Mercatornet: How Women’s Equality becomes a pawn in workforce policy

| August 12, 2017

In Women Are Key for Future Growth: Evidence from Canada the International Monetary Fund recommends that Canada spend eight billion dollars annually on a daycare program that would pay for itself. The catch? Mothers must be forced to work. The authors reveal their political leanings early on, and hence their framing of the research. In so many […]

Mercatornet: Jane Austen’s Marriage Challenge

| July 21, 2017

During the last couple of weeks, while Jane Austen fans have been paying tribute to the famous novelist on the 200th anniversary of her death, devotees of a very different type of fiction have been getting their fix of Game of Thrones, Season 7. From all accounts this television series has more dead bodies than a […]

Gianna Jessen to Speak in Houston Texas

| July 15, 2017

Governing God’s Way presents Fighting the American Holocaust, an event to encourage Christians to join in the fight to end the American Holocaust of abortion in Texas.

Oregon Bill Legalizes Free Abortions For Nearly Any Reason

| July 7, 2017

In the past 14 years, according to state health records, already-expansive abortion laws dictated that almost $24 million in state funds were spent on more than 52,000 abortions. The bill is also uniquely expansive in that, while some states allow for cost-free abortions that are deemed medically necessary, the Oregon bill allows for coverage of […]

Mercatornet: Chastity, Family Life and the Future of Religious Freedon

| July 4, 2017

The future of the First Amendment rests on the freedom to teach the centrality of chaste family life. We will not win I if we are ambivalent or shy. Read the rest here.

MercatorNet: Millennials are looking for parental guidance on love

| June 14, 2017

A new Harvard study about the dating habits of young adults, ages 18-25, reveals that most Millennials are looking for guidance on how to form loving relationships. The survey, which included over 2,000 young adults, found that about 70% of Millennials described wishing they had received more information from their parents about finding and keeping love. Read the […]

Mercatornet: How one Nairobi woman saves young mothers from the pressure to abort

| April 12, 2017

Domitila Ayot is a humble heroine of the slums. All Anne* wanted when she left her poor home in rural Kenya after finishing high school in 2014 was to make some money in Nairobi so she could go back, clear her fees, and redeem her certificate so she could apply for college. But in late […]

Susan Caldwell: I have children thanks to IVF, but here’s why I would never, ever recommend it.

| April 1, 2017

You may have heard the recent news about IVF experts speaking out against the common practice of transferring multiple embryos to the uterus, published in the New York Times. The multiple-birth method has been normalized by clinics—hoping to enhance pregnancy rates to attract patients—but now experts are voicing concerns about a link between this practice and […]

Erica Layne: In Defense of the Small Life

| March 20, 2017

We know the name of every pet in our neighborhood. (The bunnies down the street are practically celebrities around here.) The local grocery clerks notice when our kids get haircuts. The UPS guy, whom my kids revere on a Santa Claus level, talks to them by name every time we see him. Our best afternoons involve lightsabers, Tinkerbelle dresses, […]

Rushdoony: The Failure of Men

| December 28, 2016

Early in the modern era (only in the nineteenth century in the United States), men abandoned the family and its responsibilities to their wives, and religion was similarly relegated to women as their concern. Men chose irresponsibility, and the double standard became a way of life. Of course, men insisted on all the Biblical authority […]

How can you turn the tide of Feminism’s social programs?

| December 15, 2016

Trevaris Tutt writing for American Vision has an answer for us on how to turn the tide of Feminism’s government-funded social programs. There’s much we can do. Well, said, Trevaris. Thank you. So what would happen if brothers and sisters would open their hands in such a way not just to meet emergency needs, but […]

Christian homeschooling family hosts raffle for champion trained dog as medical fundraiser

| December 13, 2016

There are times in life when things get tough. We wonder if we will ever make it through. These are the times that define who we are. -Joel Ryals, Jonathan’s father, owner of Dunetos K9 The Ryals family is dear to us here at BW/LAF and we thank all who joined us in prayer when their son […]

Mercatornet: Fatherhood Affects Poverty

| November 30, 2016

Editor’s Note: We take exception to the author’s suggestion that governments can in part alleviate poverty through job creation and subsidies. Such actions require the impoverishment of others through unlawful taxation. Charity belongs to the church and private individuals not the state. According to the World Bank, in the year 2015 the extreme poverty rate […]

Desiring God: 7 Ways To Pray On Election Day

| November 8, 2016

Father, we are an anxious and fearful people. For all of our bluster and bragging, we are so easily shaken. We are anxious about money, anxious about the future, anxious about the economy, anxious about the election, anxious about our enemies, anxious about food, anxious about health, anxious about safety, anxious about everything under the […]

AV: The most important election of our lifetimes

| October 11, 2016

I write this little exposé because after yesterday’s article, some people reacted with abject panic: “then what do we do! One of these two is going to end up in the White House! SCOTUS justices are at stake! Hillary hates America! But Trump’s so bad! What do we do! This could be the most important […]