J. Matt Barber column
Matt Barber is founder and editor-in-chief of BarbWire.com and an attorney concentrating in constitutional law. In addition to his law degree, Matt holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Regent University.

Matt is both an author and a popular columnist. He's known for a unique writing style (an entertaining blend of thoughtful analysis and Swiftian satire, delivered with a rapier wit). Many newspapers and online publications run Matt's columns, to include WND, TheBlaze, the Washington Times, TownHall and many more. Author of the book, "The Right Hook: From the Ring to the Culture War," Matt is currently penning his first novel.

In addition to frequent public speaking engagements, Matt has appeared as a cultural analyst on the Fox News Channel, MSNBC and CNN and is a regular guest on dozens of talk radio programs and networks including Michael Savage, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, Dennis Prager, the Michael Medved Show, the Janet Mefferd Show and others. Matt also co-hosts "Faith and Freedom" a daily legal and cultural issues talk radio program heard on about 90 stations across the country.

Matt served twelve years in the Army National Guard, was a law enforcement officer for three years and a corporate fraud investigator for five years.

Setting him apart from others in his various fields, Matt was an undefeated heavyweight professional boxer retiring in 2004. Prior to turning pro, he was a several time state and regional Golden Gloves champion, competing in the 1992 Western Olympic Trials and winning a Gold Medal in the 1993 Police and Fire World Games.

Agents must now blow whistle on Clinton/Obama corruption
J. Matt Barber
November 7, 2016

We are in uncharted territory. Unfettered corruption has metastasized to the highest levels of government. FBI Director James Comey, a man once widely respected . . .

Why 'Never Trumpers' should reconsider
J. Matt Barber
October 26, 2016

While Democrats perpetually circle the wagons, Republicans engage a perpetual circular firing squad. The same holds true for many evangelicals. Democrats and . . .

The crucifixion of Judge Roy Moore
J. Matt Barber
October 22, 2016

Under the "progressive" leadership of Barack Obama and his like-minded "social justice" warriors throughout all levels of government, we have entered an era of . . .

The myth called 'race'
J. Matt Barber
September 28, 2016

It's often said, "There is only one race – the human race." While the phrase has become almost cliché in repetition, it happens to be 100 percent . . .

Hillary's fall: specs, lies and videotape
J. Matt Barber
September 19, 2016

I can't wait for "Weekend at Chelsea's" to hit the big screen. CNN and the rest of Hillary Clinton's slobbering media sycophants have already written the script . . .

Yes, Jesus is your only hope
J. Matt Barber
September 12, 2016

We live in a time when "tolerance," "diversity" and "inclusivity" are considered by many cultural virtues that supersede all others. This popular relativist . . .

Labor Day -- burgers, brats and Bolshevism
J. Matt Barber
September 5, 2016

How's about some commie ketchup on that burger? It's extra red. A little Marxist mustard for your dog? What about a pinch of socialist sauerkraut on that . . .

The entire 'LGBT' narrative just crumbled
J. Matt Barber
August 29, 2016

If your daughter, sister, mother or friend "identified" as a fat person trapped in a perilously emaciated body – if she truly believed she was obese, but, . . .

Still 'pro-choice' after this? Then you have no soul
J. Matt Barber
August 22, 2016

Moral clarity alert. The kid gloves are off. Time for some serious soul searching. You proponents of the torturous live-dismemberment of children in the womb . . .

'Of two evils, choose neither'?
J. Matt Barber
August 16, 2016

You may have seen the meme come across your social media feeds. It's a quote by the fiery preacher and great 19th-century theologian Charles Spurgeon: "Of two . . .

Why the Washington Post has no credibility
J. Matt Barber
August 10, 2016

There's a reason why the Washington Post is not-so-affectionately tagged the "Washington Compost" by its fast-growing pool of distrustful detractors. That . . .

Navy to name ship after 'gay' child molester
J. Matt Barber
August 1, 2016

Attention on the poop deck. It seems our "first gay president" intends to "milk," with pride, his fetish for all things "LGBT" in the closing months (mercifully . . .

Trump must pledge to implement GOP Platform
J. Matt Barber
July 26, 2016

Even as the GOP establishment drifts ever leftward, mutating into a "progressive" monstrosity nearly indistinguishable from its DNC Capital Club drinking . . .

Islam at war with a delusional, suicidal West
J. Matt Barber
July 19, 2016

"Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." – Barack Hussein Obama Isn't it about time we crusade for self-defense? I'll say it again. Political . . .

A prayer for a nation divided
J. Matt Barber
July 11, 2016

Dear Heavenly Father, Creator of Heaven and Earth, today we grieve for a nation divided. The wages of sin is death, and we are a culture of sin and death.  . . .

A 'Declaration of Dependence' on God
J. Matt Barber
July 4, 2016

In the wake of England's historic Brexit vote, and during America's own Fourth of July celebrations, we're reminded that man's longing for individual freedom is . . .

From 'Never Trump' to 'Maybe Trump'
J. Matt Barber
June 29, 2016

I was among a group of hundreds of Christian leaders asked to attend a private event in New York City Tuesday billed as a "Conversation with Donald Trump." I'm . . .

A 'gay' Muslim Democrat walks into a bar...
J. Matt Barber
June 20, 2016

Sadly, it's no joke. In the wake of the Orlando ISIS bloodbath, the rational world now gazes through the looking glass, jaws agape, into the up-is-down, male . . .

Indecent exposure: the 'gender identity' agenda
J. Matt Barber
June 13, 2016

"War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength. This was the slogan of George Orwell's fictional English Socialist Party (INGSOC) of Oceania, from . . .

'The Atheist Delusion': Ray Comfort's masterpiece
J. Matt Barber
June 7, 2016

Those who deny the existence of their Creator are delusional. This is not an insult. It's not a personal attack. It's not a . . .

'Hating Jesus': Liberals declare spiritual warfare
J. Matt Barber
May 30, 2016

"Remember what I told you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they . . .

No, Hitler was not a Christian
J. Matt Barber
May 23, 2016

"[T]he only way of getting rid of Christianity is to allow it to die little by little." – Adolf Hitler Yes, there have been evil men who have done . . .

Obama's coed bathroom madness
J. Matt Barber
May 17, 2016

President Obama's done lost his mind. He's just flushed the civil rights of men and women, boys and girls, to pee in peace and shower without having naked, . . .

A Christian letter to nominee Trump
J. Matt Barber
May 8, 2016

Dear Mr. Trump: One of the things I appreciate about you is that you're exceptionally direct. So am I. And so I'll be direct. I am a Ted Cruz supporter . . .

Jesus the 'intolerant bigot'
J. Matt Barber
May 3, 2016

"The Gospel of Christ doesn't care about 'tolerance.' It cares about truth." These words caused me to look up from my Bible Gateway app where I was reading . . .

Why atheists are 'fools'
J. Matt Barber
April 26, 2016

They say there are no atheists in the foxhole. Even fewer when death is certain. None once the final curtain falls. God's Word declares, "The fool hath . . .

I will raise your baby, Queline -- let her live
J. Matt Barber
April 18, 2016

This is like nothing I've ever written before. It's an open plea for prayer, an open window into my heart and that of my wife, Sarah, and an open last-ditch . . .

Venereal disease is nothing to clap about
J. Matt Barber
April 11, 2016

Were you aware that April is "STD Awareness Month"? Neither was I. STD, of course, stands for "Sexually Transmitted Disease" – also known as . . .

The Satanic Bible's 'Golden Rule'
J. Matt Barber
April 4, 2016

"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law." – Aleister Crowley, Satanic priest and paragon to Alfred Kinsey, father of modern sex education  . . .

Was 'Trump 2016' prophesied centuries ago?
J. Matt Barber
March 28, 2016

Why would millions of Americans rally behind a Republican presidential candidate who, according to every poll, and at a rate precisely commensurate with the . . .

