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-The Bible and The Quran: Some Major Contrasts

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

There are some obvious differences between the Bible and the Quran. Some of those major contrasts revolve around the teaching contained in the two and others around references to characters and history. One glaring difference is that the Quran is one book written by one man in one lifetime while the Bible spans thousands of […]

-Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God? In America it is now ‘politically correct’ to say they do and those who claim otherwise are viewed as bigoted Islamophobes in the main stream secular media. A controversy over this issue recently boiled over in the press when Wheaton College administrators suspended  a professor, Larycia Hawkins […]

-School: Biblical Content Cut from ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Play

Friday, December 18th, 2015

The whole point of the famous ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ is to answer the question  ‘what is the true meaning of Christmas?’ In the TV production and the play the answer and the punch line is provided by Luke 2:8-14- it is all about the birth of Jesus Christ. So how exactly can the ‘Biblical […]

-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 […]

-More People Read the Bible At Christmas?

Friday, December 26th, 2014

                  (Photo credit: knowhimonline) Do more people read the Bible during Christmas than any other time of the year? According to YouVersion Bible ministry, it is the busiest season for the usage of their Bible apps. From the Christian Post: Christmas is a time often associated with trees, Santa Claus, mangers, family gatherings, television […]

-UPDATE: Bibles Can Stay in Navy Lodges

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

The US Navy has reversed its decision to have Bibles removed from guest rooms in their lodges around the world due to a huge outcry from American Christians. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The U.S. Navy has reversed its decision to remove Bibles from Navy rooms, and has noted that it would be […]

-Bible Burning in Arizona

Friday, August 1st, 2014

                                         (Photo credit: knowhimonline) Burn a Quran and it is international news and people die in protests. Burn some Bibles in front of churches and it is only a ‘local’ story. In Mesa, Arizona Bibles have been burned at the front doors of at least 6 churches so far. Here’s the story from the Christian […]

-Coming Soon: A Biblically Illiterate Generation?

Monday, February 10th, 2014

                          (Photo credit: knowhimonline) In America are we raising a new generation of children that are mostly unfamiliar with the characters, stories, and teachings of the Bible? Here’s an article from the UK Telegraph concluding that the Bible has all but disappeared from the lives of children in the UK. It got me thinking. Aside […]

-Facebook vs. the Bible: Which Do Americans Turn to the Most?

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

                                         (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Facebook vs. the Bible: Which do Americans Turn to the most? Anyone following our current culture in anyway could easily answer that question. But what are the implications that can be drawn from it? Nevertheless a writer from the Associated Press crunches a few numbers for us and seems to be […]

-America’s Most Bible-Minded Cities and the Least

Friday, January 24th, 2014

               (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The American Bible Society in connection with the Barna Group have completed a survey that ranks the top 100 cities in the USA according to their Bible-mindedness. Here’s an article on the research from The ABS: America’s Most Bible-Minded Cities, our second consecutive study, shows that the Midwest and South continues […]