We can’t just sit by and let evil triumph without taking the chance to act. So what should we do to stop abortion, specifically Planned Parenthood?
Thank God for coffee...you don’t know what your invitation could do in the life of another.
A broken family is considered normal in our society, and we cover the pain by saying no family is perfect...but tolerance for our brokenness isn’t fixing anything. You know what I think CAN fix the problem? Fatherhood.
I have to confess what my initial reaction was to hearing about Planned Parenthood’s selling of body parts of aborted children:
I avoided it.
All mission trips are created equal...but may not look the same.
Some of us reading this blog might be the good kid that never did anything bad. Others of us might be the exact opposite. In a world that encourages us to do whatever makes us feel good, sadly, a lot of us have…for a long time.
I want to make him happy.
I enjoy it too.
I love him.
I’m just having fun.
My friends will think I’m weird if I stop...
Everyone has to jump over three hurdles to become a FOCUS Missionary: a willingness to serve wherever the mission calls, a one year dating fast and to fundraise your entire salary. I practically walked over the hurdles of going where the mission called and the dating fast. Fundraising, on the other hand, was my biggest challenge in becoming a FOCUS Missionary.
The devotion that answers everything.
I grew up pretty Catholic, so the words “Divine Mercy” were not foreign to me.
Back in the late 90’s, when I was in college and Blink-182 was just hitting main stream, “pop” punk rock was the greatest music known to man…in my opinion. From NOFX to Pennywise to MXPX, I loved it all. The Warped Tour was the greatest show on earth. All was good in the music world.
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Since the pontificates of Pope Paul VI and John Paul II, the Roman Catholic Church has been commissioned to engage and embrace the world with God's message of love once more with ‘new methods, new ardor and new expression.’ It has come to be phrased, 'the new evangelization.'
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