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Self-Esteem, entitlement, and violence

Violence

What happens when an entire generation grows up believing that they’re so special they deserve nothing but the best in life? Well, disappointment. And worse. So, what causes someone to pick up a gun, walk on to a school campus, …

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American genocide

Baby

No human right is more basic than the freedom to live. With all of the violence, destruction, and death in our world, the womb ought to be the safest of places—a sanctuary. But, not satisfied with external violence, as we …

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Cultivating civility: It’s gonna take self-control

Self control

Self-expression or self-control? Given which one our society prefers, it’s no wonder civility is in short supply. A week or so after the terrorist attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Pope Francis told reporters several things that the postmodern …

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Bring Saeed home: A prayer for Jacob

Jacob Abedini

Many times you’ve heard Eric Metaxas, me, and others talk about American citizen and pastor Saeed Abedini, who’s been wrongfully imprisoned for his faith in Iran for over two years. I’ve interviewed his lovely wife Naghmeh several times, and I …

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Tough times for Christian lawyers up north

Canada

Heard any good lawyer jokes lately? Okay, here’s one: Why don’t sharks attack lawyers? Professional courtesy. Before our friends in the legal profession email me in protest, let me say that we kid because we love. And, besides, my oldest …

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Surviving Roe v. Wade; Living victims speak out

On the dark anniversary of Roe v. Wade we’ll hear from some of the voices that abortion could not silence. Melissa Payne—pregnant with her second child—was traveling with her family when her water broke. Her baby girl was just under …

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