Home / Commentary (page 3)

Commentary

Albert Mohler: Promise Of Easter

Islamic, religious liberty, unraveling, Turkey, Coptic, Easter, Syrian Attack, California, Gorsuch is qualified, Alito Warns Us, Schumer's Deceit. Black Robe

This Sunday is Easter, a great celebration day for Christians. The Church bears a mandate to proclaim the truth that God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. The resurrected Lord gave the Church a sacred commission to take the gospel—the message of Christ’s victory over sin and death—throughout the world....

Read More »

Michael Medved: Commitment Over Feeling Can Save And Enhance Marriage

religious, wealth, gloom, Jerusalem, polarized, mistakes, France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

Profound changes in the institution of matrimony go far beyond the push for same-sex marriage. After many years as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Diane Medved notes a shift in marital priorities from commitment to feelings. “Do your duty” has been replaced with “follow your heart.” In response, my wife has...

Read More »

Lanhee Chen: When America Leads

Senate, tax reform, deliver, America leads,

Last week, the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad likely launched a chemical weapons attack that killed over seventy of his own people and injured many others. Assad is guilty of many heinous acts against the Syrian people, which together have triggered one of the great refugee and humanitarian crises in modern...

Read More »

Michael Medved: “The Choosing People” of Passover

religious, wealth, gloom, Jerusalem, polarized, mistakes, France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

As Jewish people around the world celebrate Passover, it’s worth recalling an often-ignored aspect of the Exodus story. The Midrash, a nearly-2,000-year-old collection of elucidations of the Biblical text, suggests most of the Hebrew slaves, despite the miracles around them, felt too fearful to follow Moses out of Egypt. In...

Read More »

Albert Mohler: Syria Crosses The Red Line

Islamic, religious liberty, unraveling, Turkey, Coptic, Easter, Syrian Attack, California, Gorsuch is qualified, Alito Warns Us, Schumer's Deceit. Black Robe

The U.S. sent an unmistakable signal Thursday night—and it was sent late, and it was sent in the form of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from two U.S. Navy destroyers in the Mediterranean sea. They were fired at the very same Syrian air base from which it is now believed...

Read More »

Albert Mohler: Yet Another Lesson From California

Islamic, religious liberty, unraveling, Turkey, Coptic, Easter, Syrian Attack, California, Gorsuch is qualified, Alito Warns Us, Schumer's Deceit. Black Robe

The Attorney General of California recently announced that he is filing 15 felony counts against the two undercover filmmakers from the Center for Medical Progress who have exposed Planned Parenthood in a series of videos. David French, writing at National Review, points out that this is a case of selective...

Read More »

Hugh Hewitt: A New Day At EPA

grateful, slaughter, admiral, Congressional Review Act, sea change, Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

President Trump’s new EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, is bringing the rule of law back to the Environmental Protection Agency. The core mission of the EPA is very important. There are air and water quality issues that cross state lines. But the previous administration reimagined its authority under the Clean Air...

Read More »

Michael Medved: Honor The Law, Not Feelings Or Favoritism

religious, wealth, gloom, Jerusalem, polarized, mistakes, France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

Democrats opposed to the Supreme Court nomination of Neal Gorsuch cite his “legalistic” failure to show consistent favor to “the little guy” against big corporations. But Gorsuch defenders insist that an impartial judge can’t allow emotion to tilt the scales of justice. In this, Gorsuch echoes both his mentor, Justice...

Read More »

Michael Medved: No Quick Fix On Health Care

religious, wealth, gloom, Jerusalem, polarized, mistakes, France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

President Trump and Speaker Ryan failed to notch a GOP victory by repealing and replacing Obamacare, but the defeat did highlight an important conservative principle. Conservatism has always emphasized incremental, pragmatic change, based on the will of a majority; it’s progressives who favor sweeping, radical, top-down decrees that ignore the...

Read More »

Owen Strachan: “Generosity And Respect” From Princeton

parental, generosity and respect. Vice President Pence

Princeton seminary recently announced it would honor Manhattan Pastor Tim Keller for his spiritual leadership. But that announcement from the seminary drew furious criticism from their community of faculty and alumni who long ago left conservative Christian faith. Keller’s commitment to the Bible’s very clear teaching on marriage, the sexes...

Read More »

Hugh Hewitt: After Healthcare

grateful, slaughter, admiral, Congressional Review Act, sea change, Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

The pulling of the GOP health-care bill last week was a big loss. But, President Trump had very good reason to shake off the rebuff from the Freedom Caucus, and he was loyal to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, as was Ryan to Trump. That bodes well for the party...

Read More »

Gorsuch: Eminently Qualified

Islamic, religious liberty, unraveling, Turkey, Coptic, Easter, Syrian Attack, California, Gorsuch is qualified, Alito Warns Us, Schumer's Deceit. Black Robe

New York Senator Charles Schumer recently announced that he and his Democratic colleagues in the Senate will filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. The reality is that if there is anyone qualified to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, it is Judge Neil Gorsuch....

Read More »

Albert Mohler: Justice Alito’s Warning

Islamic, religious liberty, unraveling, Turkey, Coptic, Easter, Syrian Attack, California, Gorsuch is qualified, Alito Warns Us, Schumer's Deceit. Black Robe

Justice Samuel Alito of the United States Supreme Court recently delivered a bracing message to a group of Catholic lawyers. Justice Alito said, “A wind is picking up that is hostile to those with traditional moral beliefs.” Referencing his minority opinion in the Obergefell decision, which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide,...

Read More »

Dan Proft: Silencing Dissent

Students assult Allison Stranger

Allison Stanger, a self-identified liberal professor at Middlebury College actually suffered a concussion early this month after being assaulted by leftist students protesting the presence of eminent sociologist Dr. Charles Murray on campus. Her assault has forced the Left to address campus culture at America’s elite universities. What the safe...

Read More »