'Transgender' conditioning is 'child abuse'
J. Matt Barber
March 22, 2016

George Orwell famously wrote, "In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." For those tethered to biological reality, the self . . .

A prayer for this presidential election
J. Matt Barber
March 14, 2016

Father God, Son and Holy Spirit, Maker of heaven and earth, You are the First Cause of these United States of America. You are sovereign. You knew before . . .

God has coffee with Donald Trump
J. Matt Barber
March 7, 2016

What would happen if Donald Trump sat down with the Creator of the universe in a SoHo bistro? The following statements attributed to Mr. Trump are not . . .

You blew it, Kasich, move aside
J. Matt Barber
February 29, 2016

Much will be written about the utter thrashing GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump took at the hands of the far-more prepared, knowledgeable, qualified . . .

False grace, loving God and hating evil
J. Matt Barber
February 22, 2016

What a mess our world is in. What a mess America is in. What a mess the church is in. Depressed yet? Isaiah 5:20 encapsulates, I believe, the cultural . . .

Twitter enlists 'gay' thought police
J. Matt Barber
February 16, 2016

This cannot be good for free speech and the open exchange of ideas. Not for Christians and conservatives anyway. Twitter announced on Wednesday that it has . . .

Johnny Cash: The unsung disciple
J. Matt Barber
February 8, 2016

On the 26th of this month, legendary singer/song-writer and iced-cool customer Johnny Cash would have celebrated his 85th birthday. Even as I write, his live . . .

Myth Busted: 'Separation of Church and State'
J. Matt Barber
February 1, 2016

The American church has a problem. It's one part fear, one part confusion and one part apathy. Pastors, priests and rabbis have long swallowed the false notion . . .

'Slut shame' indeed
J. Matt Barber
January 26, 2016

Abortion and promiscuity. Planned Parenthood and "slut shaming." I was reminded on this, the 43rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's disgraceful Roe v. . . .

Ted Cruz, first 8 U.S. presidents all ineligible!
J. Matt Barber
January 18, 2016

Stinkin' Canadian. Dang feriner, conspirin' to come over here and replace our delicious, crispy, all-American bacon with that floppy, communist, Canadian crap. . . .

Every Muslim will bow before Jesus
J. Matt Barber
January 12, 2016

My goal here is not to offend. Neither is it to persuade. In matters of the spirit, there is but One capable of opening the eyes of the heart. Rather, my . . .

Myth of the 'moderate Muslim'
J. Matt Barber
January 4, 2016

"When the sacred months are over slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them." – The . . .

The gift of religious freedom
J. Matt Barber
December 30, 2015

While the legal case will continue to work its way through the courts, the bottom line is this: Kim Davis has won. The homofascists have lost. Last Tuesday, . . .

Ted Cruz 'for a time such as this'
J. Matt Barber
December 21, 2015

I've never formally endorsed a candidate in any presidential primary. This time the stakes are too high not to. Look around. The world is on fire and the party . . .

Jesus joins the NRA
J. Matt Barber
December 15, 2015

"Hillary is a liar." This was Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s response to Sean Hannity when asked about Hillary Clinton's disgusting, and . . .

'Christian terrorists' don't exist
J. Matt Barber
December 8, 2015

"I'm sick of these white male NRA Republicans and their mass shootings beca ... um, Sayed Farook? Hey, let's not vilify an entire group." – Jon Gabriel . . .

'Emmaus Code' shows Jesus is the Messiah
J. Matt Barber
November 30, 2015

One of my favorite C.S. Lewis quotes points out, as only Lewis could, that Jesus was either the Messiah (and the Son of God) as prophesied in the ancient Jewish . . .

A Christian response to the Syrian refugee crisis
J. Matt Barber
November 24, 2015

"It isn't so much that liberals are ignorant. It's just that they know so many things that aren't so." – Ronald Reagan What was President Obama's . . .

America's collegiate shop of horrors
J. Matt Barber
November 16, 2015

If you're outraged and don't know why, but, since your BFFs are, you are too, then this column is for you. Trigger warning: If you're one of those precious . . .

Christians win. Liberals lose.
J. Matt Barber
November 9, 2015

And somewhere men are laughing and somewhere children shout, but there is no joy in Libville – the lefties have struck out. But it's not just liberal . . .

It's war! Real women vs. dudes in skirts
J. Matt Barber
November 2, 2015

How's this for a sign of the times? Glamour Magazine has now confirmed that it plans to award a man its highly coveted (or not so much) "Woman of the Year" . . .

'Snapping of the American Mind': good medicine
J. Matt Barber
October 26, 2015

No, you haven't lost your mind. Yes, America has. If someone just 20 years ago had said, for starters, that we'd someday elect an anti-American president . . .

Islam and liberalism: twin 'Beasts of the Apocalypse'
J. Matt Barber
October 20, 2015

Mankind's enduring "culture war" is nothing new. It first began in a garden long ago and today has reached a fever pitch worldwide. The battle lines are drawn, . . .

An interview with the 'progressive' mind
J. Matt Barber
October 12, 2015

To the limited extent they actually do, have you ever wondered how so-called "progressives" think? The progressive mind – let's call it, "Progressy"  . . .

The facts about pope's meeting with Kim Davis
J. Matt Barber
October 6, 2015

Big news this week as "progressives" worldwide learned, to their utter shock and mournful consternation, that the pope is Catholic. Rumors are they will next . . .

Obama administration enables 'boy play'
J. Matt Barber
September 28, 2015

God help us. Here's what America's newly homosexualized, "values neutral" military looks like. Last week, in a strange fit of actual news reporting, the New . . .

Donald Trump, civility and political correctness
J. Matt Barber
September 21, 2015

Full disclosure: As goes election 2016, I'm decidedly not in the Donald Trump camp. To compare Trump to Ronald Reagan, as some have done, is like comparing a . . .

'Burn Kim Davis alive!'
J. Matt Barber
September 14, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi once said, "There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts." He was partly . . .

Needed: a million more like Kim Davis
J. Matt Barber
September 8, 2015

For the first time in American history a woman has been imprisoned by the government for merely exercising her Christian faith. War has been declared on Christ . . .

Why the Supreme Court is not supreme
J. Matt Barber
August 31, 2015

"Judicial activism occurs when judges write subjective policy preferences into the law rather than apply the law impartially according to its original meaning." . . .

Adulterers, 'Your sin will find you out'
J. Matt Barber
August 24, 2015

"Woe to the world for temptations to sin! For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the one by whom the temptation comes!" – Matthew 18:7  . . .

The 'gay marriage' gauntlet: time to choose
J. Matt Barber
August 17, 2015

It's never fun to be proven right when warning of some impending wrong. Many in the pro-family movement have long stressed that the cultural Marxist left's . . .

Men, fornication is for cowards
J. Matt Barber
August 10, 2015

"Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body." – 1 . . .

This is your Nuremberg, Planned Parenthood
J. Matt Barber
August 3, 2015

Nazi monster Dr. Josef Mengele is known to have ordered the murder of over 400,000 Jews at Auschwitz from 1943 to 1945. Thousands more he kept alive and . . .

The meaning of life
J. Matt Barber
July 27, 2015

I suppose it's a bit more of an anecdote than a commentary. Twenty-two years ago and it seems like last week. Isn't that something old farts say? The . . .

Christian universities: will they obey God or man?
J. Matt Barber
July 20, 2015

It's by design. As I, and others, have repeatedly warned, the establishment of so-called "gay marriage" as a newfangled federal "right," and the free exercise . . .

Time for civil disobedience, Christians
J. Matt Barber
July 6, 2015

"Remember what I told you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they . . .

