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“We’ve heard great ministry ideas but they sound like a repeat of every other great ministry idea that failed. We hear people make promises and sit back and wait for them to let us down. Over ... discuss

“You may not realize it, but pastors have to write every day. I’m sure every pastor has a love/hate (mostly hate?) relationship with email. There was a day last week when I wrote 53 emails. Ma ... discuss

Short memories make for bad public policy. I can’t help but reflect on that. As I write this, Congress is about to take a vote on doing something-or-another with Obamacare: repeal, replace, what ... discuss

Walter Hilton was an innovator. He was the first man to write a book of mysticism in the English language. At that time, Latin was the language of the church--although Wycliffe and his Lollards had wo ... discuss

Two beautiful young girls – one in France and the other from Australia – are showing the world a new face of Down syndrome. Mélanie had a dream; she wanted to present the weather report on televi ... discuss

A new study published in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons this spring encourages more research to been done on breast cancer and abortion. Researcher Patrick Carroll and his team looked ... discuss

Where do you picture yourself ten years from now? Your answer may vary widely — from jobs you might enjoy to places you’d love to live. But as teens, our future seems especially uncertain ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Grace Changes Everything Even destruction into construction When you’re gracious to others, many times you’ll discover they ... discuss

Terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament in Londonby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Terror In London - The heart of London was the scene of a terrorist attack today. According to latest ... discuss

When was the last time anyone gave a plenary address at a big Evangelical conference on the importance of infant baptism for the well-being of the church? That lacuna points to the default revivalist/ ... discuss

After our last young adult meeting last month, my friend Joe, another group member (whom I'll call E), and I were on our way to drop off E at his house. Since it was a bit of a drive, I took ... discuss

After our last young adult meeting last month, my friend Joe, another group member (whom I'll call E), and I were on our way to drop off E at his house. Since it was a bit of a drive, I took the ... discuss

Audio:I’d like to share with you about the faith of Monica Steckbauer. I never knew her as Monica though, but as Grandma Steckbauer. So that’s what I’m going to refer to her as. Grandma Steck ... discuss

The Reagan Battalion on Twitter Only 3 months ago, @TomiLahren considered an abortion to be murder, today, she branded pro life conservatives as hypocrites. #NoPrinciples https://t.co/8BqoQTOyD1 ... discuss

“Reading has always been at the core of human scholarly pursuits. Indeed, the ancient and long-standing view of a scholar has been one who has the ability to read (not necessarily speak) in mult ... discuss

Tony Perkins, President, Family Research Council.: St. Patrick’s Day may be over, but Planned Parenthood still has green on its mind. In the fight of its financial life, Cecile Richards is doing e ... discuss

St. Patrick’s Day may be over, but Planned Parenthood still has green on its mind. In the fight of its financial life, Cecile Richards is doing everything she can to keep her grip on the $550 mi ... discuss

This is something I shared last year that I was reminded of.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Somehow between each of Lily's birthdays, I forget how there's a let-down in the days after March 16th. I think people c ... discuss

Because the problem appears to be so massive, it is easy to throw up our arms in despair and conclude that individuals can do nothing to help. However, we can help in many ways. In our book, we discus ... discuss

Don’t take notes by laptop Research shows you only remember 5% of what you hear in a lecture, about 10% of what you read, but about 75% of what you learn when you practice what you’ve learned ... discuss

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Affiliation with the ACNA brings the Diocese into full communion with an organization of 111,853 members in 966 churches and 32 dioceses spread across Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Founded in ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter A Little and a Lot Sometimes they can be the same thing Have you ever met someone whose needs were completely met with almost nothing? I ... discuss

Come what may, your identity is secure in Christ. And so is your child’s. When I say your identity, I’m talking about the qualities that distinguish your value as a person. What makes you valuable ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter This Week’s Podcast Episode Includes… How many more times will I write? Here and there – how decisions can change de ... discuss

To: Dawn Laguens, Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer for Planned Parenthood Ms. Laguens, You don’t know me and there’s very little chance you’ve ever heard of me, but in any case, ... discuss

The Bible is considered essential to the Christian life. We call it the “Word of God” and say it’s “inspired.” We talk about having “daily devotions” like we talk about “having dinner ... discuss

It is almost thirty years since Operation Rescue, the largest civil rights movement in the history of our nation, was in full sway. People are alive today who were “rescued” back then when ... discuss

