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Once the owner of the A & B Childcare Center in Columbus, Ohio, learned that the building that houses her business was once the now-defunct Capital Care Abortion Clinic, things began to make sense.

"There is a stench coming from the sinks that we cannot make go away, no matter how many times we clean them," she said.

"We hear babies crying," she bemoaned, "even when no one is there."

This ghoulish building is a pit right into the very bowels of hell in the heart of our nation. When our family began to protest the Capital Care Abortion Clinic over a dozen years ago, it was less than a mile from OSU's campus. The facility moved north of town several years before its demise. Since they killed babies frequently Saturdays, it was the target of pro-life protesters and sidewalk counselors more so than the other clinics. We pity the difficult situation the owners of this day care have on their hands. It stands as a gory reminder that as long as four more abortion clinics in Columbus remain open, as long as the innocent blood remains unavenged, and the murderers unpunished, the stench and horror of the Abortion Holocaust pervades all of our homes, whether we smell the death and hear the cries of the innocent or not.

As the day of our nation's judgment draws near, I am both sobered and encouraged by the God's word to Ezekiel on the eve of Israel demolition by the Assyrians.

Ezekiel 9: "Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.  And to the others he said in mine hearing, Go ye after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity: Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house."

To what "mark" is does God refer? The mark on those who "sigh" and "cry" over the sins of the land. Do you sigh and cry over the sins of the land? For the sins of your city?

When Assyria came against Israel in Ezekiel's day, they faced unspeakable horrors because of their sins, as the Ezekiel 9 passage describes. What sins, specifically? Ezekiel 9 tells us, in verse 9: "The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness..." No city in the nation is bloodier or more perverse than Columbus, Ohio. With four more abortion clinics remaining, strip clubs dotting the city, and about half a million gays in its annual gay pride parade, with dozens of churches lining the parade route offering their support, and with most of the lesbians in the parade topless, there is no city in the nation more bloody or more perverse.

Where, according to the Ezekiel 9 passage, does the judgment start? It starts in the house of God. Peter confirms this: "The time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God..." Peter's context is that suffering is coming to God's people. There is so much ease and naivity in this land. So many of us think that as it has always been in our lives - with full fridges, our bills paid, with ambulances and firetrucks a phone call away, and relatively insulated from violence - that it will always be so. But before God punishes the nation for its sin, he punishes the salt for tolerating it.

Are you prepared for the judgment coming? Keep your eyes on our blog, and we'll be focusing in the coming weeks on some basic preparations for your family and church. 

The same God who destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah over sexual sin is still around today, and He is deeply offended at such wickedness. Repent America!

Watch the video, and see for yourself.

Let us pray for the burn victims.


I can say one thing. There were no lesbians in Sodom or Gomorrah. Stop attacking us with a broad brush.

Operation Save America

Montgomery, Alabama

July 11th - 18th

As the Supreme Court ponders its decision on gay marriage, the battle for life and freedom comes down to one of the only states in the nation with a lower magistrate courageous enough to try to defy federal tyranny. Alabama Supreme Court justice Roy Moore lost his position in 2003 because of his refusal to remove the Ten Commandments monument from the courthouse and deny God as the foundation of morality and justice in Alabama. Now, the voters have put him back in the state Supreme Court, and he's authoring some of the best unanimous state court decisions declaring that the preborn are full persons under Alabama law and the Constitution and that Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided and should be reversed. Now, he's encouraging the governor and the state legislature to defy the federal judiciary's attempt to neuter Alabama's law protecting marriage. 

Roy Moore will be speaking at Operation Save America's annual event in Montgomery, Alabama, July 11th-18th. Our family has been at nine of the last 11 OSA annual events, and we love it! It's a great week of ministry and some of the best revival preaching you can find anywhere. Matt Trewhella, Pastor of Mercy Seat Christian Fellowship in Milwaukee and director of Missionaries to the Preborn will also be speaking at the event. He authored a timely book entitled The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrate which provides the historical and biblical foundation for state and local resistance to lawless decisions from higher powers. African American pastor and bishop Otis Kenner will be present as well, speaking on the subject of "The March Is Not Over." He points out quite fluently how the African American community has been targeted by the abortion industry and that Christians must speak up against this injustice. Chet Gallagher, a former police officer who was fired from his position when he refused to arrest peaceful pro-life protesters, will also be headlining.

