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Creationists can’t be scientists? Really?

By Mark Howard Published: 21 July 2015 (GMT+10) How many times have we heard this refrain, “Creationists can’t be scientists”? When I taught freshman English as an adjunct faculty member at Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, among our objectives was the development of the students’ analytical skills. To do this, I chose Philip Johnson’s book,…

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Noah’s Flood and The Epic of Gilgamesh

Noah’s Flood and The Epic of Gilgamesh by  Kyle Butt, M.A. Harrison Chastain   One of the most remarkable and memorable stories in the Bible is that of Noah’s Flood. One man’s righteousness and courage separated him and his family from a vile world of sin. God’s disgust at the world’s wickedness brought about the…

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The Real Islam

“Islamophobia”? by Dave Miller, Ph.D.   Political correctness is running amok in American civilization. This irrational, self-contradictory ideology is virtually ensconced in culture. Millions have been victimized by this propaganda and intimidated into silence when confronted by ideas and behaviors that are immoral or destructive. This sinister ideology began to assert itself with a vengeance…

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Islam the Religion of Peace?

Why They Have to Kill Us Muhammad, Terrorist or Prophet? (Muhammad, aka: Mohammad, aka Mohammed, aka Mahomet) Muhammad led 27 military campaigns against innocent villages and caravans & planned 38 others “I am the prophet that laughs when killing my enemies.” (Hadith) Christians & Jewish martyrs say; “I will die for what I believe”.  A…

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The Millennials A Lost Generation

  by Dr. Steve Elwart As a group of believers, we are leaving our young people woefully unprepared to face a frequently hostile world once they leave the nest. When one looks around a church or a conference, many times there seems to be something missing. The Youth. It is a common complaint. Parents ask…

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Tawriya: “Creative Lying” Advocated in Islam

   Tawriya: “Creative Lying” Advocated in Islamby Raymond Ibrahim Now meet tawriya, a doctrine that allows lying in virtually all circumstances. Perhaps you have heard of taqiyya, the Muslim doctrine that allows lying in certain circumstances — primarily when Muslim minorities live under infidel authority. Now meet tawriya, a doctrine that allows lying in virtually all circumstances—including to fellow Muslims and…

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Atheists ClaimTeaching Biblical Creation is Child Abuse

 A response to rabid atheist claims by Gary Bates You could not give a single example of how any child has been abusively harmed from learning about creation. The creation/evolution debate is polarizing for many Christians and pastors due in part to the rhetoric that wrongly characterizes the biblical view. Let’s face it; the secular…

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Were Dragons Real: A Christian Perspective

Dilophosaurus, a Saurischian dinosaur.  Dragon is the common name that refers to a variety of gigantic reptiles reported by people of ancient times. Dragons were also a common theme in mythology. The word comes from the Greek: δράκων, drakōn; Latin: draco; meaning a ” serpent of huge size”. Although dragon legends are often dismissed as…

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A Challenge to Atheists

Belief in God is the only logical explanation for the universe. I think it is incumbent upon us to look for the evidence of the existence of God in the world around us. God does not expect us to believe without proof, and we should be able to point it out when we see it.…

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Do the Dead Sea Scrolls Verify the Bible?

  The Dead Sea Scrolls and Biblical Integrity by Garry K. Brantley, M.A., M.Div. Bible believers often are confronted with the charge that the Bible is filled with mistakes. These alleged mistakes can be placed into two major categories: (1) apparent internal inconsistencies among revealed data; and (2) scribal mistakes in the underlying manuscripts themselves.…

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Why Have So Many Christians and Churches Become Pro-Gay?

  Sue Bohlin A recent email from a friend: “Sue, I’m seeing more and more ‘evangelical’ churches come out in support of gay marriage. Also, Christian friends are changing their views on the validity of the LGBT lifestyle being acceptable for a Christ-follower. I start worrying that I’m missing something, and even start questioning my…

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Dispensational or Covenantial: does it matter?

Dispensationalism 101 Contrasting Dispensationalism & Covenant Theology By Bob Nyberg     Bottom Line:  The basic difference between Dispensationalism and Covenant Theology has to do with how a person interprets the Bible. The foundation for both systems relates to the issue of hermeneutics – that is how the Bible is interpreted. If you were to sweep away all the…

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Four steps for surviving evolution classes at high school

Today’s feedback comes from RL of Australia, asking about how to deal with their classes on evolution at High School. iStockphoto We are learning evolution in school (year 10 science), and I would like some handy get-to-the-point questions I can ask my science teacher to make him/her think. We are currently learning about adaptations, genes…

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The Founders on Homosexuality

by Dave Miller, Ph.D. Of those living today in America who were alive 50 years ago, few could have imagined, let alone predicted, that homosexuality would encroach on our culture as it has. In fact, it would have been unthinkable. The rapidity with which homosexual activists continue successfully to bully the nation to normalize what once…

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US Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage—now what?

