Topic: understand

Perhaps He is still asking His children to trust that He knows best. I’m convinced we are called to take God’s Word as it is. We aren’t called to decide whether or not we like this particular ru ... discuss

You know what I mean. Maybe you’ve spoken this way before. Maybe I have too. Religion is bad. Religion is about rules. Religion is about earning God’s favor. Religion is about trying; Christianity ... discuss

Since I was young, people have constantly warned me to guard my heart. But it’s always been harder than I thought. I kept getting hurt in relationships. And because I kept having so many, often ... discuss

Are you frustrated with political polarization? Have you noticed that conversations between the opposite ends of the political spectrum are getting harder and harder? Do you wonder why it has gotten s ... discuss

Are you frustrated with political polarization? Have you noticed that conversations between the opposite ends of the political spectrum are getting harder and harder? Do you wonder why it has gotten s ... discuss

A political science professor of mine from Cedarville University, Mark Smith, recently wrote that “Science fiction is at its best when it holds up a polished mirror, so that the viewer might see the ... discuss

“I’d like to give you a taste of some of this evidence. Specifically, I want to show you how the masses of three fundamental particles of the universe are set for life. If they were changed by ... discuss

Biblical theology helps us see the glory of God across the Scriptures more clearly. As we see God’s sovereign plan of redemption unfold in the single unified story of the Bible, as we see his wise a ... discuss

Raise your hand if you've heard about how abortion just has to be legal, or else women would have to face them grisly back-alley abortions.Of all the justifications for the current state of abortion i ... discuss

A woman talking about her 2nd abortion said : “But I really feel good that I made the decision, not to have the baby. Again, I pretty much had made my decision, talked to myself, you know, constantl ... discuss

As Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the left is fighting tooth and nail to keep it alive, from hyping scare stories of what could happen if it is repealed, to flat-out denying the d ... discuss

Today, as I write this, is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter.  At the Mass I attended today, it would seem the presiding priest did not want to celebrate this feast day.  He wore green, wh ... discuss

“Yet when we are among mature believers we do speak words of wisdom; a wisdom not belonging, however, to the present age nor to the leaders of the present age who are soon to pass away. But in deali ... discuss

As Congress prepares to vote on legislation that would halt tax payments to Planned Parenthood, a new video showing the urgent need to defund America’s largest abortion provider has been released by ... discuss

This book is a study about women as one author believes that God sees them and relates to them. A woman herself and speaking from experience, Wendy Alsup begins with an Introduction of why she wrote ... discuss

GENESIS 20 & 21Abraham plays the same old "Sarah is my sister" trick when he comes up against Abimelech. Sometimes we just can't help giving in to our worst instincts and despite Abraham's closeness t ... discuss

Detail, The Sermon on the Mount, William Brassey Hole, c. 1900.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Today’s scripture readings provoke the question: Wha ... discuss

I *think* I mentioned that I learned I have been putting the accent on the wrong syllable when I say ‘good afternoon’ in Visayan. And by accenting the second syllable instead of the first ... discuss

If we love God, we will love one another: “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God” (4:7). The love we have for others ... discuss

“Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as you see the day approaching.”  (AKJV)  (Read this scrip ... discuss

One of my many rosaries. :)Since All Saints' Day (when I began the 54-day Rosary novena), I've been praying the traditional Rosary. What does this mean? That I've been praying the Rosary as it had bee ... discuss

But it is my strong conviction that the position Wright lays out in What St. Paul Really Said is not an evangelical position at all. It’s a faulty and dangerous reinterpretation of Paul and it mis ... discuss

Consider the main enemy: religion. America’s mainline Protestant denominations have long since delivered their (diminishing) flocks to the ruling class’s progressive priorities. Pope Francis adver ... discuss

For the fourth time in five weeks, the FPA Women’s Health abortion facility in Bakersfield, California, has summoned an ambulance to transport an abortion patient to the hospital to receive emergenc ... discuss

There comes a point where the destruction, death, and evil of the world around us can begin to take a very tangible toll on our hearts and lives. In light of our limits, and in light of God’s ve ... discuss

