Topic: understand

“From my experience, depression is rarely discussed in the Church – not for lack of empathy, but rather a lack of knowledge on how to address the epidemic.  Yes, I said epidemic. This widespr ... discuss

Most who hold such offices, positions, titles, or platforms for service know the truth about themselves. They may be filled called “Sons of God.” They may be filled with the Spirit of God. They m ... discuss

“Youth ministries too often exert more energy trying to be trendy and fun than faithfully teaching Christ. And the teaching that does take place is usually topically-driven and moralistic in con ... discuss

“How should we pray when we hear of persistent immorality like abortion, murder, sexual assault, or terrorism? How do we process through faithfully the plight of our unbelieving friends’ hardn ... discuss

Michael Reebby Michael Reeb: Asking with a terseness normally associated with changing religions or declaring a new nationality, many people that know me have politely cornered me and demanded: “Ho ... discuss

Philosophy majors can be incredibly obnoxious. I should know. I was one.Philosophy is a tool. Like any tool, it can be used for good or for evil. In the hands of a surgeon, a scalpel can be used to sa ... discuss

Philosophy majors can be incredibly obnoxious. I should know. I was one.Philosophy is a tool. Like any tool, it can be used for good or for evil. In the hands of a surgeon, a scalpel can be used to sa ... discuss

          watching the snowflakes          drift down and melt away -        ... discuss

There are 562 federally recognized Indian nations within the United States—about half of which are represented in my home state of Alaska. It wasn’t until this July that the Lord made the First Na ... discuss

“Try to use in all your sermons, as far as you can, simple words.” This doesn’t mean the preacher can only use words of one syllable or that he cannot teach important terms and definitions. Rath ... discuss

As Berger explained, Christianity, in twentieth-century America, has transformed into a non-cognitive commitment. As a result, the binding authority of the Christian moral tradition has been lost. ... discuss

“Once again, Planned Parenthood is in court, fighting against requirements for high quality care for women, willing to invest in attorneys’ fees, but not in women’s health,” said AUL’s Clark ... discuss

  THIS IS IS EXTREMELY CLEVER. WONDER WHO WROTE IT T’was the night before Christmas, and up in the tower, The Donald reflected on his newfound power. The conservative masses had come out i ... discuss

The second thing is that there’s a religious illiteracy problem in the Democratic Party. It’s tied to the demographics of the country: More 20- and 30-year-olds are taking positions of power in th ... discuss

But Reformed theology and its influence have been around Indonesia much longer than Tong. It came first in the late 1500s with the Dutch, who aimed to monopolize the spice trade with their Dutch East ... discuss

Proverbs is, at one level, a simple book to understand, and, at another level, a book that requires a great deal of spiritual discernment and wisdom. To get wisdom, we must read wisdom and we must pra ... discuss

Each year, new people come across my blog, many because they are newly bereaved. Because of this, I like to share favorite blog posts annually. This is one I shared for the first time last January.*** ... discuss

“One of the primary texts about the importance of remembering God is Deuteronomy 8, which belongs to the larger context of the exodus event. In the face of Israelite slavery in the early chapter ... discuss

“Live close to God’s people, inviting those around you to intrude on your private world and to function as God’s tools of comfort, encouragement, confrontation, growth and change. Re ... discuss

I keep a copy of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis, beside my Bible on my night table. I read the Bible to begin my days and excerpts of The Imitation of Christ to conclude many of my days. ... discuss

If your area has a local March for Life, please consider going.It doesn't take much time, especially when you consider that this may be the only physical action you take against abortion all year. (No ... discuss

If you have never heard James Montgomery Boice, this would be a good starting point.  It would also serve as a good reminder of where the evangelical church was in his day and the present trajecto ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

Bodily brokenness of any kind, if we have eyes to see, can point us to the broken body of Christ—and through that brokenness, to the eventual restoration and healing that comes through him. Embracin ... discuss

