A.J. Castellitto column
A.J. Castellitto is a freelance writer who resides in NJ with his wife and five children. He holds a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Scranton and his writings have been published at The Center for Western Journalism, The Christian Post, Intellectual Conservative and Reformed Perspective Magazine.

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Why are we so discouraged?
A.J. Castellitto
May 23, 2016

"As by nature we are prone to fall into evil, we have need of various helps to help us in the fear of God. Unless our faith is repeatedly encouraged, it lies . . .

Daryl Hall: "I can't go for that"
A.J. Castellitto
May 18, 2016

"We live in America. That's our entire culture. Our culture is a blend. It isn't split up into groups. Anyone who says otherwise is a fool – worse than a . . .

Politicizing the holy war
A.J. Castellitto
May 17, 2016

There are no accidents, just slumber or complicity. The current state of affairs tell us all we need to know as our ever expanding social state proceeds . . .

Governing principles and political purity
A.J. Castellitto
May 11, 2016

"People are liking (Ted) Cruz. They think he's for the free market, and he's owned by Goldman Sachs..." ~ Ron Paul Political purists are first and . . .

The confession and mortification of sin
A.J. Castellitto
April 20, 2016

"Thou wast always by me, mercifully angry and flavoring all my unlawful pleasures with bitter discontent, in order that I might seek pleasures free from . . .

God, Cruz and Country
A.J. Castellitto
April 15, 2016

"And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties . . .

A new way to be human
A.J. Castellitto
April 13, 2016

"Some things are more important than a rock show" – Bruce Springsteen Inalienable rights, consent of the governed, freedom of religion/conscience as . . .

Theocracy rising
A.J. Castellitto
March 31, 2016

"Some forms of political doctrine, for instance, function religiously, reflecting the worst features of orthodoxy and authoritarianism, especially when they . . .

John Locke and today's Christian
A.J. Castellitto
March 28, 2016

Christians are in a tough spot, but when were we not? In today's America, where truth is exchanged for lies, our place in the political realm is particularly . . .

The faithful consent of One Nation Under God
A.J. Castellitto
March 22, 2016

"To give a man full knowledge of morality, I would send him to no other book than the New Testament... The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed . . .

The cringe-worthy candidate
A.J. Castellitto
March 19, 2016

"Paul Ryan called me, tremendous call...I spoke with Mitch McConnell today, we had a great conversation." – Donald Trump He's the unprincipled . . .

The lost art of civil dissent and mutual disagreement
A.J. Castellitto
November 13, 2015

I find the rainbow flag to be a symbol of division and hostility against God's creative purpose and spiritual restoration. However, they have a right to wave it . . .

A new age of conformity?
A.J. Castellitto
November 5, 2015

My heart goes out to all the faithful who are silenced merely for speaking truth in hope and love. It is true that often there are many in our day who are not . . .

Covenant versus replacement theology
A.J. Castellitto
November 1, 2015

"And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it, as did also your rulers. But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his . . .

The liberal captivity of the Presbyterian Church
A.J. Castellitto
October 24, 2015

The question was recently asked, "How do you reconcile the idea of faith being really important to you ... with the fact that, at least in our democracy . . .

Jocko Homo Devo
A.J. Castellitto
October 20, 2015

"The dumbing down of culture has been exacerbated exponentially. It's the way people think – or don't think. Less and less people can form an analytical . . .

Carry thy gun, love thy neighbor
A.J. Castellitto
October 10, 2015

A gun in the hands of an evildoer troubles me. My hope is that in times of trouble there may be just, responsible, God-fearing men who may rise up to slay, . . .

The direct link between demonology and death
A.J. Castellitto
October 6, 2015

"Welcomed in hell and embraced by the devil" – Chris Harper-Mercer With all the evil in the air nothing comforts me more than an armed Christian. . . .

O God save us all!
A.J. Castellitto
October 2, 2015

I've had nothing but time For me to think about How things aren't always as they appear You know the sun don't always shine... Evil is winning. Justice . . .

Does God love everyone?
A.J. Castellitto
September 30, 2015

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." ~ John 3:16  . . .

Torn between two kingdoms
A.J. Castellitto
September 26, 2015

I love comment sections. I love the timely heartfelt wisdom so skillfully displayed by my fellow man. Here's a gem I uncovered via a recent New York Times . . .

The new no religious test clause (aka: true Christians need not apply!)
A.J. Castellitto
September 17, 2015

May we look at our past, see our present, and predict the future to see how it stands. Let me lay it out... "No religious test shall ever be required as a . . .

Is more than half of America homophobic?
A.J. Castellitto
September 14, 2015

http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justintaylor/2013/05/07/gay-marriage/ Basically, yeah... According to the recent history of majority vote, a . . .

We are all Kim Davis
A.J. Castellitto
September 8, 2015

"There is no alternative but that of theonomy and autonomy" – Cornelius Van Til "If the high authority does not refrain from unjustly and forcibly . . .

Orthodoxy lost - an open letter to Jim Wallis and all the liberal lukewarm Christians
A.J. Castellitto
September 4, 2015

"So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth." – Revelation 3:16 The orthodox Christian has grown . . .

Welcome to the masquerade
A.J. Castellitto
August 30, 2015

I'm not afraid I'm not ashamed I'm not to blame... Are we truly known? How well do we truly know ourselves? Do we carry our insecurities and . . .

No apologies!
A.J. Castellitto
August 24, 2015

"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law." ~ Aleister Crowley The culture war is not so much ideological as it is spiritual. Our churches, . . .

All political roads lead to Ron Paul...?
A.J. Castellitto
August 21, 2015

"Truth is treason in the empire of lies" – Ron Paul I know I am very late to the party but after paying too close attention to politics over the past . . .