Many think it’s an old guy term, and I would agree. That is part of its appeal. Orthodoxy is concerned with what the true church has historically affirmed and denied about the first principles of Go ... discuss

Christ Reproving the Pharisees, James Tissot, c. 1890.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)When we give someone a gift at Christmas, or at a birthday part ... discuss

Presentation at the Temple by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, 1342Joys and Sorrows - ITo think about the life of Saint Joseph is to discover a life full of joys and sorrows. the Lord teaches us through the life ... discuss

(I wrote this some time last week, so references to ‘today’ are not really accurate any more) I read a description in a book that is perfect for here the last couple of days- the air was m ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do; Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.Th ... discuss

“Active Recall Testing Active recall testing means being asked a question and trying to remember the answer. This is in contrast to passive study, where we read, watch or listen to something wit ... discuss

“And given that the conservative establishment portrays The New York Times as the embodiment of all that’s wrong with elite media culture, critics and watchdog sites regularly blast the NYT fo ... discuss

My sweet friend Tina who I met through my blog and also lost her daughter to stillbirth at full-term, left this thoughtful comment recently:"I thank you for taking the time to share... you help me to ... discuss

By Michael JohnsOn February 14, 2017, I spoke to the Cornell Political Union at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on the promise of Donald Trump’s Presidency. My speech foll ... discuss

By Michael JohnsOn February 14, 2017, I was invited to speak to the Cornell Political Union at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on the promise of Donald Trump's Presidency.   ... discuss

Via Wikimedia Commons cc 2.0Is there really life after death?  Or is this life all there is?  It's a question that we ignore, we toss aside, and eventually ponder.  It's a question that ... discuss

FREE: Gravity, True for You But Not For Me– a basic book for teens or college students or people who have never given the ideas much thought before. The basic premise is that things are true be ... discuss

Vermigli is the ideal Reformer to introduce to children on the anniversary of the Reformation, because he lived in several countries of Europe, leaving an impact on the continent as a whole. It has o ... discuss

Lubricated with Lots of Leftist Lootby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Remember when the Donald Trump transition team asked the outgoing Barack Obama Energy Department for a list of the staffers ... discuss

Judge Neil GorsuchFORMER CLERKS: ‘If Confirmed, We Are Confident That Judge Gorsuch’s Independence … Will Never Waver’JUDGE GORSUCH’S LAW CLERKS WEIGH IN39 JUDGE GORSUCH LAW CLERKS: ‘Ou ... discuss

The British publication The Guardian published an article entitled, “Being an abortion doctor has taught me a lot about life.” In the article, a British abortionist explained how happy she is to b ... 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 ... discuss

2/16/17: Updated and cleaned up a bit. This was originally a series, written in 2009. I pulled it all together to have a one-stop post for most-things-Lent. Hope it's helpful -- enjoy!(Intro ... discuss

National Geographic—both the magazine and the cable TV channel—have taken the plunge into the warm, politically correct waters of “gender identity.” First, the January 2017 iss ... discuss

We all want to alleviate the distress of children who feel like they do not fit in. Well-meaning parents caught up by the glorification of gender transitions in popular culture are risking significant ... discuss

Be warmed with the undeserved, unlimited, unalterable, immutable, Gospel; rest in the Father’s love. Then, get busy loving, serving, leading, and influencing. You are not called to manipulate. Yo ... discuss

by Robert Romano: “One White House official with knowledge of the conversations told me that the Russian ambassador raised the sanctions to Flynn and that Flynn responded that the Trump team would ... discuss

President Trump & Prime Minister Netanyahuby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Media Bias - With Michael Flynn's resignation, there is blood in the water, and the leftist sharks are circling in a fren ... 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 ... discuss

Scott PruittAttorney General Pruitt Has Proven Over The Course Of His Career That He Has The Right Character, Experience, And Knowledge To Serve As The Administrator Of The EPA’JOHN BARRASSO (R-WY ... discuss

