Topic: understand

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

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Recently in an interview, Lt. Col. Allen West said that President Obama’s decision to ignore his generals was “probably the greatest military blunder the ... discuss

. . . An attempted list of all Trump's abuses of women over the years. Caution for those who can't process "snark" and "wit."by Ann Coulter: The New York Times' front-page article last Saturday on Don ... discuss

Fox News host and author reveals how little the threats against America have changed since"Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates."by David Horowitz, Contributing Author: Fox News host Brian Kilmea ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergEuthanasia Prevention Coalition.On May 14, the Daily Mail reported that a 45 year old woman, known as "Jackie," was approved for euthanasia based on psychiatric issues related to ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn the Feast of Pentecost, 2016, Fr. Ingo Dollinger, a long-time friend of Pope Emeritus Benedict told Dr. Maike Hickson that Cardinal Ratzinger [now Benedict XVI] told him i ... discuss

Conservative filmmaker discusses his new movie, "Hillary's America."by David Horowitz, Contributing Author: Below are the video and transcript to Dinesh D'Souza's lecture at the David Horowitz Freedom ... discuss

creative commons image, source"The loneliness of the Christian results from his walk with God in an ungodly world, a walk that must often take him away from the fellowship of good Christians as well a ... discuss

“We who have long been “insiders” can learn from brothers and sisters who’ve lived as cultural minorities for years. In Unashamed, Lecrae captivatingly tells his story. And in so doing ... discuss

 Pro-abort laments that pro-lifers are so cleverBy Dave Andrusko Okay, fill in the two-word blank. “[ _ _ ] are skilled wielders of symbolism, if not of subtlety.” Well, if you are ... discuss

 Not “a terribly long leap”: Reflections on “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race”By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This probably could be said every few years, but…in ... discuss

Bodily rights arguments for abortion are always extremist arguments, at least in the way people present them. No bodily rights argument that I have ever seen (or even heard of any pro-choice advocate ... discuss

Trump Boehner and Icahn: Oh my What a Mess we have Here.   By Dr. Phil Taverna   It is tough to understand all the shenanigans that seem to be appearing by the minute in the liberal’s med ... discuss

Olive TreesQuestion: "Is the Church the new Israel? I heard this idea disparaged as "Replacement Theology." Also, how are we to understand the the term "New Jerusalem"? Is it Heaven? The Church? A lit ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - I write words and music about the rhyme and reason of life. The Headline Reads – Rejoice: Rapture Almost Here So…with the rapture almost here, do you have your affairs in ... discuss

This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Westminster Theological Seminary. Three people will win a set of resources for a 10-person Bible study on how to read all of Scripture in light of Christ ... discuss

This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Westminster Theological Seminary. Three people will win a set of resources for a 10-person Bible study on how to read all of Scripture in light of Christ ... discuss

by Robert Romano: Calling Donald Trump the "presumptive nominee" after his decisive win in the Indiana primary as Texas Senator Ted Cruz dropped out of the GOP race for president, Republican Nationa ... discuss

More than 300 mothers, fathers, and students atTownship High School District 211 filed a lawsuit challengingthe school's new policy that allows a transgenderstudent into the girls' locker rooms. ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: There was an extraordinary exchange yesterday between House Speaker Paul Ryan and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that may be the most impo ... discuss

During this Ascentiontide as we prepare to celebrate the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the Apostles and the Blessed Virgin Mary at Pentecost, there is a lesser known feastday to our Lady on the Satur ... discuss

As I'm missing my daughter like crazy this week leading up to Mother's Day, here are some words I wrote about a year and a half ago that I am reminding myself of:Can a mother's love be comprehended or ... discuss

What would it look like to go all in loving children? For Kelsey and Randy Bohlender, it meant raising four biological kids… then adopting six children, including two sets of twins. Yet the Bohlende ... discuss

From an early age, most people understand that the image we see in a mirror isn’t completely “true.” The 2016 presidential primaries have revealed an image of America’s electorate that is the ... discuss

“Beloved, since God loved us so much, we should love one another” (1 John 4:9). >Reflection: When we obey the command in this verse of Scripture, we give life to one another. When we l ... discuss

