Tag Archives: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Left-Wing Partisans File Stunning Resolution Against Illinois Family

Illinois is morally, fiscally, and intellectually bankrupt, and you know what some lawmakers in swampy Springfield are doing with their time and taxpayers’ money? They’ve crafted a stunning resolution titled “Illinois Family Action-Hate Speech” (HJR 55) condemning Illinois Family Action (IFA) and Illinois Family Institute (IFI), falsely accusing us of bigotry and engaging in “hate speech” because in two articles we compared the abortion holocaust to the Nazi Holocaust.
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Responding to the Pro-Choice Movement

In the past several weeks, we’ve seen a hard progressive push toward more radical legalizations to abortion.  The state of New York recently passed a law that would permit abortions up to the moments of birth.  There have been discussions to allow the ability to have an “abortion” even moments after birth.  (Process that with me for a moment).  As a Christian husband, father and a Pastor, I am terribly saddened, disgusted and broken over the moral DNA of our culture and most of our officials in Washington.

So, what are we to do?  How can we respond?

Here are …

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Christians in America, Take Up Your Crosses!

I recently posted this on my personal Facebook page: How many conservatives say or do anything about their public schools teaching positively about homosexuality or the "trans" ideology in English classes, health classes, or in purported "anti-bullying" activities? How many say or do anything when their local schools allow "trans" identifying students to use the restrooms and locker rooms of opposite-sex students?
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Anger and the Church

There are some battles in which all Christians and all who are committed to truth are called to engage: all Christians should have opposed slavery; all Christians should have fought for the civil rights of blacks; all Christians are called to oppose abortion; and we are all called to oppose the rancorous, pernicious demands to affirm the pro-homosexuality/pro-“trans” ideologies.

In his book Kingdoms in ConflictChuck Colson writes about the failure of the church to oppose the extermination of Jews and the government usurpation of control of the church in Nazi Germany. Immediately following the naming of Hitler as …

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This is Your Nuremberg, Planned Parenthood

Nazi monster Dr. Josef Mengele is known to have ordered the murder of over 400,000 Jews at Auschwitz from 1943 to 1945. Thousands more he kept alive and mercilessly tortured to death during experiments intended to create an Aryan super-race.

Much of Mengele’s “medical research” was conducted on children and newborns – especially twins. One witness described what happened after Mengele once delivered a Jewish “fetus”: “But when he saw that there was only one baby and not twins, he tore the baby right out of the mother’s uterus, threw it into an oven and walked away,” she said. “We …

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Don’t Tell Me I’m Overreacting

When an influential political leader states that, when it comes to abortion, our “Deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed”; when a New York Times columnist tells us we need to remove homosexual practice from our “sin list”; when the Solicitor General tells the U.S. Supreme Court that, potentially, religious schools could lose their tax exemption if they refuse to redefine marriage – when statements like this are being made on a regular basis, don’t tell me I’m overreacting when I sound the alarm.

Recently, after I posted yet another “wake up” call online, …

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The Gender Agenda – Coming to a School Near You!

Four years ago, if you had predicted that the end-game of the LGBTQ community was to destroy all gender and sexual boundaries, many would have labeled you an extremist on a witch hunt.   I know because I made that prediction.  And, in response, I received many angry denials from members of a local high school’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA).

“You seem to believe that the LGBTQ movement wants to spark a gender-reformation.   How could one reform a biologically accurate thing? Well, it’s not possible . . .”  Another wrote: “The Gay Straight Alliances have done nothing of the sort …

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Not to Act is to Act

The bitter German Bavarian winter of 1945 was a recent memory along with his 18 month imprisonment.  With the spring thaw came hopeful news concerning the war.  The cause to which he would surrender his life would finally prevail.  The liberators would arrive soon, but not soon enough to spare him.  The iron will of the dictator, who he failed to kill, would cause the unyielding granite bedrock of Flossenberg quarry to provide the stone for his tomb.

Following Hitler’s command on April 8, 1945 Otto Thorbeck condemned Dietrich Bonhoeffer to die by hanging at dawn the following day.  After …

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Why Pastors Should Get Political

“Can you imagine if (Abolitionist William) Wilburforce said, ‘I don’t want to teach about the slave trade. I don’t want to be political. I might turn off someone who needs to hear the gospel’?” So challenged New York Tmes best-selling author Eric Metaxes at an event about a week ago at Moody Church.  Both he and Moody Senior Pastor Dr. Erwin Lutzer were comparing the church in Nazi Germany to the American Church today.
            
You see, just like the church in Nazi Germany refused to speak out against evil and injustice some 70 years ago, so the American Church is
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