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Having a Merry Pagan Christmas
By Robert Knight   |   12.19.18
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat says the culture war in America may not be so much about secularism or atheism replacing Christianity but the rise of an old Christian foe – paganism. This ancient religion differs from atheism in...
Spiritual Warfare: Standing Strong
By David E. Smith   |   12.18.18
As you can well imagine, over the past several months, I have had a number of projects, concerns and prayers on my mind and on my “to do” list. Yet, as all these issues swirl around in my thoughts, there...
Dr. Robert Gagnon’s Response to Evangelical Leaders’ Compromise with LGBT Activists
12.17.18
Written by Dr. Robert A. J. Gagnon  In a blog post titled “‘Fairness For All’: Smart Politics, Or A Sellout?” (Dec. 13), Rod Dreher, senior editor at The American Conservative,  reports a defense of the recent decision by the boards...
Evangelical Leaders’ Devilish Deal
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.14.18
In stunning semi-secretive decisions motivated by fear of religious persecution, the boards of two major evangelical organizations, the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), have voted to pass motions that represent an...
New School Resource Officer Data Shows Increase in Teen Marijuana Use in Illinois
12.14.18
New data shows a troubling increase in teen-agers’ use of marijuana in Illinois, and a significant increase in vaping by teen-agers. Those are two major results from the second annual survey of School Resource Officers, who are police officers with primary responsibilities in schools throughout Illinois.
The 2018 Dirty Dozen List
12.13.18
Across the country, several major companies are taking action against pornography use. Tumblr, Starbucks, Comcast, and multiple hotel chains have all taken steps to reduce pornography access within their respective industry. These decisions come during a time of increasing awareness over the harms of pornography.
What Will You Do About It?
By Kathy Valente   |   12.12.18
Are you aware that legalizing high potency marijuana is one of governor-elect JB Pritzker’s stated top priorities when he is sworn in as governor in January? Are you concerned about your children or grandchildren getting hooked on drugs and the...
For the Love of Marriage
By Jonathan Lewis   |   12.11.18
Marriage is increasingly marginalized in our culture. It’s time we stand up and celebrate the wonderful gift it is.
Illinois Raking in Abortion From Other States
By Charlie Butts   |   12.10.18
While the United States saw a drop in the abortion rate in the last reporting period, Illinois registered an increase -- and one pro-life leader in Chicago believes it could go even higher.
Virginia Teacher Fired for Upholding Pronoun Truth
By Laurie Higgins   |   12.08.18
Thursday night, the school board of West Point High School in West Point, Virginia voted 5-0 to fire French teacher Peter Vlaming for his refusal to use incorrect pronouns when referring to a freshman girl who pretends to be a boy. Vlaming, a Christian, had agreed to use her newly adopted name and to avoid using pronouns as much as he could.
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