New threats to religious liberty

September 29, 2016 Russell Shaw 0

Last June five justices of the U.S. Supreme Court thumbed their noses at religious liberty.  They accomplished that without spoken comment simply by turning down an appeal by a family pharmacy in Washington state from […]

Speaking of “deplorables”….

September 28, 2016 George Weigel 0

You’d think presidential candidates would have learned that shooting from the lip in front of deep-pocket donors is asking for trouble. Mitt Romney’s ill-advised comment about the “47%” of us who are “dependent on government” […]


Be Joyful Or Else

September 26, 2016 Amy Welborn 0

A Birmingham-based writer and acquaintance of mine had a piece about mental illness and faith published in the Washington Post today. It’s very good, and I’d recommend anyone in any kind of pastoral ministry read it: The […]


An Unlikely Hero

September 26, 2016 Thomas M. Doran 0

If we desire a literary hero, Bilbo Baggins wouldn’t be at the top of the list. Even those who opt for a hobbit hero would likely gravitate to Frodo, or maybe Sam Gamgee, and many […]