MLK and the Abortion Lie

This week bookends the birthday of a man with a great cause, Martin Luther King, Jr. and his fight for civil rights, and the Right to Life March that peaceably protests on the largest and ongoing holocaust of all time–abortion.

Monday, January 17, we celebrated the MLK holiday and Friday, January 21, the annual March for Life is scheduled in Washington, D. C.  Martin Luther King believed in both “rights” found in the Declaration of Independence–the right to life and the right of liberty.

It’s time to reject a whopper of a lie.

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Destroyers and Rebuilders

Many terms are used today to describe the divide in America. Some view it as contest between political parties and their increasingly opposite worldviews. Others focus on the conservative or traditional philosophy of Americans as opposed to liberal or secular-progressive values.

In the matter of Dobbs v. Jackson–the abortion case now before the U.S. Supreme Court–it’s truly a matter of life versus death (of unborn babies). It doesn’t get starker than that.

I’d like to frame the problem as a battle between those who would destroy our faith, culture, and way of life, and those who are committed to reviving or rebuilding it.

Destroyers and rebuilders. Which are you?

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We Must Revive the Triune Role of the Church on Earth

I was listening recently to a news anchor lament people leaving the Catholic Church. His theory about the exodus? The priests giving boring sermons that didn’t relate to people’s lives.

He’s right. Many church gatherings are routine, messages put people to sleep, and they lack a “God encounter” that excites and changes a person’s life.

But there’s more to it. The people of God–the Church–has at least three distinct roles to play in human life and culture. When any of them is missing or unclear, people wander from the faith and God’s work is diminished.

We must revive the triune role of the Church on earth.

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