The Gospel according to Europe’s National Populists

As the coronavirus pandemic dominates European headlines, politics continue. With governments introducing states of emergency, closing borders, curbing civil liberties and ramping up surveillance, the ground appears fertile for national populism. Present in most European countries, national populists have enjoyed rising support at general and European elections. Strikingly, as they have grown, several prominent populistContinue reading “The Gospel according to Europe’s National Populists”

Why Is New York Targeting Samaritan’s Purse for Serving Them

When he was a child, the beloved TV host Mr. Rogers would get scared watching the news. His mother comforted him by telling him to “look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” The current crisis is no exception. There are helpers all over the country, buying groceries for at-risk neighbors,Continue reading “Why Is New York Targeting Samaritan’s Purse for Serving Them”

Social Distancing From Church Is an Act of Love, Not Fear

Sacrifice. Substitution. The ultimate model of substitution and sacrifice was Christ, who gave his life so that we might live. We also might think of soldiers, first responders and others who step into danger to protect and serve. But what if laying down your life didn’t always look like physical death? What if it lookedContinue reading “Social Distancing From Church Is an Act of Love, Not Fear”

How To Survive a Life Like Yours

It made for a sensational viral video. Jordan Peterson, the bestselling psychology professor and life guru, sat on a panel during convocation at Liberty University. Suddenly, someone in the large audience, apparently a student, rushed the stage. In the seconds before the security team closed in around him, the student cried out through tears, “IContinue reading “How To Survive a Life Like Yours”

Spain's Parents Challenge Diversity Lessons

Thousands of people marched in Spain last week to challenge LGBT diversity lessons in schools.Around 5,000 people took part in the march in the south-eastern city of Murcia under the banner of “our children belong to us”. The slogan for the march was a response to Spain’s Education Minister, Isabel Celáa, who is reported toContinue reading “Spain's Parents Challenge Diversity Lessons”

U.S. Senator Calls for Investigation of Pornhub

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, has written to U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, calling for a federal investigation into Pornhub and its owner MindGeek for their involvement in streaming videos of raped and exploited women and children. The call comes after news that a petition was launchedContinue reading “U.S. Senator Calls for Investigation of Pornhub”

Abortion Is a Demographic Disaster

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali has warned against a culture of “abortion on demand” as he called the latest abortion figures for England and Wales a “demographic disaster”.Figures released this week by the Office for National Statistics show that just under a quarter (24%) of pregnancies in England and Wales resulted in abortion in 2018. There wasContinue reading “Abortion Is a Demographic Disaster”

Thank You Justice

West Virginia’s Governor, Jim Justice, has signed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in a move that will protect thousands of babies in West Virginia. According to the new bill, “Born alive” means ‘the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of the fetus at any stage of development, who after such expulsion or extractionContinue reading “Thank You Justice”