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Friday, Jan. 18, 2019

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 5:00am

Everything comes back to the sexual and moral revolution...even shaving products

Even when his intention is distorted, the glory of God continues to shine through in men and women

Why a feature story in the New York Times about gay penguins confuses something that is abundantly clear in nature

The breakdown of intersectionality: Why you can’t rescue yourself when immersed in this kind of confusion

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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 5:00am

Outrage from the sexual revolutionaries as Second Lady Karen Pence will teach at school that affirms historic Christian teachings on sexual ethics

Parental rights, religious liberty, and homeschooling: Why it’s dangerous and unsustainable to ground fundamental rights in a secular worldview

Why divorce is never as smooth as the Bezos announcement tries to makes it appear

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Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 5:00am

Brexit fallout continues: Historic defeat in Parliament as vote fails and Theresa May faces no confidence vote

What’s at stake in confirmation hearings for President Trump’s nominee for Attorney General?

Another federal judge blocks religious liberty exemption for contraception mandate, setting up an even more high-stakes legal battle

Teachers strike in Los Angeles effectively shuts down nation’s second-largest school system. What’s really behind this labor dispute?

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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 5:00am

As House leaders strip Steve King of committee assignments, Christians must be clear that there is no place for any argument for racial superiority

Deep moral divide revealed by court battle over exemption to Obamacare contraceptive mandate

Sexual revolution marches onward, this time in California’s new framework for sexual education

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Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 5:15am

Even with their promise, are reproductive technologies compatible with human dignity?

A new category of gender disappointment: Why some parents are traumatically disappointed after gender reveal parties

As public school districts allows students to register with ‘non-binary’ gender option, a major bureaucratic disconnect is exposed

Why our language always reveals our hearts, and our public language reveals even more

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Friday, Jan. 11, 2019

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 6:25am

The moral revolution perfectly illustrated as Methodist leaders call for change on homosexuality

Transgender people welcomed into Anglican church in ‘baptism-style services’. Why this liturgical change raises huge theological questions

Has acceptance of LGBT identity become 'too firmly established to dislodge'?

Meditation in the modern age: Deepak Chopra has not just become a tech evangelist, but also an investor in Silicon Valley

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Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 6:15am

After trying to reinvent itself, Planned Parenthood doubles down on their “core mission” as an abortion provider

New York Times reveals that it’s not very healthy to be a woman, particularly a pregnant woman, who works for Planned Parenthood

What New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s commitment to expanded abortion rights tells us about the modern Democratic Party

Can California move even further left? Gavin Newsom thinks so and has a plan to do just that

German reporter accused of making up facts in characterization of rural America. What does this tell us about truth and why it matters?

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Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 6:00am

Hostility in the Netherlands: After signing Nashville Statement, Dutch pastors face threat of prosecution

Secularism in the Senate: Judicial nominee told he must quit Catholic organization in order to serve on federal bench

Are all forms of masculinity toxic? APA says yes in new study condemning traditional masculinity

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Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 5:30am

Are Christians overrepresented in Congress? Examining the religious makeup of the 116th Congress

Even as Christians affirm religious liberty, we can’t celebrate religious diversity in a theological sense

How a historic schism in the Eastern Orthodox Church could lead to war between Ukraine and Russia

A culture clash behind the gridiron clash as fans of red state teams invade the Bay Area

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Monday, Jan. 7, 2019

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 5:00am

How the constitutional separation of powers in the United States has its underpinnings in a biblical worldview

Divided government: What should we look for as the 116th Congress takes office?

The real story behind political parties: Why the great partisan divide is a worldview divide

Is the government shutdown a real or manufactured political crisis?

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Friday, Dec. 21, 2018

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 5:00am

What’s really behind the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis?

Game of political chicken consumes nation’s capital as prospect of government shutdown looms large

How best do we deal with evil on the world stage? Major worldview questions remain as US troops leave Syria

We really do believe: Celebrating Christmas in the truth and glory of Jesus Christ

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Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 5:00am

In a hyper-partisan age, how was bipartisan consensus reached on criminal justice bill?

The personal side of politics: Understanding the human factors behind the legislative process

Paul Ryan bids farewell: Why the type of elected official he represents is becoming an endangered species

Why the national debt is a moral problem, not just a fiscal issue

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Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 5:00am

Why religion, if not based in truth, is grounded in nothing more than moral aspirations

How the apparent disappearance of religion reveals the emergence of a new paganism

The evolution of jerks: Can the central doctrine of the secular age function as a theory of everything?

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Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 5:00am

Emergency contraception on demand: What the rise of Plan B vending machines reveals about the society we are becoming

As both sides attempt to read the tea leaves on abortion, the legitimacy of the Supreme Court is called into question

How should we consider the trial of a 94-year-old man who was a teenager when he was a guard at a Nazi concentration camp?

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Monday, Dec. 17, 2018

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 5:00am

When the biggest event is not the biggest news: Why Cardinal Pell’s child sex abuse conviction goes unreported by many news outlets

Crackdown on religion in China: Pastor’s arrest for ‘inciting subversion’ reveals the coercive power of the Communist Party

Is there a link between moral behavior and public health? How individuality led to an epidemic of loneliness for millions of baby boomers

Why the loss of the Weekly Standard does not make us stronger, but makes us weaker

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Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 5:00am

Boy Scouts face bankruptcy: What does this tell us about an institution that once represented the mainstream of American culture?

Cannabis, Inc.: When you’re looking at a moral revolution, the money isn’t far behind

Unprecedented political bargains on both sides of the Atlantic as Theresa May and Nancy Pelosi hold onto leadership posts

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn at 100: A look at the man who did more than any human being to bring about the fall of the Soviet Union

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Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 5:00am

Why a compromise on gender identity, however well-intended, is a disaster for religious liberty

When every kid has a smartphone, odds are they aren’t doing smart things with it

Teen Vogue, in article surrounded by ads trying to sell you something, declares capitalism must be ended

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Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 5:00am

What happens in Europe doesn’t stay in Europe: Why Americans need to pay close attention to political unrest across the Atlantic

The progressive, cosmopolitan future Macron envisioned for France is confronted by reality in the streets of Paris

British parliament considers Brexit options but one big question remains—will the British people get what they voted for?

Voyager 2, launched in 1977, reaches interstellar space. But completion of the mission will take 30,000 more years.

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Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 5:00am

Even after achieving a conservative majority, Supreme Court declines to take Planned Parenthood cases. What does this mean for the future?

Why we can’t begin to define human rights when we don’t even know what it means to be human

Detached from reality, idealism is not only inadequate, it’s deadly

The boundaries of idealism

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