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“Bringing God’s love where there is no love” Mary Wagner

“Bringing God’s love where there is no love” Mary Wagner

At least one expectant mother heeded the advice of four Red Rose Rescuers who entered a Morristown, New Jersey abortion center offering roses and counseling this past Saturday, July 13, 2019. They were following the model of Canadian Mary Wagner, who described their work as “Bringing God’s love to whom there is no love.” Other mothers also received counseling before the counseling was interrupted by staff and later by police who demanded they cease their counseling and leave the premises….

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Redeeming The Time

Redeeming The Time

A Break The year 1930 Lambeth Conference, a gathering of Anglican Bishops every ten years, proved to be the first acceptance by Christian leaders of artificial contraception under any circumstances. Of course, the intention then was to permit it under very limited circumstances for a married couple. Permissible conditions were only “in those cases where there is such a clearly felt moral obligation to limit or avoid parenthood, and where there is a morally sound reason for avoiding complete abstinence…”…

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How do you know you end the pain?

How do you know you end the pain?

An Expansion of the Death Culture During these past two weeks, the Massachusetts Legislature held two separate Committee Hearings, each for a different proposed law encouraging and state-sanctioning the killing of human persons. The first bill, the Roe Act, is to expand access to and permissible circumstances for abortion, including death beyond birth. The second bill is to open our society to the permitting and normalizing of suicide through prescriptive poison. Each bill is more than disturbing. Abortion Expansion The…

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Its A More Intentional Culture War

Its A More Intentional Culture War

Intro Among the most insightful books of the current American culture is Aldous Huxley’s, Brave New World along with its companion book, Brave New World Revisited, the latter books errors on overpopulation notwithstanding. The former was published in 1932, two years following the Lambeth Conference of 1930. The Lambeth Conference is an assembly of bishops of the Anglican Church that takes place every ten years. This meeting often results in agreed on statements by resolution on matters of social concern….

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A Temple Not Built By Human Hands

A Temple Not Built By Human Hands

Intro Nearly $1 billion was pledged to repair damages the Notre Dame Cathedral sustained from its April fire.  Rich, French individuals pledged the bulk of the money.  By a quirk in French law, the Cathedral, identified as owned by the Catholic Church, is in law owned by the government of France.  It was also pointed out that French tax law provided substantial tax breaks to those who pledged large sums of money toward the cathedral’s rebuilding.  These factors prompted some…

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