Obama's endgame revisited....
A.J. Castellitto
August 20, 2015

* This piece was originally published in March of 2013 @ Western Journalism. http://www.westernjournalism.com/obamas-vision-coming-to-fruition/ I finally . . .

A Cruz-Trump alliance?
A.J. Castellitto
August 17, 2015

"And I was also in support – if the Republicans stuck together, you could have done it with Obamacare also...But the Republicans decided not to stick . . .

A time for truth!
A.J. Castellitto
August 15, 2015

"There's nothing more dangerous than a smart Republican." – Joe Biden I just recently got a hold of Cruz' inspiring new read, A Time for Truth, and . . .

My epiphany on Rand Paul
A.J. Castellitto
August 10, 2015

"I don't trust President Obama with our records." If there's one thing that I've learned since President Obama has been in office it's this: Do Not Trust The . . .

In honor of the sly spinmeister...
A.J. Castellitto
August 8, 2015

Jon Stewart, who secretly and repeatedly visited the White House/Obama for direction on his talking points http://www.westernjournalism.com/jon-stewart-from . . .

Rivers of life in a wasteland of deceit
A.J. Castellitto
August 5, 2015

I'm the first one in line to die When the cavalry comes Yeah it feels like the great divide Has already come I'm wasting my way through days Losing youth . . .

They live we sleep
A.J. Castellitto
August 3, 2015

"They're targeting the kids and they're telling them how to think." – Roddy Piper In the year 1988, a bizarre, low budget, sci-fi thriller burst onto . . .

Disney is spinning in his grave
A.J. Castellitto
July 20, 2015

Looks like now the Beatles weren't so bad Mr. Manson makes the Four look fab 'Cause death and evil is what sells today And Walter Disney's spinnin' . . .

If I Were A Killer...
A.J. Castellitto
July 17, 2015

This is just a hypothetical story Of someone, let's just say it's me I'd gain acceptance for my murderous ways By stalking a defenseless prey... What . . .

Satan's slippery slope
A.J. Castellitto
July 15, 2015

"Be suspicious of people who have, or crave, power...Never, ever go near power. Don't become friends with anyone who has real power. It's dangerous." ~ Stanley . . .

By the grace of God...
A.J. Castellitto
July 13, 2015

"I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the . . .

The unstoppable Ted Cruz
A.J. Castellitto
July 8, 2015

Cruz did it again!!! He completely annihilated Katie Couric during her extended interview with the presidential hopeful. It was amateur hour for Ms. Couric . . .

Christians are to love their Jewish brethren and stand against anti-Semitism
A.J. Castellitto
July 6, 2015

"[Israel's history] speaks of the realized unity of true God and true man, of the God who descends to community with man, gracious in his freedom, and of man . . .

We are spirits living in a material world
A.J. Castellitto
July 1, 2015

"the answer..is not going to be found in politics or policy, because the problems and the truth go way beyond that. I think we're dealing with a culture that is . . .

The great equalizer
A.J. Castellitto
June 29, 2015

You wish you were someone else Every night you fall to pieces Knowing you can't save yourself You've been wronged and wounded. Used and exploited, you . . .

The liberalization of America...and Christianity!!!
A.J. Castellitto
June 26, 2015

According to a recent study, 'Conservatives in the United States have more self-control than liberals.' http://www.newsmax.com/t/newsmax/ article/651885  . . .

The New York Times' reckless report
A.J. Castellitto
June 23, 2015

"It seemed pretty glaringly obvious to me that the 'news fit to print' was pretty much the news that's fit to serve the powerful...The way that the paper's . . .

The face of hate
A.J. Castellitto
June 21, 2015

Bias and prejudice are demonic tools used by the ultimate oppressor to spread misery and hate. The physical distinctiveness and outward uniqueness of the . . .

When wrongs are rights
A.J. Castellitto
June 18, 2015

Rights: that which is morally correct, just, or honorable We are all sinners. However, this reality leaves no room for the embrace of lawlessness, . . .

Vanity Fair's vilification of the Christian
A.J. Castellitto
June 17, 2015

"Then I saw in my dream, that when they were got out of the wilderness, they presently saw a town before them, and the name of that town is Vanity; and at the . . .

The new abnormal
A.J. Castellitto
June 3, 2015

"Conservative Christians may be in a minority, but thank God we have a richer understanding of what it means to be human and to be free....." – Carl R. . . .

The trappings and snares of 'ME Christianity'
A.J. Castellitto
May 28, 2015

They are all signs of self-absorbed immaturity (most prominently in the spiritual sense) and for the most part I've been guilty of them all. When we take our . . .

The left's Catch 22 and the Christian's righteous response
A.J. Castellitto
May 23, 2015

I've been talking about this for years (as have many of my fellow conservatives). http://www.westernjournalism.com/when-obamas-worlds-collide/ It is . . .

A house divided and a silenced majority
A.J. Castellitto
May 6, 2015

According to a 2010 Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll, Americans reported that the following were moving the country in the wrong moral direction: Politicians  . . .

The Jesus effect
A.J. Castellitto
May 4, 2015

"...a little book entitled Mere Christianity , by C.S. Lewis. It was about pride, and it described me to a T. That night...something happened that had never . . .

When law and morality collide
A.J. Castellitto
May 2, 2015

Discernment: the ability to see and understand people, things, or situations clearly and intelligently Discrimination: -the ability to recognize the . . .

We're all conservatives now
A.J. Castellitto
April 29, 2015

Quality Affordable Healthcare? Nope Job Opportunities? Limited Free Speech? Better be careful..... Freedom of Conscience? Not Happening Guns?  . . .