Another March 16th. Another would-be year older. Another year of Lily remaining my forever baby. Another year of cherishing her life and mothering her legacy.It's been 7 years of her name being writte ... discuss

Don’t feel too sorry for the preacher of the Word. He may be battled, burdened, and a little bothered; but he is equally blessed.  He is like the disciples who distributed the bread to the masses i ... discuss

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Alabama want to write a "right to life" abortion ban into the state constitution, even though there's no sign of U.S. abortion law changing anytime so ... discuss

Yesterday, Diana Johnson, the Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull North, brought forward her Reproductive Health (Access to Terminations) bill, which sought to remove abortion from criminal law, thereby ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Here and there – they can be times and places In the English language we can use the same words, in the same order, in multiple wa ... discuss

t the recent G3 Conference, Todd Friel talked to Steven Lawson about William Tyndale and John Rogers. Why Pastors Should Work Hard to Write Well — Kevin DeYoung shares some good wisdom regarding t ... discuss

If by the first century Chronicles was regarded as the final book in the Hebrew canon, as some scholars have argued, then Matthew’s gospel would certainly be a fitting sequel.  An Old Testament can ... discuss

Remembering that anyone might read and misunderstand what we’ve written, we need to be as clear as possible. Our speech should be open and honest. We should not give anyone cause to doubt our words ... discuss

But churches and pastors can also succumb to this tendency of devoting the majority of their attention to problems and complaints at the expense of the vast majority who are living steady godly lives ... discuss

“For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. My fra ... discuss

Jusr a sign to say I’m living, that I’m not among the dead, Though I’m getting more forgetful, and more mixed up in my head, For sometimes I can’t remember when I stand at the ... discuss

From my great-grandmother’s journal (everytime I write this, I suddenly have this feeling that I mis-wrote and previously referred to these as my *grandmother’s* journal.  But I don’ ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: True health care reform will be difficult due to the many political and economic barriers erected by the health care stakeholders. Foster Friess was on my radi ... discuss

On Sunday’s episode of HBO’s Girls, “Gummies,” Hannah (Lena Dunham) continues with her decision to keep her baby that she conceived after a very brief fling with a surf instructor while on a w ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)If you’ve heard the soundtrack for the Broadway show Les Miserables you may remember a song sung by Fantine that is ... discuss

I recently read an account of John  Philips, Ph.D. , described as a typical hard-driving man, very successful in his field, who at the age of 57 suffered a massive stroke which almost took his life a ... discuss

03/12/2012 China (ChinaAid) Members Detained and Sent to Labor Camp as Chinese House Church Repeatedly Targeted for Persecution -A house church belonging to the China for Christ denomination has be ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy How many more times will I write about Truth and Life? Well, how many more times will anyone read? Or listen? And will anyone ca ... discuss

11 March AD 1575 Croatian reformer Matthias Flacius Illyricus (Matija Vlačić Ilirik) was born on 3 March 1520 in Labin (Albona in Latin). At that time, the region was under control of the Venetian ... discuss

When my daughter was little, she was diagnosed with a severe mixed expressive-receptive language disorder (MERLD). While most children, need to hear a new word about 10 times before they understand it ... discuss

Singing it is well is a reminder that the old will pass away and the new WILL come. You might not have understanding about the deep hurts that you are experiencing, but I hope you can turn to the God ... discuss

Judge Neil Gorsuch ‘Liberals Should Welcome A Nominee Like Gorsuch – Who Is Honest, Principled And Committed To Safeguarding The Rule Of Law’DAVID C. FREDERICK, Board Member, Liberal Ame ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: An interesting aspect of the immigration debate is how forgiving many Americans can be toward illegal aliens, while never extending that same measure of grace ... discuss

Before I begin, I just wanted to say that, yes, I know the last two blog posts weren't posted on the Facebook page. I went to IFTTT to fix it and this post should be posted as soon as I publish it. If ... discuss

I'd like to challenge you today to be more than you are.  That is ultimately the goal of this blog, to provoke you be more than you are now, by the power of Jesus Christ.  We live on this gl ... discuss

U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee wrote a book in 2007 opposing the legalization of assisted suicide. I reviewed that book for First Things, and noted that while he splendidly considered the (then) l ... discuss

