frie ... discuss

Readers of this blog will note that, of late, I have been focusing a lot in my thinking, writing and research on questions of the relationship between religion and morality. One particular frustration ... discuss

What Makes a Christian Powerful By Joe Smith Edited by Doug Wooley, 9/20/1988 Revised by Jay Rogers, 10/8/2015 Joe Smith is survived by his wife Katie in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Joe Smith wa ... discuss

Nicky MorganProposals to close schools which fail to promote homosexuality are an attack on every parent in the country, according to SPUC's Safe at School campaign.Safe at School was responding to ... discuss

2 Corinthians 8 "8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

Let me say it for any critics. I'm stupid. I'm blind. I am an ally of minorities, including sexual minorities. I do that poorly as well. This is one stupid, blind guy's attempt at re-reading Romans 1. ... discuss

First, happy feast of St. Teresa of Avila. As a writer, she's an inspiration. As a student, her feast day will always be tied to the day I was officially accepted to Utah State University for the prog ... discuss

http://www.silentnomoreawareness.org/testimonies/testimony.aspx?ID=1462"Sandra Cano is the "Mary Doe" of the 1973 Supreme Court case Doe v. Bolton--the companion case to Roe v. Wade which legalized ab ... discuss

Credit: www.religionnews.comThere has been a tremendous amount of cyber ink spilled on the subject of divorced and remarried Catholics being readmitted to the sacraments, specifically being able ... discuss

Like a cool morning mist, fall is gradually settling on New England. Having been raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it’s a different and enjoyable experience for me to now live in a place that has p ... discuss

Eric Scheidler and his six daughters in 2007 Yesterday the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new recommendation [PDF] that physicians promote the progestin implant and the intrauterine device ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comThe only way to advance rapidly in the path of love is to remain always very little. That is what I did, and now I can sing with our holy Father, St. John of the Cross: ... discuss

The vote to declare that the New Heart Community Church of La Mirada, California “does not presently meet the definition of a cooperating church” came unanimously as the Executive Committe ... discuss

In my day job, I work as a nanny for three adorable children. The brother-sister twins are almost a year and a half, and their older brother, Sam, is four. I’ve learned some things that I more or le ... discuss

Conversations with God (and the Robbieisms He used to snap me out of my offense) So, a funny thing happened on the way to spiritual maturity… We can think we are on our way to becoming the person ... discuss

I have previously written a post on what I believe to be missing in the teachings of the Purity Movement.  I am writing now about what I believe is problematically present in the Purity Movement.  T ... discuss

For years now, various researchers have exposed the efforts of Planned Parenthood and its abortion industry minions to cover up the crimes of pedophiles while performing their child-killing procedures ... discuss

There is a saying that when a woman who has been hanging around a man for a while finally gets married to him, he has made of her an "honest woman".Kind of makes you wonder what she had been all this ... discuss

I don’t know about you, but I’m in high gear prep-for-school mode around the bee hive. My sweet mama whisked my teens and five-year-old away to her house over the weekend and let me spend ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

Leona Choy is an old friend (only 89) who I have never met personally but who is stitched to me with invisible threads. She writes so well, so clearly, that every now and then I just lift something f ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe(Vatican Radio) The head of the World Evangelical Alliance has hailed Pope Francis’ meeting with Pentecostals in Caserta and apologised for discrimination of Catholics b ... discuss

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

Rep. Weiner has now admitted to sending the pictures. But he says he’s not going to resign. Many blogs were attacking Andrew Breitbart, including Little Green Footballs. Charles Johnson has refused ... discuss

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All Christians wrestle with applying Jesus' second highest commandment, the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you", Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31. The conservative church in the ... discuss

Rep. Weiner has now admitted to sending the pictures. But he says he’s not going to resign. Many blogs were attacking Andrew Breitbart, including Little Green Footballs. Charles Johnson has refused ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

The Southern Baptist Convention meeting last week in Baltimore was, in itself, a lesson in Baptist polity. The organizational structure of the Convention is directly drawn from Baptist principles, and ... discuss

What happens when a sore festers too long.That’s right, ladies: I’m going to talk directly to men about man stuff. So I suggest you go read one of my friends (see my blogroll down in the right-han ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins NEW YORK CITY, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- A Catholic parish with a history of flouting Church teachings on same-sex relationships is planning a "Pre-Pride Mass" the day befo ... discuss

Abort73 receives frequent testimony from women who have gone through an abortion. Most of the stories they share are posted in our “Abortion Stories” section, and the vast majority— ... discuss

Abort73 receives frequent testimony from women who have gone through an abortion. Most of the stories they share are posted in our “Abortion Stories” section, and the vast majority— ... discuss

by Michelle Kaufman, New Zealand Correspondent AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 6, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com)  Residents in Auckland, New Zealand are questioning their council’s decision to subsidi ... discuss

by Fidero June 4, 2014 (MercatorNet) - While progressives and liberals argue that homosexual “marriages” or unions are no less stable than heterosexual marriages, even if they are right, t ... discuss

 HT: Jill StanekBig Abortion is in a sorry state, with loud lamentations and and dramatic hand-wringing such as this Planned Parenthood post. Their cry is that laws setting medical standards for ... discuss

I graduated from college about a year and a half ago, so by now I definitely know all about how life works and I’m able to pass on my infinite wisdom to this year’s grads. I’m kidding, of course ... discuss

Southern Baptists will be heading for Baltimore in just a few days, and the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention is to be held in a city that has not hosted the convention since 1940. Thi ... discuss

by Ben Johnson MELBOURNE, Australia, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – What happens when a good Catholic girl marries the man of her dreams, and then he tells her he thinks he's a woman? It ... discuss

Friends at the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission invited me to deliver the invocation at its 31st Annual Awards breakfast on Friday, May 23rd. I offered the following prayer: Lord, You have ... discuss

Did you know that chastity is your vocation? It's everyone's vocation! God calls every single person on the face of the earth to chastity. Yes, married people too. Do you know what chastity is? S ... discuss




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