Johnny Cash “Redemption”

Johnny’s stark and beautiful faith makes him one of the great Christian artists of the 20th century. In a century in which Christian art was at low ebb, Johnny was a powerful witness. He wrote “Redemption” for American Recordings, the first of a series of albums recorded at the end of his life that gave [Read More...]

Two Prayer Requests

Blogging has been light this week because we’ve been dealing with a serious injury in my family. We’ve turned a corner and the worst may be behind us, but please pray for continued healing and for a special intention. Second, please keep Mark Shea’s mom in your prayers. She’s facing stage 3 lung cancer, and [Read More...]

About That Satanic Monument…

All hail Stan!

Those funny li’l folks from the New York “Satanic” (Baphomet, but nevermind) “Temple” (club of overgrown teenagers) who want to build a monument to the devil (who they don’t believe in, but nevermind) at the Oklahoma (Where they don’t live, but nevermind) capitol? No one is actually offended by this, are they? I mean, these are [Read More...]

Archbishop Chaput’s Statement on the Reversal of Msgr. Lynn’s Conviction

As received from the Diocese of Philadelphia, no comments added or subtracted:  Dear friends in Christ, On December 26, Pennsylvania’s Superior Court unanimously reversed the 2012 conviction of Msgr. William Lynn on a charge of endangering the welfare of children. At my direction, the Archdiocese has provided 10 percent of Msgr. Lynn’s bail – $25,000 – [Read More...]

Please Join Us In This Prayer At Noon

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The pope is calling the world to a moment of prayer today at noon, local time, to end hunger. The effort begins in Samoa and then rolls across the world every hour for 24 hours. Catholic or not, Christian or not, join us in prayer: O God, you entrusted to us the fruits of all [Read More...]

Verbum Bible Software Black Friday Code

Just use coupon code VERBUMBLACKFRIDAY to get 15% off new Verbum Plus Libraries. [Read more...]

Send David Greydanus to Guatemala

David is a fine young man and is planning his mission trip to serve those in need in Guatemala. Help him out! My name is David Greydanus. I’m a high school sophomore and a volunteer for Youth Service International. For 10 years, YSI has organized volunteer trips to assist the poorest communities in Guatemala. The [Read More...]

Stupid Things Christians Do: Tract Tips

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And by “Christians” I mean “Protestants,” primarily fundamentalist southern evangelicals. This post went viral last week. It shows a fake “$10″ tract left as an actual tip for a waitress. The internet’s amplifying qualities made this seem like something new, but it’s not: “tract tips” are an old trick used by certain kinds of evangelicals [Read More...]


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