'Gay marriage' ruling: evil with a silver lining
J. Matt Barber
June 29, 2015

Well, that was predictable. On Friday, with its majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, five judicial imperialists perched high atop the U.S. Supreme Court . . .

J. Matt Barber
June 23, 2015

Hold on. Courage, Matt, courage. Breathe. OK, I'm . . .

Surprise! Scientists 'crack code' to happiness
J. Matt Barber
June 15, 2015

I love this quote by illustrious NASA scientist Dr. Robert Jastrow (1925-2008): "For the scientist who has lived by his faith in the power of reason, the story . . .

One screwed up Jenner-ation
J. Matt Barber
June 8, 2015

If I see that creepy Vanity Fair cover of Bruce Jenner come across my Facebook feed just one more time, I'm going to gouge out my eyeballs and bleach the . . .

Is it time to 'abolish the family'?
J. Matt Barber
June 1, 2015

I appreciate it when leftists get off script, dispatch with the propagandist talking points and say what's really on their minds. "Progressives" hate natural . . .

'Be prepared': 'Gay' men with Boy Scouts in tents
J. Matt Barber
May 25, 2015

I said it was coming. Many of us did. Two years ago this week the Boy Scouts of America voted to welcome into its ranks "open and avowed" homosexuality (boy-on . . .

You 'must be made' to obey
J. Matt Barber
May 19, 2015

While actions speak louder than words, words often predict future actions. Secular progressives' words and actions rarely align. This is because the pseudo . . .

Battling anti-Christian 'stink bugs' at graduation
J. Matt Barber
May 12, 2015

Graduation season is upon us. Be it middle school, high school, college or graduate school, now is a time of joy and celebration for millions. From coast to . . .

A prayer for marriage
J. Matt Barber
May 4, 2015

Abba, Father. Come now, Holy Spirit, and speak through Your humble servant. Let this prayer be Your prayer – truth in love, salt and light. And war. . . .

Will Christians be fitted with yellow crosses?
J. Matt Barber
April 26, 2015

Amid the cross-country race to election 2016, the secular left's utter disdain for both our Creator Christ and His faithful followers is fast approaching . . .

'Gay marriage' rooted in fraud, child rape
J. Matt Barber
April 20, 2015

The very notion of "gay marriage" is an artificial construct. It's the aberrant byproduct of the sexual revolution, which, itself, was largely instigated by bug . . .

Bake your own damn cake
J. Matt Barber
April 12, 2015

Liberals overplay their hand. It's part of the deficiency. Whether real or perceived, if the pagan left can rationalize a sense of "progress" on some freedom . . .

3rd Great Awakening on the way?
J. Matt Barber
April 6, 2015

Recently, while announcing his 2016 presidential bid in front of 13,000 onlookers at central Virginia's Liberty University, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz garnered . . .

A bold proposal for conservative GOP candidates
J. Matt Barber
March 30, 2015

"My brothers and sisters, some from Chloe's household have informed me that there are quarrels among you. What I mean is this: One of you says, 'I follow Paul'; . . .

Starbucks spills coffee on its crotch
J. Matt Barber
March 23, 2015

Espresso makes you hyper. When you're hyper you sometimes make rash decisions. When you make rash decisions you usually regret it. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz . . .

'Gays' and the Muslims who kill them
J. Matt Barber
March 16, 2015

We recently had a guest contributor at BarbWire.com link to an article that, to our disgust, calls for the "lawful execution" of homosexuals. It went unnoticed . . .

Why we'll never bake your fake 'wedding' cake
J. Matt Barber
March 9, 2015

Dear homosexual, We are your fellow sinners and no better than you. We know this. We are saved from eternal torment, self-wrought, by the grace of Christ . . .

Watchdog group releases anti-Christian-bigotry map
J. Matt Barber
March 2, 2015

In 2007, and with that same nauseating arrogance that has come to define him, then presidential candidate Barack Obama duplicitously quipped, "I am absolutely . . .

Take the Presidential Competency Exam!
J. Matt Barber
February 23, 2015

Dear candidate for president of the United States: Congratulations on your decision to pursue a career as leader of the free world. The following exam, while . . .

Bigger liars than Brian Williams
J. Matt Barber
February 16, 2015

This gem from John Nolte came across my Twitter feed the other day: "Met Brian Williams once in DC. Starting to wonder about that story he told me about saving . . .

An appeal to Bruce Jenner
J. Matt Barber
February 9, 2015

Dear Mr. Jenner, You probably don't know who I am and certainly have no obligation to read on. Even so, I pray you will. As the great Olympic champion God . . .

Treason: Obama aids the enemy
J. Matt Barber
February 1, 2015

Well, that didn't take long. This summer after Barack Obama inexplicably (and illegally) freed five of the Taliban's most deadly terrorists in exchange for army . . .

Why 'gay marriage' is evil
J. Matt Barber
January 26, 2015

Logic is the cognitive pathway to truth. While to err is human, when we objectively apply logic to the question at hand, we at least endeavor, if done so in . . .

Incest: the next frontier in 'reproductive freedom'
J. Matt Barber
January 18, 2015

Like a plastic Piggly Wiggly bag fluttering about in the alley, those untethered from God's natural law are violently tossed to and fro by the gusting winds of . . .

Are Christians and Muslims the same?
J. Matt Barber
January 12, 2015

"Offend a Christian and he is obliged to pray for your salvation. Offend a Muslim and he is obliged to murder you." So observed conservative journalist Robert . . .

Anti-Christian activist: God raped Mary
J. Matt Barber
January 5, 2015

One of the secular left's latest windmills at which to tilt is America's fanciful "rape culture." There is a universal ethos of violence against women, as they . . .

Christians, stand your ground against homofascism
J. Matt Barber
December 29, 2014

"For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him." – Philippians 1:29 Defense of God's . . .

I am no longer a Republican
J. Matt Barber
December 22, 2014

I am no longer a Republican. John Boehner, Mitch McConnell and their Democrat-lite, RINO Republican establishment have seen to that. They have betrayed their . . .

Muslim go BOOM!
J. Matt Barber
December 15, 2014

"When the sacred months are over slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them." – The . . .

You will live forever
J. Matt Barber
December 7, 2014

"The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever." – 1 John 2:17 It's getting ugly out . . .

High school rule-makers endanger female athletes
J. Matt Barber
November 30, 2014

The inmates are running the asylum in Indy. Until recently I had not heard of the National Federation of State High School Associations, or NFHS. This . . .

Obama buddy, HRC founder charged with raping boy
J. Matt Barber
November 24, 2014

"It seems to me that in the gay community the people who should be running interference for NAM/BLA are the parents and friends of gays. Because if the . . .

The crucifixion of Pastor Scott Lively
J. Matt Barber
November 17, 2014

"Remember what I told you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they . . .

Supreme Court, 'gay marriage' and the Easter Bunny
J. Matt Barber
November 10, 2014

There is no such thing as the Easter Bunny. If there arose a global movement that loudly and proudly demanded "bunny equality," and a dozen or more activist . . .

Lesbian extremist mayor must go -- now
J. Matt Barber
November 3, 2014

Should we make an example of her? Absolutely. I was born in Waco, Texas, and lived in Houston, so I've got a dog in this hunt. Really, we all . . .

U.S. funnels billions to child-beheading 'freedom fighters'
J. Matt Barber
October 26, 2014

It's hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys anymore. You've seen it in the news. It has shocked and horrified the civilized world. Christians and Yazidis, . . .

'LGBT': The 'T' is for tyranny
J. Matt Barber
October 20, 2014

Tranny tyranny. Strike that. "LGBT" tyranny. Lesbian, gay, bisexual tyranny. That, generally speaking, is what's on display in Houston right now. But trust me: . . .

What the 'gay marriage' debate is really about
J. Matt Barber
October 12, 2014

It's called Pandora's Box. And the Supreme Court just opened it. Did you actually think the debate over "gay marriage" was about marriage? Have you really . . .