The new no religious test clause (aka: true Christians need not apply)
A.J. Castellitto
April 15, 2015

May we look at our past, see our present, and predict the future to see how it stands. Let me lay it out..... "No religious test shall ever be required as a . . .

Check your foundation!
A.J. Castellitto
April 11, 2015

Christianity is the most historically verifiable, morally consistent, and rationally fathomable explanation for all things in the history of mankind. If . . .

A 'less than loving' summary of lies
A.J. Castellitto
April 9, 2015

You didn't build that...let me repeat that...not even a smidgen...somebody else has to make up the difference! Building the very fabric of our nation...lest . . .

Blessed by Autism and sharing the love!
A.J. Castellitto
April 8, 2015

I am a 40 year old (going on 42) husband and father of five children, one with autism. Through trials and adversities my Christian faith has grown strong over . . .

May humility and love prevail
A.J. Castellitto
April 6, 2015

"Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed."  . . .

Sex perception & gender identity
A.J. Castellitto
April 4, 2015

I'm planning a little experiment: Next week I am going to go to work dressed as a woman and let everyone know that I now self identify as a female (and . . .

Sexual delusion, social revolution and cultural blitzkrieg
A.J. Castellitto
April 2, 2015

Well, I finally made it into the Right Wing Watch Hall of Fame. I figured I would go over to their Facebook page and read what some of my new fans had to say . . .

Thou shalt not lie
A.J. Castellitto
April 1, 2015

"If you're a liar, maybe you're actually not such a great person. If you feel like you need to lie in order to get people to adopt your ideas, maybe they're not . . .

Accusing God of bigotry, hate speech, and child abuse
A.J. Castellitto
March 31, 2015

"Original Sin is one of the most essential doctrines of Christianity...the premise that every human being is born sinful...How does this not qualify as . . .

Politicizing the religious war
A.J. Castellitto
March 30, 2015

The first step is acceptance. We must first admit there is a problem. There is a bitter struggle occurring that affects and intersects with all aspects of . . .

Merging Paul's outreach with Cruz's principles
A.J. Castellitto
March 26, 2015

Cruz has a bit of an image problem while Paul has a bit of a message problem. Cruz is more consistent but obviously more maligned. Both men are highly . . .

An open letter exposing Ted Cruz
A.J. Castellitto
March 24, 2015

Dear Senator Cruz, I'm sorry to say this, but the finger points directly at you. You are wholly deserving of the blame. This is all YOUR fault! I was . . .

The Roman Centurion: 'I am not worthy'
A.J. Castellitto
March 23, 2015

"Now a centurion had a servant who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him. When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders . . .

The art of gay mafia trolling
A.J. Castellitto
March 21, 2015

"Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sadists" – Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/your-online-secrets/201409/internet . . .

A government where fraud and waste come to live
A.J. Castellitto
March 20, 2015

All sound reason and moral judgment has gone out the window and our government resembles something we'd be ashamed to bring home to mom. We can no longer live . . .

The battle rages on.......
A.J. Castellitto
March 18, 2015

The air is leaving here It's getting hard to breathe, I'm choking The fracture was innocent A miniature compromise that exploded Inside my atmosphere And . . .

What's left of the religious left......?
A.J. Castellitto
March 14, 2015

And what do they stand for? I'm speaking to all religious Democrats (the Jew and the Gentile, peace-loving Muslims, and moral, freedom-loving believers . . .

A heated exchange on "marriage equality"
A.J. Castellitto
March 11, 2015

From the comments section of an article featured at Bob Ellis' American Clarion (I am blessed to consider Mr. Ellis a friend of mine . . .

Praying for the president
A.J. Castellitto
March 10, 2015

"Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. . . .

America's 'Deus Ex Machina'?
A.J. Castellitto
March 9, 2015

If our country was assigned an email address to most accurately define its current course it would . . .

A sandy foundation
A.J. Castellitto
March 4, 2015

Conspiracy is the gateway to true inquiry. Scientism, naturalism and atheism are the foundational trinity of modern secular thought. A rejection of all that . . .

Rape by deception and other "health" lessons....
A.J. Castellitto
February 28, 2015

"Hey son, what did you learn in school today?" "Well dad, in health class we talked about 'current events'..... That if we lie about who we are... and what . . .

Libertarian sounds and American fury
A.J. Castellitto
February 27, 2015

Why should godless progressives have all the good music.... ??? Actually, they don't! They may not admit it "on record," but these artists are taking some . . .

A legal kill
A.J. Castellitto
February 25, 2015

There are many of whom, those people in places of power and influence have little use. Unfortunately, too many times it's easier and even encouraged to simply . . .

The American Protestant
A.J. Castellitto
February 23, 2015

"Tolerance is the virtue of people who don't believe in anything." ~ GK Chesterton Nothing changes. The history of man is a series of recycled bad ideas. . . .

If you kill free speech you kill justice (a closer look at the Cobain case and the quest for truth!)
A.J. Castellitto
February 22, 2015

Back in 1994, the news was all over the media. Kurt Cobain, the man who singlehandedly altered the musical landscape when he and Nirvana arrived on the scene . . .

Devoted Democrats duped by the cult of personality
A.J. Castellitto
February 16, 2015

"Please join us tonight as we show our love and appreciation for President Obama #ILoveObama! " – a devoted Obama supporter on Twitter, 2/15/15 I . . .

A man of God's sobering message to a faithless generation
A.J. Castellitto
February 12, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBt-Yj-x1RU "And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to . . .

A hypothetical hater list
A.J. Castellitto
February 9, 2015

In the political, hypocritical and dangerously irresponsible vilifying vein of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) I have considered comprising a short list . . .

