For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly. [O LORD of hosts, blessed is the one who trusts in you!]
A democracy of demons would be no virtue. Democracy works only where the population has broadly embraced moral underpinnings and lots of common grace.
How to stop bullying in schools will be hotly debated in the 2014 Minnesota legislative session. Bullying of students because of their skin color, appearance, beliefs, because they identify themselves as GLBT, or any reason, should never be tolerated.
Some notes from the Religious Freedom Forum held last month at the St. Paul RiverCentre …
About 70 children per week are murdered at the Whole Women’s Health clinic in Minneapolis.
With a desire to see the Lord close this abortion mill like he did the unit at Regions Hospital in 2011, we are inviting people to pray, to be present as moral support for sidewalk counselors, or to hold signs tomorrow through Saturday. Learn more.
I have been standing at the same door in front of Whole Women's Health clinic every Tuesday for three months or so. Every week I see a certain woman who comes for her dialysis appointment.
This is a four-part series of excerpts from books I read while on vacation.
From Control: Exposing the Truth About Guns, by Glenn Beck . . .
Shouldn’t we quit marketing murder as a game?
The founders wrote in the Second Amendment that our right to keep and bear arms “shall not be infringed.” To infringe means to limit.
“Which parent do I not need, my mother or my father?” one of my 11-year-old heroes, Grace Evans, asked legislators on the House Civil Law committee during a hearing on HR1054, a bill to legalize so-called “gay marriage.” She respectfully waited for a response, and not getting any, she repeated her question. Again, no answer.
Her question made the front page of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and other news outlets.
Members of the board of Desiring God were sent an article on religious liberty to read by Dan Busby.
I used to serve on a board with Dan Busby, who is now the President of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. He writes:
Busloads of Bethlehem folks joined thousands of others who braved the arctic cold to march for life at the state capitol in St. Paul yesterday, the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court error that has resulted in the willful slaughter of over 50 million of America’s smallest citizens.
Twenty-five years ago, Charles Colson published his political fiction, Kingdoms in Conflict. Here are 10 excerpts.