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The Brave New World of Childhood Indoctrination

July 29, 2015

The Washington Post recently ran an article, originally published in the magazine Rethinking Schools, titled “The new way today’s 4-year-old students talk about love and marriage.” In the article, teacher J. Jennings discusses the…

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Porn’s Dirty Little Secret

July 29, 2015

“What I quickly realized was that the porn industry is kind of like a ‘cover up’ to run prostitution rings.”
— former porn star

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Demonstrating at the White House with Ted Cruz and Code Pink

July 27, 2015

A first-hand experience at the rally to protest the #BadIranDeal and call attention to the four Americans imprisoned in Iran.

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Who are America’s Transgender Clergy?

July 27, 2015

A who’s who of Transgender clergy now serving in several mainline and progressive Christian denominations.


Ashley Madison: Your Church And A Dirty Little Secret

July 21, 2015

“Ashley Madison” has a motto that will make your skin crawl: “Life is short. Have an affair.”


Filipino Group Accuses US of “Gross Human Rights Violations”

July 21, 2015

On July 16-18, 2015 a collection of Filipino organizations representing civil rights advocacy, poverty, indigenous rights, women’s rights, workers’ rights, and migrants’ rights put the president and government of the Philippines and President Obama,…

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Mark Tooley Reviews “A Change of Heart” by Thomas Oden

July 13, 2015

(This piece originally appeared at The Weekly Standard) Thomas Oden is a Methodist, ecumenist, evangelical, and patristics scholar who was dissuaded from liberal modernism by a Jewish conservative, becoming himself a theological paleo-orthodox and…

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Is Patriotism Virtuous?

July 3, 2015

A recent conversation hosted by the British podcast “Things Unseen” examined the legitimacy of the nation-state and questioned whether Christians should be loyal and love their country in light of the immigrant situation in…

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United Church of Christ and Israel: A Timeline

July 1, 2015

The General Synod of the United Church of Christ, an approximately 1 million member denomination formed from the 1957 merger of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the General Council of the Congregational Christian…

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Farrakhan Exploits Charleston Tragedy

June 29, 2015

The recent, racially-motivated massacre of a bible study group in a historic African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston has sparked grief, shock, rage, and an almost-unbelievable and moving expression of forgiveness from the victims’…

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Now What, Church?

June 29, 2015

Difficult times are ahead for Christian ministries, non-profits, private schools, churches, pastors and individuals, it’s true.