Expect the power of God to fall, for God's people to be revived, for sin to be rebuked, and for God's kingdom to be expanded!

My daughter Charity designed a video that is being used to promote the event, which you may view here.

Just today I saw a Yahoo news story entitled Swarm of Quakes Rattles Rural Alabama - Reason Unclear. Be assured, God is doing something unique in Alabama. God's church will come together July 11th to 18th to blow the shofar on the gates of the cities, calling our communities, states, and nation to repentance to avoid imminent judgment for bloodguilt and sodomy. Come, sanctify yourself for prayer and for ministry. Join us! Pray for us!


When a woman punches like a man


Transgender mixed martial arts competitor Fallon Fox is getting some flack after breaking the facial bones of a female competitor. Fallon’s opponent Tamikka Brents told Whoa TV, “I’ve fought a lot of women and have never felt the strength that I felt in a fight as I did that night. I can’t answer whether it’s because [he] was born a man or not… I can only say, I’ve never felt so overpowered ever in my life, and I am an abnormally strong female in my own right.”

His “grip was different,” she added.

Hmm. Maybe it’s because he has the grip of a man.

UFC champ Rhonda Rousey opined, "I feel like, if you already go through puberty as a man, that's something you can't really reverse.”

UFC announcer Joe Rogan said on his podcast that a transgendered man would "have all the bone structure that comes with” being a man. “You have bigger hands, you have bigger shoulder joints."

Combat sambo practitioner and former amateur boxer Brian Ledoux chimed in: "I do not think a transgender male should be able to fight in female sports… This is coming from my basic understanding of the physiological difference between the sexes.”

Physiological difference between the sexes? What? How dare he!

Turns out when you cut a penis off a man all you get is a lesser man. But never a woman.

To quote Dr. Scott Lively, Bruce "Caitlyn" Jenner is no more an actual woman than Star Trek's Michael Dorn is an actual Klingon.

Every homosexual is a physiological heterosexual living contrary to his or her design. Even if a man is surgically mutilated and consumes Class 1 carcinogens like estrogen to induce effeminate features, every cell in his body and brain is “XY” – fully male. It’s an objective, physiological fact that feelings cannot change. Our sexual organs have a physiological design, perverted feelings notwithstanding.

If the bone-thin anorexic claims to be fat, do we “support” her in her pathological thoughts, or do we gently correct her, “You’re not fat. You need help.”

Fallon Fox is 100% man. He needs help. Bruce Jenner is 100% man. Fallon and Bruce need to repent of following their perverted feelings and practicing that which God’s Word says is sin and is harmful. “The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God” (Deuteronomy 22:5).

The first step to forgiveness is to realize you need forgiveness. As long as you embrace a sin you will not forsake, there is no redemption, only condemnation. Being told you are in sin and in danger of judgment is about as enjoyable as being told you have cancer, but one thing worse than being told you have cancer is to have cancer and not be told. The remedy of Jesus’ death and crucifixion only applies to those who repent of their sin.

Shame on the professing Christians who will not speak up against this sin! To support sexual perversion in the name of love or to boost another’s self-esteem is to nudge them away from forgiveness and toward eternal judgment. It is to fight the Holy Spirit and ally with the devil, the father of lies.


I am 60 years old and wish that I had had the measles vaccine as a child. The reason is that I had measles 2x as a child and I felt that I was in hell, I wanted scratch my body but could not even though it was itching everywhere. Also now with shots for chicken pox, there will be no need for shingles vaccines for people 60 and over who had chicken pox as a child. The chicken pox virus causes shingles. 


Fallon Fox and Caitlyn Jenner are on female hormones that lessen their athletic abilities. A good example of this is tennis player, Renee Richards in the 1970's. She was a transgender woman but she could never beat either Billie Jean King or Chris Evert, both were the top players of that time.