The magical land of Progressitopia
J. Matt Barber
October 6, 2014

There once was a land, a magical land, with a chicken in every pot. And in this land, which was called Progressitopia, there were two peoples. There were those . . .

A lesbian's eyes opened: 'You don't hate us!'
J. Matt Barber
September 30, 2014

"Projections have shown that if current trends continue, half of all gay and bisexual men will be HIV-positive by age 50." – The Wall Street Journal, . . .

Limbaugh's 'Jesus on Trial:' The verdict is in
J. Matt Barber
September 22, 2014

Attorney, author and columnist David Limbaugh is a man after my own heart. He's also a man after my own mind. That is to say, as both a fellow member of the bar . . .

Federal judge envisions 'rape license' for 'right to rape'
J. Matt Barber
September 15, 2014

Judge Richard Posner, a federal judge with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently become a hero to the pro-"gay marriage" left when, by way of a "legal . . .

How Christian kids should deal with 'LGBT' peers
J. Matt Barber
September 8, 2014

Note: It is for columns like this that I created a "Hate Mail" folder in Outlook. None can deny the fast-rising popularity and approval of the "lesbian, gay, . . .

How we told our kids about sex
J. Matt Barber
September 1, 2014

It was the summer of 2011. We were visiting friends in North Carolina one weekend for a lovely wedding on the beach. Our strong-willed, opinionated and hyper . . .

An open letter to the false church
J. Matt Barber
August 25, 2014

"For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own . . .

Flash: Christians actually far less likely to divorce
J. Matt Barber
August 18, 2014

This is a game-changer. Talk about "an old wives' tale." You've heard it said that 1) 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce, 2) most marriages that do . . .

I'm wanted for 'hate crimes' in Canada
J. Matt Barber
August 10, 2014

It seems I have some liberal knickers in a knot north of the border. The left is anything if not predictable. It tickles me to no end when, by way of their . . .

Finding joy amid world's chaos
J. Matt Barber
August 3, 2014

"You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come." – Matthew 24 . . .

Israel: the Palestinian people's greatest ally
J. Matt Barber
July 27, 2014

Israel is not tame. But she is good. If a poacher shoots arrows at a pride of sleeping lions, are the lions to blame for rousing and defending themselves? . . .

The coming Christian revolt
J. Matt Barber
July 20, 2014

From behind a smoking sniper rifle high atop his ivory tower peers the secular-"progressive." He surveys his many victims, strewn across the American landscape . . .

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was right ... sort of
J. Matt Barber
July 6, 2014

While reams have already been penned examining the implications of last week's Hobby Lobby decision, most of what's been written, particularly in the liberal . . .

'Justina's Law' introduced in wake of Pelletier nightmare
J. Matt Barber
June 30, 2014

It's hard to determine where the tragedy begins and the travesty ends. It's a story that has gripped and enraged a nation. It's a sordid tale of governmental . . .

The top 8 things to think about
J. Matt Barber
June 23, 2014

Look at your life. Life is hard. Look at the news. In our fallen, sinful world, evil swirls about like a violent dust devil, clouding the air of absolute truth . . .

What to do when forced to perform 'gay weddings'
J. Matt Barber
June 16, 2014

Churches in Denmark are now compelled, by law, to host same-sex "weddings." America is next. Tyranny's appetite is insatiable. The secular-left's hunger . . .

Treason: Obama's 'Gitmo Five'
J. Matt Barber
June 8, 2014

You were already thinking it. Treason. For Richard Nixon, it was a cover-up surrounding illegal wiretapping. For Bill Clinton, it was lying under oath . . .

6 truths about pornography
J. Matt Barber
June 2, 2014

The Bible is the "word of truth." It's mankind's user manual. It's the blueprint, even in suffering, for a joyful and fulfilled existence in this life, and an . . .

Thank God men and women are different
J. Matt Barber
May 26, 2014

A priceless vein of God's infinite wisdom and creative beauty can be found marbled throughout the marvelous and myriad differences He established between the . . .

How liberalism violates all 10 Commandments
J. Matt Barber
May 19, 2014

One of my readers, we'll call him Moses, is the publisher of a mainstream newspaper in California. He wrote me the other day with an insightful observation. . . .

Blind squirrel finds a Supreme Court nut
J. Matt Barber
May 12, 2014

While in the vast majority of their constitutionally related writings the Founding Fathers were explicit that the judicial branch of government is effectively . . .

'Gay' bishop pretend divorces pretend husband
J. Matt Barber
May 6, 2014

The AP reports: "The first openly gay Episcopal bishop, who became a symbol for gay rights far beyond the church while deeply dividing the world's Anglicans, . . .

Donald Sterling should be flayed alive
J. Matt Barber
May 5, 2014

A $2.5 million fine, a lifetime ban from the NBA and potential confiscation of his personal property through the forced sale of the L.A. Clippers? Are you . . .

Left's push for adult-child sex
J. Matt Barber
April 28, 2014

Shocking allegations by former child actor Michael Egan against openly "gay" "X-Men" director and producer Bryan Singer have stunned Hollywood into relative . . .

Liberals announce plan to 'purge' Christians
J. Matt Barber
April 20, 2014

They were always deadly serious about criminalizing Christianity and killing free speech, but now the American left has stopped pretending otherwise. In a . . .

Deception: Christian publisher sells soul for Mammon
J. Matt Barber
April 16, 2014

WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group is planning to release, through its liberal sister imprint Convergent Books, a manuscript paradoxically titled God and the . . .

How the 'gay' jihad normalized a filthy practice
J. Matt Barber
April 14, 2014

The public career beheading of former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich at the hands of pagan sexual jihadists, coupled with an escalating epidemic of Christian business . . .

Fort Hood, gun-free zones and 'progressive' insanity
J. Matt Barber
April 8, 2014

They say that lightning never strikes twice in the same place. Not true. It does if you stand high atop a cliff's edge waving a lightning rod above your head . . .

Why are they called 'homofascists'? Here's why...
J. Matt Barber
April 5, 2014

Many Christians have been warning for years that the radical homosexual activist lobby is made up of Christian-hating fascists who are in rebellion against both . . .

The Communist States of America
J. Matt Barber
March 31, 2014

A preferred ploy of left-wing change agents is to ridicule critics when they point out the undeniable parallels between the goals of today's "progressive" . . .

Is the GOP suicidal?
J. Matt Barber
March 23, 2014

Leave it to the Republican Party to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. While nearly every poll definitively affirms that Democrats are in deep doo-doo . . .

Tranny time: U.S. military becoming global joke
J. Matt Barber
March 17, 2014

Hold on, I've got a good one. What do you get when Joycelyn Elders, Barack Obama and a cross-dressing billionaire walk into a bar to discuss the U.S. Marines . . .

No political fix to America's death spiral
J. Matt Barber
March 9, 2014

The question is not, "Is America falling?" but, rather, "Why is America falling?" I'm currently writing from CPAC 2014, the nation's largest gathering of . . .

An absolute right to refuse service
J. Matt Barber
March 2, 2014

Albert Einstein once said, "Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it." He was right. In the aftermath of the Arizona religious . . .

Sex-obsessed lefty horrified by 'toxic purity culture'
J. Matt Barber
February 23, 2014

Hey, gals, want to avoid being raped? Put away that Lady Smith 38. No need for pepper spray. Self-defense classes? Not necessary. The solution is simple. The . . .

Cutting free the totalitarian left's 'BarbWire'
J. Matt Barber
February 17, 2014

This past week I, along with a group of fellow Christians, embarked on a new venture. In partnership with Liberty Alliance, LLC – the No. 1 ranked . . .

We are not 'all God's children'
J. Matt Barber
February 10, 2014

You've heard it said that "We are all God's children." This rings flowery and nice. It's an insidious lie. Indeed, God both created and loves – in a . . .

