On Nov. 16, U.S. Senate Democrats will, once again, attempt to pass a controversial bill to codify the mandatory recognition of same-sex “marriage” across the nation, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski is seen as a critical vote. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
More than 70 people braved sub-freezing temperatures to attend the closing event of the 40 Days for Life vigil outside the Anchorage Planned Parenthood abortion clinic. Mary Kemper, who helped coordinate this year’s campaign spoke to the gathering of
What can Alaska’s pastors legally say from the pulpit regarding political candidates or the constitutional convention ballot question? How far can clergy go in educating their congregation on key political and social issues? When do religious leaders
This is a perennial question which plagues conservative candidates and ballot initiatives that lose by narrow margins. What if Alaskans had been able to inspire just a few more people to turn out on election day? There will likely be several very close
For several years now I have had a copy of Francis Schaeffer’s famous book from 1976 on my desk, more as a reminder to myself, than as an indicator of my faith to guests. His most famous work, ‘How should we then live?‘ is a treatise on
Nations and cultures that have become communist never win over “the hearts and minds” of the vast majority of the people. No amount of incessant propaganda can do it. The hoi polloi learn, sooner or later, how to read between the lines and lies. Clever,
Father Frank Pavone, founder of the national Priests for Life organization is once again weighing in on Alaska’s upcoming midterm elections. In August Pavone wrote a column for the Watchman in which he urged pro-life and Catholic voters in Alaska to vote
Anchorage-based Wisdom Apologetics is continuing its “Candid Conversations” series this fall and winter with presentations on critical race theory, progressive Christianity and other hot-button cultural and religious issues. Over the summer, the group
MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has donated $15 million to the Mat-Su Health Foundation to help further its controversial equity agenda in the Mat-Su. Scott is one of the wealthiest women in the world, and an avid donor to
In the lead up to the Oct. 4 elections in Fairbanks, Alaska Family Action has released its “Values Voter Guide” to help identify candidates who support traditional family values. The guide covers races for Fairbanks City mayor, Fairbanks City Council,
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