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We believe that all humans are made in the image of God. This essential covers the sanctity of all human life, from conception to natural death. Our Biblical worldview also demands we tackle the issues of gender and sexuality—and their associated current cultural mandates that deteriorate society.

Could this pandemic Unite America?

No country is immune to major calamities. A calamity can strike any country at any moment spilling through borders and showing no allegiance to any flag.   In America, major calamities have always united us as a nation. The Great Depression brought Americans together under President Roosevelt’s leadership. Pearl Harbor, the first attack on American...

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ELLIS: The pandemic shows that we all value human life

The inestimable value of human life presents a constant policy debate between liberals and conservatives. Christians understand that because all human beings are made in the image of God, we each have inherent dignity and worth. There is no scale or metric determining who is more or less valuable, but simply because of the fact...

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Choosing joy in the midst of COVID-19

We often hear people using the expression to “pull yourself up by the bootstraps.” This idiom generally focuses on the straps and whether or not someone can succeed in life without the assistance of others.   In light of COVID-19, I don’t want to talk about the straps that one may use to prevail over...

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HARP: America’s Newest Superheroes Don’t Wear Capes — They Wear Masks And Gloves

Published by Daily Caller on April 1, 2020   In the midst of the worst part of the coronavirus outbreak, physicians, nurses and hospital staff are working tirelessly to combat the virus. The men and women that make up the American medical field are some of the bravest and dedicated among us. Our nation’s health...

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Five ways Christians can shine during the Coronavirus crisis

When I listen to news outlets or overhear people talking (from a safe social distance, of course), all I can think about his how Orwellian this all seems. And, amid the constant “breaking” reports of the medical, political, and economic impact of this pandemic, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and panicked. Uncertainty is the only...

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The 2020 election is the greatest evangelical test and we’re failing it

This article was originally published in Newsweek on January 23, 2020.   What does it take for evil to prevail?   “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” The statesman-philosopher, Edmund Burke, knew that vigilance and action were indispensable to the survival of liberty.   Today,...

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Does being pro-life mean being pro-Trump?

What seems like a few short days ago, prior to the COVID-19 national emergency, social distancing and the prioritization of fighting China’s coronavirus here the United States, stocks were hovering around 29,500, Bernie Sander’s was a viable contender for the top of the Democratic ticket, and Christianity Today was running a series of articles on...

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How cancer prepared me for the Coronavirus outbreak

When’s the last time you thanked God for a good night’s sleep, for waking up not sick or without pain—or better still that you even woke up?   Listening to stories of people standing in line for hours simply to buy water or toilet paper, I’m struck by how much we as humans take for...

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Social media advice from a Christian millennial

Originally published on Christian Post Recently music prodigy and pop star Billie Eilish said she quit reading Instagram (57.6 million Followers) comments because she said “it was ruining my life.” And actress Jennifer Garner (8.7 million Followers) towards the end of last year revealed that she won’t let her teenage daughter Violet join Instagram because she said “I don’t see...

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