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.
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.
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?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
Introduction When the Apostle Paul wrote in his letter to the Corinthians “I have become all things to all men, that I might by all means save some” (1 Cor. 9:22), 1 was this a mandate for contextualization of worship? Was Paul saying mystical, pagan-style worship is pleasing in the eyes of the Lord as … Continue reading Becoming All Things to All Men: Was Worship Contextualized in the Synagogue and the Upper Room?
Introduction In March 2013, Salon.com, a progressive American news and opinion website, published a prophetic article entitled How to Turn a State Liberal. Within this article, they provided a nine-step plan on how to convert a state like Colorado, historically grounded in conservative and Christian principles, into a Progressive Utopia. 1 Unfortunately, the 2018 mid … Continue reading False Ecclesiology and a Quest for Cultural Relevancy: How the Loss of Sound Doctrine is Destroying the Church in America
Introduction Millenarian movements have existed within the Native American community since at least the fifteenth century and culminated in the Ghost Dance movement of the nineteenth century.1 The Ghost Dance originally was a movement focusing on preserving Native American culture; but by 1890, the rapacious behavior of European settlers led it to become radicalized into … Continue reading The New Age Ghost Dance: How the New Age Movement is Radicalizing Native American Millenarian Prophecies to Create an Environmentalist Death Cult