Death on a Crossing

Evangeline Paterson My cmnt: I first encountered this poem when it was published in The Daily Nebraskan, student newspaper of the University of Nebraska, some time ago. I found this blog and purchased the book of poems The Lion Book of Christian Poetry. I didn’t find a lot of poems there that impressed me so […]

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Woman Chose Life for Triplet Daughters 24 Years Ago Despite Doctor’s Advice to Abort

By Louise Bevan August 4, 2021 Updated: August 4, 2021 – for The Epoch Times Despite the lack of support from her husband, the derision of her community, and the advice of her doctor to abort, an Indian woman chose life, bravely raising triplet daughters by herself. “My daughters are my strength,” Auxiliary nurse-midwife Jasbeer Kaur, who currently resides in Rajasthan’s Ganganagar district […]

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Pastor Joe Wright’s Powerful Prayer: 25 Years Later, It’s More Timely Than Ever

By JAMES ROBISON Published on May 12, 2021 – for The Stream My cmnt: Starting (at least publicly) in the 60s the Left, using the Vietnam War as its excuse, started attacking America through the institutions of higher learning. Financed and infiltrated by Soviet Russia the anti-(American only)-war movement refused to see the distinct parallels between the Red […]

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Matt Sturges before and after

Lilah Sturges Releases Lumberjanes Graphic Novel Latest in the series insists emotional vulnerability is cool now BY RAY EMERSON, 7:00AM, WED. OCT. 17, 2018 For the Austin Chronicle My cmnt: Matt Sturges is a creative writer. Being able to imagine what it would be like to present yourself to the world as a woman takes a lot of imagination […]

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Dogmatic Signs – A Review of Signature in the Cell

By PHILLIP E. JOHNSON NOVEMBER 10, 2010 INTELLIGENT DESIGN PUBLISHED IN TOUCHSTONE MAGAZINE For anyone who wants to understand the argument for the necessary role of intelligent design in the history of life, the indispensable source is now Stephen C. Meyers’ book Signature in the Cell (HarperOne, 2009). For cultural reasons, when arguments for the validity of Darwin’s theory of […]

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Billie Eilish’s Jarring New Vogue Cover Is A Window Into Gen Z’s Struggle With Sex

Billie Eilish resonates with her generation because she reflects it, giving the girls of Generation Z an aesthetic balm for the sting of influencer-era pressures and feminist confusion. By Emily Jashinsky MAY 4, 2021 – for The Federalist Click this link to watch a fascinating interview with the author of: Irreversible Damage: The transgender craze seducing our […]

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Forty-Eight Hours In Hell

By John N. Reynolds – Gospel Track and Bible One of the most interesting cases of resuscitation that ever came to my knowledge was that of George Lennox, a notorious horse thief of Jefferson County. He was serving his second term. Sedgwick county sent him to the prison the first time for a similar offense […]

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Why Reformed Evangelicalism Has Splintered: Four Approaches to Race, Politics, and Gender

By KEVIN DEYOUNG  |  MARCH 9, 2021 | for The Gospel Coalition It’s no secret that America is suffering from ever-deepening division and polarization. Many of us are concerned about the increasing animosity, belligerence, and violence in our body politic. What concerns me even more are the divisions in the church, in particular, the growing factionalism in […]

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Empty Cradles Mean a Bleaker Future

Opinion piece for Newsweek – By LYMAN STONE AND W. BRADFORD WILCOX , ADJUNCT FELLOW AND VISITING SCHOLAR, AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTEON 6/24/20 AT 4:17 PM EDT News item: In December 1999, Ashley Judd became engaged to Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti, who was driving in CART. They married in December 2001 at Skibo Castle in Scotland.[20][21] They had no children because […]

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Research: Childlessness On The Rise in Scandinavia, Overall Fertility Rates Falling

By VIRGINIA HALE | 26 Jul 2020 for Breitbart News Childlessness is becoming increasingly common in Scandinavia, according to new research. A study by the Denmark-based Rockwool Foundation revealed that fertility rates in northern Europe are largely declining. Not only are couples having fewer children on average, but there is a distinct increase in the […]

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Will Someone Love Aimee Byrd

By Joseph Spurgeon – June 25, 2020 – for The Joyful Patriarchy Wife Titus 1:10-11- For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision, who must be silenced because they are upsetting whole families, teaching things they should not teach for the sake of sordid gain. Let me begin […]

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Defending Ravi Zacharias

Phones & Photos Nathan Zacharias Uncategorized  April 22, 2021 – family’s personal website In this post I’m sharing some more information in response to my brief appearance on Julie Roys’ blog last week. In the comment section of Julie’s blog, Vicki Blue tried to give an explanation for the text message I released. Among other things, […]

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Health Care Is Not a Right

The single-payer con. by Sally C. Pipes – Fall 2020 – for The Claremont Review of Books Conventional wisdom holds that the progressive dream of Medicare for All died—or at least was deferred—when Joe Biden secured the Democratic presidential nomination. Many supposed the former vice president would be more moderate on health care than the […]

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Ashley Judd Says She’s ‘Drowning in Trauma’ as She Works to Physically Recover from Accident

Ashley Judd had to be airlifted from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to South Africa in a 55-hour rescue to save her leg that was shattered in an accident By Naledi Ushe – for People.com – Feb 2021 My cmnt: No doubt this was a harrowing experience and would be for anyone. But stupid liberals […]

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12 articles from The Federalist on John MacArthur & Religious Freedom during Covid Lockdowns

