Browsing articles from "April, 2005"
Apr
23
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 believe it’s important for mothers to instruct girls on how […]

Apr
22
2005

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. Yet that unsurprising result has clearly shaken many secular liberals–and […]

Apr
12
2005

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 that really affirmed for me the importance of my children […]

Apr
9
2005

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 learn more about their program and sign up if you […]

Apr
7
2005

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 led me to Rob’s post) offers some further direction on […]

Apr
5
2005

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 there was a Pope. Not growing up Catholic, I didn’t […]

Apr
1
2005

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 elucidate the principles that should govern our decisions at both […]