Christmas Day

Seven hundred years before the birth of Christ, the prophet Isaiah prophesied about the coming Messiah. In chapter 9 of the book of Isaiah it says “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has...

Christmas Eve

Christmas has to be one of the most anticipated holidays, especially for kids. All the presents under the lighted Christmas tree; the smells, the carols, and good food on the table. But while we all enjoy the material blessings, the most important Christmas gift is...

Beshear Reorganizes Kentucky Board of Education

Gov. Andy Beshear’s removal of the Kentucky State Board of Education has drawn a lawsuit. Ten of eleven members filed in court and argue that Gov. Beshear overstepped his bounds. The governor said that he “reorganized the state board of education and...

2nd Amendment Sanctuary Cities in VA?

You’ve heard about sanctuary cities—usually larger cities that have passed laws saying they won’t work with federal authorities to deport illegal immigrants. Now there’s a move to protect Second Amendment rights in conservative communities. Call them...

Tennessee Governor Calls for Prayer and Fasting

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is under fire for living out his Christian faith as governor. Lee recently declared a statewide day of prayer and fasting because he believes God answers prayers. Lee said he prays that Tennessee will overcome the drug epidemic, doesn’t...

Fairness for All Act Introduced

The Fairness for All Act (FFA) was recently introduced by Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah). The bill would make sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) protected classes under the federal Civil Rights Act. The bill attempts to balance religious freedom with LGBT...

Protecting Life in the KY Gen. Assembly

The Kentucky General Assembly will take up a Constitutional Amendment that says that nowhere does the Kentucky Constitution convey that abortion is a protected right. Joe Fischer, a Republican State Representative from Northern Kentucky is sponsoring the bill. The...

ULTRASOUNDS UPHELD BY SCOTUS

Mandatory ultrasounds will remain the law of the land in Kentucky and three other states. This is because the U.S. Supreme Court denied the ACLU’s challenge of Kentucky’s ultrasound law. The law passed the General Assembly in 2017 and requires abortionists...

WHEN ORGANIZATIONS DON’T MEET PENSION OBLIGATIONS

Ever wonder what happens when you can’t pay your pension obligations? We’ve talked about that issue frequently on the Commonwealth Minute, but a recent example hits close to home. McClatchy news group, which owns newspapers across the nation, including the...

CHINA’S RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE

A popular Bible app in China called WeDevote has over 10 million users, but it was recently banned. This is part of China’s disturbing trend of religious intolerance. Last year the communist government banned the online sale of Bibles. According to a religious...