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The issue of abortion has barely come up in the debates of Election 2020. But for many of us, it is still the issue that matters most. I am a one issue voter, without apology, and that issue is abortion. I’m against it. If a politician thinks it is acceptable—whatever the rhetoric—to deliberately kill a living, developing human being in the womb, that politician is wrong. And he or she will never have my vote. The issue of life is so basic. It is even the first ...

Conservative circles have been abuzz from the fallout of Twitter and Facebook’s decision to actively censor a major American Newspaper. On October 14, “America’s oldest newspaper,” the New York Post, published a story about damaging material found on a laptop that reportedly belonged to Hunter Biden, son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The two social media giants both chose to immediately remove any post that shared New York Post articles ...

I’ve recently heard and read several stories of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s charismatic Catholic faith. On many occasions, her faith has been explained as though it's unusual or exotic to be a charismatic Christian. On some occasions, unfortunately, it’s discussed with blatant bigotry. In a recent monologue, comedian Bill Maher called Barrett “a [expletive] nut.” He then described her as ...

Poll workers at a League City polling place had been telling voters, illegally, that they needed to wear masks to vote. One of those voters was Galveston County Judge Mark Henry. Henry has since signed an order barring mask mandates at the voting booth in Galveston County in accordance with statewide law. Despite the clear exception for voters and poll workers in Governor Greg Abbott’s mask order ...

A TikTok video that recently went viral on social media showed a recent Harvard graduate threatening to stab anyone who said “all lives matter.” In her melodrama, she tried to sound intimidating with her histrionics. She won a huge audience, as she intended. But her video also came to the attention of the company that was going to give her an internship later this summer ...

During the early nineties, the leaning Tower of Pisa started to lean too far. So engineers designed a plan to salvage the twelfth-century landmark from toppling over ... Left to itself, our nation today faces the same threat, which once loomed over the leaning Tower of Pisa: tilting and headed toward catastrophe. The effort to elect public officials who support policies more consistent with biblical teachings has been ...

Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department said it is investigating a “Let Us Worship” prayer event that was held outside the city’s Metro Courthouse on Sunday that attracted about 10,000 worshipers, a report said. The event was reportedly led by Sean Feucht, a religious author and recording artist. He issued a statement Tuesday on Twitter that accused Nashville of “selectively” targeting Christians for “harassment and punishment” ...

With all the talk about seemingly irreconcilable differences between Americans of varying races, it might be helpful to focus on something that unites us all—the American dream of creating a better life for ourselves and our families. What every American has in common is not just that goal, but also the pathways—education and job training. Still, it’s true that the Black community has faced ...

Pilgrim Governor William Bradford wrote: "As one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many, yea in some sort to our whole nation." An example of "one small candle" lighting "a thousand" occurred in the early 1700s, with a rich young ruler ...

Netflix has been indicted by a Texas grand jury for allegedly promoting “lewd visual material” of a child in connection to the release of the controversial French film “Cuties. The grand jury in Tyler County returned the indictment against the streaming giant on Sept. 23, it was revealed Tuesday ...

Leading epidemiologists have launched a petition calling for an end to lockdowns of the healthy and, instead, focusing on protecting the people who are vulnerable to the coronavirus. Professors Dr. Martin Kulldorff of Harvard, Dr. Sunetra Gupta of Oxford and Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya of Stanford announced the effort in an interview Monday with Fox News' Laura Ingraham ...

Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. appeared to suggest that the court should reconsider the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges decision that made same-sex marriage a constitutional right because it threatens the religious liberty of Americans who believe “marriage is a sacred institution between one man and one woman” ...

In 1932, Supreme Court justice Louis Brandeis famously called the states “laboratories of democracy.” Different states can test out different policies, and they can learn from each other. That proved true in 2020. Governors in different states responded to the COVID-19 pandemic at different times and in different ways ...

Humanists for Biden is a newly formed organization, an off-shoot of Secular Democrats of America, an entity that itself is of recent vintage. The pro-Biden group is headed by Greg Epstein, a humanist "chaplain" who splits his time between Harvard and MIT ...

Tuesday night’s debate was …well…not a debate ... Those who went into the debate for Biden came out for Biden, so relieved that he did not announce that he was “running for President of Uganda, this year in 1996.” Those who went into the debate for Trump came out for Trump, some glad he punched hard, others saying he should not have punched so hard ...

Government-imposed lockdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted life and created uncertainty for all Americans. Particularly impacted are the parents of children in foster care, many of whom face the very real threat of losing their children forever due to strict legal timelines governing child welfare cases ...

