Courageous Preachers Serve as the Nation’s Conscience
The following article was written by Rev. Mark H. Creech of the Christian Action League and is used here by permission. More than thirty years ago, Christian author, W. Phillip Keller, in his book, Predators in our Pulpits, wrote an indictment of most preachers today. He declared: “Pastors, ministers, evangelists, and teachers
Atheism: No moral Difference between Adolf Hitler and Corrie Ten Boom’s Family
Atheism cannot account for morality. I am not accusing atheists of being immoral, but I do accuse them of borrowing their choice of moral living from concepts derived from the Christian worldview, the very worldview they denounce. They express moral outrage on several fronts, but they cannot account for any
A Warning from a Former Communist
As I was getting ready for work, I was watching the 1949 film The Red Danube. It stars Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, a very young and trim Angela Landsbury (Murder She Wrote), Ethel Barrymore, and Janet Leigh. Pidgeon plays British Col. Michael “Hooky” Nicobar who is assigned to assist in
If Something Can Come from Nothing Can Anything be Wrong?
Nothing comes from nothing, Nothing ever could.1 Lawrence M. Krauss is a renowned cosmologist and professor of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including the best-selling The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing
Should We Trust an Evolved Monkey Brain?
With the death of Stephen Hawking in 2018, there were numerous articles written about his life and work. As to his life, Hawking deserves credit for not giving up in the face of nearly insurmountable odds. Living completely incapacitated for decades, not able to speak or move a voluntary muscle,
The Evolution of Everything and the Rise of Moral Nihilism
The Evolution of Everything author Matt Ridley attempts to account for morality among evolved human animals as “a spontaneous thing produced by social interaction among people seeking to find ways to get along.” How does he know this since it’s hard to trust an evolved brain that arose from lower
Do Only Old Testament Laws Repeated in the New Testament Apply Today?
A young woman asked Christian apologist Frank Turek a question about the applicability of Old Testament law in the New Testament in this short video clip that has been posted on Facebook: There are a lot of things we don’t follow now that are in the Old Testament. Like Don’t
Some Surprising Things About Sex and Slavery in the Constitution
California Congressman and previous 2020 Democratic hopeful Eric Swalwell and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) took an oath to uphold the Constitution. Here’s the oath: I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear
How Did Nothingness Program DNA?
Christians begin with the presupposition that God created the universe and created man as a special creation different in kind from both inanimate and other animate creations. In fact, man is so special, the Bible tells us, that he is the very “image of God” (Gen. 1:27). One of these
Don’t Know Much About America’s Christian History
With a title like The Myth of a Christian Nation, one would think that the author would have spent more time on the nuances of how the phrase “Christian Nation” is used by scholars in the field. If you’re going to critique a concept, it’s necessary to deal with those
New Book: ‘The Rapture and the Fig Tree Generation’
On January 21, 2020, I traveled to Dinosaur Adventure Land in Conecuh County, Alabama, where I debated the topic of the Rapture with Kent Hovind. Kent took the Post Trib/Pre-Wrath position while I took the position that there was no rapture since there is no future seven-year period in which
‘As It Is in Heaven’: What’s Often Missing in Today’s Biblical Teaching
The medieval church saw a vital connection between heaven and earth, with heaven being the pattern for earthly activity. “Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Matt. 6:5–15). The eternal serves as a standard for the temporal. The Creator outlines parameters for living
What Would Jesus Say at the National Prayer Breakfast?
Some Christian writers have attacked Pres. Trump’s comments at the National Prayer Breakfast. Here’s what Cal Thomas wrote in his article “A Missed Opportunity”: For 68 years the National Prayer Breakfast has been a political oasis, a chance for Republicans, Democrats, national and world leaders to assemble and pray for
Muslims Celebrate When Harvard Declares Koran ‘Best Book on Justice.’ But is it True?
I found the following at FrontPage Magazine: Muslims around the world are thrilled at the recent news: “Harvard University ranks the Koran as the best book on justice,” is the January 20, 2020 headline of a report published by Youm7, a popular Egyptian news site visited by millions of Arabic readers. It writes
PayPal Suspended My Account and My Wife’s Account for ‘Security Reasons’
I received an email on January 22, 2020, from PayPal telling me that my account had been “permanently limited.” That’s a slick way of saying that PayPal cancelled my account. The reason? Supposedly I violated “PayPal’s Acceptable Use Policy.” And what is that? Anything PayPal wants it to mean. I
Some Good News on the Political Front in Texas
The following is from my very good friend Steven F. Hotze, M.D. I’ve known Steve for around 30 years. He used my God and Government series to train young men on the biblical principles of government: self-government, family government, church government, and civil government. He has been at the forefront of applying
How Well Can You Answer These Anti-Christian Objections to the Bible?
When Don Lemon interviewed Matt Bevin, a Kentucky Republican gubernatorial candidate and later governor, and asked him some questions related to the Bible. Lemon, instead of studying the Bible for himself, played a clip from the TV show West Wing where Martin Sheen’s character shows his ignorance of the Bible
Pastors Are Not Being Faithful if they do not Address Politics (and everything else) From the Pulpit.
Several posts on Facebook are asking this question: Should pastors address politics from the pulpit? I don’t understand why this question keeps getting asked. If the Bible addresses politics (or anything else), then pastors must address politics and anything else the Bible addresses. It’s that simple. I became a Christian