Dear Friends, Before his beautiful treatise of love in 1 Corinthians 13, the Apostle Paul gives a stern warning: “If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy ... discuss

by Lloyd Marcus: I’ve heard that making sausage is a pretty messy, ugly, and unpleasant process to witness. Well, so is implementing real change in Washington, D.C.I’ve said it before, and I’l ... 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

Editor’s Note: This week we are running a 3-part series on sexual addiction and healing. We recognize this is an extremely sensitive subject, so even though Haley is not graphic or inappropriate ... discuss

Previously Ms Comstock explained what the study of nature might be expected to do for the child. Now she explains the benefits to the teacher (or parent): WHAT NATURE-STUDY SHOULD DO FOR THE TEACHE ... discuss

An Oklahoma bill is stirring up national controversy and raising awareness about fathers’ inability to legally protect their unborn children from abortion. The bill, Oklahoma House Bill 1441, sp ... discuss

Abortion rates dropped 27 percent in California in the past six years, with various theories attributed to the cause of the decline, the Sacramento Bee reported. The numbers come from the Guttmacher I ... discuss

1.99 Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: The Epic Story of the Transcontinental Railroads, by Dee Brown (Author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) 2.99 for Diane Setterfield’s The Thirteenth Tale F ... discuss

Ever since his political campaigns when he was still a presidentiable, Donald Trump already stirred resentment among most immigrants, especially the Latino Americans. Now that he is the President of t ... discuss

“Those who believe in the Fall ought not be shocked when we experience its effects, such as disharmony between our actual bodies and our mental perception of ourselves.  Our deepest desires and ... discuss

Some have argued that stories like these have no place in the public eye. But we must hear them. We must resist the temptation to make these accounts more palatable. To stifle the stories of these wom ... discuss

. . . And answering their excellent questions.. . . And answering their excellent questions.by Herman Cain: One of my favorite things about traveling the country and speaking is that I found out Ameri ... discuss

The effort to defund Planned Parenthood is gaining more and more momentum … and you’re invited! Events are taking place across the United States this Saturday, February 11, to raise awaren ... discuss

No Hints, No Forecasts, No Previews… And No Special ObligationsTHE GINSBURG STANDARD: ‘Judge … Are Bound To Decide Concrete Cases, Not Abstract Issues’JUDGE RUTH BADER GINSBURG: “You are ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: President Donald Trump does not trust economists. So he is demoting the Council of Economic Advisors, booting out of the Cabinet the Council’s chairperson.If this ... discuss

Image Source: CNNGuest Post by David MartinPope Francis seems to have taken offense over an anonymous poster campaign which called into question his mercy. On February 4, Romans woke up to more than 2 ... discuss

One of the major changes that occurred as a result of the Second Vatican Council was the celebration of the Liturgy in the vernacular; for many, that meant that going from a Mass in Latin to one in En ... discuss

by Nicole Cooley Abortion is child sacrifice. (Click for a larger image.) As part-time staff for the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR), I knew Molech would appear at the March for Life (MFL) this ye ... discuss

Let me be as crystal-clear as I can be. Madison and Jefferson--and even super-nationalist Hamilton-- warned us against an unregulated judiciary.Per the Constitution, the supreme law of the land, Trump ... discuss

Tony Funderburk | Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy - Sharing the Rhyme and Reason for Life You’re Sending Signals Every Day to people already designed to receive them Have you e ... discuss

Editor’s Note: This week we are running a 3-part series on sexual addiction and healing. We recognize this is an extremely sensitive subject, so even though Haley is not graphic or inappropriate ... discuss

In No Little Women, Aimee addresses the need for women to be taught both solid doctrine and how to be discerning. The book is geared towards two audiences: pastors/elders and Christian women, although ... discuss

On February 13, we commemorate the great Dominican mystic and stigmatist, St. Catherine de’ Ricci (1522-1590), who was a Dominican nun, of the Third Order, enclosed in a convent at that time. She  ... discuss

Tony Funderburk | Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy - Sharing the Rhyme and Reason for Life Would you say you’re abounding in faith with thanksgiving? If you’re a Christian ... discuss