January 13 is the optional memorial of St. Hilary, bishop of Poitiers in the 4th century. Pope Pius IX declared him a “Doctor of the Church,” because of his heroic defense of the the Faith agains ... discuss

January 13th, is the optional memorial of Saint Hilary of Poitiers (c. 310 – 367), the 4th century philosopher, bishop and Doctor of the Church, whose staunch defense of orthodox Trinitarian theolog ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Beyond Bizarre -  As we edge closer to Inauguration Day, there has been yet another vicious attempt by leftists in the government and the media to dele ... discuss

“For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every m ... discuss

This post is the first of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. I began my chapter on preaching and postmodernism in We Cannot Be Silent with these words, “A common concern seems to emerg ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

. . . there are at least two reasons for a historian to use the term “pro-life.” First, this term, along with the phrase “right-to-life,” has been the term favored by almost all activists in t ... discuss

And let’s talk about the powerful using their position to bully others. We see that often. So much of sexual abuse is about power and abuse rather than lust. Which is why when powerful men use their ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Over the course of the next month, I will partner with the Heritage Foundation for a series of presentations focused on understanding the dramatic changes brought about by the rise o ... discuss

  It’s About Time All You Hollywood Far Left Liberals WAKE UP & Shut Up!! Understand this! The only reason you exist is for my entertainment. Some of you are beautiful. Some of you can deliver ... discuss

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GENESIS 14Melchizedek is only shown to us one time and yet we are reminded of him with the familiar phrase from Hebrews that Jesus is a high priest "after the order of Melchizedek." You wouldn't think ... discuss

Time is a tricky beast of a thing. It’s always in motion, moving me forward through life, even as I drag my spiritual feet. And it’s always holding me back when my heart would rather leap forwar ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

My friend and fellow RM writer Marcos Ortega said it this way: “If the Father is authoritative and the Son subordinate, and if these attributes should define the way we live in the church and in our ... discuss

ARRA News Service:  Chairman Grassley Lauds Sen. Sessions ‘Character And Qualifications’ In Opening StatementGRASSLEY: “Our hearing today hardly introduces Senator Sessions to the Committee ... discuss

Human Coalition has launched two resources aimed at equipping men for their role in ending abortion. Abortion: The Ultimate Exploitation of Women, by Human Coalition President Brian E. Fisher, examine ... discuss

“For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man t ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

“I pretty much agree with Mike Horton’s review though I thought he was too easy on the book. I’d like to add three thoughts to Mike’s review. I’m not going to do any summ ... discuss

I don’t usually watch CNN, but after being snowbound in a motel for five days with no Fox News, I received an earful. Other than the mind-numbing, endless focus on the Russians supposedly hacking th ... discuss

Rex TillersonFormer Cabinet Officials Praise Tillerson As ‘A Person Of Great Integrity Whose Only Goal In Office Would Be To Protect And Advance The Interests Of The United States’Former Secreta ... discuss

The Establishment Media, which lost much of its hegemony during the 2016 presidential campaign, is rethinking (or refashioning) one of the ploys it trotted out to try to regain some of the ground it h ... discuss

I’m different. This is something I have known for as long as I can remember. You see, I was the kid who just couldn’t sit still and focus. My fingers were always tapping on something while my min ... discuss

When I hang out with my social justice friends they understand the dignity of life for those who are already born to some extent.  My conservative Christian friends understand the anti-abortion p ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

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There was a man of the Pharisees names Nicodemis, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God; for no one can do the thin ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)If you go out into the North African desert with its rolling and shifting hills of sand you will likely come upon qui ... discuss

Ecce Homo painting via Wikimedia CommonsI prayed a short prayer one day, as I began my first semester at Liberty University. I knew I loved Jesus, but I didn’t really understand how it fit into eve ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

Let’s be clear. The Bible in general and the book of Acts in particular records and affirms the expected and desired dynamic of statistical growth in and through Gospel healthy churches… and so do ... discuss

