Meet Alexis Lightcap — The Brave Woman Challenging Transgender Bathrooms

Meet Alexis Lightcap—the brave, young woman taking a stand against her high school’s policy of allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of the opposite sex. After a frightening encounter with a boy in the girl’s bathroom, Alexis complained to administrators and was told there was nothing she could do. But Lightcap refused

Why We’re all Responsible for the Scandals in the Church

The Catholic sex abuse scandal is revolting. That Theodore McCarrick sexually abused seminarians is horrific enough. But reports that the Vatican knew about it and did nothing shocks anyone with any sense of propriety and justice. Plus, now there’s a grand jury report revealing that more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania have been credibly accused

STDs Hit Record High — Again! But are More Condoms the Answer?: An Interview with Abstinence Educator Scott Phelps

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have hit an all-time high for a fourth year in a row. And the The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is sounding a familiar refrain. More condoms! More sex ed! More funding! There’s no doubt, the statistics are alarming. Syphilis increased 76-percent between 2013-2017. Gonorrhea increased 67-percent, and is becoming

Stunning Video: More Evidence Man Vying to Be First Muslim Governor is Part of “Stealth Jihad”

Last year, I reported that Abdul El-Sayed, the man vying to be the nation’s first Muslim governor, may be part of “stealth jihad.” El-Sayed has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and his father-in-law is a former president and board member of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). El-Sayed also embraces Shariah Law. Now, less than

Why Evangelicals Need to Rethink Embrace of Contraception, Part One

I used to think like most evangelicals when it came to family planning. I strongly opposed abortion, but embraced contraception and thought Catholic objections to birth control were on par with praying to Mary. Abortion, I reasoned, takes an innocent life and is clearly wrong. But contraception merely prevents conception. What could be wrong with

Revoice Conference Reveals Church’s Failure to Address LGBT Issues

Robert* grew up in a strong Christian family and attended a large, conservative evangelical church. In high school, he was active in his church’s youth group. and after graduating, attended a conservative Christian college and got involved in ministry. By all appearances, Robert was a well-adjusted and healthy, young Christian man. Yet during college, Robert

Why Pope’s Response to a Gay Man is Wrong, But in Line With Many Evangelicals

It was the most depressing conference I’ve ever attended. For two days, people on different sides of the gay issue debated how Christians should counsel those with same-sex attraction. Some pushed for gay affirmation and full acceptance of same-sex relationships; others upheld the Bible’s prohibition on homosexuality and urged gays to remain celibate. Many expressed

Conservatives Don’t Need Spokesmen Like Paige Patterson; We Need a Better Vision of Manhood & Womanhood

Paige Patterson, the president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and hero to many conservatives, is fighting for his professional life after his regrettable remarks concerning battered wives and a “very attractive” and “built” teenage girl.  While many evangelicals are calling for Patterson’s resignation, including nearly 3,000 Baptist women, some are defending him. In fact, one