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Author Archive: Cullen Herout

Cullen is a husband, father, writer, and lover of Truth. He has a Mental Health Practitioner License in the state of Nebraska, and has years of experience working with persons struggling with mental illness and addiction. For the past four years, he has also been involved with Rachel's Vineyard ministry for post-abortive women, serving as the counselor for their weekend retreats. Cullen is a regular contributor at The Blaze, LifeSiteNews, Live Action News, and Catholic Stand. He has a passion for writing about pro-life issues, Marriage, fatherhood, and building a culture of life. He lives in the midwest with his wife and two sons. Follow Cullen on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cullenheroutwriter.

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I Still Don’t Understand My Vocation To Fatherhood

February 16, AD2016 4 Comments
I Still Don’t Understand My Vocation To Fatherhood

It was 5:15 in the afternoon. I had been pacing around the room rocking a fussy baby for about a half hour. The last ten minutes had been filled with so much frustration that setting the baby down and screaming into a pillow was the best option I could conjure up. My wife was at the […]

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Belief Is Hard, But Nothing Makes Sense Without God

January 20, AD2016 10 Comments
Belief Is Hard, But Nothing Makes Sense Without God

Whenever my brother comes to town to visit, we have a traditional meal that we enjoy together. It takes place at a local Chinese buffet, and typically the conversations can become deep and meaningful. These conversations might be about the state of the family, our quest for virtue, or various things that might be going […]

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America’s Incoherent Attitude Towards Suicide

November 24, AD2015 35 Comments
America’s Incoherent Attitude Towards Suicide

Trying to make sense out of our country’s thoughts and feelings when it comes to suicide is like trying to decipher a map made up of coded symbols in a language we can’t understand. In some cases we encourage it. In some cases we rally against it. In some cases we protect against it. In […]

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The Holiest Priest I’ve Ever Known

October 27, AD2015 1 Comment
The Holiest Priest I’ve Ever Known

“Jesus Christ is Lord!” I can still hear the booming voice echoing through Dowd Chapel on the campus of Boys Town in Omaha, NE. The voice was unmistakable in its passion and its clarity, and for many years, was a mainstay in my experience of attending Mass. Every once in awhile, the world is graced […]

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Dear Woman Suffering After An Abortion

September 29, AD2015 1 Comment
Dear Woman Suffering After An Abortion

Dear Woman Suffering After An Abortion, I am writing because I want you to know that I care about you. I care about your well-being, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. There are some things I want to tell you, and although you don’t know me from the next guy, I hope that my words will not fall on deaf ears. […]

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Selfism Leads Straight To Planned Parenthood

September 14, AD2015 35 Comments
Selfism Leads Straight To Planned Parenthood

  By now, a majority of people are aware, in some capacity or other, of the recent videos documenting Planned Parenthood’s participation in baby body-part trafficking. This alone is remarkable considering the lack of attention given it by mainstream media. Apparently uncovering a verifiable, real-life house of horrors involving the ripped-apart limbs of babies is […]

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We Abandon Truth To The Neglect Of Our Souls

September 4, AD2015 18 Comments
We Abandon Truth To The Neglect Of Our Souls

The other day, as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, I noticed some disturbing comments on a friend’s pro-life post. The person making the comments was pro-abortion, and I found myself wanting to engage him in discussion. So I asked him a few questions and tried to find some common ground, as this typically is the […]

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We Will Be Seen As Barbarians Because Of Abortion

August 22, AD2015 24 Comments
We Will Be Seen As Barbarians Because Of Abortion

The Republican presidential debate from a few weeks ago was largely devoid of any significant moment. There was, however, one candidate that actually said something quite profound about the future of our country. Discussing his stance on abortion, Florida Senator Marco Rubio noted, “I believe that every single human being is entitled to the protection […]

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Ashley Madison Proves People Aren’t Doing Marriage Right

August 17, AD2015 2 Comments
Ashley Madison Proves People Aren’t Doing Marriage Right

  Perhaps you’ve noticed Ashley Madison trending on the Internet lately. The story here is one of the saddest I’ve heard or read about in a long time. Ashley Madison, if you aren’t aware, is a dating site for married people. Keep in mind, this is not a dating site for persons interested in developing […]

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