Category: Faith & Religion

Americans Must Never Throw in the Towel

Written by David Limbaugh

As we survey our rotting cultural and political landscape, it is tempting, from a worldly perspective, to lose hope for our way of life and our nation. As Christians, we have a greater Hope, one that transcends these worldly problems.

We must always train our focus on Jesus Christ, especially during this holiest of weeks, but let’s not in the meantime abandon our earthly duties — our responsibilities to family, friends, country and values.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: National Religious Freedom Day

Written by David E. Smith

“All we can do is pray.” How many times have you heard someone utter these words, often with a somewhat defeatist attitude? Our Spotlight guests this week want you to know that the first thing, the most important thing, Christians can do is pray!

Speaking at an online event hosted by the Illinois Prayer Caucus Network in celebration of National Religious Freedom Day, Randy Forbes and Peter Breen stress the preeminent priority of prayer, especially as the practice and proclamation of our faith increasingly comes under fire.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: “When Reason Isn’t the Reason”

Written by David Smith

Now, perhaps more than ever before, Christians must be prepared to give an answer for the hope that is in us. (1 Peter 3:15) If you need to brush up on or strengthen your defense of the faith, or if you are new to the realm of apologetics, this highly informative and humorous edition of Spotlight is for you!

In his presentation at IFI’s 2017 Worldview Conference, Dr. Frank Turek shares the one question to ask a non-Christian.… Continue Reading

Bloody Century, Compliments of Marxism

Written by Ed Vitagliano

Ideas have consequences, and the worse the idea, the more widespread the resulting catastrophe.

The socialist theories of the 19th century – the most influential of which was The Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels – led to terrifying slaughter in the century that followed. In terms of a death toll instigated by the mind of man, the 20th century was the worst ever experienced by humanity.

“Nothing in the long span of human history comes close to the tyranny, terror, and mass genocide caused by Marxism in power – nothing,” declared C.Continue Reading

God With Us

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SPOTLIGHT: Fear Not: God is With Us

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year. While 2020 has been a year of challenge, hardship, and loss for many in our state and nation, celebrating the incarnation of Jesus Christ – Emmanuel, God with us – transcends the restrictions and deprivation we have endured. The truth that the Son of God became the Son of Man and dwelt among us is foundational to the Christian faith and is our everlasting source of hope and joy.… Continue Reading

The Disastrous Co-Belligerence of Never-Trumpers and Leftists

Written by Laurie Higgins

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Never-Trumpers in a de facto alliance with leftist Trump-loathers of various stripes have apparently succeeded in their effort to elect a cognitively impaired man who claims to be Catholic while heartily endorsing a legal right to slaughter the unborn and making the public pay for their deaths.… Continue Reading

Give Thanks To the Lord!

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Why Do They Hate Us?

Written by Thorin Anderson

Not that long ago, surveys reported that over 90% of Americans claimed to believe in God and to be moderately religious. However, with the ascendency of the Left and the vitriol of the media and academia against Christianity over the last few years, the percentage of Americans identifying with Christianity has dropped significantly. But the Left is no longer content to merely mock Christians. They now openly hate us and seek to silence us.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: What’s At Stake For Believers In the 2020 Election

Written by David E. Smith

Difficult questions deserve wise, well-reasoned, and truthful answers. During the Q&A session of the 2020 IFI Worldview Conference, Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Robert Gagnon provided just such answers to some tough questions. Drawing from the authority of Scripture and their areas of expertise, Drs. Brown and Gagnon addressed queries regarding pro-life activism, freedom of speech and religious freedom, the Equality Act, homosexuality and transgenderism issues, and the implications for Christians in the upcoming election.… Continue Reading