Los Angeles County Continues Its War On California Megachurch Over The Wuhan Virus OCTOBER 31, 2020 By Jordan Davidson LA County is threatening to keep sending health investigators to Grace Community Church during Sunday services following just two positive COVID-19 cases. LA Times Targets John MacArthur’s Church By Labeling Three COVID-19 Cases An ‘Outbreak’ OCTOBER 24, 2020 By Jordan […]

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The Washington Football Team Is Foolishly Sacrificing Cheerleaders To Save Its Public Image

Hiring more men to help with public sexual harassment issues seems like a very funny Band-Aid to the organization’s problems. By Jillian Anderson MARCH 10, 2021 – for The Federalist My cmnt: Cheerleaders and actresses, like all attractive, pretty girls and women, have to contend with the duel-edged sword that comes with physical beauty. Dr Dobson, of […]

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Open Letter from the International Board of Directors of RZIM on the Investigation of Ravi Zacharias

It is with shattered hearts that we issue this statement about the allegations against RZIM’s Founder, Ravi Zacharias. Following allegations made in late August of 2020 that Ravi had engaged in sexual misconduct and abuse in connection with two day spas, we commissioned Miller & Martin PLLC, a law firm with experience in corporate and […]

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Ravi Zacharias and the Case of Christian Credential Inflation

Many evangelists and apologists have a history of overstating their qualifications. CT EDITORS |DECEMBER 7, 2017 – for Christianity Today Earlier this week, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) released a statement addressing its namesake’s credentials, which have recently been under fire. “In earlier years, ‘Dr.’ did appear before Ravi’s name in some of our materials, including […]

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TRR Exclusive: An Open Letter to RZIM from Brad & Lori Anne Thompson

By Brad and Lori Anne Thompson – as reported by The Roys Report Editorial Note: The following is an open letter to Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) from Brad & Lori Anne Thompson—the couple at the center of the 2017 sexting scandal involving Zacharias. The Thompsons gave the letter to The Roys Report with the condition that it […]

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Ravi Zacharias’s Ministry Investigates Claims of Sexual Misconduct at Spas

Three women have come forward with additional allegations against the late Christian apologist. By Daniel Silliman|September 29, 2020 09:15 AM – for CT (Christianity Today) Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) has opened an investigation into allegations that its late founder and namesake sexually harassed multiple massage therapists who worked at two day spas he co-owned. […]

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The Problem With Islam

By Willis Eschenbach / March 10, 2017 – his website Skating under the Ice My cmnt: This is an excellent resource on Islam as it was, is and remains. Click the website above and read the original article in its entirety. I’ve excerpted a few lines below to entice you to click over and read his entire […]

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Cryptic msg for étude Brute – 2

Another riddle: Why do certain species of thrush, especially robins and bluebirds, tend to be Protestant rather than Roman Catholic? Down. Down. Down. Down. Down. Most futuristic novels seem out-of-date after a decade or two, but That Hideous Strength is more timely today than when the book was published in 1945. On the day I began to […]

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My statement of Faith

This statement of my beliefs about God and the Path of Life is based upon the Holy Scriptures (i.e., the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments, the Bible) and is simply an elaboration of the Nicene Creed and is very similar to statements of faith and doctrine found in any number of Evangelical […]

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Cryptic msg for étude Brute

Try to guess the answer before consulting Scripture. What brave men fear but fools hold dear, and into life we bring it. What misers spend and poor men lend, and from this life we take it. What wise men need and death gives heed, and all the worlds sprang from it. (Answer: 1 Timothy 6:7)

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Giving Up Darwin

A fond farewell to a brilliant and beautiful theory. A review of Stephen Meyer’s thoughtful and meticulous Darwin’s Doubt (2013) By David Gelernter – in the Claremont Review of Books – Spring 2019 My cmnt: Article edited for brevity and clarity. Darwinian evolution is a brilliant and beautiful scientific theory. Once it was a daring guess. Today […]

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The Orwellian University

by Frank Furedi / October 13, 2016 for Prospect Magazine UK “Speech codes are now littered with words that are ambiguous and opaque” The first time I was told off for using “inappropriate language,” I thought my colleague was joking. We were university professors and speaking freely should come with the territory. But during the […]

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The Six Pillars of Character

My cmnt: Checking the LPS website at least up until 2017 these guidelines were still in use. They may still be incorporated in the LPS pedagogy or not. If not, and knowing the ethical direction of our country’s cultural shift it would not surprise me if they have been quietly set aside, they should be. […]

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Who Are the Yazidis, the Ancient, Persecuted Religious Minority Struggling to Survive in Iraq?

The U.S. contemplates sending military aircraft and possible ground troops to rescue the Yazidis, as more American military advisers arrive in Iraq to help plan an evacuation of the displaced people. BY AVI ASHER-SCHAPIRO, FOR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC NEWS PUBLISHED AUGUST 11, 2014 My cmnt: Part of my interest in these people is: I have had an extended Yazidi […]

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Scriptures on Work

Scriptures pertaining to Work (without commentary) – compiled by Lord Buckbeak Gen 2:15 – The Lord God put the man in the garden of Eden to care for it and work it. Gen 3:17-19 To Adam he said, “Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, `You must […]

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A Guide to Basic Differences Between Left and Right

By Dennis Prager Source of Human Rights Left: government Right: the Creator Human Nature Left: basically good (Therefore, society is primarily responsible for evil.) Right: not basically good (Therefore, the individual is primarily responsible for evil.) Economic Goal Left: equality Right: prosperity Primary Role of the State Left: increase and protect equality Right: increase and […]

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