Top Five (June 8)

* “A Christian Response to Pride Month” (Suzanne Bowdey, Washington Stand) * “Who Is Running Congress?” (Armstrong Williams, Daily Signal) * “The Abortion Industry Owes Its Success To The Proliferation Of Feminism” (Carrie Gress, Federalist) * “Little Pills That Kill” (2-minute video produced by Pro-Life Action Ministries, Vital Signs Blog) * “NIH scientists made $710M in royalties from drug makers — a…

Vital Signs’ Newsletter Is Up

In this month’s edition of our LifeSharer, you’ll find items reflecting ministry activities, blog posts, open letters, and FYI updates. And if they seem to cover a lot of ground, that’s because they do! Indeed, that’s the nature of Vital Signs as Claire and I sincerely try 1) to serve the people that are right…

Tim Tebow’s Miracle Arrival

The following is the May 27 entry from the Mission Possible: One-Year Devotional by outspoken Christian champion Tim Tebow. Claire and I have been using this in our spiritual disciplines since back in November…and we have really blessed to have done so. Of course, I’ve been singing that tune since we began, but maybe reading posts like…

Our Love for the Father Through the Eyes of a Child

Our Love for the Father Through the Eyes of a Child (Guest Column by Dr. Ralph Kramper) As I talked to several sidewalk advocates outside planned parenthood in Omaha, Nebraska this morning, I was called by the Holy Spirit to write a brief reflection about a simple experience that was a teaching moment. The Holy…

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…

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