Liberal rag: more despotism please
J. Matt Barber
February 2, 2014

Hypocrisy, thy name is liberalism. What a difference a few years makes. Remember when "progressive" media types chided President George W. Bush till they . . .

MLK: homosexuality a 'problem' with a 'solution'
J. Matt Barber
January 26, 2014

This past week America honored both the life and noble work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a Bible-believing Christian minister who did more to advance the . . .

Is prodigal GOP inching home?
J. Matt Barber
January 20, 2014

I'm a Bible-believing Christian first, a conservative second and, sometimes, with rapidly dwindling frequency, a Republican third (but only when the Grand Old . . .

Obama moves to weaponize IRS
J. Matt Barber
January 13, 2014

In 2010 millions of American tea-party constitutionalists, to include the GOP's Christian base, united in a remarkable grass-roots effort to rein in our . . .

Planned Parenthood rep: Christianity "going down"
J. Matt Barber
January 6, 2014

For those of us so very blessed to have raised our personal white flag in mankind's inherently fruitless struggle against the Creator, there can be no joy in . . .

10 liberal limericks for 2013
J. Matt Barber
December 30, 2013

In clear violation of op-ed protocol, this week I'm suspending prose and having a little good, clean, limericky fun at liberals' expense because – well, . . .

Duck flap: truth is 'hate' to those who hate truth
J. Matt Barber
December 23, 2013

As widely reported, Phil Robertson, the patriarch in A&E's breakaway hit "Duck Dynasty," recently ran a-fowl of homosexual pressure groups, ruffling  . . .

America's chief export: immorality
J. Matt Barber
December 16, 2013

Why are Americans so peeved? Is it Obamacare? Well, partly – and in a big way. One wonders, in fact, if that sign language interpreter at the . . .

Blogging 'gays' urge murder, castration of Christians
J. Matt Barber
December 8, 2013

It happened Dec. 2, 2013, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. LifeSiteNews.com broke the story with the headline: "Violent mob of topless pro-abort feminists attacks . . .

Did George Washington predict America's fall?
J. Matt Barber
December 2, 2013

It's that bustling time between Thanksgiving and Christmas (Christ's Mass), our nationally recognized and congressionally "established" birthday celebration for . . .

Obama FBI partners with left-wing extremist group
J. Matt Barber
November 25, 2013

The magnitude of this Obama administration's "progressive" radicalism becomes more evident with each passing day. In recent months, there has been a drastic . . .

Making liberty lemonade from atheist lemons
J. Matt Barber
November 18, 2013

Another day, another secularist attempt at religious cleansing. The United States Supreme Court, which, with jaw-dropping irony, opens every session with . . .

'Gays' admit ENDA game: outlaw Christian morality
J. Matt Barber
November 11, 2013

The religious liberty death spiral continues. One of the most dangerous and discriminatory pieces of legislation in modern times – the ironically . . .

When being called 'evil' is a kindness
J. Matt Barber
November 5, 2013

Princeton University was founded in 1746 by devoutly Christian men with a devoutly Christian mission. It has "evolved" into a fortress of secular-"progressivism . . .

Sexual predator honored with U.S. postage stamp
J. Matt Barber
October 28, 2013

Benjamin Franklin famously quipped, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Franklin evidently failed to envisage today's . . .

Liberals feel crush of Obamacare
J. Matt Barber
October 21, 2013

"Disaster," "embarrassment," "humiliating" and "train wreck" are just a few of the colorful terms being used to describe it. The Obama administration's . . .

Left's new crusade: adult-kid sex
J. Matt Barber
October 13, 2013

So much for the left's "consenting adults" rhetoric on sex. Forever the consummate conservationists, our self-described "progressive" friends at the ACLU, MSNBC . . .

Change your species, race? Why not?
J. Matt Barber
October 6, 2013

File this under, "Oh, for crying out loud." There was a time when planning a family was a relatively straightforward process. A young wife might ask her new . . .

Ted Cruz, Liberty Counsel's got your flank
J. Matt Barber
September 30, 2013

With his inspirational and unprecedented show of leadership on the floor of the U.S. Senate this past week, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made hundreds of enemies in . . .

Raising children of light in a culture of darkness
J. Matt Barber
September 22, 2013

"I do not want to drive across a bridge designed by an engineer who believed the numbers in structural stress models are relative truths." – R.C. Sproul  . . .

Your safe, moral Boy Scouts alternative is ...
J. Matt Barber
September 15, 2013

It was Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 6, 2013. The huge hall was overflowing, the convention sold out. Over 1,200 attendees, with many spilling out into the foyer, . . .

'Gays' forced to serve Westboro Baptist haters
J. Matt Barber
September 9, 2013

At least Oregon is applying its anti-discrimination laws evenhandedly. Interesting story out of Gresham: The Oregonian is reporting that Bruce Bottoms – a . . .

America's fall: the modern-day Roman Empire
J. Matt Barber
September 2, 2013

"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." (Ecclesiastes 1:9) The Apostle Paul likely wrote . . .

'Gay' lawmaker to Christians: 'We'll take your children'
J. Matt Barber
August 26, 2013

Few people doubt that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hopes to become president in 2016. Unfortunately for him, he may have just signed away any chance of that.  . . .

Liberals' quest to 'rehabilitate' Christians
J. Matt Barber
August 19, 2013

The homofascist rainbow-shirts are at it again. They've unsheathed, once more, their anti-Christian long knives. Back in April, I wrote the following in a . . .

Women, you are called 'for such a time as this'
J. Matt Barber
August 12, 2013

I love the Old Testament account of Queen Esther, a beautiful young Jewish woman who put her life on the line to serve God and save her people. Esther had . . .

A prayer for a nation in rebellion
J. Matt Barber
August 5, 2013

Father God, Son and Holy Spirit, Maker of heaven and earth, You are the First Cause of these United States of America. You are the Author of all that is true, . . .

'Separation' nonsense from lying secularists
J. Matt Barber
July 29, 2013

Anti-Christian extremist groups like the ACLU, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and People for the American Way hate God. They also hate America. True . . .

Zimmerman speech Obama should have given
J. Matt Barber
July 22, 2013

My fellow Americans: I am your humble servant. You have entrusted me with the tremendous honor and responsibility to serve you as president. I am not . . .

Non-sexualized Boy Scouts alternative launched
J. Matt Barber
July 14, 2013

Recently, millions of Americans were shocked and saddened when the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) disgracefully bowed to left-wing political pressure and became . . .

'Hail Satan!': the new 'pro-choice' mantra
J. Matt Barber
July 8, 2013

In the war between life and death, all eyes are on Texas as the Lone Star State legislature is poised to pass a sweeping late-term abortion ban. Gov. Rick Perry . . .

Mock 'marriage' and the death of freedom
J. Matt Barber
July 1, 2013

While poorly decided U.S. Supreme Court cases are a dime a dozen, prior to last Wednesday, two stood out among the most wretched and constitutionally groundless . . .

Supreme Court vs. Supreme Authority
J. Matt Barber
June 23, 2013

"I became convinced that noncooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as is cooperation with good." – Martin Luther King Jr. The U.S. Supreme . . .

Liberals and conservatives, unite!
J. Matt Barber
June 17, 2013

More often than not, when someone says, "I hate to say I told you so," they love to say they told you so. Prepare to have a bucket of gloat dumped on your head. . . .

IRS-gate: join the call for a special counsel
J. Matt Barber
June 10, 2013

Every U.S. president seems to have one primary historical hallmark – positive or negative – that characterizes his legacy. For Abraham Lincoln it . . .

Easy fix to IRS corruption
J. Matt Barber
June 3, 2013

Sir John Dalberg-Acton famously observed, "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." No federal agency enjoys more power than the  . . .

