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Fertility and Choice

In today’s culture, many married couples put off starting a family until they are in their 30s or 40s, some divorced couples decide to have second families together, and many women who used contraception to prevent pregnancy struggle to conceive. These folks often...

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The Remains of Our Bad Choices

Whenever I have to make a major decision, I always try and think through all the possible consequences that could occur related to my choice. If I choose A, then the following will happen. But by choosing B, there could be other consequences. I think I do this...

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Fearfully, Wonderfully Made

In February 2002 during a visit to Rome, our family devoted an entire day to exploring the Vatican Museums, including a much-anticipated visit to the Sistine Chapel. Late in the morning, as we entered the chapel, my wife, Ann, son Christopher, and I began pacing the...

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Sermon: Mary Before Christ’s Birth

I am thinking and studying about Mary. When I slowed down my reading of Luke’s account, I found some very surprising things…Things I really had passed over before without thinking.  Here is what I found: 1.  Mary’s response to Gabriel was twofold.  When...

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Sunday November 20th – Last Day of Pentecost

Christ the King All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “We are your own flesh and blood. In the past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns. And the Lord said to you, ‘You will shepherd my people...

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Why Abstinence is the Better Way to Go

Abstinence education truly lowers the rates of sexually transmitted infections or STI's in teens. On July 6, 2012, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce released a pro-abstinence staff report called “A Better Approach to Teenage Pregnancy Prevention:  Sexual...

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