A church in Texas is mourning the death of their pastor and his wife after a head-on crash in southeastern New Mexico. Their three children, who were injured in the accident, are beginning life without their mom and dad ...

Although 61% of American millennials consider themselves to be Christian, just 2% of them were found to hold a biblical worldview, according to a recent study released by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University. A biblical worldview, as previously defined by Barna, includes believing that absolute moral truths exist, and that such truth is defined by the Bible, as well as firm belief in six specific religious views ...

There is an old axiom which says that “he who controls the language (definitions) wins the argument.” Ever notice that we are losing many discussions because the anti-biblicists control the language? They say you are “intolerant,” that you “hate,” and that you refuse to allow people to “love” whom they want. They are for marriage “equality.” They are for “choice.” You are for taking away the “rights” of woman ...

“As someone who hopes to see our community grow stronger and more prosperous, who wants to see family and faith respected and preserved, I find that the Democratic Party no longer has room for me,” said Bill Owens, founder of the Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP), at a November 2016 press conference ...

In matters of race and other social phenomena, there is a tendency to believe that what is seen today has always been. For black people, the socioeconomic progress achieved during my lifetime, which started in 1936, exceeded anyone’s wildest dreams. In 1936, most black people lived in gross material poverty and racial discrimination. Such poverty and discrimination is all but nonexistent today ...

Three Christians participating in a "psalm sing" peaceful protest outside the city hall of a small Idaho town were arrested for not wearing a mask. With as many as 300 unmasked singers gathered on Wednesday, according to the pastor who organized the rally, police began to make arrests for failing to wear masks as mandated by the Moscow City Council ...

As part of the ongoing release of the Arizona Christian University-based Cultural Research Center's American Worldview Inventory, the latest findings ... from George Barna, the group's director, show that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that having some kind of faith is more important than the particular faith with which someone aligns.

A rash of false-positive coronavirus tests has led the University of Arizona to issue an apology to student-athletes who it claimed had the virus but did not. The university reported Thursday that 13 student-athletes had tested positive for COVID-19 — a single-day record for the school. Three days later, however, Arizona athletics said in a statement that the actual number of positive tests was just two ...

As parents and children attempt to navigate onerous back-to-school guidelines for public schools across the state, the Texas Home School Coalition reports a nearly 400 percent increase in families deciding to withdraw from public schools and begin homeschooling ...

... George Orwell described the process where "The Party" falsifies or erases the nation's past to alter the trajectory of the nation's future: "Those who control the past control the future, and those who control the present control the past."

In March of this year, when Covid forced most churches online exclusively, many were stuck trying to find a quick and safe option to live stream. Thousands of churches opted for YouTube and were perplexed when untold numbers of church streams were partially delayed or completely suspended with just a simple pronouncement replacing the pastor’s sermon ...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated information regarding COVID-19 deaths, indicating that 94 percent of them had other contributing health conditions. The data update, which was made on Aug. 26, incorporated deaths that occurred in the United States from Feb. 1 to Aug. 22 ...

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, the United States Supreme Court met to hear a particularly important case for religious institutions: Espinoza Versus Montana Department of Revenue. The First Amendment's meaning is continually being examined by the courts today, and the Supreme Court's decision on this case marked a historic event concerning the protection of religious liberty ...

Grace Community Church pastor John MacArthur said Friday that he told President Trump "any real, true believer" of Christianity will be forced to vote for him in November, due to the conflicting ideologies between the Democratic party's platform and a belief in Jesus Christ ...

Netflix received extreme backlash after releasing the artwork and logline of French movie CUTIES, heading to the streaming service in September. Some have accused the streaming giant of “sexualizing girls” in the poster associated with the Netflix release ...

Pastor Rob McCoy faced a judge today in a California courthouse for a contempt of court hearing against Godspeak Calvary Chapel, the church he pastors, for violating a court order from the county that restricted them from holding indoor worship services due to the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus ...

President Trump receives non-stop criticism in the press. I agree that criticism is necessary when a president makes mistakes, but where are the voices expressing appreciation for the good things Trump has done? It’s unfair to always criticize and never recognize any of the good things a president has done. It might be a refreshing change to recall some of the ...

With the Covid crisis upon us, Allan Parker, as an individual Texas citizen and as President of The Justice Foundation announced, "I have submitted proposed regulations to the Commissioner of Education asking him to use his existing authority under Texas Education Code § 48.007 to adopt regulations allowing parents more choice because of the pandemic to choose Off-Campus Instructional Programs ...

