Why the “boy dying in Santa’s arms” story is important, whether or not it’s true

Santa Claus actor, Eric Schmitt-Matze

Santa Claus actor, Eric Schmitt-Matze

You’ve heard the horribly sad story: a Knoxville, Tennessee hospital called a man who played Santa Claus and told him to hurry to the room of a dying five year old little boy .   [Read more…]

Guy wearing “build a wall” shirt mocked and harassed in community center at his apartment complex


A Californian went to the “community area” of his apartment complex to use the free wi-fi there, when two other residents show up and — shall we say — take umbrage at his shirt. [Read more…]

5 reasons you can’t avoid God and still expect a happy marriage

Ray Ortund, in his book “Marriage and the Mystery of the Gospel,” paints a beautiful image of marriage through the lens of Scripture, describing it as a remnant of the Garden of Eden. “The most remarkable thing about marriage today is not that it can be troubled but that we still have this privilege at all,” he writes.  “When God justly expelled us from the Garden of Eden, he did not take this gift back. He let us keep this priceless gift, though we sometimes misuse it.” [Read more…]

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5 things parents need to know about “Finstagrams”

I was having coffee with some mothers recently, when one confessed she didn’t feel like she had a handle on her child’s social media the way she thought she did.  Though the mother joined Instagram to make sure she kept an eye on her daughter’s social life, she was shocked to learn her teen had a totally separate account — a Finsta. [Read more…]

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VIDEO: Saturday Night Live Skewers Isolated, Demoralized Liberals


Saturday Night Live has had some great material during the 2016 campaign cycle.  However, once Donald Trump was elected, they seemed to lose their sense of humor.  (“Hillary Clinton,” played by Kate McKinnon performed Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” while un-ironically mourning.)

This weekend, they imagined a place for distraught liberals to live, in a literal bubble where “life can continue for progressive Americans just as before.” Before the election of Donald Trump, of course. [Read more…]