R.I.P, Boy Scouts of America
J. Matt Barber
May 27, 2013

"What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?" (Mark 8:36) It's a sad day for both Scouting and for freedom. Indeed, it's a . . .

DOJ on 'gays': 'silence will be interpreted as disapproval'
J. Matt Barber
May 20, 2013

Under President Obama, "justice" is anything but blind. Neither is it deaf. In fact, based on recent revelations, it appears to be watching your every move and . . .

Memo to Christian troops: 'We've got your back'
J. Matt Barber
May 13, 2013

When NBA basketball player Jason Collins recently announced to the world that he's sexually attracted to other men, Michelle Obama tweeted, "So proud of you, . . .

NBA's Jason Collins: 'gay' superhero!
J. Matt Barber
May 6, 2013

So I guess you've heard. Fading, 34 year-old NBA free agent Jason Collins has been declared a hero for publicly announcing that he digs dudes. Well, it's about . . .

Kermit Gosnell trial: much ado about nothing
J. Matt Barber
April 27, 2013

What's the big deal? I mean, why are we surprised that an abortionist and his staff would, behind the walls of an always-lethal abortion clinic, commit one . . .

The fool says, 'There is no God'
J. Matt Barber
April 21, 2013

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." – Genesis 1:1 Be they theist or be they atheist, on this most scientists agree: In the . . .

Religious freedom & 'gay marriage' cannot coexist
J. Matt Barber
April 14, 2013

Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence. – Psalm 73:6 "Gay pride" necessitates anti-Christian hate. It must. "Gay . . .

Fighting for the soul of America
J. Matt Barber
April 7, 2013

I just had breakfast with the Rev. John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg. Well, not the real Peter Muhlenberg, but a preacher friend of mine named Travis Witt. Travis . . .

Marriage is what it is
J. Matt Barber
April 1, 2013

"It depends upon what the meaning of the word 'is' is," said the smooth-talking, skirt-chasing, totally busted philanderer. "Well, no, Bill," replied . . .

'Marriage equality' spells 'marriage extinction'
J. Matt Barber
March 25, 2013

This week the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on two of the most critical cases of our time. On Tuesday, March 26, attorneys will make the pitch . . .

'Pro-choice' slave masters losing war
J. Matt Barber
March 19, 2013

The pro-aborts are losing. They know it, and they hate it. As LifeNews.com reported in January: "CNN released the results of a new poll showing a majority of . . .

Barack Obama is no Abraham Lincoln
J. Matt Barber
March 11, 2013

Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people. (Proverbs 14:34) The name "Abraham Lincoln" enjoys a boundless shelf life. The 16th president of . . .

Killing the Obamacare zombie: hope lives!
J. Matt Barber
March 3, 2013

"But Republican governors are folding like cheap lawn chairs," you say. "And political eunuchs in the GOP establishment are bowing to Obama like he bows to . . .

An open letter to 'gay' teens
J. Matt Barber
February 24, 2013

Who am I? I'm a husband and a father. More importantly, and by the grace of God, I'm a follower of Jesus Christ. This is what motivates me to write you.  . . .

Women in combat: felony stupid
J. Matt Barber
February 18, 2013

The term "moronic" is defined as "notably stupid or lacking in good judgment." It is frequently used as an insult. The Obama administration is moronic.  . . .

Bloody hands: The Southern Poverty Law Center
J. Matt Barber
February 11, 2013

Long before homosexual activist Floyd Corkins entered the D.C.-based Family Research Council (FRC) with the intent to commit mass murder, I warned from the . . .

Will Boy Scouts commit gay-activist-assisted suicide?
J. Matt Barber
February 4, 2013

In coming days the Boy Scouts of America will decide whether to violate – eliminate, really – its own mission statement, oath and law by changing . . .

'All life is not equal'
J. Matt Barber
January 28, 2013

First, on a personal note: Thank you, thank you and thank you, Mary Elizabeth Williams! What a glorious service you've done the pro-life cause. I know, that's . . .

Obama is sinking America
J. Matt Barber
January 21, 2013

Although it certainly wasn't Oscar material, I still love the 1989 film "Erik the Viking," starring, among others, Tim Robbins, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt and . . .

Civil war's a-brewin'
J. Matt Barber
January 14, 2013

A pretty, young, auburn-haired woman – mid-20s – drove down a lonely country road somewhere in Oklahoma. Appearing in her rearview mirror, at the . . .

A politically incorrect guide to 'sexual orientation'
J. Matt Barber
December 30, 2012

It's a mixed up muddled up shook up world ... ~ The Kinks Through the secular-"progressive" looking-glass, the term "sexual orientation" has, in a few short . . .

Atheist humbugs
J. Matt Barber
December 24, 2012

It's Christmas Eve day. As you stand before the bubbled display case, you gaze, mouth watering, upon the vibrant collection of baked delicacies. You covet the . . .

A prayer for Sandy Hook
J. Matt Barber
December 16, 2012

In light of the horrific developments in Newtown, Conn. — developments so sorrowful that no words will do — I felt it only appropriate to pull my . . .

An open letter to post-abortive women
J. Matt Barber
December 9, 2012

I write these words chiefly to women and girls who have had an abortion. Still, it is my humble hope and honest prayer that anyone weighing this life-versus . . .

Jerry Sandusky laws: sick and twisted
J. Matt Barber
December 3, 2012

In recent months, "progressive" lawmakers, activist attorneys and militant homosexual pressure groups have launched a fierce campaign to ban therapeutic help . . .

Holy Land conflict: no peace among wolves
J. Matt Barber
November 25, 2012

At times, complicated issues are most clearly understood in simple terms. Speaking before the Knesset in 2006, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . . .

Benjamin Netanyahu: leader of the free world
J. Matt Barber
November 20, 2012

There has been much talk of late about America's "fiscal cliff." As troubling as our impending (Obama-spurred) economic collapse may be — and it is more . . .

God will not be mocked
J. Matt Barber
November 12, 2012

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. ~ Abraham Lincoln America . . .

Obama's HHS 'grooming' children for sex
J. Matt Barber
October 29, 2012

(Warning: The following contains disturbing information of a sexual nature.) My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure. ~ Alfred Lord . . .

An open letter to Obama voters
J. Matt Barber
October 21, 2012

Did you vote for Barack Obama in 2008? A lot of people did — obviously. What a time. There's still room for improvement, but what a testimony to just . . .

The most important election in history
J. Matt Barber
October 15, 2012

Who says Republicans and Democrats can't agree? Every four years, politicos and pundits, both left and right, come together in a harmonious hymn of hyperbole:  . . .

Supreme Court shocks life into Obamacare challenge
J. Matt Barber
October 8, 2012

The emperor wears no clothes. The bloom is off the rose. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Pardon the barrage of stale metaphors, but it's difficult to . . .

Todd Akin: conservative champion
J. Matt Barber
October 1, 2012

A French proverb declares: "What is hard to endure is sweet to recall." I seldom agree with the French, but, as a former professional boxer, I know this to be . . .

Surviving the humanist hurricane
J. Matt Barber
September 24, 2012

The upcoming elections aren't about Republican vs. Democrat; conservative vs. liberal; Romney vs. Obama. Not entirely, at least. They're much bigger than all . . .

The godless Democrats
J. Matt Barber
September 10, 2012

But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven. (Matthew 10:33) Are you a believer? I'm not asking if you're a Democrat, a . . .

The 'gay'-activist science deniers
J. Matt Barber
September 3, 2012

Woe to any scientist with an interest in objectively researching and reporting on "LGBT"-related issues. If your findings fail the left's socio-political  . . .

Defeating the Islamo-'progressive' axis
J. Matt Barber
August 27, 2012

There's evidently a fine line between a "hate crime" and a BLT. The Reuters headline screamed: "Bacon found at NY Muslim celebration probed as possible hate . . .

