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A week ago Monday, my friend Joni Eareckson Tada had surgery to remove a cancerous nodule. This less than three years after being declared cancer-free. I’m thankful to say that the procedure seems to have been a success.

Soon after she received this new diagnosis, Joni wrote me about what it means to “suffer well.” And I thought: If there’s a category of life more alien to the secular, progressive mind, I don’t know what it would be. A dominant message in our culture is that suffering is irredeemable, worthless, and to be avoided at all costs—even at the cost of life itself. That’s the thinking behind doctor-assisted suicide for instance, something Joni has fiercely opposed. Still what continually stuns me, and convicts me, is how Joni ...

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez on Wednesday complained that voters are influenced by what they hear in church on Sundays. Perez claimed that Republicans have an advantage because “people buy” what they hear at church.

“And we all have to make sure that we’re fluent in what’s happening across our ecosystem so we can come to each other’s defense because we need to build a bigger orchestra. They’ve had a big orchestra for some time and they’ve got the megaphones to amplify it, whether it’s Sinclair at the local level or Fox at the national level,” Perez said at an event for Demand Justice, a left-wing political group.

90% of the African American vote in Atlanta went to the Democratic Party. We know that there are many black mega churches in Atlanta. It is impossible that only non-Christians voted last Tuesday. We are left with the inescapable conclusion that born-again and Spirit-filled Christians in large numbers voted for the Democratic Party. That is not racist it is simply a fact.
This is not just true in Atlanta. It is also very true in Houston. For that matter every city in America.
It is no surprise how this happened. It is the pulpit’s fault. Believers are fed ...

Chief Justice John Roberts has been drawn into President Trump's web.

Last week the president criticized the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, based in San Francisco, calling it "a lawless disgrace." The New York Times writes, "Mr. Trump's remarks came after a federal trial judge ordered the administration to resume accepting asylum claims from migrants no matter where or how they entered the United States." The judge issuing the ruling was Jon S. Tigar, of the United States District Court in San Francisco, whom Trump quickly singled out as an "Obama judge." This prompted a rare pushback from Chief Justice John Roberts, who said in a statement ...

Early this month, Saturday Night Live hit a new low in our country’s already abysmal political discourse. Just after the midterm elections, SNL comedian Pete Davidson made the awful decision to mock some of the winners over their appearance ... Davidson cracked an obscene joke about Crenshaw’s eye patch and flippantly described the explosion that caused his injury as “war…or whatever.”

This was a week before Veteran’s Day. If anyone in our outrage climate has a right to be outraged, it’s Lieutenant Commander Crenshaw. Instead, he chose a different reaction ...

It was over for Benjamin Netanyahu.

He’d agreed on an informal truce with Hamas after 500 rockets had been fired at Israel, and his defense minister, the volatile Avigdor Liberman, had resigned in a seething firestorm of anger and recrimination. Two of his more quiescent coalition partners, Moshe Kahlon’s Kulanu and Aryeh Deri’s Shas, had concluded that the coalition, now reduced to 61 of the 120 Knesset seats, could no longer function effectively and were calling for elections ... Many politicians might have caved to the seemingly inevitable. Netanyahu did not ...

Chasco Middle School in Port Richey, Florida ... unilaterally decided to sexually integrate the boys’ locker room with no notification to either the boys or their parents. The boys, and shortly thereafter their parents, learned about it when an objectively female student who seeks to pass as a boy humiliated them when she entered the boys’ locker room while they were in their underwear. The boys immediately left the locker room and sought help from two P.E. teachers ...

Liberty Counsel further outlined the outrageous nature of the Chasco administration’s decision ...

Weeks before a denomination-wide resolution takes effect allowing same-sex marriages in any U.S. Episcopal church, a New York bishop has banned such ceremonies in his Albany Diocese. On Saturday, Bishop William Love read an eight-page edict prohibiting such marriages in his jurisdiction, warning that the issue might cause the Episcopal Church’s demise.

Love’s statement is a response to Resolution B012, a directive made by ...

Donald Trump’s new attorney general once said that judges should be Christian and proposed blocking non-religious people from judicial appointments.

Matthew Whitaker, who was made acting attorney general on Wednesday after Trump fired Jeff Sessions, said judges needed a “biblical view of justice” and questioned the judgment of secular lawyers.

Whitaker made the remarks at a conservative forum in April 2014, where he appeared as ...

The Ohio House floor vote was taken just before 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15th. The tally came in 58-35--two votes short of the veto-proof margin needed to protect unborn children from another heartless veto by Governor John Kasich.

But that wasn't the final tally. Minutes later another vote was cast by Democrat Rep. Glenn Holmes, who joined fellow Democrat and pro-life champion Rep. Bill Patmon in voting for Sub. H.B. 258, the Ohio Heartbeat Bill. Until yesterday, Patmon had been ...