Photo from "The Fountain"Accompanying Video: "The Spread of the Gospel"How do you see history? How does your mind frame the world around you? Are you seeing it from a Godly perspective, or from a se ... discuss

I'm currently reading-  and enjoying -  The Quiet Light (a novelized treatment of the life of St. Thomas Aquinas) by Louis de Wohl. I've previously read a couple of other book ... discuss

“So, as Jesus not only urges the disciples to pray that they would not enter into temptation – ‘stumble in the conflict’ – he also prays with eyes wide open to that looming conflict that ... discuss

ICE agents arrest Luis Alejandro Villegas, 31; was released fromlocal custody Dec. 31, 2016, after being detained for drivingwhile intoxicated on Jan. 27, 2017, in New York. (ICE photo)by Bridget John ... discuss

Teen Vogue, apparently a publication geared toward teenagers, has recently published two articles about abortion. Now, seeing as though I'm not a teenager, I don't have any kids, and I'm a man of reas ... 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

A few weeks ago, I received a call from a friend who owns a thriving local business about 20 minutes from our Gurnee office. He told me he had been invited to attend a “review party”, the ... discuss

The apostles worshiped three without denying the assumption that there was one God alone. What they offered was a received way of speaking which was reliable and was in fact congruent with the Old Tes ... discuss

I mentioned in the previous post in the “Can We Talk” series (Complementarian/Egalitarian Edition)? how I believe in the value of dialogue. I also introduced the concept behind this serie ... discuss

by John Porter, Contributing Author: I have been for quite some time honestly trying to understand why, and to make some sense of the terrible, senseless and sometimes tragic display of people in the ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: The Patriots’ amazing comeback Sunday evening was further proof that Bill Belichick is in a league of his own.The combination of Belichick as coach and Tom Brady as quarterback ha ... discuss

Tony Funderburk | Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy - Sharing the Rhyme and Reason for Life It’s important to know why you are here Life can challenge you more than you’re prepared for so m ... discuss

I reviewed this over 10 years ago and, just having reread it for an upcoming podcast conversation, thought I'd rerun the review for those who missed it the first time around. THE LITTLE WORLD OF ... discuss

A deluded ideologue’s willing to sacrifice life and limb for a progressive cause All of me – Why not take all of me Can’t you see I’m no good without you Take my lips I want to loo ... discuss

  There is no doubt that one of the biggest objectives of the pro abortion movement is to remove the “stigma” of abortion. Contrary to what many of us who have experienced abortion proclaim, ... discuss

The McCarren - Walters Act of 1952 is the basis it seems that President Jimmy Carter used against the Iranians during the Iranian hostage crisis when he deported nearly 15,000 and banned others from e ... discuss

All I have to say about this is President Trump may want to re-consider this appointment could be just another “middle of the road ” appointment” like John Roberts!……R ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Hostile Court - A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments late yesterday afternoon in a case challenging Presi ... discuss

In the summer of 2008 in the South of Chile, I was raped at the age of 15. Time passed, and I found out I was pregnant.  I was scared, and I didn’t want to be a mother, so I kept my pregnancy a sec ... discuss

A Little Birdie Told Him - He Didin’t Listenby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: loathe taxes. I loathe the concept of anything or anyone having mandated access to the money I earn. They d ... discuss

GENESIS 18 & 19Abraham is very hospitable to the three strangers here as is Lot later on. Whenever a stranger comes to my door, I try to keep in mind that it might be an angelic encounter just like th ... discuss

  THEY LITERALLY HATE YOU! Leftists don’t merely disagree with you. They don’t merely feel you are misguided. They don’t think you are merely wrong. They hate you. They want you enslaved a ... discuss

A nun, really needing to go to the bathroom, walked into a neighborhood pub. The place was hopping with music and dancing but every once in a while the lights would turn off. Each time after the ligh ... discuss

. . . And how we're handicapping ourselves.by Caroline Glick: One of the most important stories related to the September 11 attacks was the one that was deliberately left largely untold. That story ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Below is a text and video of President Trump's remarks at the 2017 National Prayer Breakfast.President Donald J. Trump: Thank you, Mark. So nice. (Applause.) Thank you very much ... discuss

