Remember when you owned hardly anything? Life seemed a lot easier then. Parents paid the bills. Food magically appeared on the table. Clothes filled your closet. Then you got a job. You started buying your own things. You purchased your clothes. Did your own shopping at the grocery store. Bought your own car. Then you started…

It was the spring of 311. Constantine, with 40,000 soldiers behind him, made his way to Rome. His plan was to confront Maxentius whose army was four times the size of his own. That did not deter Constantine. In a vision in the afternoon sky he saw a bright cross with the words “By this…

Zak Ebrahim walked out onto the red circle of the TED Talk stage. He began telling the story of El-Sayyid Nosair. In a calm, steady voice, Zak recounted how on November 5, 1990 Nosair walked into the ballroom of a hotel in Manhattan and shot and killed Rabbi Meir Kahane. Kahane was the leader of…

The average American home has 4.4 Bibles. Over 100 million are sold or given away every year. The Gideon’s give away a Bible every second. In an American Bible Society survey “88 percent of respondents said they own a Bible, 80 percent think the Bible is sacred, 61 percent wish they read the Bible more, and…

There’s a story where Jesus is walking through a crowd of people. Luke says“…the people pressed around him.” The word for “pressed” means “to press round or throng one so as almost to suffocate him.” It wasn’t a place a claustrophobic would want to be. As Jesus was walking in this suffocating environment we’re told…

Two big questions about God are these: is he great (all-powerful) and is he good (all-loving)?  One big issue causes us to doubt: the presence of suffering in our world. We think God is either great but not good to allow suffering or that he is good but not great enoughto do anything about the…

The Lord Jesus in the sermon on the mount encourages the listeners to ask, seek and knock. (Matt. 7:7) Although we are often told in the scriptures to seek or ask God, it is very seldom any where in the Bible other than here, we are told to „Knock, and it shall be opened unto…

God’s Not Dead is a movie whose plot revolves around a student named Josh Wheaton.  Josh enters an Introduction to Philosophy course taught by Hercules himself — Kevin Sorbo — or Professor Jeffrey Radisson. Conflict surfaces when Radisson tells his students they must write on a sheet of paper that God is dead, sign it,…

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