What’s next. Jesus said to them, “The children of this age marry and remarry; but those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the dead neither marry nor ... discuss

Israel finds itself in the crosshairs of the Arab world, and by extension, the United Nations. Samantha Powers, our ambassador to the United Nations abstained on U. N. Resolution 2334 at the request o ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing and Singing about the Rhyme and Reason for Your Life No matter what – prayer is powerful When you pray to the one true, living, loving Creator of all the heavens and th ... discuss

The CollectO GOD, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy ... discuss

William Franklin Graham III is anAmerican Christian evangelist & missionary. Christian leader Franklin Graham criticized Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for prioritizing money above babies’ lives ... discuss

What's up with Hillary? This brief video by Dick Morris, formerly a close political advisor to the Clintons, describes an essentially one-dimensional Hillary whose entire life was driven by political ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF BrancoAmericans for Limited Government Editorial: The attacks on Senator Jeff Sessions as he seeks to be confirmed as the nation’s Attorney General represent everything that ... discuss

Christian leader Franklin Graham criticized Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for prioritizing money above babies’ lives this week after the governor claimed a bill to ban late-term abortions would ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn June 17 the Canadian government passed Bill C-14, a bill that legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide. Bill C-14 used imprecise ... discuss

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Director, La Salette ShrineEnfield, NH(Click here for today’s readings)In 2013, I read Bernard Lonergan’s Insight. It is a philosophical analysis focused on that instant t ... discuss

"Epiphany" means "manifestation." The full title of this feast that begins a new season of the Church Year is, "The Epiphany, or the Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles." The Epiphany season, whic ... discuss

Christians must understand the new politics not only to give moral guidance but to make sense of Gospel preaching. We must counter not only traditional atheism, materialism and rationalism, but spirit ... discuss

by Robert Romano: After President-elect Donald Trump’s historic victory in the election was announced in the early morning of Nov. 9, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Trump his congra ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Can you imagine how you would feel if you saw Islamic extremists dancing in the streets of half of Jerusalem? What about watching scenes of Jewish refug ... discuss

A Canadian pro-life organization is battling against an Alberta city’s decision to reject its ads on transit buses this month after the city claimed the ads would hurt women. On Dec. 22, a judge ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: In Washington when people say they want to put an idea "on the table" it’s important to ask on whose table will it be. All too often Republicans win elections only to lose their ne ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Now that Congress is in session and most state legislatures are in session, it would be a good time for some soul searching. At least that is what Representati ... discuss

I’ve been going over a bunch of Trump bios. Really fascinating reading actually. You’ve got the liberal biased bios which read like Democrat talking points. You’ve got factual bios that actually ... discuss

“Love for Brothers Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and t ... discuss

Legacy of the Great Obama. Part One.   By Dr. Phil Taverna   I am positively certain that if we could look in the minds of Obama, Michelle and Jarrett we would all have to admit, that Obama was ... discuss

Today, the Gospel reminds us that Jesus, after being baptized in the River Jordan and impelled by the Holy Spirit who settled upon him and revealed him as the Christ, withdrew for 40 days into the Des ... discuss

Because pro-life Senator Jeff Sessions opposes abortion, Democrats who are trashing his nomination for attorney general are making the crazy claim that somehow he opposes the rights of women. Democrat ... discuss

This week, Passion 2017 was held in Atlanta.  The Passion Conferences are aimed at the 18-25 age bracket and have impacted many people over the years.  The present day Passion Conferences are conn ... discuss

The Presbyterian hierarchy simply responded — with a hammer, mind you — to Machen’s provocations. That could have been the case but no one argued that. They largely reduced Machen to a cantanker ... discuss

In our culture of “anything goes,” we don’t like to think that there can be a right and wrong approach to something that feels so personal. However, when we let our own preferences dictate our p ... discuss

Twenty-five years ago, evangelicals were outside the religious establishment. That establishment was made up principally of the mainline denominations. But today evangelicals have become the religious ... discuss

