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-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi would allow an itinerate teacher like Jesus to come in an take over […]

-Iowa Civil Rights Commission Backs Down and Supports Religious Freedom

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Earlier this month, the Iowa Civil Rights Commission seemed to be saying that any church that opened its doors to the public was subject to the state’s discrimination laws and transgender bathroom regulations. It was tantamount to legally requiring pastors and churches to refrain from preaching or teaching traditional Christian doctrine and, in particular, Biblical […]

-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 […]

-The Modern Samaritans Struggling to Survive

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

                              (Samaritans on Mt. Gerizim: from Wikipedia) Most Christians only know about the Samaritans from few passages in the New Testament gospels. Today the Samaritan people and religion struggle to survive in the face of the larger communities of Muslims, and Jews along with Christians in Palestine and Israel. There are only 780 left in […]

-Iran Deal: Are We Now Closer to an Ezekiel 38 Scenario?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

‘GOG AND MAGOG’: IRAN, RUSSIA, TURKEY… A lot could be said about the recent deal between the Obama administration and Iran allowing Iran to continue their nuclear program. One thing for sure there is a major split between the United States and Israel over the deal. Just how this would play out in the event […]

-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 […]

-Evangelicals: A Parting of the Ways Over Same-Sex Marriage?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Just a year ago we predicted that evangelical leaders and churches would soon be forced to choose which way they were going to go when it comes to same-sex marriage and homosexuality. This week Tony Campolo, professor emeritus at American Baptist-affiliated Eastern University and David Neff, former editor of Christianity Today came out in support […]

-Christian ‘Forgiving ISIS’ Videos Go Viral in Arab World

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

“But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” Matthew 5:44 We recently posted the video above of Christian child, 10 year old Myriam, forgiving ISIS even though her family had lost everything because of the terrorist group.  She said: “I will only ask God to forgive them. Now […]