“For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. My fra ... discuss

British abortion activists are demanding that local officials put an end to a peaceful pro-life vigil outside of a Nottingham hospital that performs abortions. Notts TV reports the group Pro-Choice No ... discuss

“It’s come to our attention that last week when one of our dear sisters was visiting in your home she noticed your children were playing games on computer tablets. You know that sister doe ... discuss

The Bible begs to differ. Writing on behalf of God, Paul says, “For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality. … For God has not called us for impurity, ... discuss

Dr. Jones was a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary and a former student of the renowned scholar and theologian John Murray, whose classic work Principles of Conduct left an indelible mark ... discuss

The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young’s The Shack has now exceeded even that. The book, originally self-published by Young and two friends, ha ... discuss

Late last month, Betsy, Ramona and I went to see the filmed version of the Broadway show Newsies. They're big fans of the movie (which I've never seen) and they couldn't wait to see the stage version ... discuss

Today, as I write this article, I sit on the verge of the unknown. It’s my senior year of high school. College is just around the corner. Plans are shifting. The world is changing. I know certain ... discuss

If we believe in the Holy Spirit, why do we flock to celebrity preachers to tell us what music to listen to, what movies we should watch, how we should dress, how to be manly, how to be womanly, what ... discuss

As I was talking about these titles, giving my two-sentence synopses on the books, Dana said that we should make book flights for different topics. Her sister-in-law, Laura, had just shared an article ... discuss

“Your writing has improved quite a bit in the last few weeks,” I said. “No, it hasn’t,” he argued. “Oh, yes it has,” I insisted. And then he explained to me w ... discuss

I’ll get hurt. There’s no question. But, love demands a belief that people can change for the better. Actually, that’s not entirely true. I still believe that people change for the worse. But, a ... discuss

“Because modern readers define and interpret allegory so loosely and broadly, it has become common to speak of the Narnia stories as allegories of the Christian faith (or at least to speak of th ... discuss

DALLAS (AP) — Larry McMurtry is selling the two typewriters he used to write his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Lonesome Dove." ... discuss

“Greater Love has No One than This Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you. From now on I call you not s ... discuss

Recently I have been looking for a way to stay connected to my Father throughout the day; so I decided to write down scriptures on flash cards so that I could remember His Word and be reminded of Hi ... discuss

What Scot laments is the loss of evangelicalism’s soul in center-left to far-left circles, where, unfortunately, the experiential elements of evangelical identity became paramount, leading to theolo ... discuss

‘Seema Verma Has First-Hand Knowledge Of Health Policy Solutions Because She Has Helped Accomplish Meaningful Reforms’Seema VermaSENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN ORRIN HATCH (R-UT): “Over the ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Price, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, please take note. Your U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon be cooperating (conspiring) with abortion activists ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy Today I’m talking about this love thing So what is it about this love thing that keeps it hanging around lifetime after li ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Price, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, please take note. Your U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon be cooperating (conspiring) with abortion activists ... discuss

Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand, amazing book.  I cried a lot. I have not seen the movie.  This is the true story of WW2 era track athlete, elite member of a bomb crew (by elite, I mean one of thos ... discuss

Hours before President Donald Trump will address the nation in a joint address to Congress, abortion activist Rosie O’Donnell is set to lead a protest against him outside the White House. The pr ... discuss

“While the certainty of salvation is grounded upon the (objective) work of Christ, the certainty of assurance is grounded upon the (objective) promises God gives us and the (subjective) discover ... discuss

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He’s back. Former NFL QB and minor league Mets player Tim Tebow has returned to the limelight yet again, this time answering critics who have written that he is a “farce,” a “j ... discuss

He’s back. Former NFL QB and minor league Mets player Tim Tebow has returned to the limelight yet again, this time answering critics who have written that he is a “farce,” a “j ... discuss

Talk show host Chelsea Handler has already aborted two of her unborn babies. Her birthday was Friday and she requested that her supporters make donations to the Planned Parenthood abortion company to ... discuss

Previously   OF LEARNING A LANGUAGE. The first thing required in reading an author, or in hearing lectures of a tutor, is, that you well understand the language in which they write or speak. Livi ... discuss

PICTURE BELOW WAS POSTED BY PAPA MIKE AND NOT FROM THE SOURCE OF THIS ARTICLE…… J   CHATHAM, N.J. – Parents of students at Chatham Middle School are calling on the board of educatio ... discuss

