Rebecca Hagelin and her husband, Andy, have been married for over twenty years and are parents of three teenagers. They reside in the Washington, DC area.
Most parents hope that their children will grow to adulthood and find and marry a good spouse. But it’s becoming increasingly difficult for young adults to date in ways that lay a solid foundation for a strong marriage.
Anyone who has been through a terrible storm, like Hurricane Sandy, knows that one of the first tasks in the storm’s wake is to look at the landscape and assess the damage realistically.
“Mom, can I borrow some money?” Every parent has heard this question from a son or daughter---perhaps many times.
Beware: During this heated election season, liberal self-styled ‘public interest’ organizations might be trying to fool you. Even though they advance larger government, more taxes, pro-abortion policies and the liberal candidates that support them, you can't always tell by their ads. Many of these groups even have neutral our civic oriented sounding names. And because they sound neutral, their messages are often effective at reaching new voters who don't recognize the hidden agendas.
As anti-American riots and murderous attacks continue to erupt across the Middle East, America’s response will be dictated by a man that few Americans really know—Barack Obama.
Theologian Wayne Grudem writes in Politics According to the Bible, “Christians should support the candidates who best represent moral and political values consistent with biblical teaching, no matter what his or her religious background or convictions.”
As our children head back to school, parents need to teach them this truth: Words matter.
Culture Challenge of the Week: Movies "Selling" Sex to Children: Can you name the last five movies your teenage son or daughter has watched with friends? How strong was the sexual content in those movies? And does it really matter?
This Wednesday, August 1st, I will be eating chicken. More precisely, I will be enjoying a meal at Chick-Fil-A, savoring every bite in support of the free speech rights of a principled, and successful, American businessman, Dan Cathy.
Parenting is tougher than it used to be. And if California is any indication, parents may soon have to fight for the right to exercise any influence--not to mention authority--over their children's sexual behaviors.
Culture Challenge of the Week: Poll-Driven ‘Principles’
A recent Gallup poll highlights what many political insiders know intuitively: that the cultural divide between religious and non-religious Americans plays out at the ballot box.
It’s a story that’s been largely ignored by the mainstream press--perhaps because it challenges the politically correct storyline that it’s gay teens who are persecuted and bullied.
The cynics and pragmatists fail to understand the real truth behind Chuck Colson’s second chance: Chuck Colson was a man who sinned and then fell in love with a Person—and everything was changed.
It took some pressure, but Hilary Rosen finally apologized. The Democrat strategist displayed a tin ear to women’s concerns when she snidely remarked that Ann Romney—mother of five and wife of presidential contender Mitch Romney--had “never worked a day in her life.”
Call it the lament of the young, single woman: there are no good men left. Or if there are, where are they?
What does it take to put your life on the line for others?
Food is in the news. Specifically, the food that Big Government wants you—or your children--to eat.
Decades ago, when Roe v. Wade was decided, conservatives and many religious folks predicted that the country had begun an inevitable slide towards a murderous future: a time when certain people-in addition to unprotected pre-born children-- would be declared less valuable than others, their killing justified.
“The culture wars are over, and the Republicans lost.” So says liberal columnist John Alter.
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