Many people today may not realize that the very first civil rights act was passed in 1866 by Republicans in Congress. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 was the first federal law to define citizenship and affirm all citizens equal protection under the law. However, this act was not strong enough to ensure the abolishment … Continue reading How Do We Enslave Ourselves to the Law?
What are the Salvation Messages behind Anime of which parents should be aware; and how are they used by cult groups?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YdrHEtnZLY I just heard Elder Suicide speak in person and his arguments are so clever that I had to share them with you all! He is a former Mormon missionary who explores the apex of the Book of Mormon narrative: The Resurrected Christ visited the ancient peoples here on the American Continent. This series will … Continue reading Christ in the Americas? – Ponderize Episode 1
Photo by mentatdgt on Pexels.com Click here to listen to Stephanie's workshop from the Engage 2021 Conference in Chicago, IL..Click here for her notes from the workshop. The infiltration of anime into our homes is not something to be taken lightly. Most anime is not family friendly, and despite it being in a cartoon format, the messages … Continue reading Should Your Kids Be Watching Anime?
Introduction One of my favorite movies is Ocean’s 13 ¬– despite the fact that I’m not into gambling – because it shows the incredible amount of effort it would take to beat the casino’s odds of winning – the odds are always in favor of the house. The movie lays out a plan hatched by … Continue reading The Odds Are Always in Favor of the House: Scientific Problems with Origin-of-Life Explanations that Rely on Chemical Evolution
Introduction Ten years ago, when I was working towards my master’s degree in Geographic Information Systems at Penn State University, I never thought my education in geospatial networking and statistical modeling would help me to appreciate how God designed biological neural networks. At that time, knowing how geospatial network data is constructed for GPS units … Continue reading How Artificial Neural Networks Point to Intelligent Design
Introduction As a fundamentalist evangelical do you often find yourself getting aggravated when Christians say that Christians and Muslims worship the same God? Are you thoroughly confused when you see posts on social media of Christian women wearing the hijab out of solidarity with their “Muslim sisters”? How about interfaith dialogue? Should Christians be having … Continue reading Understanding the Ecumenism of Peter Kreeft
by Jim Choury of Haven Ministries A little over half way through this essay, I express the importance of first asking “What is it?” when delving into an inquiry. In other words, what category does whatever one is examining fall into? We wouldn’t want to use a hammer where a pipe wrench is called for. And we wouldn’t … Continue reading Critical Thinking
Will the Coronavirus Create a Constitutional Crisis? “The Mexicans had taken the US Constitution as their model when they drafted their own, but it had not given them any of the strength and stability that the American Constitution had conferred. Mexican democracy was marked by turbulence and volatility, and could hardly be judged a success, … Continue reading Who Will We Be?
Introduction I have been gravely concerned with the growing divide amongst Christians regarding the social justice issue. This is a theological problem at its core and Christian leaders such Timothy Keller and the Gospel Coalition have been espousing it to the detriment of unity within the evangelical church. There has been a lot written already … Continue reading Is the Purpose of Salvation to Renew Creation? Evangelical Responses to Tim Keller’s Social Justice Theology.