MONSTERS (the total depravity of man)
A.J. Castellitto
February 7, 2015

The secret side of me I never let you see I keep it caged but I can't control it So stay away from me The beast is ugly I feel the rage and I just can't . . .

If I were president....
A.J. Castellitto
February 5, 2015

Zero chance of records seal Lawless acts in full repeal Borders lacking no attention Public oath and sound reflection Pledged allegiance to the flag  . . .

The I-polar epidemic (and the equality scale's annihilation of the godly standard)
A.J. Castellitto
February 4, 2015

"When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see . . .

The king's highway
A.J. Castellitto
February 1, 2015

"But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of . . .

Zero tolerance
A.J. Castellitto
January 30, 2015

"Nones" ~ Those without any religious affiliation. (A label denoting the non-religious profile of young-adult Americans under the age of 30) Heavily . . .

God is in control (an open letter to myself)
A.J. Castellitto
January 25, 2015

"And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." – Philippians 4:7 I've grown weary of . . .

The foolhardy crusade of the blind watchbreaker*
A.J. Castellitto
January 22, 2015

"Just because we're conditioned to view some things as disgusting and immoral doesn't mean that some things aren't, in actual point of fact, disgusting and . . .

The consequences of lawlessness and faux ignorance
A.J. Castellitto
January 19, 2015

"As we're seeing, the decision not to try building a political case for President Obama's removal has extraordinarily serious downsides." – Andrew C. . . .

We were born for devastation and reform
A.J. Castellitto
January 18, 2015

Thank you God for giving me the insight So I might make these wrongs right If and when there ever is a next time Cause failure is a blessing in disguise  . . .

Dividing the sheep from the goats (the 75% fallacy*)
A.J. Castellitto
January 16, 2015

"The weakness of so many modern Christians is that they feel too much at home in the world. In their effort to achieve restful "adjustment" to unregenerate . . .

Radical Islam screwing up the quest for global utopia?
A.J. Castellitto
January 14, 2015

There is a liberal progressive global vision for the world in which all religious beliefs, starting with Christianity, are wholly squelched. Those running this . . .

Righteous kill (the American sniper)
A.J. Castellitto
January 12, 2015

Until we walk in another man's shoes we can never truly know what shapes and motivates who they are and what they do. But as Americans, we have a sense of what . . .

A culture of death
A.J. Castellitto
January 9, 2015

"Through violence you may murder a murderer, but you can't murder murder. Through violence you may murder a liar, but you can't establish truth. Through . . .

He came to save that which is lost
A.J. Castellitto
January 8, 2015

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach . . .

Why pragmatism fails
A.J. Castellitto
January 4, 2015

"Rational discussion, or an appeal to a final norm, cannot solve disagreements over what "works"; therefore, the group with the most power wins when pragmatism . . .

Happy is a yuppy word / blessed is the man who's lost it all
A.J. Castellitto
December 28, 2014

Everyone dies Nothing is sound Nothing is cool Everything fails Everything runs its . . .

We must stand with Israel (or we will fall!)
A.J. Castellitto
December 25, 2014

"The prime minister told colleagues in recent days ... that his office's understanding of the issue and the government's take on it is that the Americans will . . .

Low scripture IQ & unbelief: stumbling blocks to civil society and spiritual vitality
A.J. Castellitto
December 24, 2014

"Yet civil government has as its appointed end, so long as we live among men, to cherish and protect the outward worship of God, to defend sound doctrine of . . .

Lying Leibowitz and his race-baiting ways
A.J. Castellitto
December 22, 2014

Note: This was originally published on December 16th @ AmericanClarion.com, just four days before two of NYPD's finest were senselessly executed, following . . .

Losing the soul of a nation
A.J. Castellitto
December 20, 2014

http://youtu.be/0lzSLQ3uqUQ The truths of Biblical reality are under assault like never before. Whether it be the university classroom, the workplace, a . . .

Rush Limbaugh's epiphany on the two-party deception
A.J. Castellitto
December 18, 2014

Rush Limbaugh has conceded! He has admitted that for the first time he cannot argue against those who insist that both political parties are the same! http:/ . . .

Using propaganda to hide Darwin's doubt
A.J. Castellitto
December 9, 2014

A highly disparaging reaction to an essay of mine perfectly demonstrates the aversion toward commentaries that apply a traditional-Biblical perspective in . . .

The Democrats (and our do nothing GOP) undermining democracy
A.J. Castellitto
December 7, 2014

I really like this exchange between Greta and the always 'smartest (and most articulate) guy in the room,' Trey Gowdy! http://youtu.be/Iqe-A58du9c The take . . .

False hope and no change!
A.J. Castellitto
December 5, 2014

http://youtu.be/PZ9ISoLmeLI I don't wanna hear about hope and change It's hopeless and it looks the same We're still at war we're always at war What are . . .

Don't call it a comeback! The rise of communism (in America?)
A.J. Castellitto
December 4, 2014

My brief exchange with Matt, a young pro-communist-progressive (the telling highlights are as follows) AJ: As far as the greatest threats to free speech go, . . .

Race-bait deferred (remembering Brown/defending Wilson)
A.J. Castellitto
December 3, 2014

Michael Brown's death is tragic! A life cut short must always be lamented. The day we don't lament such an event is the day all light has vanquished. Michael . . .

Peace is here!
A.J. Castellitto
December 2, 2014

"And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and . . .

Giuliani for President?
A.J. Castellitto
November 29, 2014

"You have every right to protest, you have every right to scream, you have every right to yell. The first time you throw something at a police officer, you get . . .

