Rush Limbaugh: “You know how to stop abortion? Require that each one occur with a gun.”

I didn't say it. Rush did. That's Rush Limbaugh for those on the left coast. You know how to stop abortion? Require that each one occur with a gun. ~ Rush Limbaugh, show archive, Jan. 16, 2013 I know some of you, even some of my friends here on the Evangelical portal here at Patheos won't like me saying it -- but Rush is right on this one. Lost amid all the clamor about gun control efforts to supposedly protect children is the fact that we brutally kill thousands of children every day via … [Read more...]

Remember to Stop Being Afraid with Humility

Welcome to a series on How to Stop Being Afraid with wisdom from Psalm 46. Our quest continues to step two in the journey to learn How to Stop Being Afraid. We began by exploring the call in Psalm 46:1 to remember who God is and what that means. He is both our defense and our offense. We get grounded on Him in the face of life's chaos and overwhelming storms that the psalmist so vividly describes: Therefore we will not fear, Even though the earth be removed, And though the mountains be carried … [Read more...]

FaithWalkers — Jan. 17: Manti Te’o Notre Dame Football Hoax, US Hostages in Algeria, Christian Family Jailed in Egypt

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 Football Star from Notre Dame Claims to Be Victim of Girlfriend HoaxThe Basics -- Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o claims to have been the victim of an elaborate hoax by a female who claimed to be dying from leukemia. News of her alleged death fueled the stories about him playing through tremendous heartache this sea … [Read more...]

Will the Hobbit Inspire Your Own Unexpected Journey?

I confess it. I think I may be the only person left who has not seen Peter Jackson's latest rendition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic tale The Hobbit.Usually I would be among the first at the theater. I made the midnight showing for The Return of the King -- the sound cutting out during the scenes in Mount Doom made it especially memorable. I've watched the DVD versions of The Lord of the Rings countless times with my children.I've read Tolkien's Middle Earth saga multiple times, even reading it … [Read more...]

America’s Founders on Gun Control and the Evil at Sandy Hook

The following post appears courtesy of my friends at Wallbuilders, founded by David Barton. Wallbuilders is an organization dedicated to presenting America's forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on the moral, religious, and constitutional foundation on which America was built. In the wake of the heart-rending massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a cry has arisen for gun control. But such calls are misdirected.The lessons of Scriptures and history are clear that the key is … [Read more...]

The FaithWalker’s Daily — Jan. 16: Gun Control Wednesday, Property Rights and Wetlands, “Liberal Tax” on Smoothies

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.  NOTE: There is a special guest post on my site today from my friends at Wallbuilders: America's Founders on Gun Control and the Evil at Sandy Hook President Obama Launches Gun Control WednesdayThe Basics -- President Obama will present his proposals for new gun-control legislation today and up to 19 executive actions he is con … [Read more...]

How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

You've stared at the list of things to do for days. You've tried sorting it into neat piles, but the list of piles itself only gets longer. You're starting to feel overwhelmed. The lists of your lists are starting to run several pages.You wish you could just stop the crushing feeling, but wave after wave of stuff to do keeps pounding you into the surf, leaving you wondering if you'll ever get a chance to come up for air. And that's not even counting the important stuff you know should be on … [Read more...]

The FaithWalker’s Daily — Jan. 14: French Bomb Mali Terrorists, Pro-Marriage Protests in France, Idaho Citadel

  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.   French Send Troops to Mali, Bomb Islamic TerroristsThe Basics -- The French, under the leadership of President Francois Hollande, unexpectedly took military action to stop the rapid advances of Islamic jihadists in Northern Mali in Africa. They launched a military campaign that included bombing and "boots on the ground," … [Read more...]


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