When God created the world with sinless man made in His image to rule it, He surveyed the situation, declaring it “very good” (Gen. 1:31). After man rejected God’s authority in a vain attempt to have all God’s blessings without Him, man fell headlong into the dungeon of his own appetites, causing all creation to
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“Son, your sins are forgiven” (Mk 2:5b). These are the words a paralyzed man heard right before Jesus made him walk. What kind of person has so much ownership over all humanity that He can expect us to behave according to His standard, and when we don’t, He considers it a personal affront against Him,
It has been one year this month since the Covid-19 shutdowns changed the world. For women facing unplanned pregnancy, the compounded financial and health complications put a horrifying fear in the driver’s seat—a fear racing her straight to a reckless abortionist. 2020 meant women needed the Church acting courageously on her behalf more than ever.
“Behold, bless the LORD, all servants of the LORD who stand by night in the house of the LORD” (Ps. 134:1). This side of glory, servants of the LORD always stand in the darkness of a sin-cracked society, racked by the desert winds of fear; fear of loss, of pain, of disease, of death. This
The birth of Jesus was not a happy coincidence of timing, lineage, and personality, so that a little boy with just the right heritage could aspire to be a king over a fledging people. “The record of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David [are]… from the deportation to Babylon to the
Message from CompassCare’s President A crisis does not change who or what we are. It reveals it. We are God’s sons and daughters. We are called the faithful not because of the easy times but precisely because we don’t change in the hard times. The mark of all true believers is endurance in hardship, perseverance
Recently, Gallup released its longstanding annual report surveying America’s view on abortion. This poll revealed that Americans who believe abortion ought to be either illegal or restricted jumped seven percentage points, from 53% to 60%, in just one year. The movement of public opinion away from abortion is unique for its sheer magnitude. Solidifying this move toward a more pro-life populace is important for a future America where abortion is not only unwanted but where all children are wanted.
It has been said, “Christians are people of The Book.” So why do Christians believe abortion is wrong if the Bible does not explicitly say so? Answering the abortion question can only be done by climbing to the top of the moral tree and surveying the social landscape. Once there we can ask: What makes
As it was for Mary, most pregnancies are a surprise. And welcome or not, each pregnancy represents the kind providence of the Lord and His intention for the parent to participate in His adorning of history with that new person. To a woman who is alone, unplanned pregnancy can appear hopeless. But from God’s view, there is no such thing as an unplanned pregnancy. And where there is life, there is hope.