The Engaging Essentials

Between the Boy and the Bridge – Al Mohler passionately and compassionately laments the deaths of 4 young men.  Each committed suicide, apparently, due to bullying.  Is more legislation the answer?  Probably not.  The Gospel is and the people changed by it.  He concludes:

Even long before they may hear or respond to the gospel, they need to know that they are loved and cherished for who they are. They need to know that we stand between them and those who would harm them. They need to know that we know how to love sinners because we have been loved despite our own sin.

I am haunted by the one question that seems so obvious and clear in the account of Tyler Clementi’s tragic death. In those days of crushing anguish, humiliation, and confusion, was there no one who could have stood between that boy and that bridge?

Speaking of bullying – GLSEN – the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network – often cites its, “School Climate Report” in support of laws promoting unequal justice for bullying.  CitizenLink’s Candi Cushman evaluates and finds that all is not at it seems.

ADF Moves to Intervene to Defend DOMA – We saw what happens when a state governor and attorney general refuse to defend 7.5 million of its people who defined marriage as one man and one woman.  And, frankly, we are seeing similar results on the opposite coast thanks to a lackluster defense by the Obama administration.  One Judiciary Committee member has had enough.

More on Lila Rose – CNN takes a look at Lila Rose, the young lady committed to ending abortion.  Good stuff:

About Jeremy Dys

Jeremy Dys is the FPCWV's President and General Counsel. In addition to his duties of providing strategic vision and leadership to the FPCWV, Dys is the chief lobbyist and spokesman. Dys is regularly featured in local, state, and national print, radio, and television outlets. He lives close to Charleston with his wife and growing family.

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