After I blogged about missing Mass last weekend, I emailed one of our favorite local priests about what I could do regarding my terrible no-Mass streak. His advice was simple: keep trying. Try to make ... discuss

Accompanying Video:  Who is God, really?One of my favorite gospel preachers A.W. Tozer said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.”We were b ... discuss

I started reading Fluent Forever: How to Read any Language Fast and Never Forget It by Gabriel Wyner. I have quite a ways to go, yet, but what he says so far really makes sense to me. He talks about ... discuss

In 1995, Jean Houston claimed that the ancient Egyptian myth of Isis (the occult goddess of the underworld) is the only way to save our declining Western culture. Her terminology has become more ̶ ... discuss

It's been almost 3 years since I've posted anything up here. Unreal! Not that I never write. Seems like I write all the time. Last week I finished writing (and recording) my 7 part Weekend Bible Study ... discuss

When is enough, enough? Israel is at the point of the spear—multiple spears from the enemies surrounding her. Since emerging from the Holocaust and becoming a nation in 1948, Israel has endured two ... discuss

I don’t believe God originally wrote abortion into my life, as God is the Creator of life. But when it was introduced by man, or in my case, a woman, He rewrote the story of my life around it, to cr ... 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

Last Friday Britain’s Channel Five broadcast a new documentary, “The Boy Who Grew a New Brain,” updating and chronicling the incredible story of Noah Wall, born with a virtually empty cranial ca ... discuss

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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

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

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

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

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

I was going through old USB memory sticks looking for a document when I discovered something I wrote in 2005 when that which I feared most from multiple sclerosis was about to happen: Quadriplegia. Yo ... discuss

Before I begin, I want to wish everyone a happy feast of Our Lady of Lourdes! Also, I offer my apologies for the long gap between blog posts. I got sick and then had two exams to do... and then had a ... 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

Over the last 11 years of blogging, I’ve seen many blogs start and many end. Some of you are thinking that my blog has ended due to about six months of silence! No, I’m not going to bring ... discuss

~I've been a member of the Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation for 2 years now and the benefits are amazing if you are Presidential Museum nerd like me.~My husband and I went to Texas this past summe ... discuss

Apply to be a summer intern for Students for Life of Illinois, one of the largest and most effective pro-life organizations serving college campuses! Work alongside SFLI’s Director of the Campus Men ... 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've been sick with a cold all week. That means, yes, you can feel sorry for me, and yes, I've been operating on partial-fuzz-brain, so I've relied heavily on coffee. (Oh, let's be honest...when do I ... discuss

Note to readers:  Everything I write on my blog is indexed in some form or manner by the U.S. government (and by Google), so I wanted to elevate the content just in case it is useful for evangeli ... discuss

Tomorrow my beautiful daughter turns ten years old. She is such a perfect soul, a gift from God that I treasure at every moment. I'll never forget the first time I held her in my arms. She was so quie ... 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

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2014 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtOn Friday, January 27, the 44th & ... discuss

CreditLast weekend we saw millions of people around the world protesting the Donald Trump presidency, demanding that the voices of all people be heard.  Of course, these are the same people who f ... discuss

 SFLI is hiring a Campus Mentor for the Campus Mentor Program in Chicago. Why? A Campus Mentor transforms students into virtuous, skilled, pro-life leaders, so they can build and nurture a cultur ... discuss

I interrupt my blogging hiatus to comment on this article in The Atlantic entitled: How Ultrasound Became Political. (According to my facebook feed, the original title seems to have been How the Ultra ... discuss

During these days of transition in government,temperance in expectations is a wise policy based on experience. Calvin Coolidge said, "It is a great advantage to a president, and a major source of safe ... discuss

 The following is taken from EWTN.  I would encourage our readers to not only pray for the Bishop in his misguided efforts but to contact the Ecclesia Dei Commission in Rome. Simply put, wha ... discuss

There is a lot of negativity online today so I thought I'd lighten things up a bit with 5 random things you may not know about me. I've done this 3 times in the past (in 2009, 2011, and 2013) but thes ... discuss

(This piece has been rated "R."  No one under the age of 18 should read this. For those over 18, bear in mind that this piece will describe in detail disturbing events related to sexuality and vi ... discuss

Way back when Anne-with-an-e was a sophomore in high school and Betsy was in 8th grade, we started a weekly writing group with two of the girls' friends.The rules we established and stuck to for our n ... discuss