What the fallen, unregenerate hate most
A.J. Castellitto
November 22, 2014

He is the Offense. He is the Antidote. He is the Solution. He's the Bright Light beyond the cold, dark world. He is why we've yet to self destruct . . .

There's a crack in the Liberty Bell
A.J. Castellitto
November 20, 2014

"In practice democracy..breeds corrupt politicians, intent on short-term gain for themselves. The brevity of their tenure gives them an incentive to make hay . . .

Light shines brighter in the dark
A.J. Castellitto
November 19, 2014

What Good Is This? Utopian Bliss Roles Fulfilled Stage Dismissed Lies Advancing Freedom Shaken Congress Wilting Security . . .

There is more evidence for the Miracle of JESUS than the miracle of evolution
A.J. Castellitto
November 16, 2014

Bart Ehrman Refuted: Claim: The much beloved and revered (by hardened secularists) New Testament "scholar" proudly boasts "there are four hundred thousand . . .

King Nothing!
A.J. Castellitto
November 14, 2014

Then it all crashes down And you break your crown And you point your finger But there's no one around Just want one thing Just to play the king But the . . .

Evolution is a political, cultural & ideological sledgehammer
A.J. Castellitto
November 13, 2014

It's easy to literally and brutally tear a precious life in pieces, if evolution is true and Jesus is a lie. It's easy to undermine and eliminate the . . .

Born this way!!!
A.J. Castellitto
November 12, 2014

"But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he know them, because they are spiritually . . .

A faithful Catholic and an agitated Protestant go at it!
A.J. Castellitto
October 31, 2014

Catholic Guy: So... how do you get around Augustine and Aquinas's doctrinal adherence to, scriptural foundations for, and lived testimony to, things like the . . .

What a friend is he to those who follow and believe!
A.J. Castellitto
October 30, 2014

http://youtu.be/tMqJKUlgjbQ The great prophet Isaiah told of the coming Savior when he declared, "Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm . . .

Righteous anger and carnal destruction
A.J. Castellitto
October 23, 2014

WARNING: The spiritually deceived and emotionally fragile may be offended by what they are about to read. "So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither . . .

There's no shame in his game!
A.J. Castellitto
October 18, 2014

Nonchalant....Laissez-faire.....Laid-back.....Chill....Unperturbed.....Unconcerned..... Phlegmatic....Insouciant....Mr. Panache....Easy O.....Unflappable... On . . .

Fighting our way out of the darkness!
A.J. Castellitto
October 17, 2014

http://youtu.be/zMDktiHMUmY Your freedoms are under assault, as Communists disguised as Democrats are leading the attack! There are natural consequences . . .

Ben Affleck's soft bigotry of low expectations
A.J. Castellitto
October 16, 2014

Watch this video very, very carefully..... Then share it with your young liberal friends (we all have at least one). Ask them to focus on the youngest guy at . . .

Hey Mike, what took you so long???
A.J. Castellitto
October 12, 2014

Mr. Huckabee is threatening defection from the Republican Party over "social issues," even going so far as suggesting he would take part in a 3rd Party Revolt. . . .

David Limbaugh on trial
A.J. Castellitto
October 6, 2014

A rabid consumer of Christian commentary affirms Limbaugh's faithful apologetic. Political writer, David Limbaugh, makes a big splash in the realm of . . .

Marxist millennials
A.J. Castellitto
October 5, 2014

"The selection shows how this newest group of Goddard graduates expresses their freedom to engage and think radically and critically in a world that often sets . . .

auf Wiedersehen (an original poem)
A.J. Castellitto
October 3, 2014

Senseless acts Vicious lies Precious lives and suicides Melting gold Growing cold Vengeance sought and heaven sold Haters hating Virgins baiting  . . .

There is no 'ME' in "'WE' the People", Unless you are trying to turn our Nation Upside Down
A.J. Castellitto
October 2, 2014

A dark cloud is looming overhead as the economic storm continues to grow. In the midst of it all, mindless drones demand their right to amnesty, marriage and . . .

Cheapened Christianity and fraudulent faith
A.J. Castellitto
September 30, 2014

"Set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of . . .

Larry Liberal, Morty Moderate, Len Libertarian & Christian Conservative talk politics...
A.J. Castellitto
September 24, 2014

Larry: All you racist pigs can kiss my a@#.... I hope Obama goes for a 3rd... just to piss you guys off! I don't care if he turns the White House into a . . .

The perfect plan
A.J. Castellitto
September 21, 2014

159 House Republicans (including my district rep) and 33 Senate Republicans voted for arming Syrian rebels against the will of their constituents. In the . . .

"Stop forcing your (im)morality on me!"
A.J. Castellitto
September 19, 2014

Dear Religious Humanists, Political Activists, and Ameriphobics Everywhere, Please stop forcing your immorality on me. Stop lying to me. Stop stealing . . .

Social issues, Geraldo Rivera and Glenn Beck
A.J. Castellitto
September 17, 2014

I turned on the local conservative affiliate the other day and caught a little bit of Geraldo Rivera and Glenn Beck..... Let's just say that a little bit of . . .

The dark side of humanity
A.J. Castellitto
September 15, 2014

"Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." The other day, I found myself debating Dave, an . . .

This court jester is one royal fool
A.J. Castellitto
September 11, 2014

"In Renaissance times, aristocratic households in Britain employed licensed fools or jesters....Regarded as pets or mascots, they served not simply to amuse but . . .

Origin of the grand demise?
A.J. Castellitto
September 10, 2014

"There's going to be a revolution" Former Marxist, Dr. John Drew, should have been a key figure of interest in the vetting of the president. Drew, a kindred . . .

