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-Scholars Now Believe the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” is a Modern Fake

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Most scholars now believe that the so-called “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” is a modern fake. This is not a new story but you probably haven’t heard about this on the 10 o’clock news which originally hailed the story of its magnificent discovery. In fact, most folks on the street probably haven’t heard about the scholarly […]

-Jimmy Carter Says Jesus Would Approve Of Gay Marriage

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter said this week that he believes Jesus would approve of gay marriage.  From the Blaze: “I believe he would. I believe Jesus would. I don’t have any verse in scripture…” Carter responded when asked by HuffPo Live host Mark Lamont Hill whether Christ would embrace same-sex nuptials. “I believe that Jesus […]

-Does God Have a Gender?

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Recently a number of priests in the Church of England publically called for changes in the church’s liturgies to include references to God as a female and mother alongside the traditional male designations. From Christian Today: Proclaiming "Jesa Christa, crucified" is among the liturgical changes that could help lessen abuse of power in the Church, […]

-Was Jesus a Real Person? Historical Evidence Beyond the Bible

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

          (Tacitus via Wikipedia) I recently read one of the best summaries ever of all of the historical evidence for the real existence of the man called Jesus of Nazareth in a recent edition of the Biblical Archaeology Review (Jan/Feb 2015): “Did Jesus Exist? Searching for Evidence Beyond the Bible” by Dr. Lawrence Mykytiuk of […]

-Newsweek’s ‘Sinful’ Portrayal of the Bible

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

The owners and editors of Newsweek Magazine decided to begin 2015 by resurrecting their failed magazine. For some reason they thought it would be a good idea to start over by trying to destroy the Bible and Christianity and by offending hundreds of millions of Christians. They probably figured that the controversy would be good […]

-Richard Dawkins: ‘I Am a Secular Christian’

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

        (Richard Dawkins: Wikipedia) During a literature festival in Wales, famous atheist Dr. Richard Dawkins made an interesting statement: "I would describe myself as a secular Christian in the same sense as secular Jews have a feeling for nostalgia and ceremonies." He made this statement in response to a supposed American Christian minister who admitted […]

-Does Liberalism Oppose the 10 Commandments?

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

  (N Y State Supreme Court Building: wallyg) Here’s an interesting article by Matt Barber contending that ‘liberalism’ in America substantially opposes and violates the 10 Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17). It is a little weak in a couple of spots but he does have some good points throughout: “How Liberalism Violates All 10 Commandments” The following […]

-So Now You Are Weird and Subject to Ridicule If You Believe in Creationism?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

             (Blake Griffin: Wikipedia) Is this where the dominant culture is going in America. The vast majority believe in God but now you are considered weird and subject to ridicule if you believe the Biblical teaching that God created everything as opposed to accidental evolution? A firestorm of media ridicule followed in the wake of […]

-So The ‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ May be ‘Authentic’ But The Story Really Isn’t

Friday, April 11th, 2014

In 2012 the main stream media went crazy over a ancient papyrus fragment that indicated that Jesus had a wife. Now experts are saying that the document appears to be authentic. So did Jesus really have a wife? No. At least this document does not prove it in spite of all of the press. Read […]

-Poll: Vast Majority of Americans Believe ‘Jesus Christ Was Born to a Virgin’

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

                                  (Birth of Jesus: Wikipedia) In a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center,  Americans were asked about their views about Christmas and the virgin birth of Jesus. Here is one of the leading questions along with the overwhelming results: “Do you believe that Jesus Christ was born to a virgin, or don’t you believe […]