There has been a lot of discussion on herd immunity to COVID-19 lately as new studies suggest that people’s immune system has the ability to recognize the virus, explaining why certain individuals have only mild symptoms or none at all ...

A coalition of more than 2,700 high-profile evangelicals spanning the fields of science and religion have signed onto a statement billed “A Christian Statement on Science for Pandemic Times,” which warns against the politicization of the new coronavirus and urges Christians to take appropriate action against it, including taking a vaccine when it’s ready ...

Today, the Trump Administration released two reports further demonstrating the President’s clear commitment to protecting the sanctity of life ... The independent HHS Ethics Advisory Board released a report on its thorough review of 14 external research proposals involving the use of fetal tissue ...

[Note: This article is based on an actual letter. The recipient’s name and some minor details have been changed.]

Dear Zachary,
Thank you for your thoughtful, honest email explaining why you felt frustration and anger about my public support of Donald Trump. I'm glad that you wrote as you did rather than leaving the matter unspoken.
Thank you also for writing, as a long-time friend, to express your concerns that my support of Trump might jeopardize the reputation that I have built as a trusted professor of theology and ethics ...

The pick is in and pro-abortion California Senator Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate. And for leading pro-life groups, the pairing is the most pro-abortion presidential ticket in American history. American Life League president Judie Brown told LifeNews.com that “the Democratic Party that has been on the wrong side of every social justice question from slavery to segregation, from its support for ...

When serving as president of the National Religious Broadcasters, my greatest concern for Christian broadcasters was not the emerging climate of censorship or even abusive hate-crimes laws. I worried about timid, self-censorship among Christian leaders. Seven years later, I now see that I was only half-right ...

A new survey shows that the majority of Americans no longer believe that Jesus is the path to salvation and instead believe that being a good person is sufficient. As part of the ongoing release of the Arizona Christian University-based Cultural Research Center's American Worldview Inventory, the latest findings ... show that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that having some kind of faith is more important than the particular faith with which someone aligns.

Czesław Miłosz, a future Nobel Prize-winning poet who had just defected from Poland, began work in 1951 on a book called “The Captive Mind.” Even as Stalinist totalitarianism tightened its grip on Eastern Europe, many Western European intellectuals lauded the brave new world of Soviet communism as a model for overcoming ...

How did a drug known for decades as 'safe and effective' suddenly become dangerous? Hydroxychloroquine is so safe that in several nations it's sold over the counter without a prescription. It's been used for 65 years to treat Malaria and then Lupus. But the media has begun portraying hydroxychloroquine like a public health menace ...

The Bible says do not forsake the gathering of the saints, which refers to believing Christians gathering for church ... Dietrich Bonhoeffer makes a brilliant case for the church being part of God's major activity in the world. Although some Christians may be called to ...

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has sent a follow-up letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper raising his concerns about "religious discrimination" in the Department of Defense (DOD) and how the department should address "its culture of hostility towards religion." "The Department must do better. It must take affirmative steps to stop those in its ranks from targeting ..."

1. True or False: COVID-19 is now the leading cause of death in the U.S.

False. It’s not even close. As of July 25, the most recent date for which Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data is available, there were 135,579 deaths related to the contagion, less than 10% of the more than 1.5 million deaths that have occurred in the U.S. so far this year ...

Ed Young, founding and senior pastor of Fellowship Church, is challenging churches across the U.S. to reopen their doors, warning that the spiritual ramifications of refusing to meet outweigh the hype of the coronavirus pandemic ...

Protesters burned an American flag and a Bible in Portland, Oregon, sparking outrage just as weeks of violent demonstrations seemed to be coming to a close. For more than 60 days, Black Lives Matter demonstrators, including a “Wall of Moms” and a “Wall of Vets,” have clashed with federal agents in the city, drawing national attention as authorities ...

Texas has seen a surge of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, prompting the White House’s coronavirus task force coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, to call the state one of “three New Yorks.” Some have even blamed the state’s early attempt to reopen as the cause of surge. While the surge needs to be taken seriously, there are reasons to be optimistic ...

Alabama Baptist bivocational pastor Will Dismukes resigned from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Prattville, on July 29 following three days of backlash resulting from a Facebook post. Dismukes, a Republican state representative whose district includes Prattville and Millbrook, gave the invocation July 25 at an annual birthday celebration for Nathan Bedford Forrest, a leader in the Confederate Army and the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, according to many historians ...