Uhh, I'll have to think about this. I'm not certain that the coding of "xy" completely explains the transgender dynamic.

Why do bad things happen to good people?

It's a question that emboldens every atheist in his fight against God, and too many Christians have weak answers at best. After all, if you held in your hands the cure to cancer and withheld it from alleviating the suffering of your own precious child, who'd not think you a monster? Doesn't God have the cure to every child's cancer? How could a good, all-powerful God let such suffering happen?

Introducing The Why thriller novel...

When the dollar collapses, widespread rioting and looting threaten the peace of a family in Zanesville, Ohio - "the Y City." Eight children lose their parents and are forced to survive in a stretch of woods surrounded by lawless anarchy. Running out of food and facing threats from encroaching violent gangs, they are tempted to doubt God's love. When they capture a thief, they learn that the attack on their home was no random act of violence. Torn between justice and mercy, their faith heated in the fire. Will God answer their prayers and deliver them, or must their faith remain blind to facts?

Watch the video the Johnston's created at

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Is there any scientific evidence that vaccines are safe and effective?

Which vaccines are made from aborted fetal tissue?

Is there really an increased risk of autism from vaccines?

For which vaccines are the benefits greater than the risk?

I was interviewed on this subject on Tom Roten's radio show, and you may listen here:


I have never heard how many of the people who got the measles in California were USA residents. As they were all visiting Disney property, I am sure that quite a few were international and may be the base line carriers that caused the problem. If that is the case then, California is actually using false statistics to force us into submission.

Have you ever met a child conceived in rape who survived? How about a child conceived in incest who was nearly aborted and survived? How about a child whose existence threatened the mother's life who survived?

On the cover of this remarkable DVD documentary, in which I was interviewed on the common abortion "exceptions", is a Personhood Ohio supporter who adopted a child who met the criteria for ALL THREE common exceptions - conceived in rape, incest, and a threat to the mother's health. And the happy child has a happy home, praise the Lord! In this documentary, you'll also hear an ectopic-pregnancy survivor interviewed. This DVD is filled with remarkable stories of life and hope!

Take home message: "Do not murder," God says. None. It is never right to intentionally kill an innocent person. You worship the author of the standard by which you live. Adam and Eve did not partake of the forbidden fruit for the most part - they just made one exception. But "whosoever keepeth the whole law, but offends in one point, is guilty of all" (James 2:10). A murderer hath no eternal life abiding in them, the Scripture says. Whether you've killed one or a million. The "least of these" to the pro-life movement are those we throw under the bus with our "exceptions" added to regulation legislation. We need to get the mote out of our own eye first, for as we judge, we shall be judged.

Personhood rights for all - now! Visit, print out a petition, and help us gather signatures to end all abortion statewide.

Every financial gift over $40 receives a free DVD.


Fifty Shades of Abuse
By Dr. Patrick Johnston

Where are the feminists when you need them? If a Christian leader dares to assert that his wife is and should be a homemaker, the feminists slander and threaten, but when Hollywood depicts a billionaire stalking and tying up a woman for violent, degrading intercourse against her will, that’s “art.” Make no mistake, when Hollywood dares to portray a woman as the abused turf of a selfish, sadistic creep in love with his own machismo, they do a grave disservice to women in the culture.

Some have speculated that since the story ends well with the sadomasochist abandoning the handcuffs and whips for genuine tenderness in a future sequel, it’s a worthy journey, but we only get there after a trilogy of abuse and perversion. If Fifty Shades is a love story, then the Nazi Holocaust was a charity ball, gun control keeps us safe, and Planned Parenthood loves babies. Movies like this encourage love like a drug-dealer encourages sobriety.

The thing about sexual abuse is that it creates an appetite for it, stimulating just enough curiosity in the culture to tempt the more promiscuous among us to spice up their love life with chains and whips, and to entice the culturally conservative to wonder what in the world they’re missing.

