The FaithWalker’s Daily — Dec. 27: Supremes Deny Hobby Lobby, The Benghazi Office Shuffle, Gun Owners Exposed

The FaithWalker’s Daily is a quick review of key news stories of the day from the perspective of a conservative Christ-follower living in, but not of, the world. Hobby Lobby Refused Religious Protection by Supreme CourtThe Basics -- The Supreme Court refused to issue an emergency injunction that would protect Hobby Lobby from having to provide coverage for Obamacare "morning-after" mandate while they appeal the mandate in federal courts. Dig Deeper:Via FoxNews : Key graph: "The Supr … [Read more...]

Christmas Warning: Whatever You Do, Don’t Read This

Seriously? Even after I warned you not to read this, you still kept going? I think this might fall into that infamous category: You might be addicted to reading blogs if....It's Christmas! Sheesh.And here you are staring at a screen -- it may be while seated comfortably ensconced in your ergonomically optimised chair at home while sipping eggnog or you may be squinting to read this on your mobile device while sipping a latte and driving while doing some last minute shopping. [Make sure you … [Read more...]

The FaithWalker’s Daily — Dec. 24: Persecuted Christians, Inspiring Christmas Stories, Mini-Fiscal Cliffs

The FaithWalker’s Daily is a quick review of key news stories of the day from the perspective of a conservative Christ-follower living in, but not of, the world. Christians in Middle East Face Tough Christmas and BeyondThe Basics -- From Egypt to Syria and throughout the Middle East, Christians face increasing persecution as radical Islam spreads rapidly. Dig Deeper:Via The Christian Post: Christians urged to set a place at the table this Christmas for Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. i … [Read more...]

To All Those Who Want Safer Schools in Newtown

I get it. Really, I do.We're repulsed by the utter horror of the tragedy in Newtown. Our hearts ache at the thought of such insane bloodshed. I've already shared my own experiences with such issues and my prayer for them as a former principal who still knows and loves so many similar teachers and kids.And I have few little guys of my own. So I get our urge to make schools safer. I understand why we want to do all we can to make sure no one ever hurts like that again. But there is a subtle … [Read more...]

The FaithWalker’s Daily — Dec. 20: Biden to Tackle Guns, Armed School Officials, Lying about Santa

The FaithWalker’s Daily is a quick review of key news stories of the day from the perspective of a conservative Christ-follower living in, but not of, the world. Gun Control Craziness Continues in Wake of Newton TragedyThe Basics -- President Obama has appointed Vice President Biden to head up a government commission to study the problem of gun violence in the US and propose solutions, claiming we can no longer ignore the "complex" issue. Dig Deeper:Via Fox News: Details of Obama's p … [Read more...]

Was Jesus Born Away in a Manger at Migdal Eder?

I knew the traditional nativity scene had issues.The three wise men who likely weren't three and didn't show up until two years later.  The star hovering just above the quaint wooden structure that looks more like an English countryside barn than the back end of an inn. The all-too-pristine setting after an impromptu birth.I thought I had heard it all.I even shared a take on The Christmas Message based on the traditional interpretation just a few days ago. I thought I understood the C … [Read more...]

The FaithWalkers Daily — Dec. 19: Obama Pushes Gun Control, Mayan End Near, Report on Failure in Benghazi

The FaithWalker’s Daily is a quick review of key news stories of the day from the perspective of a conservative Christ-follower living in, but not of, the world.  Calls for Gun Control Continue in Wake of Newtown TragedyThe Basics -- Calls for greater government control of guns continued in the wake of the Newtown shooting with President Obama getting specific about his support for the first time. Dig Deeper:Via Hot Air: Obama will "actively support" an assault weapons ban. No su … [Read more...]

A Principal’s Prayer for Sandy Hook, Newtown, and Chardon

It's taken me a few days to write this. Regular readers know I'm usually not lacking for words. Whether they like them or not is another matter.But this one is different.  What happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School hit close to home in more ways than one.I recently completed twelve years of service growing and leading a Christian school of over 400 students. I served as the Principal for many years until stepping away just a few months ago to pursue God's call in a new direction. So the … [Read more...]


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