A man who identified himself as a woman on documents at California Baptist University was subsequently expelled from the university. He is now suing the university for damages, including loss of scholarships. Domaine Javier was accepted into the university, which is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. School administrators allegedly got wind of his appearance… Continue reading Transgender student sues Baptist university over expulsion
When the European Union was established in 1993, it was a reflection of just how resistant the nations of Europe had become to the universal moral truths found in the Bible. Since then, the European nations have been continuing their race to the bottom of a moral abyss. Just how low will they go? If… Continue reading How low can you go?: Europe’s moral abyss
A car bomb blew up in Damascus on Thursday, Feb. 21, killing at least 53 and wounding hundreds more as violence continues to churn in the ongoing Syrian civil war. The bomb blew up near the ruling party's headquarters in the capital city. The ruling Baathists claim the bomb was set off by terrorists linked… Continue reading Will Damascus be reduced to rubble?
The Gallup organization recently released its findings on religion in the U.S. that was conducted throughout 2012 and it found that Mississippi is the most religious state in the nation. This was measured by such things as how often people attended religious services. Mississippi is also now considering a bill that would allow students to… Continue reading Does religion make people stupid?
She is now married to a pastor in the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, but many years ago Rosaria Butterfield was living as a lesbian. She came out at the age of 28 while she was in graduate school and became an English professor. Eventually, she was tenured at Syracuse University. After she wrote… Continue reading Former lesbian shares testimony of deliverance
"The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it..." Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion The fact that God calls himself a jealous God in the Bible is one angle from which some unbelievers like to attack the Bible, thinking this somehow justifies their rejection… Continue reading Yes. God is jealous. So what? He deserves to be.
It's beneficial for a society to promote the idea of looking out for your fellow man, but there are also instances, as we all know, where it's best to look out for ourselves for self-preservation. If you've ever flown on an airplane, you know the flight attendants will instruct you that if the cabin pressure… Continue reading Save yourself!: how pleasing God is self-preservation
Earlier this week, a three-year-old boy in the Johannesburg, South Africa, area was walking along the first floor in a local shopping center with his father while hanging onto a nearby balustrade which overlooks the areas below it. Before he knew it, George Avestison's son slipped through a gap between a glass panel and a… Continue reading South African boy spared in 26-foot fall