After all, Kroger’s selling the novels, the sixteen-year-old porn addict reminds the affection-starved fifteen-year-old girlfriend. Why not give it a try? If the abuse of women can be thus glamorized by Hollywood, why should the sixteen-year-old even ask for permission before he breaks out the cuffs. For love’s sake, we must have a zero tolerance of the abuse of women.

What is love? Love rejoices not in lawlessness, First Corinthians 13 tells us, but rejoices in the truth, in righteousness, in purity. Lust is not loving. Violent lust is criminally malicious, even if the victim has pathologically permitted the abuse. If an abuser obtains consent from his victim, the abuse is still not justified and the one consenting needs careful counselling to help him or her distinguish once again normal and healthy from harmful and perverted. We shouldn’t let people grow accustomed to being doormats for abusers any more than we should let people inject illegal drugs, indulge in bulimic binging and purging, sell their bodies, commit suicide, or any other harmful thing those inwardly hurting might be tempted to do to themselves to quench the pain. For love’s sake, we should discourage harmful, sinful behavior.

Contrary to the presupposed nonsense of the godless judiciary, smut isn’t “free speech.” It is sin. Jesus said in Matthew 5, if you look at a woman with lust, you’ve committed adultery in your heart, and it would be better for you to pluck out an eye and go through life with one eye than to spend eternity forever in hell with two. Lust doesn’t pay, not in the end. “Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled, but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge” (Hebrews 13:4). There’s no such thing as safe sin, not in this life nor in the next.

Why would a loving God forbid pornography, adultery, homosexual acts, and urge civil governments to penalize such crime? Because God is cruel and doesn’t want us to enjoy our own sexuality? No – because He IS loving and wants to restrain our sexual appetites to where they can be most enjoyable, within the confines of self-control.

Just as a train ruins its potential when it leaps the boundaries of its tracks for the carefree frolicking of the forest for which it wasn’t designed, so does sexual sin hinder human enjoyment in the long run. Just as a donut loses its luster when you’re four hundred pounds due to overeating them, so does physiological sex grow boring to one accustomed to a dozen pixilated Playboy bunnies to bring him to climax – or whips and cruelty when the pixilated Playboys simply aren’t enough. When legalized smut finds its way into the minds of a woman’s mate, it engenders selfishness and discontent with a normal woman.

A real woman get headaches from time to time. A real woman gains weight when she gets pregnant and requires tenderness to enjoy intimacy. Healthy women don’t let men tie them up or beat and violently abuse them sexually. A healthy woman doesn’t enjoy being put through a meat grinder to satisfy the basest of desires from the basest of men who care not a wink about them. A mentally strong woman would dial 911, or even better, draw a weapon and defend herself to the death should a pervert try to cuff her to a bed post.

How can the sex slavery and human trafficking business find so many customers? Look no further than the smut shops that dot the highway, the porn sites that bloat the internet, and the pervs clogging the back room of “Family Video.” Thanks to Cinemark and Kroger peddling Fifty Shades of Bondage Smut, you’ll find the sex trafficking customer base growing. Thanks to a feminist movement that shackles women and calls it freedom, kills babies and calls it choice. Thanks to the weakened resolve of American Christians to speak against abuse and to stand up for love.

Patti Townley Covert
Patti Townley Covert

Hooray and Praise God! A voice of reason amidst good writing. Thanks for addressing these issues and leaving no doubt as to why they are a problem. It took God to turn me into a genuine feminist and it's going to take many voices speaking out to turn the tide of our culture. Sure appreciate you being one of them.