The congressional Select Panel on Infant Lives has issued its final report, with a detailed account including violations of criminal law and women’s rights by University of New Mexico (UNM) and ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Graeme Wood gives us a chilling picture of what Islamic jihadists are really like. His new book, The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State, i ... discuss

Time to Pull the Plug on ObamaCareBefore It Drags Us All Down the Drainby Heather R. Higgins & Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: There is a Trumpian solution.Republicans have campaigned against Obam ... discuss

Dr. Alan Keyesby Dr. Alan Keyes:"Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrumpThe United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So ... discuss

The journey has not been easy for Nicole Vote or her son Xander since doctors informed her four months into her pregnancy that he had congenital heart defects. Vote said doctors told her to abort her ... discuss

Paul Ryan with Carol TobiasPro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been overwhelmingly reelected as Speaker of the House. Pro-life Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was unanimously reelected Senate Majority L ... discuss

As we begin the year 2017, let us pause to reflect on how monumental a year this will be.  As I mentioned in my recent post on the New Year (An Appeal for the Heart that Conquered Death: Reflecti ... discuss

Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been overwhelmingly reelected as Speaker of the House. Pro-life Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was unanimously reelected Senate Majority Leader on November 16.Today ... discuss

Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com): President Barack Obama’s legacy of running up the tab for taxpayers during his family’s exorbitant and frequent vacations is projected to reach an excess of ... discuss

Ask God. This seems obvious, but too often it is easiest to simply act on instinct before we ask God what He would have for us. Different seasons of life bring different opportunities, and believe it ... discuss

. . . Blow this opportunity and there may never be another one.by Herman Cain: When I ran for president, the most appallingly dumb thing I heard someone say did not come from a Democrat, or from a me ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Trump Wins Again -  Ford announced today that it was cancelling a planned $1.6 billion investment in Mexico. Instead the automaker is now planning to i ... discuss

Someone asked me what the best thing about Christmas was for me this year. Before this year, I might have thought about all the people I spent Christmas with, the gifts, the music, the tinsel, the &# ... discuss

Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been overwhelmingly reelected as Speaker of the House. Pro-life Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was unanimously reelected Senate Majority Leader on November 16. Today ... discuss

“Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.”  (WBT)  (Read this scripture and more at http://prayerpivot.com) A big occasion for expectant parents ... discuss

Every day in Israel, about 100 unborn babies die in abortions on average. The number could be much higher if not for the work of the Efrat Association, a pro-life group that offers information and sup ... discuss

2 January AD 1883; transferred to 3 January* Charles Porterfield Krauth was born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), on 17 March 1823. He was son of the noted Lutheran pastor Dr. Charles Ph ... discuss

“The convictions that would bring you into membership in some of the congregations to which those men belong, or in which they find their home, would necessarily exclude you from membership in t ... discuss

Instead of a “monarchal” model that views God as a king in absolute control, he offers a “parental” model of God working in the world “in which the parent does everything possible for the be ... discuss

In keeping with the journalistic tradition of looking back at the recent past, we present the top 50 stories of the year that were read on The Aquila Report site based on the number of hits. We will p ... discuss

Despicable Attack on Police Officersby Scott Erickson: There currently hangs in the United States Capitol building a painting that depicts police officers as anthropomorphic pigs.Yes, you read that co ... discuss

Sen. Jeff Sessionsby Jonathan Thompson: Every day members of the law enforcement community come to work prepared for anything. They understand that they are the thin blue line between a safe public ... discuss

One of the things I love about you, my online friends, is that (for the most part) we can have active and respectful dialogue, even (especially?) when we disagree. I have said this before, but dialogu ... discuss

Yesterday, on the first day of 2017, I had the privilege to preach from Romans 10 on the subject of missions.  Each year, typically during the final few weeks of the year, I preach a missionary biog ... discuss

As the world dives further into a century of “progress” and uncharted horizons, mankind continues its dissent from God, which is eerily reminiscent of the words of Jesus Christ: “What profit is ... discuss