By Lita Cosner and Keaton Halley Published: 29 June 2015 (GMT+10) Jeff Belmonte, wikipedia.org Jesus said, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one…

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Probe Ministries looks at the Gay Marriage Delusion

Sue Bohlin takes a look at the arguments for same sex marriage and finds them lacking from a Christian, biblical worldview perspective.  She explains that those pushing for same sex marriage have redefined it into something it never was and was never intended to be. What’s Marriage For? In any discussion on same sex marriage,…

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CMI looks at Worldviews, logic, and earth’s age

—part 1 by John K. Reed and Shaun Doyle Despite claims of contemporary Christian scholars, logic demonstrates that an old earth is inextricably intertwined with the Enlightenment worldview of naturalism. Since Christianity and naturalism are fundamentally at odds, the contrary is also true; belief in an old earth is inconsistent with Christianity—a point reinforced by…

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What Happened to the Dinosaurs?

  by  Eric Lyons, M.Min. Kyle Butt, M.A.   Where did the dinosaurs go? This question has stumped the scientific community for decades. The question is extremely difficult because it appears that most dinosaurs (whose bones fossilized) died out in a sudden, catastrophic event. In The Scientific American Book of Dinosaurs, Walter Alvarez and Frank…

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The Global Warming Scam

The Continuing Collapse of the Global Warming Hoax . By Alan Caruba While the nation tries to come to grips with the cascade of scandals involving the Obama administration, a significant phenomenon has been occurring. It is the demise of the global warming/climate change hoax that has driven national and international policies since the 1980s. . Directed…

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The Theological Corruption of the Evangelical Church

by Andrew S. Kulikovsky In a world that has become increasingly skeptical of, and hostile to, Christianity, where do evangelicals stand? What happened to evangelical churches? What does it mean to be an evangelical? This paper argues that the evangelical movement has lost its way. Despite its creeds and confessions and high view of Scripture,…

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Saul Alinsky : Obama and Hillary’s Teacher

Saul Alinsky (1909 – 1972) was a liberal community organizer in Chicago who developed a method of local organizing that was widely copied by Democrats, and influenced Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. He is credited with coining the term “community organizer.” His most well-known accomplishment was the book Rules for Radicals. He wanted reform inside…

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Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Reviewed

Dr. Bohlin explores the key points from this documentary from a Christian perspective.  He looks at three of the scientists featured on the film who were persecuted for their willingness to consider intelligent design as an option.  The film may become dated but the issue of an intelligent creator versus an impersonal, random cause of…

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The Truth Project Session 21 The American Experiment

    What is the biblical model of the state?       Where did the idea of the American governmental system of checks and balances come from?   Isaiah 33:22 (NKJV) For the LORD is our Judge, The LORD is our Lawgiver, The LORD is our King; He will save us.  Three branches: Executive, Judicial, Legislative…

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One Nation Under God

     Kerby Anderson G.K. Chesterton once said that “America is the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed. That creed is set forth with dogmatic and even theological lucidity in the Declaration of Independence.”{1} We are going to document the origins of this country by looking at a book entitled…

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Liberalism and Mental Illness

Mental illness is rapidly increasing in the world and “will be the second biggest cause of death and disability by 2020.”[1] According to the World Health Organization: Mental illnesses, from epilepsy to depression, currently affect over 400 million people around the world. This group includes 45 million people with schizophrenia. America and Japan experience the…

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Is America Doomed?

by  Dave Miller, Ph.D. The dark, sinister clouds of political correctness have been steadily gathering over America for some 50 years now. The result? A drastic recasting of American culture from what it was (for the first 185 years) to what it is now. In the words of one of the current presidential candidates: Whatever…

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Deconstructionism and the Left

by David Barton Groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Americans United for the Separation of Church and State (AU), the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), People For the American Way (PAW), American Atheists (AA), the Baptist Joint Committee (BJC), and many similar groups are among those included within…

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Introduction to the Book of Nehemiah

Nehemiah   John MacArthur  *   Title Nehemiah (“Jehovah comforts”) is a famous cupbearer, who never appears in Scripture outside of this book. As with the books of Ezra and Esther, named after his contemporaries (see Introductions to Ezra and Esther), the book recounts selected events of his leadership and was titled after him. Both the…

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Case Closed: DNA too Unstable to Support 65 Million Year Old T Rex Red Blood Cells.

DNA: the best information storage system by Jonathan Sarfati Published: 4 June 2015 (GMT+10) Illustration ©iStock.com/BlackJack3D Living creatures not only contain enormously complex machines, they also contain the ‘instruction manual’ to build these machines—which can be seen as a sort of ‘recipe book’ programmed on DNA, the famous ‘double helix’ molecule (deoxyribonucleic acid). In many articles…

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Truth Decay

  Three Views of Truth We live in a world that has dramatically changed its view of truth, and thus have inherited an ethical system that denies the existence of truth. The worldview of the twenty-first century is postmodernism, and the dominant ethical system of the last two centuries has been relativism. To understand this…

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Did God create an ‘open’ universe?

 Theistic evolutionists take God out of the driver’s seat by Lita Cosner and Keaton Halley Christians, especially those facing difficult circumstances, take comfort in the fact that God knows everything that will happen in advance and that He sovereignly directs all things. But theistic evolutionists are compelled by the logic of their own arguments to deny…

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Is “Open Theism” biblical?

Question: “What is open theism?” Answer: “Open theism,” also known as “openness theology” and the “openness of God,” is an attempt to explain the foreknowledge of God in relationship to the free will of man. The argument of open theism is essentially this: human beings are truly free; if God absolutely knew the future, human…

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The Declaration and Constitution: Their Christian Roots

Kerby Anderson The Declaration of Independence Many are unaware of the writings and documents that preceded these great works and the influence of biblical ideas in their formation. In the first two sections of this article, I would like to examine the Declaration of Independence. Following this, we’ll look at the Constitution. On June 7,…

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Colossians Chapter 4

Colossians 4:1-18 (ESV) 1  Masters, treat your bondservants justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven. 2  Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. 3  At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery…

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Colossians Chapter 3

   1 If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. 3 For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ who…

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Colossians Chapter 2

. 1 For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you, for those in Laodicea, and for all who have not seen me in person. 2 I want their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding and…

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Colossians Chapter 1

 Colossians 1:1-2 (ESV) 1  Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2  To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae:   1. Paul says he is an apostle. Exactly what is an apostle?   ἀπόστολοςapostolos (ap-os’-tol-os) n. 1. a delegate 2. (specially) an ambassador of…