Category Archives: Life Issues

The Pro-Choice New Chant

First published at Kuyperian. The chant outside Texas Capitol was consistent and unmistakable: “Hail Satan.” As the peaceful pro-life advocates were singing Amazing Grace, a group of loud pro-abortion chanters added their own version (hear video).  I am not saying that every woman who … Continue reading

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The Christian Post publishes a few of my articles…

I came a cross an angry atheist’s website who mocked my last name. Something about burritos. As a result, he linked me to the evangelical and nationally acclaimed Christian news website,  The Christian Post. And I was surprised to see that they … Continue reading

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Affirming True Truth

Francis Schaeffer’s line true truth was coined as a result of the pluralistic culture he was a part of and which has in many ways engulfed our present society. Schaeffer was referring to a truth that is objective and not relativized by … Continue reading

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A Four-Year Old’s Reaction to the Abortion Industry

Originally published at Kuyperian Commentary Response to Comments: I am pleased with the enormous response. As of now there have been over 500 views. The vast majority of responses were very supportive and expressed in one way or another the … Continue reading

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Why I am proud to be an American

In the best sense of the term, this has been a very patriotic weekend for me. It began on Thursday evening at the Banquet for Life hosted by Safe Harbor. Safe Harbor is a ministry the saints of Providence have … Continue reading

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Gosnell and the Boston Marathon

One of the great problems of our society is the problem of prioritization. We have not disciplined ourselves. We have a disjointed hierarchy. Since this is the case we walk around limping as a culture. Christians, the architects of society, have a … Continue reading

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Guilt, Grace, and Galileans

The Gospel Lesson for this Lord’s Day is from Luke 13:1-13. Pilate’s brutality is fully on display right in verse one: “Pilate had mingled Galilean blood with their sacrifices.” “Are these Galileans worse than other Galileans because they suffered in … Continue reading

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In Defiance of God: Inhaling the Poisonous Gas

This morning a group of us from Micah 6:8 joined to read Scriptures and pray at the only abortion clinic in Pensacola. It was a short time of reading and prayer. As the cold weather froze our bodies we realized that we … Continue reading

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Luke 4:16-30 and the Implications for the Defenseless in the Womb

The good news to the poor Jesus came to preach (Luke 4) is the good news to the defenseless in the womb by implication. The poor is usually swallowed by those who take his life by force. The good news … Continue reading

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Death No More: A Brief Exhortation on the 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade

The incarnation is the miracle of divinity becoming flesh without losing his divinity. Jesus is fully God and fully man. The incarnation is the miracle of birth. Birth, which is despised in our culture, is actually God’s gift for men … Continue reading

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Respecting Pregnancy

Douglas Wilson in his challenging book The Federal Husband observes that in traditional conservative Christian circles there is a common lament that modern women are not eager to have children. Wilson continues, Women are too eager to rush off to a childless … Continue reading

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Guarding Children in a Sexualized Culture

Sam Black offers some sound advice on protecting our children from the dangers of a sexualized culture. Here are ten practices: Set clear rules for how the Internet and technology may be used in your home. That will vary based … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood’s Radical Agenda

Robert George addresses the radical nature of Planned Parenthood, and the recent debacle  over Komen’s de-funding and reversing their decision. There is nothing moderate about this organization’s vision: Planned Parenthood has spent millions fighting even those legislative initiatives that command … Continue reading

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Exhortation: Sanctity of Life Sunday

This morning we have baby bottles available for you to take home. For many American Churches this is Sanctity of Life Sunday. One tangible way of fighting for the un- born is to help financially those who are gifted in … Continue reading

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Abortion and Roe v. Wade

Schaeffer and Koop in Whatever Happened to the Human Race? said:   Let it never be said by historians in the latter days of this century that—after the Supreme Court decided on abortion in 1973 and the practice of infanticide began—there was no outcry from … Continue reading

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Childermas; The Feast of the Holy Innocents

On this day we solemnize the innocent who have died at the hands of tyrants (Herod the Great) and through the barbaric practice of abortion. George Grant summarizes this day: It has always been the focus of the Christian’s commitment … Continue reading

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Pat Robertson, Alzheimer’s and Divorce

The controversial and often foolish 700 Club Leader, Pat Robertson, is at it again. According to the Huffington Post, Robertson was asked “what advice a man should give to a friend who began seeing another woman after his wife started suffering … Continue reading

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Kill the Rapists, not the Babies

My good friend Randy Booth offers a response to a local opinion piece defending the medical necessity of abortion.

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Nancy Pearcey on Abortion and Science

In her fine article Why Pro-Abortion is Anti -Science, Pearcey says the following: In the past, abortion supporters simply denied that the fetus is human: “It’s just a blob of tissue.” Today, however, due to advances in genetics and DNA, … Continue reading

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Exhortation: Life and Justice

Brothers and Sisters, there are approximately 3,500 abortions a day in this country; about 1.3 million a year. The Psalmist writes: For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am … Continue reading

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One Key Issue on Abortion

Greg Koukl writes: Abortion involves killing and discarding something that’s alive. Whether it’s right or not to take the life of any living being depends entirely upon the answer to one question: What kind of being is it? The answer … Continue reading

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Ministering to the Dying this Christmas…

CREC minister Toby Sumpter reflects on their labor to the dying this Christmas: I don’t know her name, but she is barely alive in the shrunken shell of the body God gave her. She lays under blankets and peers out … Continue reading

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Perspectives on the Tiller Shooting

Ann Coulter’s 49 Million to Five Douglas Wilson’s Don’t Start What You Cannot Finish Ramesh Ponnuru: Responding to Saletan on Killing Abortionists

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Abortion as ‘art’ triggers shock, horror

A student at Yale University, who for her “senior art project” says she repeatedly artificially inseminated herself and then took abortifacient drugs to induce multiple miscarriages, plans next week to display her “art” – including blood from her own forced … Continue reading

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Ron Paul on Abortion…(2)

In 40 years of medical practice, I never once considered performing an abortion, nor did I ever find abortion necessary to save the life of a pregnant woman. In Congress, I have authored legislation that seeks to define life as … Continue reading

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Abortion Debate Reignited by Baby Born at 23 Weeks 5 Days

The government has no plans to lower the legal limit on abortion because there is no medical evidence to support a change, a senior UK health minister said yesterday. Dawn Primarolo told MPs that despite scientific advances, a foetus’s chances … Continue reading

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My experience at an AA meeting…

On Monday afternoon I drove to “Happy Hour.”[1] A group of about twenty, gathered to share their experiences under the deadly addiction of alcoholism. I walked in quietly to a room filled with the stench of cigarette. The ceiling was … Continue reading

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My neighbor, Maria McBride, 77, died on Thursday afternoon at the hospital. She and her husband have been lovely neighbors since our arrival here in Orlando. We have had many meals together, and have shared many long conversations. Both Marie … Continue reading

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An Authentic View of Life

It has certainly been a long time since I have promoted The Constitution Party. In fact, most Americans have not even heard of an alternative Party to the present two-party system. In the next few days I will be posting … Continue reading

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Pro-Abortionist Turns Pro-Life

Q. What has happened to nurse Brenda Pratt Shafer who launched the partial-birth abortion controversy? A. Shafer is a registered nurse and, according to her Web site, she’s currently writing a book. Shafer says she was pro-choice before she worked … Continue reading

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