Christian Influence in Society? Yes. A Theocracy? No.
By Walker Wildmon   |   09.20.22
The light of our lives and the light of our message should illuminate our surroundings. Our good deeds and our biblically based values should disseminate love and truth. At the same time, we are not called to take over society and impose our faith on the nation.
The Bill of What? Know Where Your Rights Come From.
By Walker Wildmon   |   09.20.22
The U.S. Constitution is one of the most important documents in American history, yet it receives little attention in today’s academia. As the securer of our freedom, the U.S. Constitution deserves our attention and respect. Leading up to the November election, we will walk through this invaluable document and its meaning to us all.
Illinoisans Beware: Leftist SAFE-T for Criminals Act Takes Effect Jan 2023
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.14.22
Leftists, practiced at the art of deception, do not care about anyone who lives in America. They care about one thing: maintaining power at all costs. And they think catering to criminals will achieve that goal. The most controversial provision of this 763-word behemoth that was passed in the middle of the night, takes effect on Jan. 1, 2023 and is just now receiving its overdue public outcry.
Is This the End?
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   09.10.22
On paper, the United States is a democratic republic. But one could argue that we have become a tyranny of thugs where people are afraid to speak their minds, and media giants shut down voices with which they disagree. In a republic the majority rules while the minority has significant protections. Amazingly, it is now an angry, vocal minority that rules. The majority is, by law, supposed to get its way, but many significant changes are being made in America against the will of the majority, the Constitution, and the laws of the land. We live in perilous times.
Evanston Follows “Trans” Cultism & Equity Logic to Their Indecent End
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.09.22
The Human Services Committee of Evanston City Council recently voted unanimously to send Alderman Devon Reid’s proposed ordinance to allow women to go topless in “all public places” to the “Equity and Empowerment Committee.” Reid wants his proposed ordinance reviewed over concerns that “it excluded the transgender community.” How?!?! Well, apparently, some objected to the ordinance’s “gender binary” language. Evanston sex-deniers cannot tolerate any public acknowledgment that the human species is a sex-binary species.
A Shrinking Population: Evidence of a Love of God That Grows Cold
By David E. Smith   |   09.08.22
In an alarming new trend, and in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the contrived “right” to abortion, more men and women are choosing permanent sterilization. According to an article published by the LA Times, if women were already planning not to have kids, they decided to get sterilized sooner, or they were thinking more intensely about sterilization after the Dobbs decision was leaked.
Why Some Children Leave the Faith
By Israel Wayne   |   08.17.22
Over the years I have observed hundreds of Christian families who seemingly did all the right things in raising their children, yet one or more still walked away from the faith of their parents once they were old enough to make their own decisions. No parent wants to go through all the trouble of training his or her children in the way they should go, only to find them turning around to head in the opposite direction.
Regarding Brittney Griner & Monkeypox
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.10.22
Brittney Griner is the gun-toting, hashish-vaping WNBA player with a temper who seduced, assaulted, and abandoned her pregnant former “wife.” She’s now in a Russian prison for violating their drug laws. Despite Griner’s support for the Second Amendment, her abusive treatment of women, and her arrogant disrespect for another culture demonstrated by breaking their laws, the left will celebrate her. Why? Because Griner is a lesbian and hates America’s national anthem.
National and State Leaders’ Letter to Leader McConnell on H.R. 8404
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.01.22
As of this writing, 85 national and state organizations—including the Illinois Family Institute (IFI)—have signed a letter written by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and sent to U. S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on July 26, 2022, denouncing the ironically named “Respect for Marriage Act” (H.R. 8404) and urging him and U.S. Senate colleagues to reject it.
A Biblical Perspective to Senseless Violence
By Calvin Lindstrom   |   07.28.22
On July 4, 2022, more than 80 rounds of ammunition were fired into the crowds watching the Highland Park July 4th Parade. Seven were killed and dozens were injured in this perverse attack. Predictably, many on the left were again calling for increased gun control. What is a Christian response to the violence that plagues our nation?
Unprincipled Republicans Vote FOR the Disrespect for Marriage Act
By Laurie Higgins   |   07.23.22
Since the unconstitutional Roe was overturned, leftists have been roiling in rage at the thought that states are now free to enact the will of the people with regard to killing humans in the womb. In his concurrence, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued that three other Supreme Court cases should be revisited in that they too lacked constitutional grounding—an argument made also by the esteemed Antonin Scalia and Robert Bork.
Where Do Corporations Stand on the Issues? There’s an App for That
By Andrew Willis   |   07.18.22
It’s no secret that social liberals have been winning the publicity battle in recent years. Whether on the issue of marriage or the lives of the pre-born, conservatives have been routinely out-spent, out-marketed, and out-publicized. Why? A substantial part of the reason is being out-funded—miserably out-funded.
Father’s Day in a Sex-Stupid Era
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.18.22
Once upon a time, all Americans understood the essential role of fathers in the nurturing of their children, which, in turn, is essential for flourishing families and safe and healthy communities. Once upon a time, society understood that fathers—like mothers—are indispensable. Hear the words of a past president, urging Americans to better understand the singular blessings and obligations of fatherhood:
The Essential Book
By Rev. Thorin Anderson   |   06.10.22
Maybe you haven’t missed it yet, but you should have. I am referring to what we once referred to as America’s common culture, a generally accepted understanding of how things should be which was largely based upon, believe it or...
The False Gospel of the Progressive Church
By Kristi Shaffer   |   06.06.22
Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, recently had a warning for the Christian church: be cautious of the infiltration of the false doctrine of the progressive Christian movement. "Progressive Christianity denies the divinely inspired, authoritative truth of the Bible as it intersects every facet of living," Graham states in his article, “The Eternal Peril of Christianity.” Graham says that the distortion of the gospel is potentially causing confusion and ultimately sending people to Hell.
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