. . . It’s time to put Senate Dems in their place.by Daniel Greenfield: Senator Harry Reid had big plans for the filibuster last year. The outgoing minority leader was bragging that the filibuster ... discuss

Melissa Ohden has a unique perspective on abortion that few others share. She was the baby who was supposed to be aborted. In her new book “You Carried Me,” Ohden explains how she survived a botch ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: The battle over every Supreme Court nominee illustrates how the court has become more powerful and influential than the framers ever envisioned. Alexander Hamil ... discuss

Although Barack Hussein Obama’s tenure as President of the United States has ended and John Kerry is no longer the U.S. Secretary of State, Israel’s woes on the world’s stage are not over. Howev ... discuss

“And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brothers were at their comman ... discuss

By Justina Van ManenIt’s here. The arrival of the abortion pill Mifegymiso in several Canadian clinics has been greeted with cries of “at long last!” from the abortion industry and its ardent su ... discuss

“The biblical witness and the testimony of church history clearly point to the fact that preaching is the church’s survival strategy. By preaching the church expands and by preaching the churc ... discuss

Democrat Hypocrisy On Cabinet ConfirmationsDemocrats … Are Slow-Walking The Installation Of Trump’s Cabinet To A Historic DegreeSEN. MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): “Look, we all get it. Democrats are ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Judging Trump's Order - Friday afternoon, a federal judge in Seattle suspended President Trump's executive order halting refugees from enteri ... discuss

The gulf between Canada and the USA’s treatment of pre-born children is widening, to Canada’s shame. On January 23, President Trump re-enacted the Mexico City Policy, an order that ensures U.S. fo ... discuss

At one time or another, just about every pro-life advocate has been accused of not caring about babies after they are born. It’s an absurd, baseless attack, but it also is a projection of the po ... discuss

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I search my own heart, trying to somehow understand a decision I myself made.On the outside, I know why I did.When I discovered I was pregnant, panic and fear immediately gripped my heart and tha ... discuss

Charters: I bought a copy of Mein Kampf. Occurred to me it might shed a spot of light on all this... how d'ye do. Ever read it?Caldicott: Never had the time.Charters: I understand they give a copy to ... discuss

The bulk of the film is an examination of the earth, of life, and of man and the universe. In every case, Tackett goes on-scene with an expert in his field as they discuss one of these areas. They con ... discuss

All things considered, of the three, the third explanation seemed most likely. I had a seminary professor who used to warn us all about the danger of empire building. He was exactly right. As I sat in ... discuss

Tony Funderburk | Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy - Sharing the Rhyme and Reason for Life You have unique properties even if you don’t own any land This is a rewrite of something I shared four ... discuss

“Systematic theology thus contemplates the body of biblical teaching as a living organism, offering loving attention to its various members and tracing their organic relations to each another. U ... discuss

by John Porter, Contributing Author: I have been urged by many to explain the electoral college vs. popular vote provision of our Constitution and the reasoning behind it. Closely analyzed without bia ... discuss

Wouldn’t want them reporting the good news now, would we? The number of foreign journalists in Baghdad is declining sharply, a media withdrawal that reflects Iraq’s growing stability and the finan ... discuss

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump named Judge Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia—a lion-hearted defender of the U.S. Constitution’s original intent. The S ... discuss

Once again at Berkeley, it was shown to the American people who the real Nazis are. In a fit of childish outrage, a group of about 150 people with the faces covered created chaos on the campus. Starti ... discuss

In the final analysis Jeremy de Haan left the light of the Reformation for the darkness of Roman Catholicism.  Had he rightly understood the basic teachings of the Faith he once confessed, he might h ... discuss

Dr. Chuck Balwinby Dr. Chuck Baldwin: In my lifetime, the closest thing to a constitutionally principled politician that I have ever met at the national level was 12-term Congressman Ron Paul. There ... 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 February. I ... discuss

Pamela Weldin’s experiences with Obamacare can be boiled down to just a few numbers. Since the health care law’s implementation three years ago, Weldin, 60, has lost her insurance four different t ... discuss

