Tonight in Moore, Oklahoma there are individuals who lost spouses and children who lost parents. Scores of people lost friends and loved ones.
Every thoughtful person must deal with the problem of evil. Evil acts and tragic events come to us all in this vale of tears known as human life. The problem of evil and suffering is undoubtedly the greatest theological challenge we face. Yesterday, evil showed its face again as a giant tornado brought death and destruction to Moore, Oklahoma.
In the midst of government scandal, the Gosnell abortion verdict came and went. But the questions it raised will be debated for years.
In the midst of scandal-riddled Washington, you may have missed this breaking news: The White House is haunted! Scoff if you like -- but it's true. A paranormal event has escaped the attention of the mainstream media. Not only is the White House haunted, we know the name of the ghost: It's Not Me.
So, now we're hearing the fevered denials and sometimes desperate counterattacks of abortion advocates concerning the Gosnell trial. They claim he used unsanitized instruments, unqualified aides, etc.
Christianity faces no greater challenge than innocent suffering. We believe that God is all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-loving. By definition, therefore, he knew about the storms in our area, had the power to prevent them, and wanted to do so. Yet he did not.
It should be the prayer of all people that the Gosnell trial will ultimately serve as a turning point in the ongoing effort to promote the beauty and protection of all life. The innocents must not die in vain. "Justice," as Thomas Jefferson once put it, "cannot sleep forever."
Sadly, we're discovering that the IRS has been less than scrupulous in its treatment of conservative non-profits in recent years. About 75 groups with "tea party" or "patriot" in their names received extra IRS screening between 2010 and 2012.
Things are getting a little hot for the Obama administration. The talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack were massaged 12 times to expunge them of references to terrorism. Then we hear that the Internal Revenue Service has been giving extra scrutiny to tax-exempt organizations with "tea party" or "patriot" in their names.
What should a mother do when she is pregnant and unmarried? Choose life -- and, if she decides on adoption, she will also be giving that new life to those who may have been praying for just such a precious gift.
They say a picture's worth a thousand words. That's especially true when it comes to abortion.
Somebody once said that a man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done. That sounds about right. Mothers are modern-day heroes!
The FDA approved the sale of Plan B, the so-called "morning-after pill," over the counter to girls as young as 15 years old. Somehow lost in this news coverage, however, is the fact that Plan B can cause abortions.
"I've been kidnapped and I've been missing for 10 years, and I'm, I'm here, I'm free now. ... I'm Amanda Berry. I've been on the news for the last 10 years." This 911 call set police in motion to free Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, three women from the Cleveland area who were abducted in separate crimes between 2002 and 2004.
A sports celebrity took a courageous stand last week, but it wasn't the one we heard the most about.
According to a new survey, only 17 percent of adults in the U.K. believe the church has "their best interests at heart." Is America headed in the same direction?
Patriotism informed by a Christian view of God, life and the world is an honorable thing. It is about love, loyalty and thankfulness.
Simply put, we may not want to admit there's right and wrong, but deep down, we know it's true. That's the truth that gnaws at us as we learn about 20 murdered children or a suddenly departed 8-year-old who dreamed of peace or infants apparently brutally killed moments after they were born alive.
Jason Collins is the first active player in a major American team sport to announce that he is gay.
Those of us who aren't persecuted should thank God by using our freedom on behalf of Saeed Abedini and the rest of our suffering brothers and sisters.