By Dr. Patrick Johnston, D.O., Director, Association of Pro-Life Physicians
An article on ominously reads, “’We’re under seige’: Pro-life leaders say politicians want to force abortion on Northern Ireland.”1 The Northern Irish Minister of Justice, David Ford, appears to be disregarding the wisdom of life-affirming testimony and appears set to open the door to legalizing the killing of Irish babies conceived through rape, or who have a “lethal abnormality.”
The United States of America was once a country like Ireland that respected life in its laws. Killing preborn children was once the crime of murder, as it rightly should be. When our Supreme Court struck down abortion restrictions all across this nation in 1973, they brought great bloodguilt upon this nation. Please learn from our horrific mistake, Mr. Ford. Do not bring national judgment upon future generations of Irish people!
You – the Irish Minister of Justice – appear to be persuaded by the need for abortion in cases of rape.2 So it was in this country. The Supreme Court case that opened the door for abortion in this nation – Roe versus Wade – focused on a woman who claimed she was raped; the Court concluded her “right to privacy” included a right to abortion, completely disregarding the science proving the humanity and viability of preborn children in their natural environment, and completely disregarding their constitutionally protected right to life. When Norma McCorvey, the “Roe” of Roe versus Wade went public that she lied before the High Court about being raped, the High Court refused to reconsider its erroneous decision.3 The U.S. Supreme Court didn’t care about truth and wasn’t motivated by compassion. Rape is a violent crime against an innocent person, and a violent crime against an innocent person is never remedied by another violent crime against another innocent person! The Supreme Court exploited the crime of rape to dehumanize an entire class of people and legalize their killing and exploitation. Now, abortion has become legal not only in cases of rape, but for every conceivable excuse. Do not think that you are beyond this slippery slope. If you begin to stain your hands with innocent blood, you will not be able to easily wash them off. You may surround yourself with medical and legal experts to help you develop your position, but please remember, no honesty or sincerity can be expected from murderers. As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision and the fifty states’ foolish acceptance of its validity, 55 million babies have been slaughtered in this nation, all of them with beating heartbeats and measurable brain waves.4 Please do not walk in our footsteps, Mr. Ford. We are guilty of a great crime against humanity, and deserve national judgment as a result.5
You – the Irish Minister of Justice – appear to be influenced by the medical community’s testimony that abortion is necessary in rare cases of fetal anomaly or when abortion is a threat to the mother’s life. This argument has unfortunately comprised even historically virtuous pro-life organizations in this country, but their fatal compromise began on the foundation of abandoning the divine commandment “Thou shalt not kill”. They allowed emotion and faulty science to dissuade them from divine truth. I discourage you from following their bad example. It is never justified to intentionally kill an innocent human being. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, knew this, which is why in his Hippocratic Oath he and his genre of ethical physicians promised, “I will not give a deadly drug if asked, neither will I give an abortive remedy.” We should do everything we can to provide compassionate care to the ill mother and her preborn child, and it may be necessary to induce a premature delivery to save the mother’s and the baby’s life, but it is never necessary to intentionally kill a preborn child.6 That’s not healthcare – that’s barbaric.
This opinion that abortion is never necessary in healthcare is shared by the Association of Pro-Life Physicians, the American Association of Pro-Life Ob/Gyns, Personhood USA and all their state affiliates, American Right to Life, the Catholic Medical Association, the Hippocratic Registry, and the Christian Medical Association. Ireland’s very own Dublin Declaration stated well, “As experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynecology, we affirm that direct abortion – the purposeful destruction of the unborn child – is not medically necessary to save the life of a woman. We uphold that there is a fundamental difference between abortion and necessary medical treatments that are carried out to save the life of the mother, even if such treatment results in the loss of her unborn child.”7
Longstanding U.S. Congressman and obstetrician Ron Paul said he never saw an abortion that was medically necessary. Former Surgeon General Everett Koop said that abortion was “not needed to save the life of the mother.” He wrote, “In my thirty-six years in pediatric surgery I have never known of one instance where the child had to be aborted to save the mother’s life.” Even Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Alan Guttmacher acknowledged, “Today it is possible for almost any patient to be brought through pregnancy alive, unless she suffers from a fatal illness such as cancer or leukemia, and, if so, abortion would be unlikely to prolong, much less save, life.”8
You – the Irish Minister of Justice – appear to think that abortion may be necessary in “hard cases” for the emotional or physical well-being of women. When renown U.S. physician Bernard Nathanson went public that he lied in his claim before our Supreme Court that thousands of women were dying annually from illegal abortions, our High Court refused to reconsider their faulty decision on abortion.9 Regardless of how physicians and ethicists who testify before you may be hailed as experts, honor the counsel from Scripture and “walk not in the counsel of the ungodly”.10 If your experts are willing to justify the bloodshed of one innocent Irishman, let them not tarry for a moment in your sight. Seek the counsel of those who fear God and whose testimony is thereby trustworthy. Objective, honest testimony would confirm the right to life and equal justice for the least of Ireland’s children. Contrary to popular belief, abortion is not safer than childbirth, according to several large studies published by the American Association of Pro-Life Ob/Gyns. Abortion greatly increases risk of maternal morbidity, including infertility and preterm labor in future pregnancies, and even increases the risk of maternal death by 191% according to one study.11 Moreover, abortion, it has been shown, has been a cover-up for crimes such as rape and incest.12 Having an abortion drastically increases the risk of breast cancer and suicide.13,14 Maternal morbidity and mortality rates are half of your neighbor England’s, where abortion is legal. Your maternal death rates are the lowest in the world, where you presently justly consider abortion a crime against humanity.15
“Since you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you.” (Ezekiel 35:6)
Please, Mr. Ford, learn from the mistakes of the United States. Do not bring divine judgment upon your nation. Zealously protect the children – “the least” of God’s children – as if they collectively represented the future freedom of Ireland. Indeed, they do.
  1. Ireland’s leaders set to impose bloodguilt on nation through legalizing abortion -
  2. Supreme Court refuses to reconsider McCorvey’s and Cano’s cases -
  3. When Does Human Life Begin? by the Assn. of Pro-Life Physicians -
  4. Are There Rare Cases When Abortion Is Necessary? by the Assn. of Pro-Life Physicians -
  5. The Dublin Declaration -
  6. The Case for Legalized Abortion Now, Alan Frank Guttmacher, January 1, 1967
  7. Dr. Bernard Nathanson admits fictitious numbers given to the Supreme Court in Roe case -
  8. Abortion is not safer than childbirth -
  9. Abortion as a cover-up for rape and incest -
  10. In a large majority of worldwide studies on abortion-breast cancer link, the vast majority of the studies confirm breast cancer risk by greater than a 95% confidence interval level, proving a high degree of certainty -
  11. Abortion drastically increases the risk of suicide -
  12. Maternal death rates lowest in abortion-free Ireland - . Ireland’s maternal morbidity and mortality rates half of England’s -
James  Foley
James Foley

