Christ in the Americas? – Ponderize Episode 1

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

Should Your Kids Be Watching Anime?

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?

How Artificial Neural Networks Point to Intelligent Design

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

Understanding the Ecumenism of Peter Kreeft

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

Critical Thinking

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

Is the Purpose of Salvation to Renew Creation? Evangelical Responses to Tim Keller’s Social Justice Theology.

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.

Beth Moore and the Southern Baptist Convention Refuse to Stop Adding to Scripture.

Every Christian needs to read this blog post below by Elizabeth Prata. If your church is teaching Beth Moore you are opening yourself up to major trouble. My biggest beef with her is how she takes verses of scripture out of context to support her ideas on contemplative prayer (i.e. The Spiritual Formation Movement). Her … Continue reading Beth Moore and the Southern Baptist Convention Refuse to Stop Adding to Scripture.

How the False Eschatology of the Progressive Church is Leading to a Rise in Communism in America

Introduction Why are we seeing a rise in communism in America today despite it being the most destructive ideological force in history responsible for the deaths of over 100 million people?[1]More importantly, why are we seeing an embrace of communism by so called “Christians?” Why are some progressive Evangelical churches more focused on social justice … Continue reading How the False Eschatology of the Progressive Church is Leading to a Rise in Communism in America