On Palm Sunday, two bombings at Coptic Churches in Egypt killed nearly 50 persons and injured 120 others. I heard about it from two of my relatives-in-law, who were near enough to hear and feel the blast at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria.
Our society is moving away from our Judeo-Christian roots at warp speed toward supposedly greater enlightenment. Then why do feelings of guilt remain? Isn't that an unwelcome vestige of an old-fashioned, irrelevant past?
Last week, Khalid Masood, a British-born Jihadist, ran over innocent people in London on the bridge close to Big Ben and then stabbed a police officer to death, before being killed by police. Where is Khalid Masood's soul right now? Presumably, he thought he was taking a short-cut to Paradise.
Atheist Lee Strobel served as the legal affairs editor for The Chicago Tribune, having graduated from Yale Law School. But his wife, Leslie, went to church one Sunday morning.
The results of a new study were announced this week, and they are consistent with previous findings. The five million or so people who live in the Scandinavian country of Norway are among the happiest on earth.
Planned Parenthood does not have a good record when it comes to telling the truth.
If you comment on the novel/movie, The Shack, you're bound to get strong opinions, either pro or con.
Another Oscar awards ceremony has come and gone. Trump-bashing from all the limousine liberals was front and center.
Here's a variation of a joke I heard recently that is circulating among conservatives. The pope and Trump were out on a ship and suddenly a gust of wind causes the pontiff's hat to fly several feet away from the boat on surface of the water. Trump gets out of the boat and walks on water to retrieve the miter.
Is Genesis history? That is the title of an intriguing new film, hosted by Del Tackett, who created and hosted "The Truth Project" (for Focus on the Family), which was seen by some 12 million people worldwide.
One of the greatest milestones in world history was March 4, 1797. Why? What happened then?
We used to be "the me generation." Now perhaps we're the selfie generation — the generation that exalts me, my selfie, and I. One article on Botox treatment called ours the "selfie culture."
Hundreds of thousands of women descended on Washington, DC and many major cities around the country the day after President Trump's inauguration, to voice their displeasure with the new administration. That didn't take long.
With the inauguration of Donald Trump as our 45th president upon us, all the usual suspects from the militant atheist crowd have been trying to block the Bible from being used — a tradition that began with President Washington.
Liberalism is putting our lives at risk. Liberalism will not recognize the link between Islam and the recent spates of attacks the West is enduring — including the shooting in the Fort Lauderdale airport baggage claim, the truck-driving attack on Christmas shoppers in Berlin, or the Ohio State student who drove his car into a crowd and then stabbed other victims.
Oxford Dictionaries has named "post-truth" its word of the year for 2016. How fitting. In the last two months we have witnessed the inability of many to cope with truths they do not want to accept.
Early in Handel's Messiah come these enigmatic words: "Ev'ry valley shall be exalted, and ev'ry mountain and hill made low; the crooked straight and the rough places plain."
Apparently, the ACLU's favorite Christmas carol is "Away With the Manger." But they're not alone.
I recently asked my three-year old granddaughter — a major joy in my life — whose birthday we celebrate at Christmas time. "Uh," she responded, "Santa Claus?" D'oh!
A month after the left's meltdown over the Trump-Pence victory, it doesn't seem to slow down. For example, the Drudge Report declared (12/4/16) "Madonna still can't cope ... 'Ashamed to be American' ... " Protests on inauguration day may generate more fireworks on the 20th of January than on the 4th of July.
It is appointed once for a man to die, and after that comes the judgment. So declares the Bible. As everyone knows by now, Fidel Castro's time to die came over the weekend.
At the outset, if anybody accuses me of being a one-issue voter, and that issue is pro-life, then I plead guilty. That issue reveals so many other aspects of where a politician stands.
This has been a very divisive election campaign. They usually are, but this one has seemed to be more cantankerous than previous ones. I feel like we are a country in great need of prayer for healing as a nation.
Polls. Shmolls. The only poll that counts in this highly fluid election is your vote. How important is your one vote? If we show up, values voters could make all the difference in this and virtually every election.
When I consider this never-ending campaign, all I can think is: I need a bath. Have we become the Tawdry States of America?