Fanning the flames of left-wing violence
J. Matt Barber
August 20, 2012

To borrow from President Obama's Black Nationalist mentor, Jeremiah Wright, the Southern Poverty Law Center's hate-baiting chickens "have come home to roost." . . .

Christians, silence is not an option
J. Matt Barber
August 12, 2012

With the exception of one column previously penned, I pray this becomes my most widely read to date. The secular left has mastered use of the Internet to . . .

Liberal tyranny and the cluck heard 'round the world
J. Matt Barber
August 6, 2012

Writer Sinclair Lewis is credited with saying, "When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the flag and waving a cross." Close, but not quite. . . .

Tick-off a liberal: Take a Boy Scout to Chick-fil-A
J. Matt Barber
July 30, 2012

Forget about Bert and Ernie. I always thought Kermit the Frog was a little "light in the flippers," if you know what I mean. Miss Piggy? Probably just cover  . . .

Culture of death and the Batman shooting
J. Matt Barber
July 23, 2012

Clearly, what our nation needs is more "separation of church and state." If those obnoxious, right-wing Bible thumpers would simply quit bellowing about the . . .

Obama, NAACP pervert civil rights
J. Matt Barber
July 15, 2012

As his re-election hopes dim, the mainstream "progressive" media continue to run interference for Barack Obama. It's predictable. They no longer even try to . . .

The Fourth Reich: abortion holocaust
J. Matt Barber
July 8, 2012

I recently finished reading "Bonhoeffer" by Eric Metaxas. The book, a nearly 600-page biography of German pastor and influential theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, . . .

The awakened giant likes tea
J. Matt Barber
July 1, 2012

It's often said, "Be careful what you wish for — you just might get it." Democrats got it all right. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts  . . .

An open letter to homosexuals
J. Matt Barber
June 19, 2012

I write this not to professional homosexuals. That is to say, not to members of the well-funded, politically powerful homosexual activist lobby. They will mock . . .

Liberalism is terminally ill
J. Matt Barber
June 11, 2012

It's been a pitiful sight — a sad week for progressives and "Big Union" Democrat-shilling thugs. In the wake of Tuesday night's devastating recall . . .

Christians should vote for Romney
J. Matt Barber
June 10, 2012

It's no secret that I have been and remain a vocal critic of Mitt Romney. To say that his conservative bona fides are suspect is an understatement. I have . . .

Equal rights for unborn feminists!
J. Matt Barber
June 5, 2012

When you're on the wrong side of Planned Parenthood, you're on the right side of history. The left's disingenuous and intellectually lazy "war on women" . . .

Dan Savage: bully
J. Matt Barber
May 3, 2012

They used to arrest middle-aged perverts who get their jollies from talking dirty to children. Today, they get a television show, a nationally syndicated column . . .

Justice served to Obama
J. Matt Barber
April 10, 2012

Eric Holder is a busy man. When President Obama's chief law enforcement officer isn't tied up selling guns to Mexican drug cartels, refusing to prosecute self . . .

Left's Orwellian censorship campaign
J. Matt Barber
March 31, 2012

Liberal theologian William Ellery Channing once observed, "The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment more . . .

Limbaugh and the, um, lady
J. Matt Barber
March 9, 2012

Saul Alinsky is alive and well in the political maneuverings of the secular left. The problem is; we all have the play book now. As most know, Rush Limbaugh . . .

Obama's anti-religious implosion
J. Matt Barber
February 12, 2012

Barack Obama may have just lost the election. He has foolishly gone to war in an election year with tens of millions of Catholics, Protestants and Jews — . . .

The Drudge Distort
J. Matt Barber
January 27, 2012

You're being manipulated. A well respected, highly influential news source has cast aside all journalistic integrity to shill for the liberal, GOP establishment . . .

Fearing Newt Gingrich
J. Matt Barber
January 25, 2012

What do establishment Republicans and liberal Democrats have in common? They've long labored under a shared misconception: conservative candidates are . . .

Hating Tim Tebow
J. Matt Barber
January 14, 2012

I grew up in Denver and am admittedly biased. I'm a Denver Broncos fanatic. In the Mile High City, the Broncos are more than just a football team; they're an . . .

The folly of God-denial
J. Matt Barber
January 4, 2012

As the political season heats up it occurs to me that, as important as elections are, unless the hearts of men are changed, the heart of a nation cannot awaken. . . .

Ron Paul is dangerous
J. Matt Barber
December 23, 2011

After the most recent GOP presidential debate, reasonable people can disagree as to who came out on top. It was abundantly clear, however, who was smothered . . .

Liberal violence rising
J. Matt Barber
November 21, 2011

While necessity is the mother of invention, sloth and envy beget mediocrity and upheaval — the twin siblings of secular-socialism. It is in this vein . . .

Onward, Christian soldiers
J. Matt Barber
October 10, 2011

Liberals are nervous. They should be. As the 2012 election grows closer a soft rumble builds throughout thousands of Evangelical Christian churches across . . .

The Dominionist manifesto
J. Matt Barber
September 6, 2011

There has been great gnashing of teeth in "progressive" circles of late over "Christian Dominionist Theology." MSNBC's Rachel Maddow has warned that much of . . .

Sexual anarchy
J. Matt Barber
September 3, 2011

In "Batman," the Joker rhetorically asks a young Bruce Wayne: "Tell me, kid — you ever danced with the devil by the pale moonlight?" Well, I have. Not by . . .

'Pride' vs. patriotism
J. Matt Barber
August 25, 2011

To the modern Democratic National Committee, the mainstream media and other "progressive" outfits such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern . . .

Doug Giles' 'Righteous and Rowdy' delivers
J. Matt Barber
June 29, 2011

Dads, when you let the National Education Association, Hollywood and the cast from Glee raise your daughters, you shouldn't be surprised if they turn out to be . . .

Energy independence, jobs within reach
J. Matt Barber
June 20, 2011

Fuel prices got you down? Need a job? Well, prepare to unlearn everything you've learned about domestic energy production. Don't ever let another green "warmer" . . .

Conservative -- The new cool
J. Matt Barber
May 19, 2011

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns . . .

Pulling the plug on Obamacare
J. Matt Barber
May 9, 2011

Obamacare is like turnip greens: bitter and hard to swallow, but Mommy made you choke them down anyway. The difference is that turnip greens are constitutional  . . .

The complete conservative
J. Matt Barber
April 26, 2011

What is the Tea Party? Who is the Tea Party? Big media types and the larger left have their demagogic spin: Tea Partyers are racist, backwoods, anti-government . . .

If the judge ain't straight, you must vacate
J. Matt Barber
April 15, 2011

Proposition 8 is an amendment to California's State Constitution. It was passed by a comfortable margin via ballot initiative in 2008. Prop 8 maintained the age . . .

The Potential Inside: not your father's Christian film
J. Matt Barber
April 14, 2011

In the age of gratuitous Hollywood sex and violence it's not surprising that people are starved for family-friendly entertainment. This is not just a matter of . . .

ACLU: 'Communism is the goal'
J. Matt Barber
March 25, 2011

Irony is defined as "the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning." The term doublespeak means "evasive, ambiguous language . . .

Mainstreaming radical Islam
J. Matt Barber
February 23, 2011

The term "useful idiot" is believed to have been coined by Vladimir Lenin. It originally described liberal Communist sympathizers in Western nations who, as the . . .

When metaphors attack!
J. Matt Barber
January 22, 2011

Guns don't kill people, metaphors do. It's true. Words have consequences. I tested it: Used a sports analogy just yesterday and a pick-up game of hoops broke . . .

Bachmann: Reagan in pumps
J. Matt Barber
January 10, 2011

From the instant his fruitful eight-year reign ended, Republicans have pined for the next Ronald Reagan. To date, no man has succeeded in filling the . . .