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump named Judge Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia—a lion-hearted defender of the U.S. Constitution’s original intent. The S ... discuss

Caveat: Regarding specific cultural differences, I’m just passing on what we have been told. I don’t know how accurate it is. When we moved into our house my husband had heard several s ... discuss

Each age in the history of the church has its own challenges in applying the biblical instructions on the diaconate to today’s pressing issues. This book seeks to address the questions that are rais ... discuss

The sacred place of abortion – we will fight to protect reproductive rights” read a large banner – is a modern expression of ancient pagan Gnosticism. Behind the “correct” PC language, total ... discuss

Most Dangerous Big Cities in 2012by Dr. Walter E. Williams: One can only imagine the widespread media, political and intellectual condemnation of Republicans and conservatives if, after the inaugurati ... discuss

We should not allow Dreamers to forget that this is a nation of law and they received mercy.by Star Parker: On June 15, 2012, President Obama signed an executive order to protect those who arrived ill ... discuss

Like many, I have been bemused by watching our new president actively launch himself into fulfilling campaign promises. Bemused on many levels, I might add.I'm not among the outraged because I really ... discuss

Four completely paralyzed patients were able to communicate with researchers thanks to a newly developed brain-computer interface, according to a study published Tuesday in PLOS Biology. With the devi ... discuss

The hardest thing I’ve ever done probably isn’t what you expect. In fact, it wasn’t doing anything. And it was not doing something that was so hard. The question I had to answer was: how do y ... discuss

Roger Patterson is a former High School Chemistry and Biology teacher from Wyoming, and now a curriculum writer, editor, and member of the editorial review board for Answers in Genesis. He and Bodie ... discuss

Like most treatises from abortion activists about how babies aren’t real people, Weigel’s comes across more as a sad attempt to convince herself than a credible attempt to convince her readers. No ... discuss

There is no longer any such thing as a neutral zone (I’m not talking about Star Trek here). Since the US Presidential election turned out differently than the media predicted, relationships arou ... discuss

Charles Camosy wrote an excellent article concerning the assisted suicide bill in New York that was recently published in the New York Daily News titled: Assisted Suicide vs liberal values. Camosy beg ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionCharles CamosyCharles Camosy wrote an excellent article concerning the assisted suicide bill in New York that was recently published ... discuss

This post is the last of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. With our cultural analysis behind us, I would like to consider the role of preaching in a secular age, particularly preaching ... discuss

I’ve been toying with Charlotte Mason for nearly a decade. I’ve “known” about her methods for longer than that. I have never been able to totally put myself in the Charlotte M ... discuss

In 1831, a highly respected French judge named Alex de Tocqueville, was sent by France to America to find out why there was so little crime at that time.  He studied American society, its beliefs ... discuss

This is from an abridgement.  Read it, picturing the story in your mind (make a movie of it, or a series of book illustrations): “Clara could hardly control her excitement when she learned of h ... discuss

“The words of Jesus have vital significance for our understanding of the sanctity of life. Here Jesus broadened the implications of the Old Testament law. He was speaking to religious leaders wh ... discuss

Hodge continues, “The interpretation of Divine providence is indeed often a matter of great difficulty and responsibility. It requires humility and caution.  Some of His dispensations are, as to th ... discuss

Too often we patriots attack the symptoms and not the basic causes of our country's political/cultural malaise. Too often we stand in wonderment as to why such a destructive level of insanity grips th ... discuss

A Netherlands Regional euthanasia Review Committee has decided that a forced euthanasia done on a woman with dementia, where the doctor sedated the woman by secretly putting the drugs in her coffee, w ... discuss

“For which cause I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day. ... discuss

“For which cause I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day. ... discuss

I have always loved egg salad. I used to go in and request it at Jason’s Deli even though it wasn’t on the menu and they would sometimes make it for me, depending on the location. Eggs an ... discuss

I was pointed to an article by Alan Levinowitz called "Why Do Pro-Life Advocates Only Seem to Care About Unborn Lives?" Of course, the real reason is because abortion-choice advocates are too lazy to ... discuss

