It’s All About Religion

by (@TheIRD) April 15, 2014

The decadence and libertinism of the West in general and America in particular is a sign of a society that is disintegrating, rejecting its essential structuring elements.

Catholics, Methodists & Deportations

by (@markdtooley) April 11, 2014

The religious enthusiasts for liberalized immigration and mass legalization rarely if ever acknowledge their proposals’ potential if not likely consequence of encouraging further illegal immigration.

America, Christians & Secular Sweden

by (@TheIRD) April 9, 2014

From the Swedish viewpoint and given recent events, one wonders whether the American secular elite would regard Sweden as a promised land.

Facing the Porn Plague

by (@TheIRD) April 6, 2014

“I have seen the evil of pornography spread like a plague throughout our culture. What was once the shameful and occasional vice of the few has become the mainstream entertainment for the many.”

Of Pot and Port: The Drinking Christian’s Guide to the Legalization Debate

by (@BrianKenMiller) February 10, 2014

In 1798, Elijah Craig founded a distillery in what is now the state of Kentucky. Facts have been distorted through the ages, but legend has it that Craig is the man who first distilled the uniquely American drink now known as Bourbon Whiskey. Challenging all notions about the stodgy puritanical Christians of days gone by, Elijah Craig also happened to be a Baptist minister.

That They All May Be One: Christian Unity at the March for Life

by (@BrianKenMiller) January 21, 2014

“Those who suffer the same things from the same people for the same Person can scarcely not love each other.”

Slap an Arian Day, or the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra

by (@bjgingerich) December 6, 2013

Today we commemorate St. Nicholas of Myra, whose resume boasts enough miracles for him to be called the “Wonderworker” in some parts of Christendom. Even before he became the Coca-Cola chugging world-traveler and reindeer master, he was known for his compassion for children and his sacrificial generosity. According to one story, he saved three daughters […]

JFK’s Faith & Death

by (@markdtooley) November 22, 2013

The fiftieth anniversary of John Kennedy’s assassination has predictably sparked lots of remembrance but little particularly about his religious faith. He was of course the first and only U.S. Catholic president. Thirty four years before JFK’s election Democrat Al Smith had lost the presidency perhaps in part because of his Catholicism. In 1959, JFK as […]

Land of the Free Birth Control?

by (@ChelsenVicari) October 11, 2013

“Must my religious freedom from a place of power and privilege be used to deny another woman her freedom to attain contraception?” questioned the young female graduate student to a panel discussion “Does Every Person Everywhere — Religious or Not— Need Religious Freedom?”

Tony Abbott: Bad Catholic?

by (@BrianKenMiller) September 30, 2013

Media attempts to paint conservatives as bad Christians usually are nothing more than complaints that Christians are not good liberals. As long as we continue to be misunderstood, that fact is not likely to change.