Very quietly, I took a couple of days off social media and it went unnoticed... and it was bliss! I've been doing my best to stay off social media though it's not always easy. Thankfully, I had a lot ... discuss

Various Facebook and Instagram moments from the last month or so:Ramona and I made a TARDIS. Thanks, My Froggy Stuff! ~~~~~Although I love nattering on about books, this sounds good, too.Sil ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing and Singing about the Rhyme and Reason for Your Life This Present Evil Age Won’t Last Forever Around 2000 years ago a very intelligent man wrote about grace. One of the ... discuss

Francesco CangiamilaTranslated into French by Abbé Joseph Dinouart, 1766. Second French Edition.Originally published in Sicilian in 1745 and in Latin in 1758.In this day and age, the most salient iss ... discuss

Oh, 2016... what a roller coaster year it was. I had so many lows but the highs were what made this year and what I went through worthwhile. Who knew that the lessons I learned during Lent -- on contr ... discuss

“You’re beginning something pretty important, and it will be forever.”On this day in 1954, actor Denzel Washington, professional wrestler Lanny Poffo, and magazine editor and morning news anchor ... discuss

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ELMER “BUDDY” DOEMy nursing home friend, Elmer, died today.He was, by his own admission, a handful as a youngster.  He went off and joined the Army during WWII, served in the European theater ... discuss

A 3 1/2 inch floppy labeled,  "DOS 3.3 - backup";  O.S.2 Warp - a box full of disks that puts the O.S.2 program on to your harddrive; I gritted my teeth and tossed them out today. A Quicken ... discuss

     High School functions under a fairly rigid caste system; Rule 1) Seniors have nothing to do with freshman unless it's the quarterback of the football team flirting or dating the pr ... discuss

By Christine De BaetsWithin a two hour “Choice” Chain, you can converse with a wide variety of people. Whenever I set up, taking my stack of literature and turning my sign depicting an abortion vi ... discuss

Students for Life of Illinois has had a very active Fall 2016. Here’s a look into one event at the University of Illinois. Students training to bring the pro-life message to their peers just be ... discuss

Back in April 2016, I read the little book, "Keep Your Greek: Strategies for Busy People" (Kindle Edition), written by Constantine R. Campbell (also see this).I immensely enjoyed this book and it ... discuss

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This hardback book is attractively arranged. It has a flower photo on the front cover. Higgs begins with an introduction called Well-Versed. Then she launches into the next 31 chapters. She begins e ... 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

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

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

During the 19th century, scientists and physicians came to understand that the life of a human being (an individual member of the species Homo sapiens) begins at conception. The old idea that "quicken ... discuss

This is one of the least pleasant pieces I have ever sat down to write.  I am forcing myself to do it.   I feel the warning must be issued, although my sense is that those who would heed it, need i ... discuss

Matthew 3:1-12Advent 2December 4th, 2016“John's Call to Repent”In much the same way that the holiday season brings visits from loved ones we may see once a year, today we have the annual Advent se ... discuss

Amaryllis Christmas Flowers – sent to me by my Mother-In-Law in Houston I know it’s been a while since I blogged… in fact, I think this past November was the very first month I didn& ... discuss

The belief that life begins at conception is at the heart of the pro-life cause. But I'm amazed that virtually nobody has asked themselves how we came to believe in it. It's rather taken for granted.M ... discuss

Question: "Does Christ's prohibition against oaths in Matthew 5:33-37 mean that we should not pledge allegiance to the flag?"While Christ certainly forbade the making of foolish and idle oaths, he did ... discuss

This Timeline of Pro-Life History is my humble attempt to document those events relevant to the rights, welfare and cause of the unborn.Every other human group seems to have a history dedicated to it, ... discuss

Oak Hills Church Cuba Mission Trip 2016 Hello Family and Friends,  I want to tell you are little bit about the Oak Hills Church Cuba Mission Trip 2016!  I am humbled to have been invited to join a ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Creative Writer - Singer Songwriter - Voiceover Artist You absolutely, positively cannot get something from nothing And if you think you can ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Creative Writer - Singer Songwriter - Voiceover Artist Which is more important? Your interests…or the interests of others? Notice how I ... discuss

Mr. W. and I were just talking about how difficult it is not to simply absorb the culture in which you live because no one can really stand outside his own time. Maybe a little, in flashes, but n ... discuss

