• Modern Headlines Remind Us Daily: Suicide, Sin and Secularism Taking Toll on Our Society

    Surge Summary: The consequences of a culture saturated in suicide, sin and secularism are evident on a regular basis in the headlines that dominate the news cycle day in and day out. 

    by Allan Erickson

    Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come.”   Luke 17:1

    “If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.”    Matthew 5:29

    Headline: Texas father blocked from stopping gender transition of son James, 7, to girl called Luna

    The mother “has advocated for James to transition into Luna and has strongly backed the idea of chemically castrating her son and beginning hormone replacement therapy.”

    [Editor: Texas courts just decided the father does have a say in the child’s future; he has been awarded joint conservatorship with the mother.)

    Headline:  Gay Marriage in Arthur Pushes the Limits of Social Realism in Children’s TV

    Headline: Planned Parenthood was just forced to admit in court to harvesting aborted fetal parts

    “ . . . a Planned Parenthood official admitted to harvesting aborted fetal parts for the purpose of selling them to human tissue procurement companies.”

    Headline:  Babies can feel the abortionist ripping them apart: here’s the scientific evidence

    “The fetus … can survive for a time while its limbs are being torn off.”

    Headline:   Drag Queen Story Hour


    Headline:  FBI-Child Abuse ‘Almost at an Epidemic Level’ in U.S.

    Headline:  Suicide rate for kids ages 10 to 14 nearly tripled in last decade: CDC

    “In 2017, suicide was the second leading cause of death for children aged 10 to 14, teenagers 15 to 19, and young adults ages 20-24.”

    For behold, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrow on the string to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.  If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?  The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD is on His heavenly throne. His eyes are watching closely; they examine the sons of men.     Psalm 11: 2-4

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    Allan Erickson—Christian, husband, father, journalist, businessman, screenwriter and author of The Cross & the Constitution in the Age of Incoherence, Tate Publishing, 2012, serves on the board of www.RestoreAmerica.org. He is available to speak in churches addressing the topics of faith and freedom. Register & Vote! Contact: allanlerickson@gmail.com

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