Dear Bristol: Thank You For Saying Yes to Life

Bristol Palin

My fellow Patheos blogger Bristol Palin made a pretty big announcement this morning:  She told her readers that she's pregnant, expecting her second child.You may recall that during her mother's political campaign, Bristol was an 18-year-old unwed mother, and she chose not to marry son Tripp's father Levi Johnson. Soon after giving birth to Tripp in 2008, Bristol launched an abstinence campaign, encouraging young women and men to wait until marriage to engage in sexual activity.And … [Read more...]

Tweeting with GOD: Bold New Evangelization for a New Generation

Tweeting with GOD

I review books all the time--and I enjoy reading them, enjoy shiny new ideas well elucidated, enjoy the interplay of paper and ink and sometimes leather.... But it's not every day that I read a book and think, "Oh my gosh, I've got to buy another copy for _________ and one for _________ and one for __________."Poised to become an international bestseller, Father Michel Remery's just-released book Tweeting with God is a slicked up hot rod of an evangelization tool--answering every question t … [Read more...]

HEARTSONGS: The Story of Matti Stepanek Will Knock Your Socks Off

Requiem in SeaOh, to call the conch my home . . . Stormy-smoothed tunnels of Kaleidoscope walls spiraling into Pearl-shimmered dyes, Ever-changing with the light Of the sun, of the moon, Of the tide, and the gloaming, And surging, and sighing,Of the sea . . . Of that space That calls to me Beyond the Polished Pier, Beyond the now, and here.Echo of ocean breath, Silhouette of Light, Indescribable description Passing, mortal fathoming. Passion, ebbing into solace, Upon … [Read more...]


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