SPLC: Medical science, Christianity equal 'hate'
J. Matt Barber
December 21, 2010

Sometimes the most effective way to deal with a bully is to simply pop him in the chops. While it may not shut him up entirely, it usually gives him pause . . .

SPLC: the wolf who cried 'hate'
J. Matt Barber
November 29, 2010

Prior to November's secular-socialism rollback, America's ever-shrill "progressive" machine contorted in a desperate effort to paint the Tea Party movement as a . . .

Republicans must 'hang together'...
J. Matt Barber
November 4, 2010

Now that conservative candidates have mopped the floor with Democrats as expected, the Republican Party needs to have a serious "come to Jesus" meeting, and . . .

Time to reunite church and state
J. Matt Barber
October 30, 2010

John Adams, our second U.S. president, famously observed: "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the . . .

The "gay" deathstyle
J. Matt Barber
September 29, 2010

One has to wonder if Reuters reporter Julie Steenhuysen will soon be joining the millions of other Americans relegated to Obama's swelling unemployment lines. . . .

Kupelian's 'How Evil Works' shines bright
J. Matt Barber
June 26, 2010

I'm a tremendous fan of author and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis. Rarely does one find a writer who can elucidate so profoundly, as could he, the stark . . .

Kagan a lesbian? Why it matters
J. Matt Barber
May 21, 2010

I don't see how liberal media-types can write, what with those uncalloused, milky-soft little digits all bundled in bulky kid gloves and all. Oh, when the . . .

Obama sends in the clowns
J. Matt Barber
April 27, 2010

With a potential political bloodbath looming in November, liberals are understandably desperate. They see it all slipping away and it shows. The grassroots . . .

Barack Obama: enemy within
J. Matt Barber
April 16, 2010

[W]e will achieve our destiny to be as a shining city on a hill for all mankind to see. — Ronald Wilson Reagan Our nation is chosen by God and . . .

The face of hate
J. Matt Barber
April 6, 2010

"Progressives" are like pig farmers. In an effort to bury opposing viewpoints they sling pejorative slop, labeling as "bigot," "hater," "wingnut" or "racist" . . .

Southern Poverty Law Center officially declared "left-wing hate group"
J. Matt Barber
March 25, 2010

Though always left of center, the Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) once had a reputation as a fairly objective civil rights group. Founded by . . .

Don't ask, don't bleed
J. Matt Barber
March 5, 2010

The U.S. military has always discriminated. There are a host of malignant behaviors such as illicit drug use or habitual criminality that can render a person . . .

Is the "gay" fix in on Prop 8?
J. Matt Barber
February 11, 2010

Last weekend the San Francisco Chronicle "outed" Proposition 8 Judge Vaughn Walker as an active practitioner of the homosexual lifestyle: "The biggest open . . .

The Super Bowl kerfuffle
J. Matt Barber
January 31, 2010

"If you don't like it just turn off the TV!" goes the liberal mantra as all form of sexual perversion, obscenity and violence slinks unannounced into our living . . .

Democrats' political suicide pact
J. Matt Barber
January 28, 2010

The president recently told Diane Sawyer: "I'd rather be a really good one-term president than a mediocre two-term president." Excise the self-aggrandizing  . . .

Chump "change"
J. Matt Barber
January 21, 2010

So much for that whole "hopey-changey" thing; cute while it lasted, but the American people — like Bernie Madoff investors — now realize they've been duped. . . .

GOP: It's sink or swim in 2010
J. Matt Barber
January 18, 2010

Pop quiz: Kyle and Christina — casual acquaintances fresh out of college — are interviewing for the same job. It's a position each desperately wants and . . .

The crucifixion of Brit Hume
J. Matt Barber
January 8, 2010

During the Roman Empire's secularist era those who acknowledged the deity of Christ were frequently fed to the lions to entertain — for lack of a better word  . . .

The war on Christmas: it's a commie thing
J. Matt Barber
December 22, 2009

Are you as annoyed as I am by that nauseatingly amorphous phrase "Happy Holidays?" You may be interested to know that the mindset behind the term precedes . . .

The discriminatory "Non-Discrimination Act"
J. Matt Barber
December 3, 2009

Today's Democratic leadership is a predictable lot. They've cornered the market on mass manipulation through semantic tinkering. It's a relatively easy code to . . .

'Gay' jihad
J. Matt Barber
November 13, 2009

It never ceases to amaze me the degree to which liberals — the self-styled proponents of "tolerance" and "diversity"... the mind-numbingly sanctimonious . . .

Here he comes: Mr. Universe
J. Matt Barber
October 14, 2009

OK, this is just too easy. You have to ask: Did the Norwegian Nobel Committee devise a secret plot to completely marginalize President Obama in the . . .

Commies, fascists, and perverts, oh my!
J. Matt Barber
October 6, 2009

Obama's inner-circle is shaping-up like the bar scene from Star Wars. It's a swollen throng of unaccountable czars and policy advisors comprised of some of the . . .

Obama lied, his credibility died
J. Matt Barber
September 10, 2009

On Wednesday night President Obama threw a universal healthcare Hail Mary. The call? Incomplete pass. His much anticipated address to a joint session of . . .

Post bombshell: Conservative candidate actually -- gasp -- conservative!
J. Matt Barber
September 2, 2009

Politicos, pundits and armchair campaign managers around the country are keeping a close eye on this year's gubernatorial contest in the Commonwealth of . . .

U.K. on ObamaCare: Been there, done that
J. Matt Barber
August 20, 2009

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address comes to mind. In the art of persuasion, it's often most effective to paint in brief, colorful strokes. A savvy reader with the . . .

Big Brother-Care looms large
J. Matt Barber
August 12, 2009

It's socialized medicine vs. the private sector. How does the former match-up to the latter? Well, by way of an ill-advised postal services analogy, our . . .

J. Matt Barber
August 5, 2009

I got a call a couple days ago from a producer with MSNBC. He wanted a hard copy of a press release I sent out entitled: "ObamaCare Likely to Mandate Free 'Sex . . .

Is there a co-pay with forced abortion?
J. Matt Barber
July 26, 2009

The president has more "czars" running around than Mother Russia. It's mondo bizarro. Kind of fitting, though; must be a communist thing. Still, as the . . .

'Gay' penguin flies straight
J. Matt Barber
July 15, 2009

The highly contentious "nature vs. nurture" debate over whether gay penguins choose the homosexual lifestyle or are hatched that way has reached a hard boil.  . . .

Obama's moral clarity deficit
J. Matt Barber
July 7, 2009

Relativism is as relativism does, and Barack Obama does it well. His less than tepid response to evidence of a rigged election in Iran a few weeks ago and the . . .

'Gays' in the military: bad idea then, bad idea now
J. Matt Barber
June 29, 2009

Most are unaware that during the Revolutionary War George Washington was a staunch advocate for allowing "gays" in the military. In fact, he boldly commissioned . . .

Congress should repeal, not pass, hate crimes laws
J. Matt Barber
May 27, 2009

Author and educator Peter S. Drucker wrote, "When a subject becomes totally obsolete, we make it a required course." Congress takes the inanity a step further. . . .

'Hate crimes' bill is full of swill
J. Matt Barber
May 7, 2009

Senate sponsors and liberal activist proponents of the federal "hate crimes" bill, S. 909, have been caught in a series of bald-faced lies. So confident am I of . . .

Perez Hilton: the foul face of "gay" activism
J. Matt Barber
April 24, 2009

Warning: This article contains graphic but accurate material that may be offensive to some readers. You may have heard. During Sunday's Miss USA pageant . . .

Separate but unequal protection
J. Matt Barber
April 22, 2009

Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) have quietly re-introduced the federal thought crimes bill, H.R. 1913, the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes . . .

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