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July 13th, 2020
Frederick Douglas statue, Rochester, NY
Frederick Douglass was one of America’s greatest orators, abolitionists, social reformers, and statesmen. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, he delivered the address, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” A statue of Douglass was eventually erected in Rochester, New York, where he lived and...
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April 21st, 2020
Rembrandt's Jeremiah
By: Peter Leithart – theopolisinstitute.com – April 15, 2020 Is the world under judgment? Is COVID-19 the kind of “pestilence” Yahweh warns of when He says, through Jeremiah, that Judah will be plagued by “sword, famine, pestilence”? It’s hard to read it any other way. An individual illness is a trial; a worldwide pandemic is of a different order. A burglary is...
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December 3rd, 2019
xed-out-cross
By: Steve Cable – probe.org – July 14, 2019 A Two-Pronged Attack Against Christianity Atheist attacks against American Christianity are gaining more traction in our society. Their success can be readily seen in the growth of the number of American young adults who do not profess to be Christians. Tracking recent trends, around 50% of American Millennials fall in this category,...
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November 6th, 2019
men shaking hands
By: Dr. Corey Miller – stream.org – November 4, 2019 I am a Christian thinker who is committed to persuading university students and faculty of the merits of Christianity. I recently spent two hours talking to a classroom full of students studying atheism at the invitation of the professor who teaches it. That’s because Portland State University Professor Peter Boghossian isn’t afraid to...
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October 31st, 2019
colossal-flaming-jack-o-lantern
By: Jim Denison – denisonforum.org – October 31, 2019 If Halloween is supposed to be frightening, the holiday came early for me last night. The Nationals defeated the heavily favored Houston Astros last night to bring Washington their first World Series title since 1924. As a native Houstonian, watching my team lose was painful. But the Nationals are a great...
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August 12th, 2019
Family members hug in El Paso
By: Jim Denison – denisonforum.com – August 6, 2019 The event is one of the most iconic in history. The 1936 Olympic Games are being held in Berlin, Germany. Adolf Hitler intends them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. But a black man from America named Jesse Owens defeats Germany’s athletes and Hitler’s racism, winning four gold medals. One...
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August 5th, 2019
Francis Schaeffer
By: Douglas Groothuis – oneplace.com  In the fall of 1976, I bought a medium-sized paperback book with an odd abstract cover in the University of Oregon bookstore in Eugene. I was back in school, trying to get my intellectual bearings as a fledgling and intellectually confused Christian. The book was The God Who Is There: Speaking Christianity into the Twentieth Century by Francis Schaeffer....
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April 16th, 2019
saxaphone player
By: Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D. – douglasgroothuis.com – December 13, 2017 Jazz is a national treasure, but is no longer a common pastime. First rock and then hip hop eclipsed its popularity long ago. Historian Gerald Early claims that three things uniquely define America: the Constitution, baseball, and jazz. Yet the sale of jazz records accounts for only a small fraction the music...
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March 11th, 2019
ladies-talking
By: Dr. Lary Moyer – larrymoyer.com – February 20, 2019 Do all Christians have a responsibility to evangelize or just those who have the gift of evangelism? I couldn’t say it more clearly than this—evangelism is an integral part of discipleship. I define a Christian as a person who comes to God as a sinner, recognizes Christ died for him and rose...
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January 2nd, 2019
Archaeological site: Image: Carole Raddato /Flickr
By: Gordon Govier – christianitytoday.com – December 27, 2018 Each year, on an almost daily basis, archaeological discoveries help us better understand the Bible and affirm its details about people, events, and culture. Below are the top excavation findings reported in 2018 which have increased our knowledge of the biblical world and the early history of Christianity. 10) Biblical “Yerushalayim”...
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