“They believed every man must find his own place in a world in which a place has been made for him”. Ralph Husted, an Indiana businessman and classic-liberal, wrote those words in reference to the ... discuss

The experience you gain in serving in your own culture will benefit your ministry on the mission field. Indeed, sinners, cultures and situations are different throughout the globe. However, the joys a ... discuss

In considering how to glorify God in all that we do in our particular circumstances and callings, we would be wise to resolve to make particular resolutions to assist us in our sanctification. This we ... discuss

Every time this issue comes up, the media, both left and right, totally ignore the fact that, from a Constitutional standpoint, such federal land grabs are entirely lawless. (I devoted an entire chape ... discuss

“In much coverage of American Christianity, this mindset is obvious: You believe that God ordained marriage as the union of a man and a woman? Well, that’s just bigotry in search of a belief s ... discuss

There’s been a fair amount of chatter, overwhelmingly positive, about an interview the former director of Barack Obama’s 2012 faith outreach gave to Emma Green of the Atlantic. I am considerably l ... discuss

We were night urchins in those days.  Pariahs of the night.  It was the suburban kid culture.  We weren't kids anymore though.  And we didn't know how to be adults, nor did we care ... discuss

John Kerry was and is a traitor to the American fighting forces and the basic principles that our country is founded upon. Being a retired combat veteran myself, from a few years later and a different ... discuss

El Greco, The Holy Familyvia WikipediaBetween Joseph and Mary there existed a holy affection, a spirit of service, and a mutual desire for each others' happiness. This is Jesus' family: sacred, holy, ... discuss

In my 15 years of full-time teaching, the only thing I have done consistently in every class is use the first few minutes for writing exercises, and I will continue to do that for as long as I am teac ... discuss

. . . Kerry believes that peace is what happens when the bad guys win.John Kerry meets with Palestinian (PLO) Mahmoud Abbasby Daniel Greenfield: Before Obama decided to “abstain” from standing wi ... discuss

With their preferred candidate having lost the presidential election, pro-abortionists are angrier and more eager to censor than ever. If we are not alert and on guard, groups such as National Right t ... discuss

Update: Great News — Next week the Republican-controlled House of Representatives will vote on the REINS Act! It is extremely encouraging that House Republicans have made this a top priority as they ... discuss

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR): Donald J. Trump smashed many orthodoxies on his way to victory, but immigration was the defining issue separating him from his primary oppo ... discuss

Though resisting nodding off and realizing that his speech was likely nothing more than a desperate rhetorical attempt to recover credibility, I carefully listened to Kerry's regurgitation of age-old ... discuss

I made a concerted effort to read more books this year with no constraints on what I read. Simply read what I want. I didn’t make it to a book a week, but I did make it through 45 books, which I ... discuss

Year-end is a time for reflection. What went well, what didn’t? What would you change or keep the same? What lessons can be learned? 2016 continued to feel like a holding pattern. After resignin ... discuss

If socialist, leftist cities like San Francisco, Chicago, New York, and a bunch of others nationwide, can pass Sanctuary City laws to harbor fugitive illegal aliens from federal law enforcement, then ... discuss

Fearing that overturning Roe v. Wade could be a real possibility, abortion advocates in St. Louis want to make the city a “sanctuary” for abortions. St. Louis Public Radio reports two St. Louis al ... discuss

“A lot of people don’t believe it, and I understand that,” Stanley said. “Maybe the thought is they had to come up with some kind of myth about the birth of Jesus to give him street cred later ... discuss

While the majority of evangelicals see the problems with Vines’s view, Hill’s is more appealing to evangelicals in the current cultural climate. Many who hold or support this middle view may belie ... discuss

The human male baby, born of a woman created in God’s image, is what the Creator gives us at Christmas time. Jesus is the perfect image of who we were meant to be. Thus, we need the incarnation, no ... discuss