I'm willing to roll the dice for Trump!by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: I voted for Ted Cruz in the South Carolina primary. Last night, after getting Trump-thumped (again) in Indiana, Cruz pulled o ... discuss

by Jenn Jacques: Oh dear foreigners – the Piers Morgans of the world, if you will – what is your sick obsession with America’s Second Amendment?Canadian Nicole ArbourEnter Canadian “celebrity ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders scored a surprising upset win last night in Indiana's Democrat primary. Prior to yesterday's vote, Clinton was leading in the polls b ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: In winning the Republican nomination on Tuesday night, Donald Trump accomplished something that virtually no one believed possible when he entered the race nearly one year ago, on Ju ... discuss

Brothers and sisters, I am going to ask you to pray for the Philippines today and over the weekend. The situation is urgent and it appears that earthly means for a just outcome in their elections are ... discuss

From an 1890 Journal of Education: “Sooner or later the classicist argues, “Whatever the value of science, it is not indispensable, for I am wholly ignorant of it.” ” My dear S ... discuss

It's been almost a year since the Lord moved mightily in my life in a specific area that I want to share about. He revealed Himself as my Restorer, restoring places deep within that had felt wounded f ... discuss

Baby showers for me are... well... complicated. On one hand, babies are wonderful and precious and such a delight.On the other hand, they are a huge trigger of pain for me. They remind me of my b ... discuss

I'm being featured on today during their special focus on The Theology of the Body. #TOBtalk.  Here's an excerpt - That first baby started our reversion back into our Catholic fa ... discuss

                      The story of how I came to a higher awareness of my aborted siblings feels like an unexpected one to write, bu ... discuss

We are unused to referendums in this country, so we tend to think in terms of general elections. Behind much of the coverage of the EU debate is the assumption that voting to leave somehow means put ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:  Gone, Gone, Gone by Phillip PhillipsGrateful For:How the value of stories has played out in our family over the years. This is especially obvious with Ria, who wro ... discuss

By Joe Kral In the Christian classic, The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis pens one of the great lines regarding the battle of Truth and relativism, “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those wh ... discuss

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A day or so ago a coyote kept staring at me. He looked like a skinny German shepherd dog with a big bushy tail. He had a noble confidence about him. The animals you meet most often in the desert, l ... discuss

I’ve been homeschool blogging since 2005. I started homeschooling when my kids were 2 and 4. I’ve been at it a loooong time, and now my eldest son is graduating at 19. BUT – if yo ... discuss

The war on Christians continues unabated. Throughout the Middle East, in most of Europe, and even here in the United States, the future of Christianity is becoming bleak. Is there a unified structure ... 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

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

Doesn't she mean Rome?Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal engage in an intelligent discussion on this "problematic" document. There is "always an excuse. There's no limit on the excuses."I totally agre ... discuss

Is the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Symbol an example of pandering to Islam?At one time or another we have all looked at a logo and wondered what its meaning is or what hidden subliminal ... 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

Repentance? I'll think about that tomorrow.Reading Amoris Laetitia for some reason got me thinking about the sin against the Holy Spirit. You know, the "unpardonable sin." Now why did the exhortation ... discuss

Every city has its hip area with trendy shops offering locally made trinkets, markets for vendors of organically grown produce, and faux-French cafés. Accountants and stockbrokers who wear ... discuss

The terrible Brussels bombings were rightly given a great deal of coverage in the mass media and they were strongly denounced by all who had a voice. What was strange was that these opinion-makers and ... discuss

 “Untold:” the story of God’s miracles in the makingBy Dave Andrusko Like most pro-lifers I believe passionately in the power of communications that touch both the heart and th ... 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

 Prenatal testing pioneer regrets giving birth to son with Down syndrome  Cassy Fiano  There has been a lot of discussion in the pro-life community about prenatal testing. It ... discuss

God the Geometer, The Frontispiece of Bible Moralisee, mid-13th C.GENESIS 1:1-31 This chapter is the oh-so-familiar story of the creation of the universe. Anyone who has ever done any Bible study or, ... discuss

The Creation of the World, Antonio Canova, 1821-22Photo Gipsoteca, Possagno via WSJGENESIS 1:1-31We just considered the fact that the writers of Genesis retold the creation stories of other nations, c ... discuss

Family Policy Alliance: Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee rejected an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would have turned military base hospitals into abortion ... discuss

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On Tuesday, Ryan Bomberger of The Radiance Foundation addressed a student forum at Harvard University, a 90-minute discussion on abortion in the black community that turned hostil ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Office of Readings for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: ... discuss

