Alex McFarland

CP Op-Ed Contributor


  • The Power of Christians United

    The Power of Christians United

    God is pleased when Christians work together. This was Jesus' plan, that his followers live and serve as one.

  • Interest in Supernatural: Exercise With Care

    Interest in Supernatural: Exercise With Care

    When the aspiring sorcerers were overheard talking about making a Halloween sacrifice, "…What about some small animal? No - how about maybe a hamster?" this troubled mother's tolerance ran out. "Alex, they are taking this stuff way too seriously. Please respond ASAP, or at least recommend a good resource."

  • Religious Freedom Under Attack

    Religious Freedom Under Attack

    We have seen Arab Spring in the Middle East, and we are now witnessing Christian Winter in America. Traditional Christian and Biblical principles, once the keystone of our free society, are falling like leaves, dark harbingers of meaner days ahead.

  • Abortion: Is It Ever Right?

    To say that abortion is controversial is an understatement. Since the 1973 Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade , which legalized abortion in the U.S., the abortion question has continued to divide non-Christians and Christians—and even Christians within their own circles.

  • The World Needs More (Pope) Benedicts

    As the world bids a final adieu to Pope Benedict XVI and Conclave is called to elect a successor, I am reminded that the state of our world mandates the appointment of a successor who will display similar strengths of conviction. The theological and moral conviction displayed by Benedict in the Papal office should be a lesson for Christian leaders worldwide, and is needed by the next Catholic leader as well.

  • Life: Sacred in All Contexts

    Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2013, also marked the start of the 2013 national 40 Days for Life event, which is a time of prayer, fasting, and intercession to help end abortion. As I reflect on the need for this event and the 1973 decision that promulgated it, I see a dire need to elevate the view of human life in American society. American culture has historically understood that God is sovereign, truth is absolute, and morals are unchanging because they are based on God's standards. Today, howev