Michael Brown

CP Op-Ed Contributor

5 Steps Toward a Great Awakening in 2017

Could a spiritual movement like this happen again in our day? To use biblical language, with people it's impossible, but with God, all things are possible. Here, then, are five keys to moving from shaking to awakening.

A Planned Parenthood Christmas Story

At this time of the year, in churches around the world, the opening chapters of Matthew and Luke will be read afresh, describing the miraculous births of Jesus and His forerunner John. In light of a recent 500-page Senate report, detailing some of the barbaric practices of Planned Parenthood, I thought it good to retell the story, but with a striking new twist.

Is National Geographic Guilty of Child Abuse?

What comes to mind when you hear the words National Geographic? Do you think of exotic pictures from the jungles of Africa or up-close documentation of an erupting volcano or the discovery of a stone-age, Amazon tribe previously lost to civilization? If so, brace yourself.

Are We Entering a Post-Liberal Era?

In his December 9th article "Has the Trumpian Revolution Begun?," long-time conservative commentator Patrick Buchanan dared to say that, with the Trump presidency, "we may be entering a post-liberal era." Could it be true?

Why Many Americans Trust Donald Trump More Than the CIA

While flying home recently from an overseas trip, I watched a movie in which the CIA played a prominent role, and if the movie is anything is close to reality, the CIA knows a lot — and I mean a whole lot, from what's on our computers to what we're talking about on our phones.

About the Gay Rabbi Who Presided at My Mother's Funeral

There are few things more intimate than a gravesite funeral service attended by a handful of family members and friends, and if I were a homophobic person, you would think that I would have been mortified at the news that the rabbi presiding at the ceremony was openly gay.