Vatican City, May 4, 2016 / 04:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis said the parable of the Good Shepherd is a key example of God’s mercy, because it represents the depth of the Lor ... discuss

The Man Behind the Crony Machineby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: A key Barack Obama Administration legacy item is its wanton abuse of the Constitution’s separation and balance of power ... discuss

Penny Young Nanceis president and CEOConcerned Women for Americaby Penny Young Nance: We have so many opportunities in the workforce, yet women are often still told that we’ve got to run ourselves ... discuss

. . . Because you wouldn't know it some Herman Cain:  No one has to explain to me about the rough-and-tumble nature of presidential primary races. I know a little something about this. Th ... discuss

Recall When Al Gore's Global Cooling Was Exposed AsA Biggest Scam? Globalists Didn't Give Up Seeking AWay To Control Mankind. Now It's Global Warming Scam!by Jim Mullen, Contributing Author: American ... discuss

The following is the speech delivered by Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib) at 6:30 pm on Monday May 2, 2016, as reported by Hansard.Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib)Madam ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - I write words and music about the rhyme and reason of life. Fancy Dancer – an adjective and noun frozen in time What does it take to be a fancy dancer?  Maybe you think a fanc ... discuss

Yesterday I preached Mark 12:35-37 in our morning worship service.  After a lengthy series of questions hurled at Jesus, He now turned to ask a question of His own.  In fact, as it was Wednesday in ... discuss

One of the most woeful mistakes a church could make would be to teach the people that preaching is something that happens after worship.  One of the fundamental truths necessary for a healthy church ... discuss

In a recent sermon, Alistair Begg explains that we as Christians are saved by grace. This is more than an elementary statement, it’s a deep theological truth. 7 Preacher Landmines – ... discuss

Last week a brother from my fellowship asked me about abolitionism. Most of the discussion centered around what it means for a preborn human to be alive and why a human ought not to be murdered. It wa ... discuss

I’m no fan of most forms of racing. Cars, horses, drones, people—none of them do much for me. I find bicycle racing especially drab, except for those Olympic sprint events that suddenly gr ... discuss

Today is the day! Today is the official launch day for my new book Visual Theology: Seeing and Understanding the Truth About God. This book is the result of a collaboration between me, a write ... discuss

I love to read and ponder the biblical account of creation. So much makes sense and so much comes into focus only as we understand God as the creator of all that is. As I read the creation acc ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan and features books by Michael Horton. There will be 3 winners this week and each of them will receive the following books: Core Chris ... discuss

The last couple of weeks have been fairly quiet when it comes to letters to the editor. Not surprisingly, the majority of them dealt with the article I wrote on evolution and the age of the un ... discuss

Many of the great joys I’ve had in the years I’ve been running this site are the ones experienced doing projects together. We’ve read a long selection of classic Christian books together ... discuss

I spent last weekend at a pair of conferences, each of which dealt in some way with matters of human sexuality. Such conferences are common today as Christians attempt to understand, interpret ... discuss

Late last year I announced the 2016 Reading Challenge, a fun way to increase and diversify your reading through another year. I took the challenge and set this year’s goal at 104 books. Howe ... discuss

Not too long ago I was speaking to a friend who was lamenting the way he had spent his time the day before. He had become convicted that his prayer life was languishing and that it would benef ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by Westminster Theological Seminary. “I commend this work to anyone who preaches or teaches or studies the Bible.” —Russell Moore Download for fr ... discuss

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

The silence of the church on key issues of our day is deafening.  By remaining silent on these issues, for fear of controversy, the church unilaterally makes itself irrelevant.  When it's ju ... discuss

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (ESV)It's amazing how God lines things up. Because I've been ... discuss

April 21 is the feast of St. Anslem, a Benedictine monk, abbot, philosopher and theologian, who held the office of archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. He is a Doctor of the Church who is known ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike Rosendal Recently my daughter Tisa and I went to the doctor for a checkup. While driving to our appointment, I told her what would happen. “She’ll look how big you are…” ... discuss

TweetBy Caroline SlingerlandIt’s a storm that’s been brewing in my mind for quite some time, but I could never quite express why it made me uncomfortable; I just knew that it did.  Much of it ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?What motivated me to join the pro-life movement, is that abortion is happening every day, all the time and that wo ... discuss

"No one will have any other desire in heaven than what God wills; and the desire of one will be the desire of all; and the desire of all and of each one will also be the desire of God" (St. Anselm, Le ... discuss

