October 13, 2017

Abortion

The 20-Week, Pain-Capable Abortion Bill Reveals Uncomfortable Truths About Both Parties by Jay Hobbs – “Although the bill enjoys support across demographic and party lines it’s also highly unlikely to ever reach the Senate floor for a vote. That should change.”

America’s abortion extremism by Sheila Liaugminas – “Hard to be the shining beacon of human rights and dignity with this record.”

MP targeting pro-life vigils refuses to meet women they’ve helped

Adoption

Green Bay Packers star Jordy Nelson adopts San Antonio baby days before Cowboys game by Adrian Garcia – “Nelson serves as ambassador for adoptive families”

Creation

Racial Equality Makes Sense in the Christian Story by Alan Shlemon

Crisis Pregnancy

25 Years Later, Youth Pastor’s Response to a Teen Pregnancy Still Bearing Life-Giving Fruit by Gayle Irwin

Sexual Purity

The Catastrophic Vision of Hugh Hefner – How our Culture Lost Its Soul by John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris – “The man who embodied the sexual revolution has died. We’ll talk about the consequences—and victims—of his vision.”

Let’s Talk About the Talk – Bringing Sex Ed Home by Eric Metaxas & G. Shane Morris – “There’s a battle raging right now over sex education, and our kids are in the line of fire.”

Worldview and Culture

Man Reportedly Stuffed His 15-Day-Old Daughter in a Bag and Left Her in the Woods to Die by Micaiah Bilger

Free to be Faithful – Fall 2017 Newsletter (from the LCMS) – “The Free to be Faithful® Newsletter features information on important court cases and religious liberty issues at the forefront this year that have significant implications for the rights of Christians to live faithfully.”

Christian shopkeeper rubbishes supernatural claims by Alex Williams

5 lessons Harvey Weinstein can teach us about Hollywood by Michael Cook – “The latest scandal shows that root-and-branch reform is needed”

The Solution for Shame by Melinda Penner

Ministering to the Chronically Ill: The Do’s and Don’ts by Art Scherer