As our growing army of readers knows, NRL News Today posts a great deal on our benighted opposition’s attempts to “normalize” abortion, as if obliterating your own child were no different (liter ... discuss

Every Christmas season brings new, heartwarming projects to the public spotlight: stories of incredible giving, stories of hope and sacrifice, stories of new life. This Christmas, the UK Christian gro ... discuss

Editor's note: Each Tuesday we will feature posts discussing Saint John Paul the Great's Theology of the Body; his reflection on our nature and life as persons made in the image and likeness of God, c ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowellby Dr. Thomas Sowell: Any honest man, looking back on a very long life, must admit — even if only to himself — being a relic of a bygone era. Having lived long enough to have seen ... discuss

About a month ago, LifeNews published a piece about Candice Russell, a Texas woman who claimed she was “forced” to fly to California to abort her unborn child. This week, Russell wrote a second pi ... discuss

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As we have said, our union to Christ and to one another is His gift, not our achievement. But the manifestation of our union is both a calling and an achievement. As Calvin taught us, what is true of ... discuss

There are numerous stories of complications from abortions, or the horrifying stories of abortions gone wrong, even when performed by licensed medical professionals. However, one British physician is ... discuss

December 27th is the feast of Saint John the Apostle, Evangelist and “beloved disciple”. He wrote the Gospel bearing his name, three Epistles and the book of Revelation. A fisherman by trade, he w ... discuss

Yesterday, we had the distinct privilege to gather with our church family on Christmas.  As we gathered for worship, it wasn’t just any Lord’s Day, it was the day set aside on the calend ... discuss

Concerning how we understand repentance, Bible-believing Christians should be wary of at least three major errors. First, the Roman Catholic Church has turned repentance into a sacrament, where in the ... discuss

The hold of your enemy is broken by Him who came as your substitute to destroy his works. By faith in Jesus you are freed from sin’s guilt, freed from sin’s power, and freed from sin’s penalty. ... discuss

Mary hears from the Lord, and she accepts his surprising plan for her life: Let it be to me according to your word. Mary’s humility is what I long to see in my own heart. She’s a servant of the ... discuss

Christmas is a wonderful time of year.  It's a time when we reflect upon the birth of our savior.  It's a time when we rejoice, feast, give gifts, and fellowship with family.  I think I ... discuss

Merry Christmas Eve!Rerunning a piece today in which I am Imogene Herdman (and if you've never read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, promise yourself this will be your year. You won't regret it.)~~~~~ ... discuss

French economist and political theorist Frederic Bastiat wrote in his 1850 treatise The Law that “When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either ... discuss

  Written by a resident of WA state. This is really a great letter. I am most impressed that the fellow that wrote it signed his name and address to it. And it came from a Democrat! He certainly ... discuss

When last we reported on Marie Stopes International, which performs about 70% of all abortions performed across England, the “charity” had suspended a number of abortion services because of safety ... discuss

One of the most frustrating assertions from abortion-choice advocates are that pro-life advocates are “anti-science” or “don’t understand science,” which is why they are ... discuss

St. Peter & Paul Chapel in Cairo Bombed byMuslims in Nov. 2016 killing 25 Christiansby Leo Hohmann: The Islamic State has allegedly published a secret list in Arabic of thousands of churches in all 5 ... discuss

When Jade Stevens (pictured) went into a Marie Stopes abortion facility looking for options, she said she felt more like she was on a conveyor belt than in a health care facility. Earlier this week, a ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 661 Proper of Seasons: 357 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1109 Midday Prayer for Wednesday, December 21, using the Current Psalmody God, come to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 355 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1103 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 128 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 22, 2016 / 05:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into what he said are the key guidelines of his ongoing r ... discuss

President Obama is leaving the White House in 29 days, but not before he takes a few more swings at the “conservative media.” In an interview with The Atlantic‘s Ta-Nehesi Coates, e ... discuss

