The world system may seem out of control, but there are answers for those who seek them. Here you will find resources to inform, to provide answers to those sticky questions many have wrestled with, and to bring hope in to a world that seems to be spiraling out of control. I've pulled together information from several sources in each of the categories listed on the right. There are more issues I feel are important that I will add as time allows. Your comments and suggestions are always welcomed.
Three year old Amelia Rivera is being denied the right to a life-saving kidney transplant simply because she is cognitively impaired.
- Read Chrissy Rivera's agonizing story of how they were treated at CHOP.
- Sign the petition Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Allow the kidney transplant Amelia Rivera needs to survive
Most Christians would at least give lip service to the idea that human life is sacred. Indeed, after a generation of fighting over issues such as abortion, stem cells, and euthanasia, “the sanctity of life” has become a slogan wielded by many Christians as justification for their positions. But sometimes little thought goes into that slogan. It is assumed that “everyone” knows what “sanctity of life” means.1 Yet the concept is actually much more complex in its origins and its implications than is commonly understood. And it won’t be sufficient for Christians to continue mouthing a slogan without thinking through what it means and how it really affects our worldview.
An Outreach of Focus on the Family: Be a Voice for Life
Every life is precious because we are all made in the image of God...
This site has resources for Being a Voice for Life.
I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody if asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect. Similarly, I will not give a woman an abortive remedy.
– The Hippocratic Oath
These words, penned approximately four centuries before Christ, still hold immense relevance today. Hippocrates, often considered to be the father of medicine, was a student of Ancient Greek philosophy and reasoning. Hippocrates' 'Oath' encapsulated the position of many of the Greek philosophers in condemning suicide, notably Pythagoras, and became the standard of ethics for doctors to follow.
Answers in Genesis just published the video Cloning, Stem Cells, and the Value of Life on their website. It's almost an hour long, but totally worth every minute. In this compelling "hot topics" video, popular speaker Mike Riddle examines the biblical and scientific perspectives on the issue of stem cell research. It gives you a lot of information about cloning and stem cells (embryonic vs. adult) that the media doesn't tell you.
Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States with over 900,000 members and one of the leading Christian grassroots movements in the world.
The Epicenter Conference website houses videos and resources from the 2011 Epicenter Conference as well as the 2010 Epicenter Conference. Epicenter Conferences are one of the most exciting and effective ways to spread the message of The Joshua Fund and educate Christians about God’s love and plan for Israel and her neighbors. Some Epicenter Conferences are sponsored and organized directly by The Joshua Fund. Others are funded and organized by churches and/or other ministries and organizations to help further the message and mission of The Joshua Fund.and her neighbors, prophecy and many
The Joshua Fund is a non-profit educational and humanitarian relief organization helping followers of Jesus Christ understand God's love and plan for the Jewish people and the nation of Israel, to stand with Israel without wavering, and to bless the poor and needy, and victims of war and terrorism, in practical ways with food, clothing, and medical supplies.
Joel C. Rosenberg (www.joelrosenberg.com) is the founder of The Joshua Fund (www.joshuafund.net) and the author of nine New York Times best-selling novels and non-fiction books, with more than 2.5 million copies sold. For more information about the conferences he organizes, please visit www.epicenterconference.com. You can find his weblog at http://flashtrafficblog.wordpress.com/. You can sign up for his “Flash Traffic” email updates at http://www.joelrosenberg.com/flashtraffic_form.asp.