Month: June 2011

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“Gendercide”: 160 Million Baby Girls Killed for Being Girls

The generally left-leaning Foreign Policy has published a jaw-dropping article written by a pro-choice reporter, Mara Hvistendahl, who documents how an unholy alliance between the US government, the United Nations, population control groups, and Planned Parenthood lead to the death of 160,000,000 unborn children for nothing more than being female. This wasn’t some backwards culture somewhere “out there.” This […]

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Answering Lutheran Objections to Church Structure and Authority

Yesterday, I described a class lecture given by a Lutheran pastor, Mark Anderson, on the canon of Scripture and the authority of the early Church.  Pastor Anderson showed how rejecting the authority of the early episcopacy would leave you without a Bible and without any reliable way of distinguishing orthodoxy and heresy, admitted that Protestantism […]

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Purgatory and Ghosts

Randal Rauser, an associate professor of historical theology at Taylor Seminary in Canada, wrote a column on Tuesday for the Christian Post, called “Should Christians believe in ghosts?”  He began by showing that the  ancient Israelites believed in ghosts (Rauser points to the conjuring of Solomon in 1 Samuel 18), and that the Apostles believed in […]

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Gaining the Whole World at the Cost of Your Soul: The Lesson of Abram and Lot

Yesterday’s First Reading was from Genesis 13:2, 5-18: Now Abram was very rich in livestock, silver, and gold. […] Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents, so that the land could not support them if they stayed together; their possessions were so great that they could not dwell together. There […]

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Radio, Radio!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, I’m going the second radio interview of my adult life.  Once again, it’ll be for EWTN Radio’s Son Rise Morning Show; this time, it’ll be at  8:20 in the morning (that’s Eastern time). It’ll be on this morning’s post on warning others of the easily-treatable disease of sin. It’ll be live locally (in Cincinnati, I think), and then repackaged and broadcast […]

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