What I don’t understand why don’t they pray at home or in their Mosques like every other religion? Check out the video on Twitter…….Papa Mike Muslims take time away from prote ... discuss

Truth is under attack today. In fact it’s suggested that we live in a post-truth culture. But I don’t believe that’s true. Truth is by it’s very nature exclusive. And that tracks with real ... discuss

"Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” ~ John 8:32Nothing makes me crazier than utter hypocrisy.  People have lost their ever loving minds and they have done so based ... discuss

  If you don’t like the president of the United States, remember that the One who cast the deciding ballot in his election was almighty God. Of course, God doesn’t sanction or endorse everyth ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionA Netherlands Regional euthanasia Review Committee approved of a forced euthanasia done on a woman with dementia, where the doctor s ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton | Right Wing News President Trump referred to ISIS as ‘sneaky, dirty rats’ in his interview with Sean Hannity this week. I have much more descriptive terms ... discuss

  Notice how FBI Director Comey skirts the question and in his BIAS way will NOT mention Hillary Clinton’s name in a criminating way when everyone in the building knows what he’s doin ... discuss

Day I do not know, Davao Diary- various and sundry- My comeuppance after my eat their food post- I am not eating the food.  I don’t know what it is, but something disagrees with me with unpleas ... discuss

I am a Christian. As a retired veteran I have always taken God seriously, but was only born again about 15 years ago. One of the basic tenets I have learned is that we all fall short of God’s teachi ... discuss

VP Mike Pence2017 March to Lifeby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  March For Life -  Today hundreds of thousands of people came to Washington, D.C., to stand for the sanctity of life. No c ... discuss

January 28th, is the feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas, the 13th century Dominican theologian who demonstrated that faith and reason are complementary, not contradictory. Renowned among the greatest theol ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche lived from 1844 to 1900. He turned out to be a philosopher of considerable stature — an ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life Fancy Dancer – an adjective and noun frozen in time What does it take to be a fancy dancer?  Maybe you think a fancy dancer would be som ... discuss

“Beware that, when fighting monsters, you yourself do not become a monster... for when you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”― Friedrich NietzscheHave you ever tripped on ... discuss

For 43 years, Americans from across the country have traveled to the nation’s capital to unite in support of the simple yet powerful belief that all human beings have the right to life. The March fo ... discuss

In his memoir, Hentoff recalls meeting Jackson on a train in 1994. As they journeyed together, Hentoff told Jackson that he frequently quoted his pro-life writings because they were among the most com ... discuss

Thus, for Christians, humility and uncertainty are not synonymous.   One can be certain and humble at the same time.  How?  For this simple reason: Christians believe that they understand truth onl ... discuss

 It is not through the eloquence of our words, or through how well we present the evidence for the existence of God, but rather it is through the Holy Spirit doing the work of regeneration in the hea ... discuss

by Bill Donohue: This year’s March for Life will take place at a time of unprecedented optimism. President Donald Trump’s leadership has emboldened the Congress and state lawmakers to fight for t ... discuss

by Debra Heine: It's amazing that ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber is still willing to appear in public after being caught insulting the American people over and over again in appearances after th ... 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 s ... discuss

Anthony Kapel "Van" JonesMarxism adherent.by Cliff Kincaid: In his blockbuster new film, "Civil War 2017," Trevor Loudon asks why the political left is so determined to destroy the Trump presidency. M ... discuss

“Rick McDaniel, senior pastor of Richmond Community Church, 11801 Nuckols Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23059, says that while human sexuality is certainly a normal phenomenon, we need to understand it ... discuss

Thursday on The View, the mostly liberal panel surprisingly talked about an event that ABC News routinely ignores: the annual March for Life. The hosts were respectful of the marchers but Whoopi Goldb ... discuss

End of the Times and Post. President Trump was correct again.   By Dr. Phil Taverna   I remember as a youth, my father-in-law telling me the media was liberal and bias. And as a youth and way b ... discuss

As missionaries go, we are possibly the least trained, officially speaking, of anybody here. It’s okay for the most part, from our end. But I can’t imagine this is a good choice for a youn ... discuss