Civilization jihad
A.J. Castellitto
September 9, 2014

"Civilization jihad is a form of political and psychological warfare that includes multi-layered cultural subversion, the co-opting of senior leaders, influence . . .

Evidential ignorance and spiritual denial
A.J. Castellitto
September 8, 2014

I've been reading the great Christian apologetic, The Case for the Real Jesus by Lee Strobel, in which the 'former atheist (and award-winning legal editor for . . .

"It's Bush's fault!"
A.J. Castellitto
September 6, 2014

The following is just one man's opinion (formed on the basis of information provided by some very credible sources-like the Center for Security Policy's Frank . . .

The fight for America (an original poem)
A.J. Castellitto
September 4, 2014

Control the opposition Manipulate the landscape Spineless proposition Victims of the mandate Information, Dissemination Blocking traffic flow  . . .

Defend yourselves!
A.J. Castellitto
September 2, 2014

A lively online exchange with Jim, a like-minded conservative, got me thinking of the various forces that have presently aligned to threaten the foundation of a . . .

WAR MACHINE, Inc. (Fighting for the Gods of War)
A.J. Castellitto
August 31, 2014

"Do not envy a man of violence and do not choose any of his ways" Fighting for oil Fighting for Islam Fighting . . .

Spiritual fruit vs. religious nuts
A.J. Castellitto
August 29, 2014

What type of servant are you? Whom (and to whom) do you serve? If you want to change hearts, threats of hellfire fall a bit short of the charitable . . .

What separation (of church & state) is this?
A.J. Castellitto
August 28, 2014

Religious Humanism is the religious philosophy, ideology and overall worldview dominating secular thought and driving political policy.The news media, pop . . .

If there is no God, there are no rights
A.J. Castellitto
August 27, 2014

Where do we get out rights? Where do we get our dignity? Where do we get our respect? Where do we get our humanity? Where do we get our integrity . . .

A.J. Castellitto
August 25, 2014

"O God, our Father, listen to me groping amid these shadows, and stretch out to me Thy right hand." – Saint Augustine Riots, contagious diseases, . . .

Quoting Joe Piscopo in a message to my Democrat dad
A.J. Castellitto
August 23, 2014

Dear Dad, We don't always see eye to eye, especially when it comes to politics and religion. You are an old school Democrat, while I lean Tea Party right. . . .

The empty church
A.J. Castellitto
August 18, 2014

A good friend of mine made an excellent point regarding the consequences of trying to merge Christian faith with a love for sin, "When sin supersedes . . .

They own you!
A.J. Castellitto
August 15, 2014

"The more diverse the country is, the less it can afford to take maximalist positions." YOU are no longer your own. That will be the bottom-line.  . . .

A show of support for celibate Christians
A.J. Castellitto
August 14, 2014

"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come." About two years ago, I befriended a fairly high . . .

Fools and hypocrites
A.J. Castellitto
August 11, 2014

"But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man . . .

Liberalism: the religion of natural man
A.J. Castellitto
August 9, 2014

"This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blas- phemers, . . .

Orthodoxy lost
A.J. Castellitto
August 7, 2014

"So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth." – Revelation 3:16 The orthodox Christian has grown . . .

Trading love for hate
A.J. Castellitto
August 3, 2014

Well, I finally made it into the Right Wing Watch Hall of Fame. I figured I would go over to their Facebook page and read what some of my new fans had to say . . .

Rainbows and infidels
A.J. Castellitto
July 31, 2014

This is hypothetical..... If one were determined to take down America; if it were not possible by force; the secret weapon would come from a surprising place . . .

The Narrow Way (Ode to Pilgrim)
A.J. Castellitto
July 29, 2014

He will tell you there's no danger He will tempt you on the way He will seem the kindest stranger He will be your hell to pay He will lull you into . . .

A faithful report
A.J. Castellitto
July 27, 2014

"Christian journalists and Christian readers must seek wisdom in analyzing the news – and humility in presenting it. Often we'll fail, but we must work . . .

Confessions of a closet Calvinist
A.J. Castellitto
July 25, 2014

Does Jesus love everyone? It's a belief I may have taken for granted when I made this declaration on my Facebook page, "The most potent thing you can say to . . .

The power of the gospel
A.J. Castellitto
July 22, 2014

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth The power of the gospel must never be . . .

The elephant in the room
A.J. Castellitto
July 17, 2014

They had a three part agenda. They would use their manpower, influence and funds to back anything that would destroy our families, businesses and culture."  . . .

Darwin's war on women, diversity and equality
A.J. Castellitto
July 16, 2014

Despite the depravities of man, Christianity, in its purest, untainted form, sees everyone as equal, with special gifts and vital strengths. In Christ we are . . .

A.J. Castellitto
July 14, 2014

"Here in lies a reason NOT to allow social/political issues to consume our time and thoughts. Sin is not debatable. The Gospel proclamation is our response to . . .

The Prez of the Divided Statez
A.J. Castellitto
July 12, 2014

Obama is the house guest you never wanted to come and just won't freakin' leave! Every day it's something else. Another hole in the fabric. Right now our . . .

Stand up for truth
A.J. Castellitto
July 9, 2014

"And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with . . .

Was Jesus bigoted and intolerant?
A.J. Castellitto
July 7, 2014

"Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God." May Jesus rightly be . . .

Twisted logic and exceptional ignorance
A.J. Castellitto
July 4, 2014

The fact that Bill Ayers (and his wife) even has the freedom to participate in political discourse is both tragic and appalling. Human civilization has . . .

The truth and the life in black and white
A.J. Castellitto
June 28, 2014

(high profile believers – Jeremy Lin w/ his favorite rapper, Lecrae) "I do know that the Christian faith is one that has to be tried and tested . . .

