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In his sermon, “Learning in War-Time,” C. S. Lewis stated: “Good philosophy must exist, if for no other reason, because bad philosophy needs to be answered.” For Christians seeking to influence our secular culture, this often entails utilizing secular...
Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper was eighteen years old when she took vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. She spent the next fifty-nine years of her life dedicated to the Roman Catholic Church. In 1990, she became principal of St. James Catholic...
“I love all of my students, but I will never lie to them, regardless of the consequences. I’m a teacher, but I serve God first, and I will not affirm that a biological boy can be a girl and...
It is a sign of our times that what was once shocking is becoming less so every day. For example, a Scottish teachers union is promoting a play depicting Jesus Christ as transgender in celebration of Pride Month. The Gospel According to...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced yesterday that their daughter Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor had been born on Friday. She is Queen Elizabeth’s eleventh great-grandchild. Bringing a child into our fallen world has always been an act of faith. Today is no...
Like many Americans, I grew up eating Kellogg’s cereals. Apple Jacks, Frosted Flakes, Fruit Loops, Raisin Bran, and Special K were regular parts of breakfast in my home. When our sons were children, they became as familiar with them...
Benjamin Netanyahu has been prime minister of Israel since 2009. He previously served three terms as prime minister in the 1990s. Now it appears that his time in office may be over. In what is being called “a seismic event in Israeli politics,”...
Mother Violet Fletcher was seven years old when the Tulsa Race Massacre began. At a recent event, she described what happened to her. “I still remember all the shooting and running,” she said. “People being killed. Crawling and seeing smoke. Seeing airplanes...
On May 30, 1921, a young Black man entered an elevator in downtown Tulsa. At one point he was alone with its white female operator. It’s unclear what happened next, but the operator screamed and the man fled the scene. He...
B. J. Thomas died Saturday of complications from lung cancer. He became famous with country and pop crossover hits in the 1960s and 1970s, including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.” However, he fell into a spiral of substance...
Since 1949, May has been Mental Health Month in the US. In recognition of this vital emphasis, actor Ryan Reynolds wrote on Instagram this week about “my lifelong pal, anxiety.” He added, “I know I’m not alone” and stated, “We don’t talk enough about...
The Lego Group has been making LEGOs since 1949. I played with their building blocks, as did our sons. Now our grandchildren are continuing the tradition. Heretofore, LEGOs were known for two characteristics: they can be used to build nearly anything,...
Did the coronavirus pandemic originate in a Chinese lab? In February 2020, when COVID-19 had infected only fifteen Americans, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark) discussed the origins of the virus on Fox News. Regarding the research lab in Wuhan, China, at the center of...
On this day in 1977, the world changed forever. That was the day when we first saw on movie screens the words, “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away . . .” Then came the iconic logo for...