This  refers  to  the  Minister  for  Justice  to  Northern  Ireland  not  Ireland  which  is  generally  referred  to  as  the  Republic  of  Ireland.


Good thing these people can't vote in Ireland if they need you to school them on such basics.

I'm sure our government doesnt care what some half baked fundamentalist in America thinks.

In seven years of gardening, I’ve never had such a bad tomato year. I don’t know why. I did everything like I did the past several years, where we got 100 or so jars of salsa and spaghetti sauce yearly.  I purchased non-hybrid seed. I nurtured the seedlings in my basement for a month before it was time to plant, ensuring the proper temperature and lighting. I hardened them for a week before planting, taking them out during the day and them putting them back in my basement at night. I planted them in Miracle Grow soil and mulched them well. I fertilized at the appropriate time, and I watered in the dry seasons. I’ve talked to other gardeners, and my experience is atypical for the area. I don’t know what went wrong.

Bad seed?

There are many guarantees God’s Word gives us about our children, promises that if we train them and discipline them and instill God’s Word in their heart, they will live right. However, they will still stand before the forbidden tree on their own and make their own choice for sin or righteousness. God was a great parent, yet look what Adam and Eve did in the Garden! We can do everything right, and still our children may wind up condemned for their sinful hearts…


To continue reading this important article, and learn better how to cooperate with the Holy Spirit in producing righteous seed for God's kingdom, click



Wonderful analogy. I did a lot of gardening with my mom when I was little as well, but she never taught me things like this. It did teach me to be patient though. Also, I am a pretty hard working from doing all that yard work. But the difference is, my mom didn't teach me those things. I figured them out on my own. I will have to get a garden to teach my kids life lessons.