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Northern Irish Worship Band Rend Collective leads powerful praise at the Patriot Center (Photo credit: Natalie J. Plumb, Catholic Diocese of Arlington)

Life is VERY Good When We are One

January 26, 2015

It was good to know that, Catholics and Protestants together, we are one — not only in our concern for the unborn and others vulnerable in this culture of death — but one in the Body of Christ!

A delegation of 12 Anglican bishops, led by Archbishop Foley Beach (center) joined a larger group organized by Anglicans for Life leader Georgette Forney (right) for the annual January 22 march.

Anglican Bishops March Proclaiming “Every Life is a Gift”

January 23, 2015

The theme of this year’s march is intended to counter the perception that some lives are not worth living.

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Before the March for Life, United Methodist Theologian Reminds That Life is Luminous

January 23, 2015

The following is the transcript of a sermon delivered by Dr. Edgardo A. Colón-Emeric Assistant Professor of Christian Theology at Duke University Divinity School. It was preached during the Annual Lifewatch Worship Service on the morning…

March for Life

Christians Declare Solidarity with Unborn at March for Life

January 22, 2015

Tens of thousands of members of the pro-life community descend upon Washington D.C. for the March for Life Thursday.

One of my fellow marchers (Photo credit: John Lomperis / IRD)

Of Pro-Life Marching and the Social Irrelevance of Liberal United Methodism

January 20, 2015

A wonderful pro-life march in Chicago points to the social irrelevancy of liberal United Methodism.

Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School, testified at a House hearing on March 8, 2012 against a bill that would make it a federal crime to transport minor girls without parental consent across state lines to get an abortion. (Photo: CNSNews.com/Penny Starr)

“High Priestess of Abortion” to Exit Episcopal Divinity School

January 5, 2015

Katherine Ragsdale’s infamous rallying cry “abortion is a blessing” declared in front of a Birmingham, Alabama abortion clinic in 2007, raised her profile beyond Episcopal Church circles.

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The Wonderful, Burdensome Message of Christmas

December 23, 2014

The message of Christmas is actually very burdensome for those who would be Christ’s true followers. And this is wonderful.

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How Churches Should NOT Address Political Issues

October 27, 2014

A United Methodist case study helpfully illustrates what your church should NOT do when it addresses social and political concerns.

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What is the Foundation for United Methodist Political Lobbying?

October 26, 2014

Last month, the UMC’s political lobby office displayed some striking biblical and theological sloppiness, pointing to deeper problems than any particular social issue.

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Celebrate Down Syndrome and Life

October 18, 2014

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time to renew our appreciation for ever life no matter how big or small, born or unborn, typical or unique.

NOT the sort of "traditional values" the GBCS should be advocating (Photo credit: Wikipedia.org)

UMC Lobby Office Targets Human Embryos, Okay with “New Eugenics”

September 25, 2014

The controversial Washington office of the United Methodist Church has launched a new attack on the dignity of human embryos and is now even effectively defending eugenics.

Pro Life Generation

GAO Abortion Findings a Wake-Up Call for Lethargic Christians

September 18, 2014

Are we really shocked? Christian citizens cannot expect honesty, morality and courage from our elected leaders and their policies if we refuse to elect honest, moral and courageous leaders at the polls.