December marks the first anniversary of Québec’s euthanasia program, and serious questions about compliance with the law are already emerging. Thus far, the Commission on end-of-life care has provi ... discuss

Inviting Muslims To Christ -- A Clear Path to Salvation Including Quotations & Commentary from the Bible and Quran Contact: Randall Ireland M.Div., 281-304-2895, randall_ireland@yahoo.com OPINION, D ... discuss

When Paul wrote that Scripture is God-breathed, the idea was not one of inspiration but of expiration; that is, the Bible was breathed out by God. The whole point here is that the Bible comes from God ... discuss

It’s an amazing and wonderful thing to realize that God devised His plan, created us, and is perfectly executing the plan, so that we could enjoy Him. He was infinitely satisfied within Himself, the ... discuss

The Gospel is a message of disarming simplicity. Unlike paganism, which is forever impersonal, the true God of such cosmic immensity is also the personal God of the divine Trinity who reaches down to ... discuss

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

Many, if not most, pro-lifers know the name Melissa Ohden. In addition to everything else she’s accomplished, Melissa has graciously written stories for NRL News Today and NRL News and has been a re ... discuss

Four months after the British government blocked an abortion chain from performing certain abortions, citing serious safety concerns, the government released new reports showing how the abortion chain ... discuss

Via Wikimedia, Ontario SnowfallIt's quite astonishing to me that I have the ability to commune regularly with the architect of time, space, matter, energy, and consciousness.  Dare I treat it as ... discuss

Amy HasbrouckPresident, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.Director, Toujours Vivant-Not Dead Yet.December marks the first anniversary of Québec’s euthanasia program, and serious questions about compl ... discuss

Anyone who hears Allen Hood speak will be moved by the passion for Jesus he expresses. I first heard him preach during my college years when I attended a conference, and since then I’ve consistently ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinWith the crisis of faith ever intensifying, it somehow has evaded the Catholic hierarchy that    the crux of the problem has been our casual and disparaging re ... discuss

they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages. — Channing. Unless otherwise noted, books are free but this can change without notice. Doublec ... discuss

“I got a paper in the mail. I don’t understand it and it is difficult to read,” she informed me. “I’m not well enough to leave where I live to bring it to you. When it warms, I’d like to s ... discuss

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light... (Isaiah 9:2) The common application of Isaiah 9:2 is a spiritual one in which the “people who walked in darkness” are those who lived p ... discuss

I am a work in progress. I said the prayer as a short and plump five-year-old. I remember the day vaguely. I was sitting Indian style on my mom’s bed as she led me in a prayer asking God into m ... discuss

by Dr. Victor Davis Hanson: He grasped that what voters cared about were the very issues politicos were disdainfully ignoring.The American middle classes, the Chinese, and Vladimir Putin have never b ... discuss

In 2012, Sara Winter helped to form a radical abortion advocacy group in her home country of Brazil. The group, Femin, is known for protesting topless, sometimes violently, in front of religious insti ... discuss

No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them. It is a wrong to his family. Children learn to read by being in the presence of books. ... discuss

 (Russian: Иоанн Кронштадтский) (October 19, 1829, Sura, Arkhangelsk–December 20, 1908, Kronstadt) was a Russian Orthodox Christian presbyter and a member of the synod of the ... discuss

All the women heard Paul speak about the Gospel. And yet only one of them ended up believing and getting baptized. What accounted for the difference? That stunning phrase in verse 14, “the Lord open ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  The Left's Shadow Government -  The political left is vehemently refusing to accept the results of the November 8th elections. Like spoiled c ... discuss

by Herman Cain: Encouraging early signs.I know a lot of conservatives were aghast when Donald Trump decided to meet recently with Al Gore to talk about global warming.Why is he talking to him? Is he ... discuss

For a political body, such as the Texas state legislature, cobbling together an informational booklet about the safety of abortion is a huge challenge. The authors are trying to balance the opinions o ... discuss

