“Our once great western Christian civilization is dying. If this matters to followers of Jesus Christ, then we must set aside our denominational differences and work together to strengthen the things that remain and reclaim what has been lost. Evangelicals and Catholics must stand together to re-establish that former Christian culture and moral consensus. We have the numbers and the organization but the question is this: Do we have the will to win this present spiritual battle for Jesus Christ against secularism? Will we prayerfully and cooperatively work toward a new Christian spiritual revival ― or will we choose to hunker down in our churches and denominationalisms and watch everything sink into the spiritual and moral abyss of a New Dark Age?” - Mark Davis Pickup

Wednesday, October 31, 2018


In 2019, I will be voting in two elections: federal and provincial. I will not vote for any candidate who says they are pro-choice—for the choice to which they refer is the choice to kill an unborn child. Nobody should have the freedom to choose to kill another human being. Does that make me a one issue voter? No, but it is a disqualifying issue in the same way that I could not vote for a candidate who was anti-semitic, regardless of whether they had a good economic platform and plans for job creation.

I care deeply about the environment and the economy and I don't believe we have to choose between them: We can have a sensible balance. I care deeply about health, justice, trade, agriculture, and policies that support inclusion, family life and children. I want good roads, good infrastructures, good hospitals, good schools. I want to know parents are able to choose the kind of education their children receive. I want impartial, non-activist judges and fair courts. I want proper, reasonable immigration policy that is orderly—not simply throwing open the borders of the nation. I believe in a strong national defense and military. 

And yet, it's worth nothing if national, provincial or state politicians do not place the protection and care of all human life at the very apex of priorities and policies. All laws and policies must be motivated by those priorities or enhance them. 

A political candidate who supports the freedom to kill unborn children or agrees with assisted suicide and euthanasia of the sick and disabled is unfit for the high calling of public office. 


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