Guest Post by: David MartinConcerning the many controversial "surprise" statements that Pope Francis has made, we've heard the argument for months that the "media is twisting his words" or that "he is ... discuss

Echo Zoe Radio kicks off the 9th year of the podcast with guest Michelle Lesley. Michelle is an author and blogger at, and joins us this episode to talk about Women’s Ministr ... discuss

Iran has kidnaped our sailors, taken Americans hostages, sponsored terror plots against U.S. allies, fueled conflicts in Syria and Yemen, and even launched ballistic missiles inscribed with “Israel ... discuss

by Herman Cain: Stop running from yourself. Learn to like who you really are, and live.I’m starting to think the growing absurdity in our nation’s culture can be explained by a simple but troubl ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn EWTN’s April 14, World Over Live program hosted by Raymond Arroyo, canon law expert Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal, Catholic author and president of the Faith and Re ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Apr 17, 2016 / 02:02 pm (CNA).- Few can forget the media furor over Caitlyn Jenner's cover story in Vanity Fair last year. Formerly known as Bruce, Jenner's public transformation from ... discuss

 What goes ‘round, comes ‘roundBy Jean Garton Dr. Jean GartonThere is hardly an action – no matter how revolting, immoral or violent – that doesn’t have defenders who will s ... discuss

  I don’t carry a gun… … to kill people. I carry a gun to keep from being killed. I don’t carry a gun to scare people. I carry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place. I d ... discuss

The end of life is a part of life. It should be part of our legacy, not a desperate last-ditch effort to escape the inescapable. Talk to your family and your doctor now and on a regular basis as your ... discuss

One great practical benefit of having both morning and evening worship is that it provides an excellent structure to help families sanctify the Lord’s Day. The two worship services become like booke ... discuss

Once again, the biggest exporter of terrorism in the World, refuses to accept responsibility for it’s own people. Via The New York Times: WASHINGTON — Saudi Arabia has told the Obama administ ... discuss

One of the most frequent topics that we are approached with after launching a new website is long term maintenance and management. It is clear that long term care is essential to both maintaining ... discuss

Maddie Crum's Huffington Post article "Why Sex Scenes Matter for Young Readers" is important reading for anyone who wants to understand current trends in youth literature, or youth culture in general. ... discuss

To understand how long Rice coach Wayne Graham has been around baseball, consider this: He recently told one of his players that he was there the day the slider was invented. The freshman believed him ... discuss

  Sen. Ted Cruz says Donald Trump needs to stop acting like a “mobster” by menacing the GOP over its presidential primary rules. VIDEO BELOW Click here to view the embedded video. In ... discuss

There has been a lot of progress over the years, in understanding the impact of abortion.  I personally, will always be so grateful to the Elliot Institute for understanding exactly how I felt a ... discuss

Deborah Nucatola, a high-level Planned Parenthood official, was caught in an undercover video discussing how they crush unborn children in one way during a normal abortion, but crush them in a differe ... discuss

Tuptim and Topsy realize that their schedules don't allow time after class for a visit to the coffee shop or library to go over Chapter Three. Instead they decide to study the chapter intensively befo ... discuss

God is the author of Scripture but the Spirit also carried along and worked through sinful human beings infallibly to reveal his inerrant Word and he did so in history. The Renaissance helped us to a ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco This is the second of two reflections on the Holy Father’s recent exhortation. Read the first here. Having discussed some of the tone and controversy, what does Pope Francis ... discuss

Question: "What is meant by the first part of "I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil." in John 17:15? St. Theophylact is rather mut ... discuss

Canadian legal landscape is shifting. On April 14th 2016, Canada's Liberal government introduced for 1st reading it's assisted suicide legislation.[1] Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau initially ... discuss founder, Bill McKibben.Photo credit: Scott Eisen/Bloombergby Sean Hackbarth, Contributing Author: A big part of public policy debates involves countering misleading claims. In this regular fe ... 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

 Guest Post by David MartinPope Francis is not happy with his good bishops. For the past several months he has showed irritation toward Vatican conservatives who oppose his synodal proposals that ... discuss

 A changing Supreme Court: the legalization of euthanasia could hang in the balanceBy Jennifer Popik, JD, and Burke Balch, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics While four state ... discuss

One of the great benefits of attending a Christian conference is undoubtedly the singing.  Each year during the G3 Conference, I try to record some of the congregational singing just to file away an ... discuss