Here's a wonderful essay by the late U.S. Ambassador Jeanne Kirkpatrick that is supremely relevant to our times, and yet I can't find it online. Someone sent a scan of it to me. It was written in the ... discuss

Courtesy cbcsI recently had a friend challenge me on the canonicity of the so called "apocrypha" - what Catholics call the deuterocanonical books. These are the seven books of the Bible which Protesta ... discuss

There has been a lot of rhetoric surrounding the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and the assassination of five Dallas police officers. On the one hand some people are blaming BLM (and the president, ... discuss

One of the most misunderstood aspects of Catholicism, even for (maybe especially for) Catholics is veneration of and devotion to Mary. I know for much of my life I have had an aversion to Marian devot ... discuss

If you read the blog post right before this one. You already know Arjay. You know how he came into care at our center and that he was a MAJOR behavior challenge.  You know that he was reunited wi ... discuss

A longstanding tradition with Vital Signs Ministries is the P.A.L. Night, a heart-driven, hands-on, letter-writing party in which we use the power of the pen to address issues of the sanctity of life, ... discuss

By now I'm sure most of my former readers have all but given up on this blog.  I have been going for weeks and months without posting anything.  But the last year has been rough.Some of my s ... discuss

There’s a post title I never thought that I would actually write. First off, let me say this: I think it was absolutely unprofessional, ungraceful, uncouth and downright spiteful — of ... discuss

It’s Monday, and we ask you to pardon this interruption in the daily brilliance. I’m away on a family matter. I’ll return to the regular snarkage sometime early next week. __________ ... discuss

Time magazine broke a story by Elizabeth Dias yesterday with quite the headline, Top Evangelical College Group to Dismiss Employees Who Support Gay Marriage. Ed Stetzer wrote an article in reply for C ... discuss

This book is not one you want to blast through in a few weeks like I did. I really like Franciscan friar Richard Rohr and have been receiving his daily emails for about a year now. I have only read on ... discuss

The following is a 2004 message from Pastor Gary C. Price at Omega Ministries."For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to t ... discuss

See these people? They're looking for a job.In my many years in business, people have looked to me for a job. Some I've hired, and gladly. Some I've hired..and maybe not so gladly, but I figured, let' ... discuss

I see it, I hear it, every day. In texts and on social media: "OMG!"On the street, in everyday conversations, I hear it: "Oh. My. God!"And every time? I wince. Why?Because this is clear violation of t ... discuss

--This has been the craziest election I have ever witnessed.  I seriously feel like I'm in the twilight zone.--The other alternative is that I'm Marty McFly and I've woken up in an alternate vers ... discuss

You all know me, so I don’t have to introduce myself or bore you with interviews and commercials. My platform: Everybody shut up My foreign policy: “You crazy nations, shut up and act righ ... discuss

After reading Proverbs 31 for the gazillionth time, I felt inspired this morning to write what a modern day Proverbs 31 woman might be like.  In short, she's perfect!  Of course, none of us ... discuss

Image Source: Mark P. Shea, I presume.If you want an example of the damage done to the Catholic Church in America by the surrounding culture’s increasing hyperpartisanship and ideological tribalism, ... discuss

I’m sick to death of this election. The most distressing aspect of this election cycle is that it’s revealed the extent to which American Catholics, particularly those of a conservative bent, have ... discuss

In 2007, Tony Spencer ran against a Democratic incumbent for Commonwealth’s Attorney of Caroline County, Virginia.  Spencer won election in 2007 and again in 2011, with significant Republican suppo ... discuss

For the third year in a row, my commentary has placed at the Catholic Press Awards. This year they won second place in the “Best Regular Column – Spiritual Life\" category. In 2015, I won thir ... discuss

My installation at Holy Cross on August 19, 2011. Five years ago today I was installed as pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California. As with many things, it seems like it was both ye ... discuss

And by "it", I mean completely frothing off at the mouth about the "evil" "misogynistic" "anti-choice" movement. Ruth Graham over at Slate wrote a surprisingly well-balanced article about the more alt ... discuss

This is a advice book which uses the author's personal experiences. Dena Yohe spreads this book throughout 15 chapters. She begins each chapter with a wise or relevant quotes. She follos her final ch ... discuss

