Monthly Archive: April 2005

A Father’s Perspective on Modesty

As a father of two young girls, I am concerned with modesty in dress which today is a difficult issue for young women given the current state of fashion and lack of appropriate role models. Unfortunately, there are very few positive influences available. While I...

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Is the Pope Catholic?

One of the amusing aspects of Pope Benedict XVI’s installation as Pope this week has been the outrage expressed among secular liberals is that the Pope is, well, Catholic. As Philip Lawler notes in his column today for OpinionJournal.com: Yes, the pope is a Catholic....

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Should Children Be Allowed In Worship?

One of the ongoing debates among evangelical churches is whether children should be part of corporate worship on Sunday mornings. If you survey different churches you are likely to find a variety of approaches to this issue. Not long ago, I ran across this article...

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Total Truth, Part I

Woo hoo! My first title from Mind & Media has arrived, and judging by the endorsements, it’s gonna be great. As you may know, M&M distributes books to reviewers for free, with an agreement that they review the books on their web site. You can...

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Rethinking Prayer

I’ll admit it – my prayer life stinks. By that I mean that I don’t think I really pray the way God would want me to pray. Reading this essay by Rob Asghar only confirms that feeling. In fact, Mark Daniels’ essay on prayer (which...

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Reflecting on the Pope

Pope John Paul II was the first Pope I ever really knew. I remember vividly watching the television awaiting his election. The passing of Pope John Paul I just a few short weeks after his installment as Pope was the first realization I had that...

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‘This I Believe’ Invites Citizens to Share Beliefs

Here’s a chance for you to get into the history books, and maybe even get to read your entry on national radio! NPR is reviving the classic This I Believe radio series. All submissions, which are in the form of 500 word or less essays,...

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Deconstructing Euthanasia’s Slippery Slope

I’ve had it with my conservative fellows who insist on tightly linking abortion with right-to-die issues. Sure they are related. NO, they are not synonymous, nor must the decision to allow the right-to-die be instricately linked to abortion rights. Let us instead try to separately...

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