In this episode of her “Pep Talks for Moms” series, author Rachel Jankovic shares what she calls “The 20-Minute Rule” for those times when nothing is going right, and it’s just all too much.
There’s too little salt, and too little nickel in our oceans for them to be millions of years old.
The San Francisco Giants will be wearing rainbow-accented uniforms this month because they are “proud to stand with the LGBTQ+ community.” The children’s show Blue’s Clues is also joining in “Pride Month” – they recruited a drag queen to teach preschool children about pride parades, and the “a’s, bi’s, and pans…nonbinary…trans…” and “kings and queens” who march in them.
When everyone is affirming, “standing with,” and celebrating homosexuals and transexuals, God’s people can seem like bigots when we speak about God’s standards. So how, in this prideful month, can we best offer some clarity and show God’s love to any sexually rebellious friends and family? Alan Shlemon has some tips on how not to do it here. while in the title link, Amy K. Hall shares a message she wrote to someone trying to figure out if a “Christ-centered, monogamous homosexual relationship is just as godly as a heterosexual one.”
The Family Research Council, a Christian think tank, hopes that:
“Both the American government and Chinese government should learn this lesson and implement policies that truly support, rather than undermine, families.”
But is that so? Do we want the government that so overreached its role it was dictating family size, to now take on the role of supporting the family? The opposite of over-intrusive isn’t to intrude in a different direction; it’s to stop minding other’s business. It isn’t governmental support that families need, but rather an end to governmental tampering.
Cap Stewart on why it matters…
“…few politicians say much today that is courageous, or even all that original. When every dissenting view, colourful remark, or provocative thought brings with it the threat of cancellation, you have to console yourself with the fiction that saying the same thing as everyone around you is a courageous feat. So when I say that Kate Forbes has done something courageous, I say it because she has done something no one around her is doing…. To pledge yourself so openly to Christ makes you sound like a bit of a freak…”
Seth Dillon, CEO of The Babylon Bee, explains how their critic’s attempts to treat their satire as “fake news” have threatened their social media platform.