FaithWalkers — National School Choice Week, Iranian Pastor Sentenced, Rubio Immigration Deal

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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. National School Choice WeekThe Basics -- National School Choice Week 2013, which runs from Jan. 27 through Feb. 2, shines a spotlight on the need for education opportunities for all. In only its third year, this bipartisan, grassroots effort features more than 3,500 events spanning all 50 states. Dig Deeper:The o … [Read more...]

School Choice Week: When Public Isn’t Public Anymore

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National School Choice Week 2013, which runs from Jan. 27 through Feb. 2, shines a spotlight on the need for education opportunities for all. In only its third year, this bipartisan, grassroots effort features more than 3,500 events spanning all 50 states. This is a guest post from Dr. John Hamilton, Professor of Communication & Cinema at Azusa Pacific University, a Fellow at the Center for Cultural Leadership, and Executive Producer of Del Rey Communications ( … [Read more...]

Book Review: “Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart” by J.D. Greear

"How can anyone know, beyond all doubt, that they are saved?" That's the question J. D. Greear tackles in his latest book Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved. Published by B & H Publishing officially on February 1, 2013, Greear's handy book will quickly become standard issue in discipleship and young converts classes across a wide swath of Evangelical churches.It brings straightforward and thoroughly Biblical answers to that vexing question of assurance of … [Read more...]

Review: Why I Won’t be Watching “The Following”

I don't watch television often. I might -- might -- see one or two shows a week. My favs currently are The Mentalist, NCIS, NCIS LA --- you know, action, slight intrigue, a little mystery, but mostly adventure where you are reasonable certain the main characters will survive.I've watched Bones also --a least until it got weird with the whole Booth and Bones finally becoming a couple with a kid. I actually enjoyed the show that spun off it last year, The Finder before the untimely death of one o … [Read more...]

The Angel of the Lord Appeared, Armed with a Smoking AR-15

OK. Work with me here.As I was studying Scripture in preparation for a few posts on the hot topic of gun control, I began to come across quite a few verses that depicted the angel of the Lord as being armed and dangerous.My basic thinking was that, of course, guns do not appear in the Bible. So there will be no proof-texting for either side. But weapons certainly do appear. Often. And often in the hands of angels.No, not those Angels. Maybe we'll get back to the 1980s later. Cultural … [Read more...]

Marriage Retreat: How to Plan a Weekend Getaway

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Fifteen years -- and counting.I know. Ours is not the longest marriage on record. But it is the happiest.I have the certificate to prove it. Somewhere. It's right --  well, it's not important now. I'll look it up later.Right after we get the six kids to bed.Now that we've covered Why You Should Plan a Marriage Retreat, let's get practical and talk how to plan a weekend getaway. Well, it doesn't have to be a weekend getaway, as you'll see, but it would sure help.One excuse I've heard of … [Read more...]

Clinton on Benghazi: “What Difference Would It Make?”

Ms. Clinton seems to be losing her cool before Congress on Benghazi.Key word -- seems. Remember the campaign trail tears?Testifying before a Senate committee this morning, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to Senator Ron Johnson's inquiry about the cause of the attack on Benghazi with an adamnant and passionate, "What difference would it make?"Johnson had been asking her about the Administration's blaming the attack on a You Tube video that allegedly sparked a protest that got … [Read more...]

FaithWalkers — Roe v Wade Confusion, Brain Damage in Football, Clinton Testifies on 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. Roe v Wade Anniversary Polls Show Confused NationThe Basics -- The 40th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision shows a deeply divided -- and confused -- nation on the issue of abortion. Dig Deeper:Dr. Brian Mattson offered this guest post yesterday: Roe v Wade at 40: I Have a Dream. Well worth the read. NBC poll s … [Read more...]


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