But the Bible is surprisingly quiet when it comes to laying out a system of courtship. Courtship Systems are cultural, and the Bible rarely advocates one cultural approach over another. God’s heart ... discuss

Actually, we’ll go further than that. Your Rhodes Must Fall campaign is not merely fatuous but ugly, vandalistic and dangerous. We agree with Oxford historian RW Johnson that what you are trying to ... discuss

While four states have affirmatively legalized the dangerous practice of doctor-prescribed suicide, and legislative efforts continue to expand that number, an even greater threat may be posed by the U ... discuss

There are mornings when I wake up, read the headlines, and think I must still be dreaming. I had one of those mornings a few days ago, when I learned that popular pornography website XHamster has bloc ... discuss

I’ve written about this before- I am a person who spots discrepancies, anachronisms, and small continuity details in movie scenes. When I point them out, often just as one may point out a passi ... discuss

"For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence,for my hope is from Him.He only is my rock and my salvation,my fortress; I shall not be shaken.On God rests my salvation and my glory;my mighty rock, my refu ... discuss

Ever have something that seems to control your mind, but no matter how much you try to let go of it, it is always there taunting you? I think this is particularly true if you have been deeply hurt an ... discuss

Why am I so afraid to believe in Jesus? Honesty hour: this is the first time I’ve put words to that creeping fear that lives in the shadows of my mind. Here’s what I am learning: humans have up ... discuss

In this episode, Pastor Richard answer a question about a whole bunch of words that start with the letter "A." They are: Arminianism, Antinomianism, Arianism, Aryan, and Armenians. What do each of the ... discuss

v class="MsoNormal">I am sure that many of you have seen, or at least have heard of, the recent box office hits, The Hunger Games (2012) and the Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013).  If you are un ... discuss

Meet Autumn Parkin. She’s a mother of three from Boise, Idaho–and she’s a gun rights advocate. She didn’t always use to be this way. In her profile video with The Blaze, she admits that she c ... discuss

Image source: Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

I began officially homeschooling my daughter in the fall of 2007, shortly before her 6th birthday. Of course, as most moms, I had already been teaching her since the day she was born. In some ways tha ... 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

Tuptim: More coffee, Tops? My treat.Topsy: Yes, thank you! I’ll have the usual – a small extra bold with a little cream.Tuptim: That’s the real stuff! I wonder what kind of coffee Cardinal Walte ... discuss

 Witnesses to abortion reveal its horrorsBy Sarah Terzo Sometimes authors of magazines are allowed to witness abortions in the course of writing articles. Sometimes medical students ... discuss

I know, I know... the movie Mona Lisa Smile is considered "old" by most people who are used to only seeking out the latest and greatest but it's only 13 years old. I've been watching (and re ... discuss

OLD BOOKSby Margaret Widdemer(via Semicolon)The people up and down the world that talk and laugh and cry,They’re pleasant when you’re young and gay, and life is all to try,But when your heart is t ... discuss

In the wake of two large-scale prayer gatherings this past weekend where tens of thousands joined together with faith—AzusaNow in Los Angeles and UnitedCry DC16 in Washington, DC—questions arise a ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 723 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1426 Midday Prayer for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2016 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia Pope Francis is helping priests to be better pastors, not giving individual consciences the ulti ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - I write words and music about the rhyme and reason of life. Would you say you’re abounding in faith with thanksgiving? If you’re a Christian, you’ve probably been t ... discuss

“Church order is probably one of the things Presbyterians are best known for. Each church in the PCA has to subscribe to the Book of Church Order, which basically tells each church how the they ... discuss

I appeal therefore to the organizers of T4G to remove C.J. Mahaney not only from the roster of speakers but also from the organization itself. It gives me no pleasure to write that sentence. I do not ... discuss

Lee-Barnwell pleads that our theology of ministry for both men and women “should be able to show how the ministry of leaders points toward God, not the leaders themselves, and highlights the power o ... discuss

Nobody talks about how much pressure answering the call to missions puts on a marriage and few people understand the risk of their marriage imploding because they are on the field. We have seen this p ... 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

This language from the first part of Dort 5.4 is in stark contrast with much of the Wesleyan (and Nazarene) doctrine of Christian perfectionism. The tone is rather different from the way some modern R ... discuss

So I managed to finished the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia.   It took forever to finish. It was like watching a four-hour movie. Even if it was mostly good, you wanted it to be ove ... 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

