The Top 5 (May 25)

* “Federal Court Rules Maryland Parents Cannot Opt Children Out of LGBT Lessons” (S.A. McCarthy, Washington Stand) From the article — The federal lawsuit was brought by a group of Christian and Muslim parents who wished to remove their children from LGBT-themed lessons on religious grounds. Over 1,000 parents — including Catholic, Ethiopian Orthodox, evangelical, Muslim, and…

Urgent: Lie Detectors Needed

A little known poem written in the 1920’s by the author of Dr. Zhivago, Boris Pasternak, describes the power of Bolshevik revolutionary and ruthless dictator Vladimir Lenin in a striking stanza. In this poem, “Lofty Melody,” Pasternak emphasizes the connection between Lenin’s comprehensive political power and his propaganda prowess. Writes Pasternak, “He ruled the flow of…

The Top 5 (May 18)

* “NFL Kicker’s Pro-Family Commencement Speech Sparks Left-Wing Backlash” (S.A. McCarthy, Washington Stand) From the article — Commenting on the backlash against Butker’s speech, author and publisher at The American Spectator Melissa Mackenzie told The Washington Stand, “Butker kicked a hornet’s nest by denouncing the crass emptiness of a world where people are motivated by selfish desire…

Disrespecting Female Athletes Is a Disrespect to All Women

The following is a letter I’m sending today to the NCAA. Similar letters will also be sent to the International Olympic Committee, to President Biden, to Nebraska’s Congressional delegation, and Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen. To the NCAA, Such a bizarre contradiction of the original intents of Title IX could hardly be imagined than allowing biological…

The Top 5 (May 11)

* “The Democrat Party’s Antisemitism Went Mainstream With Barack Obama” (Shawn Fleetwood, Federalist) From the article — It goes without saying that if the aforementioned demonstrators were “MAGA Republicans” protesting an Islamic country and harassing Muslim students, legacy media “journalists” would be relentlessly spamming the phone lines and emails of every GOP official in the country asking…

The “Imperative” Take-Aways from the Assure Banquet

We were blessed to be part of the very large audience at the Assure Women’sCenter banquet last night…and for several reasons. For instance, it was wonderful to again hear director Toni Clarke detail the effectiveness of Assure in helping women and families, dissuading women from committing abortion, winsomely sharing the gospel with clients, helping people…

To Abortion Workers: “Jesus Still Love the Little Children”

The Wednesday focus in Vital Signs “3 for 5 Prayer Campaign Against Planned Parenthood” is to “pray for spiritual conversion among Planned Parenthood employees and supporters.” Indeed, here is the sample prayer we offer: “Please, Lord Jesus, reveal to those who work with, promote, or otherwise support Planned Parenthood the organization’s inherent evils.  Give them a new…

The Top 5 (May 4)

* “The Biden Administration Has Redefined ‘Sex.’ What Does That Mean for Schools?” (Jonathan Butcher & Lindsey Burke, Daily Signal) * “Can The Current Universities Be Saved?” (Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness) * “10 Lies Democrats Tell About Our Elections (And How To Refute Them)” (Shawn Fleetwood, Federalist) * “The show trial of Donald Trump: The railroading of the former president is…

Abortion Hurts…Even the Survivor

The harm performed on a preborn child by an abortionist is cruel, barbaric and, alas, lethal. But the harm doesn’t stop there. As we tell abortion clients when we sidewalk counsel outside an abortion clinic (giving them the facts about abortion that are denied them inside the building), the violent, remarkably unnatural act of abortion…

A Quick Get-Away to Art, History, and the Company of Good Friends

A Quick Get-Away to Art, History, and the Company of Good Friends How unusual and stimulating our last two days have been! We are in Kansas City on a 2 -day holiday with Larry and Deb Harrold Herald, staying in a massive and magnificent old house (built in 1902) in the historic Hanover Place district…

But be doers of the word,
and not hearers only.