By Lowell Highby, Lutherans for Life Editor’s note. These wonderful resources from Lutherans for Life can be found at lutheransforlife.org. The word “abortion” does not appear in the Bible. Yet, God’s Word has plenty to say that relates directly to abortion. Here’s the reason: God’s Word is about life (John 10:10). In a “successful” abortion …Continue reading "Applying the Gospel to Abortion"
By Susanne Maynes It’s been my habit for some time to read through the Bible each year. Usually, I begin with Genesis in January and finish up with Revelation in December. Last year, I decided to slow down and pay closer attention to the passages I was reading. I skipped about half of the Old …Continue reading "Why Jeremiah is a great book to read during Sanctity of Human Life month"
By Dave Andrusko A poll released Thursday affirmed that white Evangelicals remain staunchly pro-life and that they overwhelmingly approve of President Trump’s job performance. A poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 67% of white evangelical Protestant would make abortion illegal except in cases of rape, incest or to …Continue reading "Two-thirds of White Evangelical Protestants stand firmly against abortion; 79% approve of President Trump’s job performance"
By P.J. Gladnick She tried. Oh, how she tried. However, no matter how many times Atlantic magazine writer Emma Green tried to get the president of the National Association of Evangelicals, Leith Anderson, to criticize President Trump, she failed completely, as you can see in her Wednesday interview, “Evangelicalism’s Silent Majority.” Green kicks off the …Continue reading "Atlantic Magazine Writer Tries and Fails to Get Evangelical Leader to Criticize Trump"
The shame is not that evangelicals hold these pro-life convictions now. The shame is that there was ever any evangelical equivocation on such a matter of life and death and human dignity. By Albert Mohler, President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Editor’s note. I’m reposting this brilliant 2017 analysis for a number of reasons, beginning with …Continue reading "Performing Abortion is “God’s Work?” The Real Story of Christianity and Abortion"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Decades have passed since the death of one of the world’s best known patrons of the poor, Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In the years since her passing, she has been proclaimed a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, and numerous books have been written about her …Continue reading "Mother Teresa’s magnificent role in rebuilding a culture of life"
WASHINGTON – On November 21, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities joined 17 other pro-life groups in urging President Trump to ensure that an amendment led by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), which would enrich global abortion providers, is not part of …Continue reading "U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Joins Pro-Life Coalition in Asking President to Oppose Amendment Enriching Global Abortion Providers"
By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This is taken from Wesley’s National Review Online column. The late Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy wrote, “Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect — freedom of thought and freedom of action.” To which one should be able to add, …Continue reading "Religious-Freedom Voters Will Vote Trump"
By Dave Andrusko Just to give you some idea how long I’ve been active in our Movement, I remember vividly the installation [inauguration] of Pope John Paul ll on this day in 1978. The first non-Italian pope since Pope Adrian VI died in 1523, Pope John Paul (born Karol Jozef Wojtyla) was a titanic, charismatic …Continue reading "41 years ago today John Paul installed as Pope"
HHS’s About-Face on Religious Liberty By John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris According to the records, in Fiscal Year 2018 the U.S. Health and Human Services Civil Rights Office received over a thousand complaints, alleging conscience violations or religious discrimination. That’s significantly more than in any year recorded under the previous presidential administration. One complaint …Continue reading "From Forcing Nuns to Freeing Nurses"
By Marie K. MacPherson Editor’s note. This first appeared at Lutherans for Life. “For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. My frame was not hidden from You, …Continue reading "Marvelous Are Your Works!"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. Editor’s note. …Continue reading "On the 24th anniversary of “The Gospel of Life”–Pope John Paul, A Great Man Who Could Have Been Aborted"