Bill Whittle is back with another Firewall video. This time, he's taking down the Social Justice Warriors, the first warriors to faint at the sight of a penknife. They have a new weapon to show off th ... discuss

Thomas Cole, the Course of Empire: DestructionThe mallet strikes hard wood and there you are, in the defendant chair. A court has been convened, the judge sits high on the bench robbed in black, and ... 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

Question: "Doesn't the fact that the Old Testament has laws that allow for slavery constitute an endorsement of slavery?"I have previously addressed the issue of why slavery existed during the period ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 8, 2016 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' new document on love in the family is welcome particularly for its steadfast adherence to Church teaching on homosexual acts and re ... discuss

by Nick Cunningham : After a 50 percent rally in oil prices between February and March, crude has retreated a bit as of late. The upcoming OPEC-Russia meeting in Doha looms over the markets, but few ... discuss

“In Horton’s terms, the main themes of the book can be summarized in four words: a) the drama of redemption, b) the doctrine of Scripture, c) doxology (praise/worship), and d) discipleship. ... discuss

. . . The problem with a godless and Judeo-Christian-free Dennis Prager:The most profound thinkers in America are conservative. There are, of course, bright liberal and leftist thinkers, bu ... 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

With Antonin Scalia's death, the subsequent 4-4 split on the union case, and the twists and turns in the Little Sisters of the Poor case, I've been thinking about Scalia and his approach to const ... 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

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan who also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prizes this week which means that 5 winners will each receive the following ... discuss

1) Looking Back: A Book of Memories by Lois Lowry ~ half of this book is photographs, so it was an “easy” read in that regard. Emotionally, however, it was much deeper. Lowry has had heart ... discuss

A few years ago I was at a conference to lead a breakout session and perhaps to do some writing about the event. There were a couple of keynote speakers there, John Piper among them, and they ... discuss

Although I've loved Little Women for as long as I can remember, I somehow (scandalous!) never got around to reading Little Men and Jo's Boys. I just finished Little Men today ... discuss

In the series "Not everything biblical is Christian" I've stayed on Bible texts specifically. For those who know the lingo, I have been proof-texting, pulling up a text, contrasting it to the life of ... discuss

So what’s happening here? Why does it seem that pornography ultimately kills sexual intimacy? There are, to be sure, many psychological explanations. Pornography desensitizes one to sexual stimuli, ... discuss

We need to man up and acknowledge where complementarianism provides a cover for abuse. For a movement that prides itself on promoting manly men, the powers that be seem reluctant to engage in meaningf ... discuss

Ted Cruz continues to stake out a pro-life position on the issue of abortion in cases of rape. In a new interview, the pro-life Texas senator said he doesn’t think it’s fair to “blam ... discuss

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has already received the support of pro-life groups like National right to Life, CatholicVote, and Wisconsin right to Life and now additional pro-life organi ... discuss

Finally, be prepared to agree to disagree. Sometimes, for a variety of reasons, there will be no resolution. Sometimes the best for which one can hope to achieve a greater degree of clarity about what ... discuss

What young-earth creationists deny is that speciation has occurred at the levels of order, class, phylum, or kingdom. One order of animals cannot change into another order of animals; animals and plan ... discuss

SunEdison Green Power Bankruptcy Inevitability For all those sun baked brains that see salvation in renewable nirvana, the imminent demise of SunEdison is the latest case that creative green economics ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

Catholics celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation on Monday, when the Virgin Mary said “yes” to God and Christ was conceived in her womb through the power of the Holy Spirit. But at the Universit ... discuss

Today is my first day back to grad school (hoorah!) but my class doesn't technically begin until tomorrow so I have time for a quick blog post. ;)Did y'all have book mobiles growing up? I did. I loved ... discuss

The ministry has to help the congregation understand difficult and hard things in Scripture. But without learning this will not be possible. Unless ministers themselves have studied these “difficult ... discuss

Campaigning in Wisconsin ahead of Tuesday’s primary election, Ted Cruz was asked a question about aborti9on in cases of rape or incest and he his the pro-life position perfectly — indicati ... 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 Varsity has covered our “Choice” Chain campaign again. We appreciate them reaching out to us for comment. Now is as good a time as any to make some public clarifications, both about &# ... discuss

In a weekend town hall interview with Fox News, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he “clarified” his position on whether women should be punished if and when abortions be ... discuss

