Responding to ISIS: Prayer, Care & Military Action

I had hardly returned home last week from southern Africa when I was greeted with texts and Facebook messages and emails and pleading eyes asking about my thoughts on ISIS and the slaughter of the Christians in Iraq. Where does one begin? Let me start with prayer. On Sunday we invited our church family, and READ MORE

Obama Praises Roe v Wade

“Because this is a country where everyone deserves the same freedom and opportunities to fulfill their dreams.” –President Barack Obama That was the closing line of the full statement that President Obama put out regarding the forty-firstĀ annivesary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that made void the laws against abortion. Indeed, the full READ MORE

My Thoughts On Syria

Like many of you I have been watching with deep concern the whole matter regarding Syria, the use of chemical weapons, whether or not America will respond militarily, and so forth. My mind and heart have been all over the map. One moment I have been all for blasting Syria into the stone age, and READ MORE

A Prayer for President Obama

On this the public inauguration day for President Obama’s second term, I offer the following prayer: Our Heavenly Father, I earnestly pray for our president. I believe the words of Romans 13:1 which declare, “For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.” I believe that you READ MORE

Executive Shame: Obama and the Culture of Death

In late summer of 2009 I spoke about the likelihood of President Obama insisting that within his proposed health care legislation there would be expectations for broad tax-payer abortion. I made it clear that the potential abortion provisions were completely unacceptable. I stand by that today. The fiasco yesterday by President Obama is nothing short READ MORE