The Pre-Persons: Philip K. Dick’s pro-life short story

Past the grove of cypress trees Walter -- he had been playing king of the mountain -- saw the white truck, and he knew it for what it was. He thought, That's the abortion truck. Come to take some kid in for a postpartum down at the abortion place. And he thought, Maybe my folks … Continue reading The Pre-Persons: Philip K. Dick’s pro-life short story

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Revoice in their own voice

Much controversy has swirled around the upcoming Revoice conference being held at a PCA church in St. Louis on July 26–28. Here is its stated purpose: "Supporting, encouraging, and empowering gay, lesbian, same-sex-attracted, and other LGBT Christians so they can flourish while observing the historic, Christian doctrine of marriage and sexuality." A number of writers have signaled … Continue reading Revoice in their own voice

Crushing the Calvarium on Calvary

When we got to the third line of the first verse of Grace Greater than Our Sin this past Sunday and sang "Yonder on Calvary's mount outpoured," all I could think about was Planned Parenthood and the abortionists who crush the skulls of infants. That's a strange association, you might say. Indeed it is. Allow me to explain. … Continue reading Crushing the Calvarium on Calvary

The Crime is the Same

Recent headlines have reminded us of the awful reality that there are parents in this world who leave their babies—whether intentionally or not—in hot cars to suffer and die. The fact that this happens in the US and around the world is insufferably terrible. I cannot imagine witnessing such a horrible event. Allow me to pose a scenario. Let's say that … Continue reading The Crime is the Same

I am a Nazarene

Genocide is being perpetrated throughout the Middle East by militant Islamists such as ISIS, Hamas, and Al-Quaeda, and every one of these groups is showing its religion's true colors. In Mosul, Iraq, a millinea-old Christian community has been systematically and completely wiped out. In addition to massive losses of human life, history has lost irreplaceable churches, libraries, … Continue reading I am a Nazarene

The Seven Liberal Arts of Classical Education

We have tried to reinvent the wheel when it comes to modern education, and for a majority of the students who are being pumped out of our education system, the wheel is not rolling. Classical education—the education of greats like Luther, Locke, Bach, Rembrandt, Shakespeare, da Vinci, Jefferson—is really very simple. We must get back to … Continue reading The Seven Liberal Arts of Classical Education

Free Exercise of Religion is More Than Just Freedom of Belief

It is not an insignificant thing that Justice Kennedy has stood against the liberal tide that seeks to redefine the constitutional right of the freedom of religion. Constitutionally, the freedom of religion is the freedom to exercise one's religion both inside and outside the doors of one's place of worship. However, many today are striving to limit … Continue reading Free Exercise of Religion is More Than Just Freedom of Belief

The Tenets of the Religion of Secularism

Dogma: What is true is that there is no Truth and meaning is meaningless (Never mind that this statement logically entails the refutation of everything that follows, including this sentence). Commandments: Do not judge, except to judge those who judge. Do not tolerate intolerance. Ritual: The perpetual blood-sacrifice of abortion at the altar of Self-Actualization in the name … Continue reading The Tenets of the Religion of Secularism

Eric Metaxas on Religious Liberty

The distinction between the ideas of Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Worship is nuanced but intended.  Metaxas points out the dangers of holding to the idea of Freedom of Worship and not Freedom of Religion and warns against those who replace the idea of Freedom of Religion with Freedom of Worship.  What we believe … Continue reading Eric Metaxas on Religious Liberty

Golden Fish ‘Neath the Ice Pond

The conversion story of New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas: Source: http://www.ericmetaxas.com/portrait/ Eric Metaxas is a prolific author of several books including: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy,  Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery, Socrates in the City and even this sweet, lyrical book I read to my 1 yr. … Continue reading Golden Fish ‘Neath the Ice Pond