More government is never the answer
A.J. Castellitto
June 26, 2014

When it comes to economics, there usually are no easy answers. Neither side has the ultimate solution. Although, a capitalist system is one in which most . . .

The Sinner in the Mirror (original poem)
A.J. Castellitto
June 24, 2014

"For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst . . .

A message to my fellow conservatives regarding useful idiots
A.J. Castellitto
June 13, 2014

"Useful idiot is a term for people perceived as propagandists for a cause whose goals they are not fully aware of, and who are used cynically by the leaders of . . .

Xenophobia and the forced acquiesce
A.J. Castellitto
June 11, 2014

The traditional is queer. Common decency offends. Moral absolutes have become wholly objectionable. But the biggest offense of all is the faithful . . .

This is war!
A.J. Castellitto
June 8, 2014

"Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?"  . . .

The fading middle class family
A.J. Castellitto
June 5, 2014

Nobody is immune from the challenges and difficulties that confront the modern day family. A forty-year-old husband and father of five children (one with autism . . .

The pro-NWO political platform
A.J. Castellitto
June 2, 2014

Theirs is not a platform of pragmatic solutions and thoughtful resolutions; rather, it's about power and control by any means necessary. Lies and . . .

Can I get an amen on Amash!
A.J. Castellitto
May 30, 2014

Justin Amash.... The name alone strikes fear in the hearts of the GOP establishment. Yep, those same fellas that are pushing Jeb Bush to run in 2016.....  . . .

Broken, beat & scarred
A.J. Castellitto
May 28, 2014

You rise You fall You're down, then you rise again What don't kill ya make ya more strong They are the freedom fighters, the oath keepers. They are not . . .

The church of the liberal
A.J. Castellitto
May 26, 2014

Who is your Savior? To whom do you bow? Where do you 'Get truth?' "It was a matter of letting me know that I was, in her view, way out of line and that . . .

The open road to oblivion
A.J. Castellitto
May 24, 2014

"Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell." A fascinating glimpse into the cross section of rapidly ruling ideologies are . . .

"Ted Cruz, this is all your fault!"
A.J. Castellitto
May 21, 2014

Dear Senator Cruz, I'm sorry to say this, but the finger points directly at you. You wholly deserve the blame. I was ready to turn the page. I had . . .

The Devil, the liberal and the new hate
A.J. Castellitto
May 19, 2014

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no . . .

Jesus IS
A.J. Castellitto
May 10, 2014

He walked on water He made that water wine And then he drank with People you and me would just cast aside He did his people good Just like he said he . . .

Truth ordained trumps blame
A.J. Castellitto
May 6, 2014

In response to my assertion that there is a great spiritual, national, and cultural 'falling away,' in our day (especially among our youth), a friend of mine . . .

Liberal America - home of the 29er & re-education camps
A.J. Castellitto
May 2, 2014

Driving home from work today, a poster-sized sign caught my eye. It read: "I'm an Obama 29er" Obviously some kind of political statement. Related to . . .

David Fiorazo's Just Inquiry & The Free Kate Saga
A.J. Castellitto
May 1, 2014

"What's your take on this story? This happened at a Catholic school" -David Fiorazo (Christian author) This question was posed in response to a news story . . .

Our last chance?
A.J. Castellitto
April 30, 2014

I'm trying to get a handle on how the NSA rightly justifies their spying authority over all our personal communications. It's the inconsistencies that are most . . .

Ten tenets of biblical Christianity
A.J. Castellitto
April 27, 2014

"While our country remains untainted with the principles and manners which are now producing desolation in so many parts of the world; while she continues . . .

Bait, hate & switch
A.J. Castellitto
April 19, 2014

Less than a few prominent and influential organizations have been working very diligently to advance their power of persuasion. Most notable are SPLC (Southern . . .

Billy Blackstone and the Christian underdog
A.J. Castellitto
April 12, 2014

"Underdog...I wince every time I say the word... especially in connection with Jesus. Yet, as I read the birth stories about Jesus, I cannot help but . . .

21st Century Judas
A.J. Castellitto
April 10, 2014

In the modern day, the influence and vitality of Christianity in America has come under the assault of a three-fold enemy. These aligned adversaries reflect a . . .

The plot to destroy Amerigo Vespucci
A.J. Castellitto
April 9, 2014

"Despite their bleating about 'tolerance,' the Left isn't interested in 'getting along' – They want to destroy conservative Christian values and utterly . . .

Religious supremacy?
A.J. Castellitto
April 8, 2014

Why are we placing restrictions on how and when truth can be spoken? Why should we be deterred from speaking truth with 100% shameless conviction? Truth is much . . .

If I were a killer
A.J. Castellitto
April 4, 2014

This is just a hypothetical story Of someone, let's just say it's me I'd gain acceptance for my murderous ways By stalking a defenseless prey I've . . .

You will never win.....
A.J. Castellitto
April 3, 2014

.... So Stop Acting Like You Can And Just Get With The Program!!! (This is what I am constantly told) Politics, Elections, Government.... It's a left . . .

The nuclear option
A.J. Castellitto
April 1, 2014

"Libertarianism is roughly akin to saying that it's okay to do whatever you want as long as it does not infringe upon another. This seems laudable enough until . . .

A final addendum to my letter to Rand Paul
A.J. Castellitto
March 29, 2014

The natural, reasonable, secular case for upholding traditional marriage is wholly consistent with the Biblical case. Do we really need the LGBTQ  . . .

