Caring for God’s Creation is Part of a Pro-Life Ethic

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by The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox From the formation of a child's first tiny cell to life's final breath, all life has dignity and value because each and every one of us is made in the image of God. And that is why when we talk about being "pro-life," it's not just about a political issue. It's a world view...it's a life-view. It's a way of looking at each human life that transcends culture, class, race, age and opinion.--- The Dignity of Life by Focus on The Family My organization, … [Read more...]

Why I March for Life

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by Alexei LaushkinEvery year since I’ve been in DC, I have made it a point to join the March for Life.I m pro-life, because I believe that every life ought to be brought into this world. I don’t believe that Christians can or should end a developing life. For those outside of faith, I would like to see incentives and measures that would help facilitate the life of a child.I know at times there are difficult circumstances that often compel abortion, but we need to do everything we can … [Read more...]

Ohio’s Clean Energy Policy, Good for Consumers, Protects Human Life

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By Steve Fortenberry and David MoyarClergy members and CEOs don’t always speak in a unified voice.But no one should remain silent about the misguided legislative attacks against Ohio’s clean energy policies – attacks that ultimately threaten both the health of our children and the health of our economy.In his ongoing attempts to rollback Ohio’s Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard, state Sen. Bill Seitz of Cincinnati has called those who want to preserve the pol … [Read more...]

Set The Unborn Free From Pollution’s Tyranny: Oppose SB 58

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by Rev. Steve FortenberryThere’s an important debate going on right now in Ohio’s legislature about whether to gut some good laws so that a couple of utilities can get more than their fair share of our state’s economic pie.  That’s bad enough.  But these efforts, as contained in a bill introduced by Sen. Seitz, SB 58, would make our air dirtier in the process.  This corporate-welfare bill must be stopped.The good laws Sen. Seitz wants to trash, SB 221 passed in 2008 and Gov. Kasich’s SB 3 … [Read more...]

Why Preach About Creation Care?

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by Alexei Laushkin     Every spring EEN places a special focus on the need to preach about creation care, usually through Creation Care Sunday and sometimes through days of prayer. It seems natural given the stunning colors of spring and new life to talk about our responsibility to make sure that life is tended in such a way that it produces abundance.The question is why should most preachers bother? Isn't it a bit of a leap to take a … [Read more...]

Protecting the Unborn

by Gary Bergel“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart...”  —Jeremiah 1:5  “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”  —Ephesians 2:10Andrea Bocelli, one of the best-known operatic singers in the world today, sat down at the piano during a charity performance for Haiti on June 1, 2010 and started telling a “little story.” He shared how a young pregnant woman went into t … [Read more...]

Physical Cliffs

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by Kristen HayesI volunteered for Pennsylvania State Representative Rick Mirabito's re-election campaign this year and while making calls I heard a few people refer to themselves as Physical Conservatives and the impending Physical Cliff that we are all about to go over. I understood that they meant Fiscal Conservative and Fiscal Cliff, but it made me think about the environmental issues impacting our children's health, specifically in Pennsylvania. Our children are heading over a Physical c … [Read more...]


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