Christianity · family · psychology · religion · science · sexuality

New study shows gays can change orientation

A new study published in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy has shown that individuals involved in the homosexual lifestyle can change their sexual orientation with counseling from Christian ministries. The study was conducted by Stanton L. Jones, a psychologist at Wheaton College in Illinois, and Mark A. Yarhouse, a psychologist at Regent University.… Continue reading New study shows gays can change orientation

Christianity · End times · hatred · religion

Facebook, censorship, and trolls

CNN just aired what I would call a “fluff” piece this morning on American Morning about how Internet sites, especially news sites, are combating web trolls. Trolls are those who leave “inflammatory” comments and try to bait other commenters into giving heated or emotional responses. The piece seems to have been done in response to… Continue reading Facebook, censorship, and trolls

Bible · Christianity · encouragement · God · life · religion

Forgive: easy to say, hard to do

Forgiveness is a recurring theme in the Bible, which makes it obvious that God considers it very important. It’s something we grapple with more than ever, it seems, when we live in an age of increasing lawlessness where often the guilty go free and may never be arrested for their crimes, the innocent are imprisoned,… Continue reading Forgive: easy to say, hard to do

Christianity · creationism · evolution · religion · science

Scientists tweak method of determining species evolution

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have devised a method to help them more accurately figure out how species evolved over time [see New technique fills gaps in fossil record, ScienceDaily.com, 20 September 2011]. For years, the glaring gaps in the fossil record have made it difficult for them to back up their evolutionary theories.… Continue reading Scientists tweak method of determining species evolution

Bible · Christianity · Islam · Israel · religion

The myth of “three Abrahamic faiths”

I once had a pastor who told me that he made it a point to avoid any religious criticism of Jews, Catholics, and Muslims. When I asked him to explain, he stated that all of them were Abrahamic faiths, that all Christianity (Protestant and Catholic), Judaism, and Islam can trace their spiritual heritage back to… Continue reading The myth of “three Abrahamic faiths”

Christianity · encouragement · faith · life · religion

God’s light shines in Mexico

With the drug wars continuing to rage in Mexico along with the drug cartels’ persecution of evangelicals, God is continuing to draw the lost to him in the midst of the darkness. Pastor Felipe Ramos of Latin American Indian Missions (LAIM) is training Christian Mexican natives to do community outreach and to pastor churches in… Continue reading God’s light shines in Mexico

Christianity · life · politics · religion · sexuality · U.S. Constitution

Censorship of Christians even on “Christian” sites

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) released a report today which shows proof that social websites are censoring Christian conservative speech. The study found that any speech critical of the gay rights agenda is being stripped from Facebook, MySpace, Google, and Apple, according to Craig Parshall of the NRB. I know this to be true from… Continue reading Censorship of Christians even on “Christian” sites