Readers may disagree
as to whether these changes represent social progress or cultural decline,
but few will quarrel with the idea that America 1) is bifurcating; 2) has
experienced a fundamental cultural transformation in just a few generations.
Here are six statistics that drive home just how much things have changed
in America in a little more than a half-century........
Statistics That Show How Much America Has Changed In a Half-Century
Historic Day At the Western Wall
Donald Trump stood alone in a rare moment of solitude before the Western
Wall on Monday. He wore a black kippa and placed one hand on the ancient
weathered stones, standing there in that pose for half a minute. When the
contemplative moment was over, he placed a note in one of the Wall’s crevices
and then walked backward for a few steps....
Bethlehem, Abbas and Trump Speak of Mideast Peace Prospects
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on Tuesday,
US President Donald Trump said he wants to achieve a conflict-ending deal
between Israel and the Palestinians. “I am committed to trying to achieve
a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians,” Trump told
a press conference at the PA headquarters in Bethlehem........
Post: Loss of Faith Among Top Reasons
Young Adults Are Committing Suicide, Says Family Policy Institute
in God and declining religiosity are among the top reasons why young adults
in America are increasingly committing suicide, according to the conservative
Family Policy Institute of Washington.....
|Trump Says He Prayed
for Wisdom From God While Touching Western Wall
Donald Trump reportedly prayed to have God's wisdom as he touched the Western
Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem Monday.....
|Thom Rainer: Eight
Signs Your Church May Be Closing Soon
eight clear signs evident in many churches on the precipice of closing.
If a church has four or more of these signs present, it is likely in deep
trouble. Indeed, it could be closing sooner than almost anyone in the church
Principles for Disciplining Your Children
my years of working with kids, five guiding principles helped me as a counselor,
teacher, and especially as a mom. While not all methods work for all children,
I’ve found these principles work for a variety of children, regardless
of their age, sex, or disposition.....
Watters: Don’t Hide Those Gray Hairs
easy getting older. And there’s plenty of help to pretend we’re not.
A multibillion dollar beauty industry keeps the charade going, all the
while showing little-to-no respect for the elderly. When it comes to getting
older, our culture offers three options: delay, disguise, or despise..
|The Atlantic: My
with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was
11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.....
Horror of Human Embryo Jewelry
Baby Bee Hummingbirds had been making jewelry out of mothers’ breastmilk
and placentas. Now, the company has turned its attention to frozen human
embryos— embryos that couples choose not to implant in the mother’s uterus
and no longer want to store or “donate.” To put it plainly, they’re making
trinkets out of discarded children. ....
|Chris Martin: Public
Discourse In the Age of Social Media
What is social
media doing to our ability to communicate with kindness, clarity and depth?
Should social media be seen as a redeemable form of communication, or is
it a medium that is not meant to hold the weight of discourse? Can heavy
matters of faith even be discussed on social media, or is the platform
too temporary and cheap for the eternal riches of the gospel?....
|CBN News Opinion: Five
Reasons Why Trump's Trip Makes Christians Happy
Trump's historic trip to the Middle East has many on social media praising
his decision to visit Israel on his first foreign trip as president...During
his speech at the Israel Museum Tuesday, President Trump pledged that his
administration will always stand with Israel.....We've highlighted five
reasons from his speech that many Christians and those who stand with Israel
are sure to applaud as well..........
Cloud: Roman Catholic Church Puts Mary
On the Cross
In spite of
claims of contemporary Catholic propagandists, the Roman Catholic Church
worships Mary. She has been exalted as the sinless Mother of God who was
bodily assumed into Heaven and crowned Queen of the Universe by Jesus Christ.
According to Roman Catholic doctrine, Mary sits on Jesus’ throne and acts
as His co-mediatrix. ....
|Desperate Liberals Try To
Blame The Manchester Terror Attack On Anyone Other Than Islamic Terrorists
The left just
can’t seem to understand that Islamic terrorists are going to try to destroy
our way of life no matter how nice we are to them. On Monday night, a bombing
at Ariana Grande’s Manchester concert made headlines all over the globe.
22 people, including an 8-year-old girl, were killed and 59 were wounded.
It is exactly the... .