A Pro-Life Apologia

By Charlie Johnston I have engaged in discussion the last few days with some pro-abortion folks on Twitter. It has been simultaneously frustrating, enlightening and a little heartening. Some friends say it won’t be long before Twitter bans me for some bit of fact they don’t like. We’ll see. The winds of change are blowing […]

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The Brazen Serpent Prayer

By Charlie Johnston In the past week I have been inundated with stories of adverse events from the Covid shots. A woman who got a blood clot in her arm right after the shot, a man whose existing auto-immune disease took a sudden turn for the worse after the shot and several others. The worst […]

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Just Say No (Updated)

By Charlie Johnston Arghhh! I was supposed to note yesterday that I will give my last presentation of the spring this Sunday, April 10. It will be in the St. Louis area. Actually, it will be in downtown Belleville, Illinois – where I lived for five years. That will give me a chance to visit […]

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Just Say No

By Charlie Johnston We have just started our Easter quarterly fundraising appeal. Yeah, I know, I hate these things, too. But at CORAC we charge for nothing while offering a ton of services and activities – and we have to get the money somewhere to keep things afloat. In a little over a week, I […]

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Walking the Jordan River Trail

By Charlie Johnston Most folks here are familiar with the story of Naaman, the commander of the Syrian King’s armies (2 Kings 5:1-27). Naaman was stricken with leprosy and came to the prophet Elisha to find how he might be healed. Elisha told him to go and wash himself in the Jordan River seven times […]

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Auditioning for God

I have been thinking through some serious things this last week and a half. We are getting a lot of high-quality young people coming out to presentations this year. I want CORAC to mount a real outreach to young folks – and will work to get a group specifically for that purpose, run by young […]

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The Fertile Ground of Obedience

By Charlie Johnston Today (Monday, Feb. 21) is the day the Canadian Parliament will decide whether Canada will try to reclaim some vestige of liberty from newly-minted tyrant Justin Trudeau (formerly just a doofus) or join him in open warfare against the Canadian people. Today the Parliament must decide whether to revoke his assumption of […]

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The Shape of Things to Come

By Charlie Johnston I was planning to launch an end-of-year fundraising drive this week but I’m holding off until the second week of January. My convalescence is over but I am not fully right yet. In normal times, I can work eight to 10 hours a day four days a week just fine. Right now, […]

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The End of the Beginning

I wrote the following piece just a year ago – on December 14, 2020. It has held up pretty well. In this Advent Season, while many look with joyful hope to the anniversary of the birth of our Savior, there is also a profound sense of dread about what will happen when the calendar turns […]

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No More Dancing With the Devil

By Charlie Johnston What do you do when you find an opponent is consistently dealing in bad faith? You quit negotiating, for you can rely on nothing he says. It is all a lie designed to manipulate and destroy. When you get to that point, the only reasonable option is to ignore everything he says […]

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