Mary Jackson

Mary is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute mid-career course and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and four children. Follow Mary on Twitter @mbjackson77

Open Door Ministries

Defending Biblical orthodoxy in the Lutheran church

Family | As the mainline church shifts farther left, many are leaving while some decide to stay and stand for truth
by Mary Jackson
Posted 7/10/20, 05:03 pm

Dennis Nelson spent 40 years as a Lutheran pastor. Since his retirement in 2014, he has provided support to members and congregations within the mainline Evangelical Lutheran Church of America who desire to stay true to Biblical orthodoxy. His work keeps getting harder.

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Lighthearted reads

Children’s Books | Picture books for summertime imaginations
by Mary Jackson
Posted 7/02/20, 05:43 pm

The Little Blue Cottage by Kelly Jordan: All year long a quaint blue cottage on the bay sits unoccupied until a little girl and her family arrive in the summertime, filling the house with the smells of pancakes, bacon, and sunscreen. Each year, the girl boats, fishes, flies kites, and shelters from summer storms inside the little cottage.

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YouTube/The Heritage Foundation

Tech companies silence pro-child voices

Family | YouTube, Amazon don’t want to hear critiques of transgender ideology
by Mary Jackson
Posted 6/26/20, 04:58 pm

Online transgender gurus get millions of views online with peppy videos instructing curious teens on cross-sex hormones and sex-change surgeries. But YouTube recently blocked a video featuring ex-transgender writer and speaker Walt Heyer cautioning against talking children into those experimental and irreversible procedures. The streaming video site marked the three-hour video as “hate speech.”

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