We Won. Now What?

Well, it’s finally over. With the exception of a few run-offs and perhaps a re-count or two, the 2014 elections are history. The House and the Senate are firmly in…..

Marriage Still Matters

A recent Pew study made headlines last week, revealing that “as values, economics, and gender patterns change . . . the share of American adults that have never been married…..

The Secular Left’s End Around

In the public policy arena, the past few decades have seen a constant conflict between Christian conservatives and secular liberals. These two factions have sparred openly over a variety of…..

Disposing of Those with Down Syndrome

In today’s culture we are constantly cajoled about the need to concern ourselves with “niche interests” and to demonstrate acceptance for those who choose to live “outside the norm.” It…..

Corruption and Cronyism in the Old Dominion

The first week of the McDonnell corruption trial has concluded, and if the testimony thus far is any indication, things aren’t looking good for the defendants. Regardless of the ultimate…..

Lies, Damned Lies, and Missing Hard Drives

If ever a federal agency has made ineptitude into an art form, it has to be the IRS. After months of stonewalling and grandstanding and Fifth Amendment privilege-pleading before congressional…..

The Triumph of Law Over Ideology

It’s been almost a week since the Supreme Court issued their ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, and there appears to be no end in sight to the Left’s outrage…..

All Politics is Local

They say all politics is local, but this is easy to forget amidst the incessant frenzy of a 24-hour news cycle that tends to focus exclusively on national politics. For…..

Stemming the Tide of “Progress”

Many people, when they hear talk of the growing “war on Christianity,” roll their eyes and dismiss the charges as mere political hyperbole designed to fire up the values voters…..

Can Christianity in the West Endure?

This week I write upon returning from a nine day trip with friends to England, where much of my visit centered on an examination the English Reformation. I was fortunate…..

Our Silence is Deafening

For several years my wife and I attended a little church in Virginia called St. Peter’s. Every Sunday during the “Prayers of the People” we would pray for persecuted Christians…..

Tea Anyone?

This week the Washington Post’s Chris Cilizza took up the question of whether the ongoing antagonism between the Tea Party and the establishment wing of the GOP will spell doom…..

Missing the Forest for the Trees

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc case. As virtually everyone is aware, the CEO of Hobby Lobby is contesting the constitutionality of…..

Reclaiming Conservatism

This month, the American Conservative Union’s Conservative annual Political Action Conference, or CPAC, convened in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference featured many of the GOP’s presumed up-and-comers, people like Rand…..

Praise the Lord and Pass the Forceps

Secular humanists like to sneer at religious folk for our stubborn insistence upon seeing God’s hand at work in the world. We call “providence” what the materialist sees as a…..

Faith: The Only Sure Foundation For Human Dignity

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards recently tweeted out a short video featuring her suggestions of what women really need for Valentine’s Day. Among a litany that included “well woman visits,”…..

Faith at Work

Last fall, the Supreme Court agreed to review two religious liberty cases surrounding the Obama Administration’s contraception mandate. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties maintain that the federal requirement is…..