Alex McFarland

CP Op-Ed Contributor

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  • Abortion and the inconvenient truth

    Abortion and the inconvenient truth

    Whether pro-life or pro-abortion, any rational person would ask, “Shouldn’t we question anything that kills 63 million people?”

  • The real reason why people like 'Jesus Revolution'

    The real reason why people like 'Jesus Revolution'

    And even Elton John’s “Tiny Dancer” contained a lyrical reference instantly and internationally understandable to radio listeners of 1971: “Jesus freaks, out in the streets, handing tickets out for God …”

  • How being a car salesman taught me about America's troubles

    How being a car salesman taught me about America's troubles

    If truth and life are not restored as the absolute foundations the civic contracts that we live amidst as citizens, then America will descend further into the lawlessness that is daily spreading.

  • The fight between truth and modern-day values

    The fight between truth and modern-day values

    Today, nebulous personal “values” are not the life preserver that can rescue a drowning America. People urgently need to hear truth.

  • 7 ways young Christians can stand strong in their faith at college

    7 ways young Christians can stand strong in their faith at college

    College students may find it can be difficult to connect with a new church or keep up with Bible reading and prayer without the support of their parents, youth pastor or Christian friends.

  • 5 freedoms only Jesus can give

    5 freedoms only Jesus can give

    It has been said that Jesus’ physical emergence from the grave—corroborated by eyewitness testimony and resulting in the birth of history’s largest faith group—is the most verifiable fact of the ancient world.

  • The Christmas story template from which all other stories are drawn

    The Christmas story template from which all other stories are drawn

    Here is where the facts about Christmas might seem to be as hard to reconcile as the ending of an O’Henry tale: clearly, the Father loves and cherishes His unique and only Son, Jesus.  So much so that when Christ was suffering for the sins of the world and dying on the Cross, the Father looked away.

  • Sometimes the Most Spiritual Thing You Can Do Is Take a Nap

    Sometimes the Most Spiritual Thing You Can Do Is Take a Nap

    Have you ever considered your theology regarding R&R? It may be something we think about often, but Christians should make time to get rest for the body and the soul. Some might object to a call for rest, reasoning that because the world at this moment is so dark and sinful, Christians should work all that much harder to spread the Gospel.

  • Lexington's Hen Is More 'Red' Than Political Discriminators May Realize

    Lexington's Hen Is More 'Red' Than Political Discriminators May Realize

    Even the most casual news watcher of the past few years likely knows of the black-balling of two formerly-revered forces in American life: religion and patriotism.

  • Billy Graham: In a Category of 'One'

    Billy Graham: In a Category of 'One'

    The fruit of Billy Graham's laser-focused commitment to the Gospel is truly awe-inspiring. His purpose was to see that the whole world heard about Jesus. May God grant that it becomes our mission as well.