(My Mom, Marie Kelly, wrote this on November 19, 1995. She was a parishioner at Saint Vincent Ferrer Church in Madison Heights, Michigan.)"A Thanksgiving Poem for Someone Special: Our Father and Our F ... discuss

If abortion were criminalized. Would it be called murder? Would it be treated as such? What would happen to post-abortive women? If abortion were criminalized. Why pose such a hypothetical question? ... discuss

Today is known on the Christian calendar by at least six names.In the traditional Missale Romanum, it is referred to as “Dominica in albis octava Paschae” -- Sunday in White Within the Paschal Oct ... discuss

The pro-abortion backlash against Donald Trump has stretched beyond the borders of the U.S. On Thursday, the British news outlet The Telegraph published an open letter to Trump with the headline, “D ... discuss

Rose Miller gives one simple reason for having an abortion: She does not want to be a parent. Writing for Bustle, Miller shared her story in reaction to the recent outrage over Republican presidential ... discuss

----Adapted from Russell Moore's article found here.This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on rape. Asked if pro-consent activism want ... discuss

The issue of whether women who have abortions should be punished has been a favorite gotcha question posed to pro-life candidates for years. It is admittedly a difficult question, and one that deserve ... discuss

This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on the slave trade. Asked if pro-freedom activism wants laws to punish men who receive slaves, the ... discuss

In a new interview responding to Donald Trump’s controversial comments about punishing women who have abortions, Hillary Clinton claims there is an abortion right that is guaranteed under the Co ... discuss

Hillary Clinton and her best friends at Planned Parenthood eagerly pounced on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today after he said in an MSNBC interview that women who get abortions shou ... discuss

Donald Trump is at it again. The Republican presidential candidate who says he’s pro-life but praises the Planned Parenthood abortion business is now making the entirely pro-life movement look r ... discuss

There’s disturbing news out of Everett, Washington, today about a baby who was found buried under trash bags in a dumpster. The Washington Post reports on a woman, Paula Andrews, hearing sounds comi ... discuss

It’s common knowledge within the pro-life movement that unborn babies with Down syndrome and other disorders are routinely targeted for abortion. Studies have found about 90 percent of unborn ba ... discuss

Over the weekend, a leading pro-life figure in Catholic media passed away. Mother Angelica, the founder of the Catholic television network Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on Easter ... discuss

When I look out into our beautiful chaotic world, I see order there.  It isn't the order imposed by man, it is a deeper order.  If anything the small order man tries to impose makes the worl ... discuss

Photos are of Ukrainian/Russian kids who climb skyscrapers without safety gearThe photographs I used to preface this post are of Russian and Ukrainian daredevils who climb skyscrapers under constructi ... discuss

Russell Kirk (via Wikimedia).That the Republican Party must reform or become irrelevant is increasingly obvious to most people. The hardest fact to deal with is that the voter base has shifted leftwar ... discuss

Today a story has surfaced insinuating that Senator Ted Cruz has had multiple affairs with at least five different women. This story seems to have come from two tabloids, the National Enquirer which i ... discuss

The pattern of the Christian year is an exercise of the Church’s discipline. The annual celebrations of Christmas and Resurrection Day force the Church to ponder again the truths of Christ’ ... discuss

Remember how frazzled I was the day before Lent began because I had poor time management and was "too busy" with life? Yes, I'm going to talk some more about being busy. No, this isn't another "being ... discuss

Abortion activists have been worrying for a while now about a growing shortage of doctors who are willing to do abortions. Polls show that young people are strongly pro-life. Government statistics sho ... discuss

An ambulance was called to the Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. in Silver Spring, Maryland, on February 25, 2016, for an African-American female who appeared hardly able to walk. No ... discuss

This is a book of essays about hell. It is edited by Stanley N. Gundry, series editor and Preston Sprinkle, general editor. Four contributors wrote all the essays in this book. They are Denny Burk ... discuss

Within certain media and academic circles the term “progressive” is used to describe policy makers and politicians who promote agendas typically attributed to liberal causes. It’s a curious ... discuss

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the case the Little Sisters of the Poor and 37 pro-life groups, universities and companies have filed against the HHS mandate, which forces them to pay ... discuss

In a few hours thousands of women representing hundreds of organizations, some which profit directly from abortion, will ask and lobby the United Nations to adopt resolutions that will guarantee abort ... discuss




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