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A Millennial’s Open Letter to the Church

June 25, 2015

Call me audacious, but I would suggest that wondering how to keep the church interesting, for millennials or anyone else, is asking the wrong question entirely.

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Karen Oliveto and the LGBT Movement

June 22, 2015

Pastor and Reconciling Ministries activist Karen Oliveto recently spoke at Foundry UMC in Washington, D.C. with this message: fight the exclusivity of morally conservative Christianity.

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The Religious Left Campaign to Use Taxpayer Money for Abortions for Boko Haram Victims

June 17, 2015

Abducted women and girls are escaping Boko Haram. Many are pregnant. Some are exploiting the situation to bring back federally funded abortions overseas.


Do Conservative Christians Care About the Poor?

June 15, 2015

According to the stereotype, conservative Christians are obsessed with sexual issues like abortion and homosexuality and have no concern for the poor. Is true? If not, why does this stereotype persist?


Christianity’s Revolutionary Recognition of Women as Equals

June 15, 2015

An unprecedented decline of the family in America, producing increasing rates of non-marital births, divorces, juvenile crime, substance abuse, and other pathologies can be reversed because the progressive narrative that supports it is unfounded and easily refuted, argues David J. Theroux of the Independent Institute.

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GOOD NEWS: Indiana United Methodists Endorse Pro-Life, Reform Petitions

June 3, 2015

A productive Indiana annual conference adopted several good petitions and elected UM Action Director John Lomperis as a General Conference delegate!

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Revolution by Judicial Fiat

May 27, 2015

The reason the sexual revolution prevailed is that it was imposed on the nation by the Supreme Court … [but] our non-negotiable commitment is to obey God… the imposition of a sexual ethic hostile to the Biblical revelation gives believers the possibility of displaying the truth about marriage, sexuality, and the family.

Mr. Mefford truthfully representing GBCS values January 22.

UMC Lobby Back to Valuing Sandwiches More than Babies

March 30, 2015

Not content merely to mock pro-life marchers, the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) has sent out an email calling for supporters to contact their senators to tell them to “remove…

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Redefining Health to Achieve Secularist Utopia – Part 2

March 17, 2015

Secularists are not content to demand that they live their lives free of traditional morality, but insist that their own vision of a re-engineered humanity be imposed on society at large, and in particular, on religious medical professionals who disagree with them.

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Redefining Health to Achieve Secularist Utopia – Part 1

March 13, 2015

The shift in emphasis from medical care (curing illness) to health care (maintaining good health) conceals a more profound confrontation, that between a traditional valuing of human life in Christianity, and the secularist attempt to re-engineer human nature by redefining the meaning of health to make it a secularist understanding of the good life.


IRD: Bizarre Christianity Today Article Whitewashes Planned Parenthood’s Sanger

March 12, 2015

A new blogging series from Christianity Today is raising eyebrows for praising Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger and for minimizing objections to birth control provisions in Obamacare.

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A Pro-Women Response to “Contraception Saves Lives”

March 12, 2015

By Kristin Larson and Chelsen Vicari It’s a struggle, isn’t it? As Christian women we aim to be humanitarian and compassionate towards everyone. When we read about poor women in Malawi, ill from attempting to…