An open letter to Rand Paul revisited
A.J. Castellitto
March 28, 2014

Does anyone know the definition of insanity? Well, we Republicans should consider ourselves Charlie Brown. While the GOP is Lucy. It always ends the same...  . . .

A memorandum of understanding
A.J. Castellitto
March 25, 2014

As a religious conservative, I swear a promise to my fellow {liberal, homosexual and atheistic/agnostic} Americans that despite our differences I will be there . . .

The art of selling out
A.J. Castellitto
March 23, 2014

"God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds . . .

Open Letter to Rand Paul and the 'Ron Paul-Libertarians'
A.J. Castellitto
March 22, 2014

Dear Senator Paul, You have us perplexed and befuddled. How can you and all the other like-minded Americans think we will just thoughtlessly discard our . . .

The Christian, the culture and the arts
A.J. Castellitto
March 20, 2014

"Christians must go beyond criticizing the degradation of American culture, roll up their sleeves, and get to work on positive solutions. The only way to drive . . .

Obedience to God
A.J. Castellitto
March 18, 2014

"Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you." ~ James 4:7 "For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill. . . .

The political lament of a Christian conservative
A.J. Castellitto
March 17, 2014

I will not support a candidate that is pro-same-sex marriage for public office. I would not support a candidate that is pro-polygamy, pro-divorce, pro . . .

Fire in the hole
A.J. Castellitto
March 14, 2014

"the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things... ...it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison." "I'm in this race not just to hold an office . . .

James Caan & our future dystopia
A.J. Castellitto
March 9, 2014

"I'm an ultra conservative... Hollywood liberal, I'm not." Back in August of 2010, veteran actor James Caan boldly proclaimed his detestation for politically . . .

Moral, natural and universal law
A.J. Castellitto
March 3, 2014

"One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws" Who defines . . .

I'm not racist, I hate his white half too!
A.J. Castellitto
February 28, 2014

Back in 2009, a majority of white America was fully behind the president. There was much fanfare and enthusiasm as he assumed his place in the Oval Office. The . . .

Dr. No, Judge Bork & Lord of the Flies
A.J. Castellitto
February 25, 2014

One of my favorite books is Lord of the Flies (by William Golding), about a group of boys (12 years-old and under) who are stranded on a deserted island after . . .

Annihilating Jesus
A.J. Castellitto
February 20, 2014

Thirty years ago, Naturalist John Dunphy made this shocking and bold declaration: "The classroom must and will become an arena of conflict between the old . . .

A.J. Castellitto
February 19, 2014

"The idea of God was not a lie but a device of the unconscious which needed to be decoded by psychology." – Sigmund Freud Let me introduce you to the . . .

Stand for something or fall for anything
A.J. Castellitto
February 17, 2014

"The less you spend time with truth the easier it is to believe lies." -Lecrae Socialist leaders, gay radicals and Hollywood are forcing the religion of . . .

Courtesy call
A.J. Castellitto
February 16, 2014

*Reader Discretion/Scriptural Discernment Advised. "I don't respect people who don't proselytize. I don't respect that at all. If you believe that there's . . .

Share and defend
A.J. Castellitto
February 10, 2014

"Some time ago I had a debate with a professor at the University of California, Irvine, on the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus. He had written his . . .

The truth about bigotry, anarchy and commies
A.J. Castellitto
February 4, 2014

"This whole pro pot agenda baffles me. Of all the issues we face? Never thought I'd hear a POTUS's words used as a tacit endorsement for weed" – Rob Lowe  . . .

A poetic perspective on politics, social media, redemption and the military
A.J. Castellitto
February 3, 2014

The Story Ends Jesus looks down upon you With fire in His eyes The blood of the sacrificed Are on your hands Security breached Navy Seals die The . . .

Open letter to pro-amnesty Christians
A.J. Castellitto
February 1, 2014

For the most part, I believe your intentions are sincere. There's some great Americans, great individuals, who have actively participated in missions, . . .

Spiritual rebellion and economic suicide
A.J. Castellitto
January 29, 2014

If we are seeking government to do our bidding government is our god. If we want to show mercy we personally should do so and not pressure the government to do . . .

Our melting pot is boiling over!
A.J. Castellitto
January 27, 2014

Is American exceptionalism being undone by Marxist Multiculturalism? Let's consider the prophetic words of Samuel Huntington, from his 1996 book 'The Clash . . .

The agenda?
A.J. Castellitto
January 22, 2014

"The essential constraints that were placed by the Founding Fathers in the Constitution...that generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties. . . .

Overcoming adversity through faith
A.J. Castellitto
January 20, 2014

I am a 40 year old husband and father of five children, one with autism. Through trials and adversities my Christian faith has grown strong over the past . . .

The great divide
A.J. Castellitto
January 18, 2014

Our culture is rapidly changing. Homosexuality, in particular, has been in the forefront of the national debate for a while now. Personally, I know plenty of . . .

The ignorance of blind faith
A.J. Castellitto
January 16, 2014

"Although atheism might have been logically tenable before Charles Darwin, Darwin made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist." – Richard . . .

Bullies and liars
A.J. Castellitto
January 14, 2014

Barack Hussein Obama.... What did we do to deserve a president such as this? Our president who actively monitors our nuclear arsenal, our civil liberties and . . .

Defending Sarah
A.J. Castellitto
January 13, 2014

"Fox's Roger Ailes says he hired me 'to piss off the people that wanted her dead.'" – Sarah Palin (as reported by Breitbart's Tony Lee) The liberal . . .

America lost
A.J. Castellitto
January 10, 2014

"Whoever is an avowed enemy of God, I scruple not to call him an enemy of his country." – John Witherspoon It's the day America lost. November 6th, 201 . . .

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