I came across two disturbing cases today while perusing the headlines. They involved military personnel of Middle Eastern descent here in the U.S. who targeted minors for sex. One case involves the trial of an air force sergeant who is Saudi Arabian who raped a 13-year-old boy in a Las Vegas hotel as part of… Continue reading Sharia mentality rears its ugly head in U.S. incidents
The National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC) is presently conducting an extensive survey to discover why so many high schoolers (60-75%) turn their backs on church and the Christian faith when they graduate high school. The survey will continue online until November 8 and the early results are rather interesting. Thousands filled out the survey of three… Continue reading Christian organization believes it’s time to dump church youth groups
Former child prodigy and Welsh singer Charlotte Church let it be known she isn't too happy with the current state of the music industry. In a speech to radio executives, she accused the industry, from agents to record executives, of hyper-sexualizing female artists by coercing the young women into using racy images and equating those… Continue reading Charlotte Church preaches against sexism, lack of talent in music industry
Exiled Tibetan leader and Buddhist, the Dalai Lama, spoke to a crowd of 3,000 in Mexico on Saturday, October 12. The gist of his message was to promote the New World Order's dogma that all religions are basically the same. He zeroed in on pointing out the similarities between Christianity and Buddhism, claiming they share… Continue reading Dalai Lama shares untrue dogma
Thursday, October 10, 2013 marked yet another incident in Jerusalem at the Temple Mount. Three Jewish men were arrested for praying on the site. Jews are allowed to pray there, but police can arrest anyone for praying there if their presence somehow contributes to a "disturbance to the public order." The men were part of a… Continue reading Temple Mount contentious, but a temple will return
As a way of trying to tear down what the four gospels have to say, skeptics often launch an attack by stating that the 12 disciples were illiterate, uneducated men who couldn't read or write. Therefore, they could not have written the four gospels and/or the epistles that bear their names, especially since the manuscripts… Continue reading Were Christ & his disciples illiterate?
I remember attending a Bible study many years ago where the question arose about where sin and evil came from. An older gentleman in the group jumped in the discussion and became insistent that it was God who was responsible for creating sin and evil since he created Lucifer. The teacher pointed out the scripture… Continue reading Did God create evil?
The Word Faith Movement has been responsible for a lot of teachings seeping into the church for several decades now and one of the more popular teachings stemming from them is the idea that Christians should never be sick. Take for instance the following statement from Gloria Copeland: "When Jesus bore away our sins, He… Continue reading Are Christians supposed to be free of sickness?