Virginia legislators will consider a bill in January to ban abortions after 20 weeks, CBS19 News of Charlottesville reports. If passed, the bill known as the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act w ... discuss

The family of a sheriff’s deputy who was injured in a deadly shooting this July in Baton Rouge says his life is a Christmas miracle. WAFB News reports Nick Tullier was shot three times in the he ... discuss

The Equipped for Life course has only been out for about four months, but we’re already getting a sense for how it’s helping the people who’ve taken it. My favorite bit of feedback we’ve rece ... discuss

The Equipped for Life course has only been out for about four months, but we’re already getting a sense for how it’s helping the people who’ve taken it. My favorite bit of feedback we’ve rece ... discuss

by NRA-ILA: “You can’t win them all,” as the old saying goes, but when it comes to the Second Amendment, gun control advocates can’t even come close. Such is clearly the case with Miss Sloane ... discuss

Dr. Chuck Balwinby Dr. Chuck Baldwin: As we approach the day in which we commemorate Christ’s birth, I am reminded of a quote by John Quincy Adams. On July 4, 1837, he spoke these words:“Why is i ... discuss

Marshall, of course, was not the first one to address this objection and his answer was in tune with those who had gone before him. He noted that it was illegitimate to argue from baptism to the Lord ... discuss

Columnist Dave Barry got this one just right: “The problem with winter sports is that — follow me closely here — they generally take place in winter.” On the other hand, winter is a great seas ... discuss

Pro-life President-elect Donald Trumpby Dave Andrusko, National Right to Life: Just my two cents worth, but I strongly suspect there were an awful lot of pro-lifers who do not fully grasp that our Mo ... discuss

Previously A few more errors of judgment we tend to make when reading for information and ideas: VI. Yet I cannot forbear to point out two or three more of these follies, that I may attempt something ... discuss

    I just don’t understand why this, for the lack of better words, IDIOT gets reelected to lead the Democrats in the House? Almost every time Pelosi opens her mouth she says something ... discuss

“Far as the curse is found.” Like the spring thaw, turning sheets of ice into fresh running water, the power of God will extend to every square inch of this world and turn every curse into a b ... discuss

Martyrdom Of St. Ignatiusby Pier Ghezzi (1674-1755)Saint Ignatius was Bishop of Antioch overseeing 1stcentury Syrian Christians and was a disciple of the Apostle John. He wrote a letter to the Christi ... discuss

Columnist Dave Barry got this one just right: “The problem with winter sports is that — follow me closely here — they generally take place in winter.” On the other hand, winter ... discuss

I've spent the last two articles responding to an article by blogger Richard Rowe, in which he asserts (without any good arguments but with a whole lot of unjustified arrogance) that pro-choice is the ... discuss

Westchester, N.Y., Dec 12, 2016 / 11:02 pm (CNA).- What if proof for God's existence – and our very souls – could be found within our DNA? Published in September of this year by Howard Bo ... discuss

This is my second part in a three-part series in responding to an abortion-choice advocate's article regarding why he believes "pro-choice is right." So far his defense of the abortion-choice position ... discuss

A story set during World War II has great relevance to us today. It concerns a small Christian church in Germany immediately adjacent to a set of railroad tracks—whose ultimate destination was the d ... discuss

This may come as a shock to some people, but no one is entitled to an opinion. The only opinion you have any right to is a well-informed opinion. If you can't reproduce your opposition's arguments in ... discuss

"The Visitation"We are now in the 3rd week of advent. Time flies doesn’t it? We’re walking our way from the first news of the coming messiah given to Mary. We discovered how Mary must’ve felt ... discuss

Question: "How do you find the time to do all the things we should do as Christians, with all the demands that today's world puts on us?"We have far more free time at our disposal than most people did ... discuss

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Thomas C. Oden, one of the most gracious and respected theologians of our times, died yesterday at age 85. Professor Oden made the pilgrimage from theological liberalism, and what he acknowledged as a ... discuss




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