James Foley’s Last Letter Home

Which comes via released hostages: The family of the kidnapped American journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week have posted a letter they say he sent while in captivity, via a fellow hostage. James Foley was unable to write letters to his family because they were confiscated by his jailers. Instead he asked another…

Do Not Be Afraid — I Am With You!

This portion of Scripture, I shared in Church today. Powerful… 1 Israel, the Lord who created you says, “Do not be afraid — I will save you. I have called you by name — you are mine. 2 When you pass through deep waters, I will be with you; your troubles will not overwhelm you.…

How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture

A Public Discourse by Archbishop Charles Chaput. In the beginning, Genesis tells us, “the earth was without form and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep” (Gen 1:2). Creation begins in chaos. On each day of creation, God brings new things into being and orders them according to a plan. God makes things for…

Ebola Patient Dr Kent Brantly Arrives in the USA

NBC News: A person in a hooded white protective suit with was helped out of an ambulance by a person in heavier protective gear on Saturday at the Atlanta hospital where an American doctor who contracted Ebola while working with a charity organization in Liberia arrived for treatment Saturday afternoon. Dr. Kent Brantly — the…