California’s Unconstitutional Sex Education Code

By Mary Mack The California Healthy Youth Act of 2015, which amended the California Education Code regarding sex education in schools, includes this specific direction: “Instruction and materials may not...

SoCal Actress in Broadway Musical Wicked: Q & A with Chelsea Emma Franko

  Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz... before Dorothy dropped in. Likewise, there is more to Chelsea Emma Franko’s journey before landing a coveted...

California’s Assembly Approves AB 2943—Religious Liberty May Be Threatened

On Thursday, April 19, California's Assembly approved AB 2943 by a 50-18 vote. What does this mean? AB 2943 bans books, conferences, and counseling advocating the historic Christian theology of gender and...

Vietnamese Meatballs

By Patty Schell As of late, I have been enjoying traveling the world. Maybe not traveling as much as experiencing the world through the articles of people, places, and food...

A Papal Allegation with Hellish Implications

By Ron Gallagher Last week, several news sources, including The Guardian, reported a shocking comment allegedly made by Pope Francis. The Vatican quickly shifted into full-blown crisis management and scrambled to...

Three Proposed California Assembly Bills May Threaten Religious Liberty

Three proposed California assembly bills: AB-1779, AB-2119, and AB-2943 concerning same-sex attraction and gender identity in children and nonminor dependents seek to prohibit any professional therapy that would guide...

Cinnamon-Streusel Coffeecake

Cinnamon and Butter? Yes, Please. Oh, yum! Some dear friends of ours introduced us to Carolyn’s Café in Redlands, California. Even though it was nearly lunchtime, I opted for breakfast. The reason? Carolyn’s famous coffee cake.

Calvary’s Combatants and Easter’s Victory

By Ron Gallagher First, a heartfelt disclaimer—I cannot reflect on the events we commemorate this week of Easter and find comments worthy of any of them. There are times that...

Taking it to the Streets—Curbside Community Center Feeding the Stomachs and Souls of the...

When the Curbside Community Center van rolls into town, communities across the High Desert are served. Whether food, water, shoes, or clothing—Pastor Abel Razo and the more than 40...

“Fire Inspection” Bill Threatens Private Homeschooling in California

By: Jamie Daggett In January of this year, a horrific case of child abuse and neglect made waves across the country giving rise to the Fire Inspection bill that could...