Obama sentenced whistleblowers to 31 times the prison time as all previous presidents combined.   The press did not really give that fact much coverage.  Perhaps they were afraid. But I am supposed ... discuss

Pro-life leaders attribute the overall decline in abortions to an increase in pro-life legislation and changing hearts…. While surgical abortion numbers continue to fall, medically-induced abortions ... discuss

After 15 years of running one of the Planned Parenthood abortion businesses’ top affiliates, the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is retiring. Betty Cockrum recently said that runni ... discuss

by Lloyd Marcus : A few days before Inauguration Day, my 89-year-old black preacher dad said God is responsible for Trump becoming president. I thought about the scripture in which God says, "My way ... discuss

I was recently honored to be asked to write a short article fo rthe  St. Joseph Catholic Family Center in Manchester, NH. In particular, she asked me why prolifers should care about people workin ... discuss

Here is where I make my big announcement- we're having a baby! Our due date is February 3rd and we couldn't be happier. Of course, we know to expect the usual reactions - Are you crazy? Another one? ... discuss

by Paul Jacob: Maine's citizen initiative process is unfair, claims State Rep. Paula Sutton."[R]ural Mainers are left out of the equation," Sutton tells readers of Knox County's Village Soup, "and Po ... discuss

by George Barna: Relatively few Americans – estimated to be slightly less than 5% of those who voted – entered the final days of the 2016 election campaign uncertain as to who they would support f ... discuss

After 15 years of running one of the Planned Parenthood abortion businesses’ top affiliates, the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is retiring. Betty Cockrum recently said that r ... discuss

Today is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.  It is a miracle any time a sinner turns away from his sins and accepts the grace and salvation of Jesus Christ.  But one of the greatest co ... discuss

On Tuesday’s New Day, during a segment with Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison as a guest, CNN’s Alisyn Camerota referred to President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of the Mexico ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Online Marketing Consultant and Content Creator in Colorado Springs - Show and Tell - Use the Internet Creatively to Live Well God will call you through His grace. Will you take the ... discuss

“My love, will you marry me? let me be the man that will be committed to serving you and sacrificing for you as I lay down my life every day in order for you to experience true redemption and new l ... discuss

Image: @lachlan Over the inaugural address weekend an article was published in Politico that expressed similarities between the Women’s March with the Occupy Wall Street movement. The press’s com ... discuss

How do we preach a binding authority when people do not even realize they are under authority? How do we preach the objective truths of a non-provisional gospel? How do we preach the authority of a si ... discuss

Even if the truth doesn’t seem favorable to us, we don’t have to go looking for an opposing story. We have a hope in something greater. We believe that Truth is personified in a Person—Jesus. Wh ... discuss

“I said I was sorry. What more do you want from me? What more can I do?” If anything more than my words (i.e., “I’m sorry”) are required in response to my actions, then you are being unforgi ... discuss

There are multiple ways I’ve heard grace misused and misunderstood. Sometimes it is nuanced in a way that leads to misunderstanding. Sometimes people emphasize grace in one area of faith but not ... discuss

Taken by me from the pews of my childhood parish.While I wait for my downstairs neighbors to quit making noise (so I can study; file this under "apartment resident problems"), I thought I'd share some ... discuss

Abortion activists tried to disrupt a pro-life rally Sunday in Boston as more than 500 people celebrated life and mourned the millions of unborn babies lost to abortion. But, as the New Boston Post re ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: The Bible gives us a story of the world told through God’s perspective. That is why the Christian worldview provides the best explanation of the world. It an ... discuss

By Charles Lewis, EPC board member.Last June, I was invited to speak to a Catholic parish north of Toronto. It was my 56th talk though this one turned out to be different. First off, it was the larges ... discuss

This post is the second of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. The previous post in this series examined Peter Berger’s explanation for the progress of secularization in the Western ... discuss

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. Mark 3:24 Where to start? On Friday I was attacked on my Facebook page for mentioning that we were watching the coverage of the inaug ... discuss




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