2015 Highlights

2015 was quite a year. Millions of people visited my blog, thousands more tuned in to Up for Debate, and I launched “Seeking Truth,” a new podcast. Followers on Facebook and Twitter helped expand the conversation and added new dimensions to our efforts to discern issues related to faith and culture from a biblical perspective. Here

Faith News in Focus: House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood, Court Sides with Religious Employers

House Takes Action to Defund Planned Parenthood, Protect Babies Born Alive The U.S. House of Representatives voted 241-187 to defund Planned Parenthood on Friday in response to the undercover videos exposing the organization’s practice of harvesting and selling body parts. The Center for Medical Progress released it’s 10th undercover video earlier this week. The House

Gianna Jessen Asks Congress “If abortion is about women’s rights, then what were mine?”

“If abortion is about women’s rights, then what were mine?” Gianna Jessen asked a House Judiciary Committee that question today — and with good reason. Thirty-eight years ago, Jessen miraculously survived a saline abortion. This morning, she told her remarkable story to a House Judiciary Committee investigating Planned Parenthood’s practice of harvesting and selling the body parts of aborted babies — even

Abortion Survivor Hopes Testimony Will Change America’s Apathy

Like many pro-life activists, Gianna Jessen is heartened that the recent sting videos revealing Planned Parenthood’s practice of harvesting and selling aborted baby parts has energized the pro-life movement. But, she’s also angered by what she sees as widespread apathy. “I’m thankful that there is an uprising over them, but I’m astonished that the entire