This book is a devotional. These devotions are based on the life of Jesus, as depicted in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Ken Gire starts his devotional with an Introduction. He prompt ... discuss

This is a how-to books for parents of teenage girls. This is the Third Edition of this book. The topic is navigating a girl's relationships with other girls. A New York Times bestseller, Wiseman st ... discuss

 The enormous impact of a baby’s “first kick”By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to nationalrighttolifenews.org and/or follo ... discuss

Everyone is busy these days, and we all want to find that additional time to get everything done. Time is a precious resource, and no matter what we might wish for, we only have twenty-four hours in ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs Ever thought about creation and imagination? Creation and imaginati ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs Do you see any work in this work of art? Sometimes a work of art em ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs I know a writer who chooses stories as his writing style. I work w ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs Did You Know There’s Always Been A Digital World? Yep…there are ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Voice of Rhyme and Reason for Life - Content Writer - Singer/Songwriter - Voiceover Artist in Colorado Springs Ah, look at all the glorious things. More than once I’ve said I d ... discuss

One of the great joys of blogging is receiving feedback from those who read what I write. Every week or two I like to collect some of the letters to the editor that I receive and share them he ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: The Seven Saying of the Savior on the Cross by A.W. Pink, The Dating Manifesto by Lisa Anderson, Romans by Charles Hodge, and And He Dwelt Among Us by A.W.& ... discuss

This was a banner week for letters to the editor and I had a lot of them to read through and select from. In the end, I’ve chosen ones that speak about sleepovers, the ESV, problems with mod ... discuss

I hate clickbait. I absolutely despise it. Clickbait is lazy. It’s manipulative. It’s distracting and disappointing. It’s an abomination. Death to clickbait! What is clickbait? “C ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: The Gospel-Driven Life by Michael Horton, The Question of God by Armand Nicholi, Through My Eyes by Tim Tebow, and God-Breathed by Josh McDowell. Yeste ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: NIV Lifehacks Bible edited by Joe Carter, Unveiling Grace by Lynn Wilder, and The Spurgeon Series edited by Larry Pierce. You can find them all at the dedic ... discuss

The so-called "catholic" blogosphere reacted this week in horror (again, almost in one voice) to what they consider to be a truly evil action. Oh, I don't mean the horrific massacre of 49 people and ... discuss

“Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.Go and learn the meaning of the words,I desire mercy, not sacrifice.I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.”Matthew 9A few we ... discuss

By Cameron CôtéWhen my colleague Alex and I pulled out of Calgary around 6:45am on Saturday morning for the first ever Unite Life Conference, we really didn’t know what to expect. The Wilberforce ... discuss

As a Democrat from about 1978 till early 2016 and a native of Brooklyn, New York, no one needs to tell me that Donald Trump has long been a jerk.  When our kids were young and we'd drive back to ... discuss

Hello ReadersI know that I haven't been blogging much lately. I don't plan on abandoning Big Blue Wave, but I don't plan to blog daily like I used to. When I started Big Blue Wave over ten years ago, ... discuss

I know I haven't been blogging much lately.I wanted to get away from the model of commenting on a news article everyday. It got to the point that I felt I had to "feed the blog" every day, and that un ... discuss

Once upon a time, it was widely believed among pro-lifers (and still is) that if we educate the public about prenatal life, we could convince them that life begins at conception and they would in turn ... discuss

Madonna del Parto Unknown Master, Italian (late 15th century in Valsesia)Rather than write a book review, which would require more time than I care to spend on this blogpost, I thought I'd comment on ... discuss

According to a study cited in Quartz, "only" 8% of Democrats and 6% of Republicans reportedly answered yes to the question of whether they've ever been swayed by a political post on Facebook. However, ... discuss

"The first to plead his case seems right, until another comes to examine him" (Prov. 18:17).I would not be writing this, except when I made an effort to notify the RedGraceMedia team of some errors ... discuss

The amount of response from the revelation of the true source of and meaning behind badselfeater has been encouraging and, one might even say, well beyond what some of us were expecting, and may God ... 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

Tony Funderburk - I write words and music about the rhyme and reason of life. Since I last spoke to you on the Rhyme and Reason podcast I shared thoughts, ideas, and truth about… Forks in the road ... discuss

I've been thinking, as I'm sure most of you have, about the coming presidential election. As you are probably aware, I've been backing Ted Cruz since day one. He is the only candidate with an actual r ... discuss




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